The cheapest buses from London to Southampton

Showing times and prices for 20 Sep

Cheapest

£7

Average

£12

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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18:00London2h55 20:55Southampton, Coach Station
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£71One-way
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10:00London2h30 12:30Southampton, Coach Station
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£71One-way
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22:30London2h10 00:40Southampton, Coach Station
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£71One-way
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06:30London2h30 09:00Southampton, Coach Station
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£71One-way
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15:00London2h50 17:50Southampton, Coach Station
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£71One-way

Timetable London to Southampton

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06:30London2h30 09:00Southampton, Coach Station
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08:30London2h30 11:00Southampton, Coach Station
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10:00London2h30 12:30Southampton, Coach Station
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11:00London2h30 13:30Southampton, Coach Station
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11:30London2h40 14:10Southampton
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11:30London2h10 13:40Southampton
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11:30London2h20 13:50Southampton
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12:15London, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 31h35 13:50Southampton
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12:15London, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 31h25 13:40Southampton
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12:15London, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 31h55 14:10Southampton
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12:30London2h30 15:00Southampton, Coach Station
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14:00London2h40 16:40Southampton, Coach Station
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14:30London2h20 16:50Southampton
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14:30London2h10 16:40Southampton
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14:30London2h40 17:10Southampton
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15:00London2h50 17:50Southampton, Coach Station
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15:15London, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 31h25 16:40Southampton
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15:15London, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 31h55 17:10Southampton
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15:15London, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 31h35 16:50Southampton
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16:00London3h00 19:00Southampton, Coach Station
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17:00London2h50 19:50Southampton, Coach Station
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18:00London2h55 20:55Southampton, Coach Station
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19:30London2h20 21:50Southampton, Coach Station
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20:00London3h25 23:25Southampton, Coach Station
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22:30London2h10 00:40Southampton, Coach Station
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Sun
19 Sep
£43South Western Railway
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Mon
20 Sep
£17South Western Railway
£7National Express
Tue
21 Sep
£22South Western Railway
£7National Express
Wed
22 Sep
£22South Western Railway
£7National Express
Thu
23 Sep
£20South Western Railway
£6Megabus
Fri
24 Sep
£14South Western Railway
£6Megabus
Sat
25 Sep
£13Southern
£7National Express
Sun
26 Sep
£43South Western Railway
£7National Express
Mon
27 Sep
£12South Western Railway
£6Megabus
Tue
28 Sep
£19South Western Railway
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Wed
29 Sep
£18South Western Railway
£7National Express
Thu
30 Sep
£18South Western Railway
£6Megabus
Fri
1 Oct
£12South Western Railway
£6Megabus
Sat
2 Oct
£17South Western Railway
£7National Express
Sun
3 Oct
£43South Western Railway
£7National Express
Mon
4 Oct
£10South Western Railway
£6Megabus
Tue
5 Oct
£17South Western Railway
£7National Express
Wed
6 Oct
£17South Western Railway
£7National Express
Thu
7 Oct
£17South Western Railway
£6Megabus
Fri
8 Oct
£10South Western Railway
£6Megabus
Sat
9 Oct
£37Southern
£7National Express

The fastest buses from London to Southampton

Showing times and prices for 20 Sep

Fastest Journey

1 h 25 m

Average

2 h 21 m

Buses per day

25

Distance

112 km

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.

Fastest
15:15London, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 31h25 16:40Southampton
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£211One-way
Fastest
12:15London, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 31h25 13:40Southampton
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£191One-way
2nd Fastest
12:15London, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 31h35 13:50Southampton
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£191One-way
2nd Fastest
15:15London, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 31h35 16:50Southampton
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£211One-way
15:15London, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 31h55 17:10Southampton
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£211One-way

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Coach Information between London and Southampton

distanceDistance69 miles (111 km)
durationAverage coach duration2 h 10 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£7 (€7)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational 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.

National Express

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:

    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended
    • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
    • Verification of ticket with valid ID
    • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
    • For journeys between July 1st and October 31, 2020, the following change and refund policies apply:
      • Restricted ticket: One change is allowed free of charge
      • Standard ticket: Full refund or one change is allowed free of charge
      • Fully flexible ticket: Unlimited changes to time or date are allowed
      • All change and refund requests must be made at least 24 hours before the original outbound journey. Partial refunds are not allowed.

    Buses from London to Southampton

    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.

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    FAQs
    How much do cheap coach tickets from London to Southampton cost?
    You can find a cheap coach from London to Southampton for some dates and times for as low as £6  one way in the next 7 days.
    What is the average cost of a coach from London to Southampton?
    In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a coach ticket to Southampton from London is £7  one way.
    What is the distance between London and Southampton via coach?
    The distance between London and Southampton by coach is approximately 69 miles (111 km).
    How many hours does it take from London to Southampton by coach?
    The coach time to Southampton from London is on average 2 h 10 min  for the 69 miles (111 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from London to Southampton by coach can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
    What is the departure coach station in London and arrival coach station in Southampton?

    Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from London Victoria   and arrive in Southampton, Coach Station.

    Where is the coach station in London? Where is the coach station in Southampton?

    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.

    Which coach companies can take me from London to Southampton?
    When taking a coach from London to Southampton, you can count on National Express or Infobus for the best way to get you to Southampton. You can also check all possible coach companies who offer a service from London to Southampton and compare the amenities they offer before buying a coach ticket.
    Are there any London to Southampton direct coaches?
    Yes, you can search for direct coaches from London to Southampton on Omio with National Express or Megabus, and you won’t need to change in between. Direct coach services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when travelling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase your coach ticket.
    When does the first coach depart from London to Southampton? When does the last coach depart from London to Southampton?
    You can take the first coach from London to Southampton at 05: 30   or take the last coach from London to Southampton leaving at 21: 30. Look for the latest London Southampton coach times on Omio and book the best time to take the coach for this trip.
    How far in advance should I book a coach ticket from London to Southampton to get the best deals?
    If you buy London to Southampton coach tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £7. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for coaches to Southampton from London. Look out for coach tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.
    Stations

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    London
    Southampton
    London
    Amenities
    London Liverpool Street Stn
    Amenities
    Refreshments
    WC

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Where is the bus station and what is the best way to get there?
    This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines Central, Circle, Hammersmith, City