The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
The average ticket from London to Southampton will cost around £ 12 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 7.
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1 h 25 m
2 h 21 m
Buses per day
Of the 25 buses that leave London for Southampton every day 24 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct buses cover the 112 km distance in an average of 2 h 21 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 1 h 25 m .
The slowest buses will take 3 h 25 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Distance||69 miles (111 km)|
|Average coach duration||2 h 10 min|
|Average coach ticket price||£7 (€7)|
|Coach companies||National Express or Infobus|
Coaches from London to Southampton cover the 69 miles (111 km) long route taking on average 2 h 10 min with our travel partners like National Express or Infobus. There are direct coach services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this route for as low as £6, but the average price of coach tickets is £7. Travellers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Southampton, Coach Station.
Travel between London and Southampton from £6 with Omio’s coach partners National Express! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient trip for you.
National Express is the leading coach operator for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 coaches a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveller in mind. All National Express coaches are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most coaches are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the London - Southampton coach: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily, should you need to.
National Express has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your National Express tickets between London and Southampton and when travelling by coach:
Buses from London to Southampton depart from London Victoria Coach Station and arrive into Southampton coach station. The journey takes around 2 hours or slightly more, depending on the time of day for travelling. The earliest bus leaves London Victoria at around 6:30a.m. and the last bus departs just before midnight. National Express runs this hourly service, which operates 7 days a week. Nearly all buses are direct but occasionally there is one change in Portsmouth. In this case, the journey takes around 3 hours.
Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from London Victoria and arrive in Southampton, Coach Station.
The most popular departure coach station with passengers for this route, called London Victoria, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre of London.
The most popular arrival coach station, Southampton, Coach Station, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre of Southampton.
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