How to get from Oxford to Southampton

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Travel Information between Oxford and Southampton

distanceDistance58 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£11 - £39
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £11 • 1 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £39 • 1 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus or Cross Country

Travel 58 miles by coach, flight, ferry or train to Southampton from Oxford. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 20 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £11. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Megabus or Cross Country among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Oxford to Southampton.

Travel Tips: Travel from Oxford 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 Oxford to Southampton.

There are 4 ways to get from Oxford to Southampton: coach, flight, ferry or train.

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Oxford to Southampton, which costs on average £11.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Southampton:

A coach is £28 less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Oxford to Southampton costing on average £39.

The fastest way from Oxford to Southampton is by train with an average journey time of 1 h 20 min.

Other travel options between Oxford and Southampton can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by coach can take 1 h 30 min   on average.

Southampton is approximately 58 miles away from Oxford.

The average frequency per day from Oxford to Southampton is:

  • 1 coach per day.
  • Around 10 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Oxford to Southampton as scheduled services by coach, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

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

  • Coaches from Oxford to Southampton most often leave from Oxford, St Aldate's and arrive in Southampton, Coach Station.
  • Trains from Oxford to Southampton most often leave from Oxford and arrive in Southampton Central.

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

  • You can travel to Southampton from Oxford by coach with Megabus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £11 with Megabus from Oxford to Southampton.
  • You can travel by train from Oxford to Southampton with Cross Country, and you can find Cross Country Oxford to Southampton tickets for £39 on Omio.
Omio customers who travel from Oxford to Southampton often also extend their holiday to go to London, Bournemouth or Manchester. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Southampton and these popular destinations at a great price.

Before travelling from Oxford to Southampton, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket for this journey is on average £11 one way.
  • The price of a train ticket for this trip is on average £39 one way.

But we recommend booking Oxford to Southampton tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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