There are 4 ways to get from Chichester to Southampton by train, bus, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  54 min

$18 - $35

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 25 min

  1. 206 / ...

$7 - $11

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  36 min

  1. 31 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  36 min

  1. 31 miles

$6 - $10

What companies run services between Chichester, England and Southampton, England?

Southern operates a train from Chichester to Southampton hourly. Tickets cost $20 - $30 and the journey takes 54 min. Great Western Railway also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Chichester to Southampton every 4 hours. Tickets cost $7 - $11 and the journey takes 1 h 25 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Chichester to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $19
Advanced Single
$13 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $35
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Chichester, Bus Station to Southampton City Centre, Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Taxi from Chichester to Southampton
Ave. Duration
36 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Chichester and Southampton is 44 km. The road distance is 50 km.

The cheapest way to get from Chichester to Southampton is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 36 min.

The quickest way to get from Chichester to Southampton is to taxi which takes 36 min and costs £65 - £80.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Chichester and arriving at Southampton Central. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 54 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Chichester, Bus Station and arriving at Southampton City Centre, Coach Station. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 25 min.

The train from Chichester to Southampton Central takes 54 min including transfers and departs hourly.