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from Leicester to Southampton

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Travel Information from Leicester to Southampton

distanceDistance120 miles (193 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£13 - £111
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £13 • 6 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £111 • 3 h 16 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or South Western Railway

Travel 120 miles (193 km) by coach or train from Leicester to Southampton. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 16 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £13. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are National Express or South Western Railway among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Leicester to Southampton.

Travel Tips: Travel from Leicester to Southampton

Travel to Southampton easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Leicester to Southampton.

How do I travel from Leicester to Southampton?

You can travel from Leicester to Southampton 2 different ways: coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Leicester to Southampton?

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Leicester to Southampton, which costs on average £13.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Southampton:

A coach is about £98 less than a train, which costs on average £111 for this route.

What is the fastest way to Southampton from Leicester?

The fastest way from Leicester to Southampton is by train with an average journey time of 3 h 16 min.

Other travel options from Leicester to Southampton can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Southampton by coach can take on average 6 h 15 min.

How many miles from Leicester to Southampton would I travel?

You should expect to travel around 120 miles (193 km) from Leicester to Southampton.

How many services a day are there between Leicester and Southampton?

The average frequency per day from Leicester to Southampton is:

  • 17 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Leicester and Southampton as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do I depart from Leicester? Where do I arrive in Southampton?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Leicester to Southampton:

  • Coaches mostly leave from Leicester, St. Margaret's Bus Station and tend to arrive in Southampton, Coach Station.
  • Trains mostly leave from Leicester and tend to arrive in Southampton Central.

Which travel companies can get me from Leicester to Southampton?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Leicester to Southampton:

  • You can travel to Southampton from Leicester by coach with National Express. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £13 with National Express from Leicester to Southampton.
  • You can take a train from Leicester to Southampton with South Western Railway. Cheap tickets can be found for £111 with South Western Railway from Leicester to Southampton.

Where should I go next after I travel from Leicester to Southampton?

Your journey from Leicester to Southampton doesn't have to end in Southampton. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like London, Bournemouth or Manchester. If you’d like to add London, Bournemouth or Manchester to your Leicester to Southampton trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Southampton today!

How early should I purchase tickets between Leicester and Southampton online for the best deals?

When planning your trip from Leicester to Southampton, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets cost on average £13 one way.
  • Train tickets cost £111 one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets to Southampton from Leicester online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.