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Bus London to Southampton: Times, Prices and Tickets

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Planning to travel from London to Southampton? Sometimes it can be hard to know where to start - but that's where Virail comes in. Our powerful search engine will explore all the options available for your trip, combing through more than 2000 transport companies all over the globe. All you have to do is enter your travel dates. In an instant, we'll show you a thorough list of possible routes, with all the information you need to make your decision. Choose from buses, trains, and more, connecting or direct, one-way or round trip - whatever you prefer. When you see your results, select your chosen option and Virail will redirect you to the provider's website, where you can complete your booking. Let us do the legwork for you, and you can just sit back and enjoy your trip.

How much do bus tickets from London to Southampton cost?

Prices will vary when you travel from London to Southampton. On average, though, you'll pay about £ 22.34 for a bus ticket. You can find bus tickets for prices as low as £ 6.29, but it may require some flexibility with your travel plans. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper bus tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest bus tickets.

London to Southampton by bus

Best price £ 6.29
Journey duration 2 h 21 min
Connections per day 27
First departure 00:40
Last departure 22:30
Distance 70.8 mi
Departure London
Arrival Southampton
Carriers Megabus, National Express, National Express Skimmer Pass 7 / 14 / 28 Days, Eurolines CH, Bus, South Western Railway

Route Summary by Bus

Minimum price
£ 6.29
Maximum price
£ 10,715.92

London - Southampton


Best prices for the month

Cheapest tickets for

By Train

£ 34.39

Monday, July 4th 2022
West Sutton - Wimbledon
18:22 - 18:36
CO2: 0.33kg
By Bus

£ 10.24

Monday, July 4th 2022
National Express-logo
London Victoria Coach Station - Southampton Coach Station
06:30 - 08:25
National Express
1h 55min
CO2: 4kg

How long does the journey from London to Southampton take by bus?

The journey from London to Southampton covers a distance of 70.8 mi. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 2 h 54 min. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 15 min. For faster journeys, look for express routes. Please remember that these may only depart at certain times of day, or on particular days of the week. You may also find that you can go from London to Southampton faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

At what time of the day can I travel from London to Southampton?

In general, the first departure of the day will leave London at 06:25, and the last departure will leave at 22:30. However, it is important to remember that this is general information, and these journey times are not necessarily available every day. Timetables for each provider on the route from London to Southampton can change from day to day or month to month. In particular, many providers offer different schedules on weekdays and weekends. Public holidays, local events, and seasonal timetables can also cause schedules to change.

How many times a day do journeys run from London to Southampton?

If you want to get from London to Southampton, you can travel with providers such as Megabus, National Express, Eurolines CH, Bus and South Western Railway. You will find a maximum number of 155 departures per day. On average, there are 68 departures per day. Book in advance to make sure that your journey will run smoothly and you depart at a time that suits you best. When you travel, you can look for direct journeys or other routes which offer connections and changes. On average, there are 39 direct journeys between London and Southampton. If you don't mind changing along the way, you may find more options available to you. There are usually 29 journeys with at least one change. These numbers may vary depending on the time of year or day of the week. Some travelers prefer direct routes, particularly if they are carrying heavy suitcases or concerned about missing a connection. Others enjoy the flexibility offered by connecting journeys. Whatever you prefer, Virail can help you find the right options to suit you.


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