There are 5 ways to get from Alton to Southampton by bus, train, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Line 13 bus, train  •  1 h 39 min

  1. Take the line 13 bus from Alton, Drayman's Way to Basingstoke, Railway Station 13 / ...
  2. Take the train from Basingstoke to Southampton Central

$19 - $57

Cheapest option

Line 64 bus, line 1 bus  •  1 h 50 min

  1. Take the line 64 bus from Alton, Sainsburys to Winchester, The Broadway 64
  2. Take the line 1 bus from Winchester, Bus Station to Southampton City Centre, WestQuay 1

$13

3 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Alton to Woking
  2. Take the train from Woking to Southampton Central

$25 - $39

Taxi  •  37 min

  1. Take a taxi from Alton to Southampton 30.3 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  37 min

  1. Drive from Alton to Southampton 30.3 miles

$6 - $10

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The cheapest way to get from Alton to Southampton is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Alton to Southampton is to taxi which costs £65 - £80 and takes 37 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Alton to Southampton. However, there are services departing from Alton, Sainsburys and arriving at Southampton City Centre, WestQuay via Winchester, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Alton to Southampton. However, there are services departing from Alton and arriving at Southampton Central via Woking. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 1 min.

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The distance between Alton and Southampton is 25 miles. The road distance is 30.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Alton to Southampton without a car is to line 13 bus and train which takes 1 h 39 min and costs £14 - £45.

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It takes approximately 1 h 39 min to get from Alton to Southampton, including transfers.

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Alton to Southampton bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Hampshire Winchester, depart from Alton, Sainsburys station.

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Alton to Southampton train services, operated by South Western Railway, depart from Alton station.

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The best way to get from Alton to Southampton is to line 64 bus and line 1 bus which takes 1 h 50 min and costs £11. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £19 - £30 and takes 2 h 1 min.

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Map of how to get from Alton to Southampton.
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  • Distance: 25.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 39 min

What companies run services between Alton, Hampshire, England and Southampton, England?

You can take a bus from Alton to Southampton via Winchester, The Broadway and Winchester, Bus Station in around 1 h 50 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Alton to Southampton via Woking in around 2 h 1 min.

Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Basingstoke to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Alton to Woking
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Woking to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
Stagecoach in Hampshire Basingstoke
Bus from Alton, Drayman's Way to Basingstoke, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach in Hampshire Winchester
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Alton, Sainsburys to Winchester, The Broadway
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bluestar
Website
bluestarbus.co.uk
Bus from Winchester, Bus Station to Southampton City Centre, WestQuay
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
bluestarbus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Alton to Southampton
Ave. Duration
37 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Wintax Cars
Phone
+44 1962 878727
Website
wintaxcars.com

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