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

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Train South Western Railway  •  2 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Clapham Junction to Southampton Central

$30 - $47

3 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from East Croydon to Southampton Central

$55 - $85

Bus  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from South Terminal Bus Station to Southampton City Centre, Coach Station 206 / ...

$32 - $44

Drive  •  1 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Croydon to Southampton 83 miles

$17 - $26

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The cheapest way to get from Croydon to Southampton is to drive which costs £13 - £20 and takes 1 h 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Croydon to Southampton is to drive which costs £13 - £20 and takes 1 h 33 min.

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The distance between Croydon and Southampton is 66 miles. The road distance is 83 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 2 min to get from Croydon to Southampton, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from East Croydon and arriving at Southampton Central. Services depart every two hours. The journey takes approximately 2 h 9 min.

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

South Western Railway operates a train from Croydon to Southampton hourly. Tickets cost $25 - $40 and the journey takes 1 h 10 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Croydon to Southampton hourly. Tickets cost $22 - $30 and the journey takes 2 h 45 min.

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