The cheapest buses from Southampton to London

Showing times and prices for 18 Oct

Cheapest

£7

Average

£11

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 Southampton to London will cost around £ 11 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 7.

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05:05PMSouthampton, Coach Station2h45 07:50PMLondon
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£71One-way
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01:50PMSouthampton, Coach Station2h30 04:20PMLondon
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£71One-way
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10:25PMSouthampton, Coach Station1h55 12:20AMLondon
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£71One-way
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02:50PMSouthampton, Coach Station2h30 05:20PMLondon
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£71One-way
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11:50PMSouthampton, Coach Station1h55 01:45AMLondon
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£71One-way

Timetable Southampton to London

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04:00Southampton, Coach Station4h20 08:20London
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04:40Southampton1h35 06:15London, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 3
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04:40Southampton2h20 07:00London
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04:50Southampton1h25 06:15London, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 3
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04:50Southampton2h10 07:00London
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05:45Southampton, Coach Station3h05 08:50London
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07:00Southampton, Coach Station2h50 09:50London
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08:30Southampton, Coach Station2h35 11:05London
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09:50Southampton, Coach Station2h30 12:20London
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10:40Southampton1h35 12:15London, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 3
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10:40Southampton2h20 13:00London
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10:50Southampton1h25 12:15London, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 3
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10:50Southampton2h10 13:00London
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11:20Southampton, Coach Station2h30 13:50London
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12:35Southampton, Coach Station2h25 15:00London
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13:50Southampton, Coach Station2h30 16:20London
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14:40Southampton1h35 16:15London, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 3
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14:40Southampton2h20 17:00London
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14:50Southampton, Coach Station2h30 17:20London
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14:50Southampton1h25 16:15London, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 3
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14:50Southampton2h10 17:00London
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16:05Southampton, Coach Station2h45 18:50London
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17:05Southampton, Coach Station2h45 19:50London
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18:50Southampton, Coach Station2h30 21:20London
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20:30Southampton, Coach Station2h20 22:50London
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22:25Southampton, Coach Station1h55 00:20London
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23:50Southampton, Coach Station1h55 01:45London
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Sun
17 Oct
£45South Western Railway
£10Megabus
Mon
18 Oct
£13Southern
£7National Express
Tue
19 Oct
£13Southern
£7National Express
Wed
20 Oct
£13Southern
£7National Express
Thu
21 Oct
£13Southern
£6Megabus
Fri
22 Oct
£13Southern
£8Megabus
Sat
23 Oct
£13Southern
£8Megabus
Sun
24 Oct
£12South Western Railway
£8Megabus
Mon
25 Oct
£13Southern
£8Megabus
Tue
26 Oct
£13Southern
£11National Express
Wed
27 Oct
£13Southern
£11National Express
Thu
28 Oct
£9Southern
£6Megabus
Fri
29 Oct
£13Southern
£8Megabus
Sat
30 Oct
£19South Western Railway
£8Megabus
Sun
31 Oct
£10South Western Railway
£8Megabus
Mon
1 Nov
£9Southern
£6Megabus
Tue
2 Nov
£5Southern
£7National Express
Wed
3 Nov
£9Southern
£7National Express
Thu
4 Nov
£9Southern
£6Megabus
Sat
6 Nov
£17South Western Railway
£7National Express

The fastest buses from Southampton to London

Showing times and prices for 18 Oct

Fastest Journey

1 h 25 m

Average

2 h 17 m

Buses per day

27

Distance

112 km

Of the 27 buses that leave Southampton for London every day 26 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 17 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 1 h 25 m .

The slowest buses will take 4 h 20 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
04:50Southampton1h25 06:15London, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 3
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£241One-way
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10:50Southampton1h25 12:15London, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 3
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£171One-way
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14:50Southampton1h25 16:15London, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 3
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£171One-way
2nd Fastest
04:40Southampton1h35 06:15London, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 3
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£221One-way
2nd Fastest
10:40Southampton1h35 12:15London, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 3
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£171One-way

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Coach Information from Southampton to London

distanceDistance69 miles (111 km)
durationAverage coach duration1 h 55 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£7 (€8)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational Express

Coaches from Southampton to London cover the 69 miles (111 km) long route taking on average 1 h 55 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct coach services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this trip for as low as £6, but the average price of coach tickets is £7. Travellers depart most frequently from Southampton Central and arrive in London, Victoria Coach Station.

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National Express between Southampton and London

Buy your official National Express coach tickets from Southampton to London from £6 with Omio. Find coach times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most affordable trip.

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 Southampton - London 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 the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and travelling by coach from Southampton to London:

    • 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 Southampton to London

    Making the journey from Southampton to London is fast and easy on comfortable coaches operated by National Express. Passengers have a choice of 16 daily direct services with the first leaving at 3:30 a.m. and the last at 8:30 p.m. The fastest service takes one hour and 50 minutes, and the slowest takes three hours to make the 80-mile trip. National Express coaches to London leave from Southampton Coach Station located on Harbour Parade about a quarter mile from the train station. Buses from Southampton arrive at London’s Victoria Coach Station. Passengers can continue on buses from outside the station or nearby Victoria Bus Station, or by tube train from Victoria Station.

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    FAQs
    How much do cheap coach tickets between Southampton and London cost?
    If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap coach between Southampton and London for as little as £6  in the next 7 days.
    How much is a coach ticket from Southampton to London?
    If you’re looking to book your coach tickets in the next week, you can expect the Southampton to London coach price to come in at an average of £7  one way.
    What is the distance from Southampton to London via coach?
    The Southampton to London coach distance is approximately 69 miles (111 km).
    How many hours does it take from Southampton to London by coach?
    While the time it takes to travel 69 miles (111 km) from Southampton to London can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the coach duration from Southampton to London is on average 1 h 55 min.
    Which coach station in Southampton goes to London? Which coach station do I come into London from Southampton?

    Omio customers travelling this route book their coaches from Southampton Central   to London, Victoria Coach Station.

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

    You can find the most popular departure coach station for this journey, Southampton Central, located approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre of Southampton. The most popular arrival coach station in London, called London, Victoria Coach Station, is located around 1 mile (s) / 2 km away from its city centre.

    Which coach companies can get me from Southampton to London?
    If you're looking for coaches from Southampton to London, you can rely on National Express to get you to London. It's also good to check out all possible coach companies for the Southampton to London journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    Are there any direct coaches to London from Southampton?
    Yes, you can find a direct coach to London from Southampton with National Express or Megabus  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you buy your coach ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time travelling to your destination.
    What are the first and last departure coach times from Southampton to London?
    The earliest coach departing from Southampton to London leaves at 04: 40. The last coach departing from Southampton to London leaves at 22: 50. You can find the latest Southampton to London coach timetable on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
    How early should I book coach tickets from Southampton to London to score the best deals?
    The price of a one way coach ticket from Southampton to London is on average £7 if you buy within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for coaches from all possible coach companies offering this journey. In general, you can find coach tickets between Southampton and London available a few months in advance.

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