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London to Southampton by bus

The journey from London to Southampton by bus is 70.77 mi and takes 2 hrs 55 mins. There are 289 connections per day, with the first departure at 00:10 and the last at 23:59. It is possible to travel from London to Southampton by bus for as little as £1.67 or as much as £52.59. The best price for this journey is £1.67.

Lowest Price£1.67
Journey Duration2 hrs 55 mins
Connection per Day289
Lowest Price£1.67
Highest Price£52.59
First Departure00:10
Last Departure23:59
Distance70.77 mi
DepartureLondon
ArrivalSouthampton
CarriersOxford Tube, Megabus

London to Southampton Bus Times

Departure date
Wednesday, 28 Feb 2024

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What's the best way to get from London to Southampton? If you're not sure, don't worry - Virail can help you. The only thing you have to do is enter your planned travel dates, and let Virail's powerful search tool deal with the rest. We'll look at the routes offered by our trusted travel partners to give you all your available options. Whether you want to travel by plane, train, bus, carpool, or something else, we'll find your ideal solution. You can filter your results according to price, departure or arrival time, journey duration, number of connections, one-way or round trip - anything you want. Virail will give you a full, clear picture of how to get from London to Southampton, then transfer you to your chosen provider's website to complete your booking.

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 £21.12 for a bus ticket. You can find bus tickets for prices as low as £1.67, 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.
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On average, you can expect to spend around £21.12 for your bus ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper bus tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from London to Southampton.

How long is the journey from London to Southampton by bus?

With a distance of 70.77 mi between London and Southampton, it will usually take 2 hrs 55 mins to complete the journey. This average figure may vary from day to day. Delays could be caused by unexpected weather conditions, roadworks or construction, local events, or other unforeseen circumstances. Remember that your journey may take longer than 2 hrs 55 mins. Make your plans with this in mind to avoid disappointment, particularly if you are traveling on a tight schedule. The journey between London and Southampton runs for about 70.77 mi and usually takes approximately 2 hrs 55 mins. However, this figure is an average and will vary according to a number of factors. Depending on the method of transport that you choose, you might be able to arrive in less time. The shortest time in which you can complete this journey is 1 hr 20 mins. If you are trying to get from London to Southampton as quickly as possible, look for express routes or non-stopping services. Direct routes are not always the fastest way to travel. At times, you may even find a quicker route that involves a connection in another city.

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 . You will find a maximum number of departures per day. On average, there are 289 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 178 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 111 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. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from London to Southampton. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap bus tickets from London to Southampton
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from London to Southampton.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from London to Southampton, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from London to Southampton.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Best time to book London to Southampton travel

Virail Pro Tip ✌: Booking 10 days in advance save 10% on average

Price as departure date approaches

Bus companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around £3.07 to £15.03 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 80% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap bus tickets from London to Southampton

The cheapest London - Southampton bus tickets can be found for as low as £7.19 if you’re lucky, or £9.74 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as £16.45.

Find the best day to travel to Southampton by bus

When travelling to Southampton by bus, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

Megabus is a low-cost intercity bus service that operates in North America, Canada, and Europe. It was founded in 2003 and is owned by Stagecoach Group, a multinational transport company. Megabus retains its own brand in Britain and North America, but in Continental Europe, including France, Germany, Belgium, Spain, Italy, and the Netherlands, its services have been rebranded as Flixbus since the acquisition by a German company in June 2016.

Services on board Oxford Tube, Megabus and National Express from London to Southampton
Compare services on board when travelling from London to Southampton by bus.
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London to Southampton CO2 Emissions by Bus

Ecology
Train
7.97kg
Bus
8.54kg
Flight
22.78kg
Car
18.22kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from London to Southampton?
A bus ticket from London to Southampton is £21.12. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as £1.67.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from London to Southampton?
The cheapest ticket you can get from London to Southampton is £1.67. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between London and Southampton by bus?
London to Southampton is 70.77 mi.
How long does the bus between London and Southampton take?
London to Southampton is on average 2 hrs 55 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 1 hr 20 mins.
Which companies operate from London to Southampton?
The bus journey from London to Southampton is covered by 2 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: Oxford Tube, Megabus and National Express.
How many bus connections per day go from London to Southampton?
London to Southampton has 289 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from London to Southampton leave?
The earliest bus from London to Southampton departs at 00:10. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last bus from London to Southampton depart?
The latest bus from London to Southampton departs at 23:59. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from London to Southampton in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest bus ticket we have found is £1.67 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
From which stations can I leave from London to Southampton?
There are 19 station(s) that you can depart from London to go to Southampton. You can go from London Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Luton Airport , London Waterloo, Stansted Airport, London Victoria, London Stratford, London Paddington, London Southend Airport, London Bridge, Waterloo, London Premier Inn Heathrow Terminal 5, London Euston, Gatwick Airport, London Charing Cross, London St Pancras, London City Airport, Southend Airport, London Heathrow Airport and London Hyde Park and you can arrive at Swaythling.
How many direct connections depart from London to Southampton?
There are on average 178 direct connection(s) from London to go to Southampton.
What's the fastest journey time between London to Southampton by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between London and Southampton is 1 hr 20 mins.
Is there a direct bus from London to Southampton?
Yes, there is a direct bus between London and Southampton.
What are the CO2 emissions for London to Southampton by bus?
The bus journey from London to Southampton creates 8.54kg of CO2 emissions.

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