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How to get from London to Southampton?

Planning to travel to London from Southampton and looking for the best transportation options for your trip? We know that it is often difficult to choose the best way of transportation for a trip from London to Southampton, whether it is for price, time or convenience reasons. Vivanoda will help you to find all the transportation solutions to travel between London and Southampton, be it by plane, train, bus or carpool.

With detailed information about each mode of transportation and about the transport companies (Southern Railways, South West Trains, CrossCountry, National Express or MegaBus), you will be able to easily compare fares, timetables and travel times, in order to choose the option that best suits your needs.

Whether you're a budget traveler or looking for a quick and convenient way to get from London to Southampton, we've got all the information you need to plan an unforgettable London Southampton trip.

For your trip from London to Southampton, you have several transportation options

Bus tickets from London to Southampton

Buses are often the most economical choice for travel from London to Southampton, offering direct travel options or with intermediate stops.

London to Southampton train tickets

If you like to travel more ecologically and economically, the London Southampton train is ideal and meets your expectations.

Carpooling London Southampton

Carpooling from London to Southampton is perfect if you want to travel to Southampton in good company and reduce transportation costs. But there may be limited flexibility in terms of schedules and pickup points in either London or Southampton.

Whichever way you choose, our price comparison tool will help you find the London to Southampton transportation option that best suits your needs and budget.

London Southampton Travel Information

Departure city
London
United Kingdom
England
Destination city
Southampton
United Kingdom
England
Distance
69 mi
Direct connection
Yes, direct connection by carpooling, train and bus
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Plan your trip from London to Southampton easily with Vivanoda

Plan your trip from London to Southampton easily with Vivanoda

With Vivanoda you can easily compare all available transportation options like flights, trains, buses and carpools according to your preferences and budget. You can also filter the results by price, travel time, schedule and comfort options. Thanks to its ease of use and clarity, Vivanoda allows you to find in a few clicks the tickets between London and Southampton that best suit your needs. Vivanoda also displays all the special offers and promotions of different airlines like Southern Railways, South West Trains, CrossCountry, National Express or MegaBus to help you save on your tickets. So don't hesitate and use Vivanoda now to prepare your trip between London and Southampton with peace of mind!

Comparison of the different ways to travel between London and Southampton

Advantages and disadvantages of a carpooling trip from London to Southampton?
Friendliness Carpooling from London to Southampton is often more pleasant and friendly than other modes of transportation, especially if you share the ride with nice people.
Economical A carpool from London to Southampton is often the most economical way to travel.
Flexible Carpooling from London to Southampton is often more flexible than other modes of transportation.
Reliability You have to rely on the punctuality and reliability of the driver for your London Southampton trip. He is not always on time.
Availability Finding availability for a carpool between London and Southampton can be tricky, especially if you plan ahead. Most carpools are only available a few days or weeks before departure.
Feeling insecure It may happen that you feel unsafe in the car with the driver, because of his attitude or the way he drives.
Advantages and disadvantages of a bus trip from London to Southampton?
On-board services Modern buses that travel between London and Southampton are usually equipped with comfortable seats, air conditioning, free Wi-Fi, power outlets and toilets.
Price The price of bus tickets from London to Southampton are often much cheaper than train or plane tickets to Southampton (and sometimes cheaper than carpooling as well), making it an affordable option for budget-conscious travelers.
Flexibility Bus companies offer many schedule options for travel between London and Southampton, which can be convenient if you have specific time constraints.
Comfort London-Southampton buses can be less comfortable than trains, due to reduced legroom and suspension quality.
Travel time Buses from London to Southampton are mostly much slower than trains to Southampton to cover the 69 mi distance of the trip.
Advantages and disadvantages of traveling by train from London to Southampton?
Comfort Trains between London and Southampton generally offer more legroom and extra comfort for travelers.
Accessibility The train stations in London or Southampton are located in the city center, making it easy to access other means of transportation to get to the city center.
Environmentally friendly The London Southampton train is considered a more environmentally friendly way to travel than flying or driving alone.
Cost London Southampton train tickets can be more expensive than bus or carpool tickets, especially on high-speed trains.
Flexibility London Southampton train schedules can be limited and it may be more difficult to change trains when needed.

Where to start from in London? Where do I arrive in Southampton?

London Departure Bus Stations

London Victoria Coach Station
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Gatwick Airport
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Hammersmith
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Heathrow Airport Terminal 4
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Heathrow Airport Terminal 5
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Departure stations in London

London Victoria
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London Waterloo
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Clapham Junction
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Gatwick Airport
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Southampton arrival bus stations

Southampton
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Southampton Airport
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Southampton Arrival Stations

Southampton Central
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St Denys
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Sholing
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Southampton Airport (Parkway)
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Totton
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Swaythling
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Bitterne
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Woolston
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Millbrook (Hants)
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Redbridge (Hants)
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3 tips for cheaper travel from London to Southampton

Have you decided to travel from London to Southampton and are looking for ways to save money on your travel ticket? We present you with 3 useful tips to save money on your trip. Whether you choose to take a bus, train or carpooling, these tips will help you find the best rates for your London to Southampton trip.

  • 1. Compare prices
    Using Vivanoda is a great way to find the best prices for your London-Southampton trip. It allows you to compare fares of different transportation providers in one search and find the best price for your stay in Southampton.
  • 2. Compare modes of transportation
    It may be a good idea to compare the different modes of transportation available to save money on your trip from London to Southampton. While flying or taking the train may seem like the quickest option to get to Southampton, carpooling or taking the bus can often be cheaper alternatives. Also consider the travel time and route to find the most economical solution that best suits your needs.
  • 3. Be flexible on dates
    London-Southampton tickets are often cheaper on weekdays than on weekends. If you can afford to travel to Southampton on weekdays instead of weekends, you could save money on your London-Southampton ticket. Furthermore, being flexible on dates can also help you find the best prices to Southampton.

Bus London Southampton

The average price of a bus ticket for the trip London-Southampton varies depending on the carrier and the time of booking. On certain busy dates, prices can double! Compare all London-Southampton bus prices on Vivanoda.

The frequency of departures to London from Southampton varies depending on the carrier, the time period and the day of the week. To get a complete overview of all bus departures to Southampton, please specify your departure date and start a search on Vivanoda.

Buses between London and Southampton usually offer on-board toilets for passengers, but it is always advisable to check with the carrier before the trip. In any case, breaks at freeway service stations are provided.

Most buses between London and Southampton are new and offer on-board power outlets for charging devices, but this may vary depending on the carrier.

Passengers are generally allowed to take luggage on the London-Southampton bus, but it is important to check the weight and size limits with the carrier. The number of pieces of luggage is also very often limited.

Cancellation and modification policies may vary depending on the bus company, so it is important to check the terms and conditions when making a reservation. Most of the time, cancelling or changing your London-Southampton bus ticket will incur additional costs.

Bus companies London Southampton

National Express
National Express
MegaBus
MegaBus
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Trains London Southampton

To get the best train fares between London and Southampton, it is recommended to book in advance, be flexible with time schedules and compare train fares with Vivanoda.

Train tickets from London to Southampton can be refunded or exchanged but are usually more expensive. The cheapest tickets are non-refundable and non-exchangeable.

It is recommended to book your train ticket from London to Southampton at least a few weeks in advance to get the best price.

Trains between London and Southampton are equipped with power outlets and free Wi-Fi for passengers. Power outlets are available in most cars, while the Wi-Fi connection may be unstable in some areas.

There are discounts for children, students and seniors traveling by train from London to Southampton that vary depending on the type of ticket and the age of the person. When you enter your age in your Vivanoda search, the prices displayed will take into account any age-related discounts.

This often depends on the fare and cancellation policy of the train company. If your London to Southampton train ticket is non-refundable, there may be options to exchange or change them for an additional fee.

Train companies between London and Southampton

Southern Railways
Southern Railways
South West Trains
South West Trains
CrossCountry
CrossCountry
First Great Western
First Great Western
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Carpool London Southampton

The number of seats available in a carpool from London to Southampton depends on the driver and the type of vehicle being used. In general, a driver can offer between 1 and 4 seats.

Carpooling is generally considered a safe option for traveling between London and Southampton. However, it is important to check driver reviews and ratings before booking a trip. It is also recommended that you only share your personal details with people you trust.

On Vivanoda, our platform for comparing transportation modes between London and Southampton, you will have access to all available carpooling offers with price, estimated duration and pickup locations.

The duration of a carpool trip between London and Southampton also depends on the traffic conditions and the route taken by the driver. By starting a price search on Vivanoda now, you will get the estimated duration of each available carpool offer.

It is possible to request a stop along the way when carpooling from London to Southampton, but it depends on the driver and other passengers. It is important to check with the driver before booking.

Carpool seats vary in comfort depending on the type of vehicle used and the driver's preference. It is important to check the vehicle details with the driver before booking.

Carpooling platform London Southampton

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