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from Southampton to London

You can get from Southampton to London by train, bus or flight.

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Wed
27 Oct
£22Southern
£11National Express
Thu
28 Oct
£13Southern
£9Megabus
Fri
29 Oct
£13Southern
£9Megabus
Sat
30 Oct
£22South Western Railway
£9Megabus
Sun
31 Oct
£14South Western Railway
£9Megabus
Mon
1 Nov
£13Southern
£7National Express
Tue
2 Nov
£13Southern
£7National Express
Wed
3 Nov
£13Southern
£7National Express
Thu
4 Nov
£9Southern
£6Megabus
Fri
5 Nov
£13Southern
£7National Express
Sat
6 Nov
£19South Western Railway
£7National Express
Sun
7 Nov
£12South Western Railway
£7National Express
Mon
8 Nov
£9Southern
£6Megabus
Tue
9 Nov
£9Southern
£7National Express
Wed
10 Nov
£13Southern
£7National Express
Thu
11 Nov
£9Southern
£6Megabus
Fri
12 Nov
£13Southern
£7National Express
Sat
13 Nov
£10South Western Railway
£8Megabus
Sun
14 Nov
£10South Western Railway
£7National Express
Mon
15 Nov
£13Southern
£6Megabus
Tue
16 Nov
£9Southern
£7National Express

Travel Information from Southampton to London

distanceDistance69 miles (111 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£6 - £15
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £6 • 1 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £15 • 1 h 19 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus or South Western Railway

Take a coach or train to travel 69 miles (111 km) between Southampton and London. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 19 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £6. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Megabus or South Western Railway among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach from Southampton to London.

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Travel from Southampton to London
Travel to London 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 Southampton to London.
FAQs
How do I go from Southampton to London?

There are 2 ways to travel to London from Southampton including taking a coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel from Southampton to London?

The cheapest way from Southampton to London is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £6 compared to other travel options to London:

A coach is generally £9 less than a train for the same trip. A train costs on average £15 from Southampton to London.

What is the fastest way to London from Southampton?

The quickest way to travel between Southampton and London is by train, which takes on average 1 h 19 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 1 h 55 min.

How far is it from Southampton to London?

You should expect to travel around 69 miles (111 km) from Southampton to London.

How many services a day are there from Southampton to London?

The average frequency per day from Southampton to London is:

  • Around 25 trains per day.

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

When going from Southampton to London, where do I depart from Southampton and where do I arrive in London?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Southampton to London:

  • Most travellers who book a coach ticket from Southampton to London depart from Southampton, Coach Station to London, Victoria Coach Station.
  • Most travellers catch their train from Southampton Central and arrive in London Victoria.
Which travel companies can get me from Southampton to London?

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

  • Travel with Megabus to go to London by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Megabus Southampton to London tickets on Omio for £6.
  • South Western Railway can get you to London by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with South Western Railway from Southampton to London for £15 on Omio.
Is there a direct service from Southampton to London?

Yes, there are direct routes from Southampton to London with the following travel companies:

  • You can find direct coaches to take to London with National Express.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to London tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you book tickets for this trip.

Where else should I travel to after my journey from Southampton to London ends?
Omio customers who travel from Southampton to London often also extend their holiday to go to Paris, Amsterdam or Brussels. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between London and these popular destinations at a great price.
How far in advance should I purchase my Southampton to London ticket online to get the best deals?

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

  • Coach tickets cost on average £6 one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average £15 one way.

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