How to get from Southampton to Christchurch

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Travel Information to Christchurch from Southampton

distanceDistance20 miles (32 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£8 - £14
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £8 • 50 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £14 • 28 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or South Western Railway

Travel 20 miles (32 km) by coach or train to Christchurch from Southampton. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 28 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £8. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are National Express or South Western Railway among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Southampton to Christchurch.

Travel Tips: Travel from Southampton to Christchurch

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There are 2 ways to get from Southampton to Christchurch: coach or train.

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Southampton to Christchurch. Tickets for a coach cost on average £8.

This is compared to other travel options to Christchurch:

A coach is £6 less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Southampton to Christchurch costing on average £14.

The quickest way to travel to Christchurch from Southampton is by train, which takes on average 28 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 50 min   of travel time.

The Southampton to Christchurch distance is approximately 20 miles (32 km).

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

  • Trains most often depart from Southampton at Southampton Central and arrive in Christchurch at Christchurch.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Southampton to Christchurch, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with National Express for coaches to Christchurch. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for National Express Southampton to Christchurch tickets on Omio for £8.
  • South Western Railway can get you to Christchurch by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with South Western Railway from Southampton to Christchurch for £14 on Omio.
Many of our customers who book a trip from Southampton to Christchurch often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like London, Bournemouth or Poole. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Southampton and Christchurch itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Christchurch and any of these top destinations today!

Before travelling from Southampton to Christchurch, 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 is on average £8 one way for this journey.
  • The price of a train ticket for this trip is on average £14 one way.

But we recommend booking Southampton to Christchurch 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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