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

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Train South Western Railway  •  1 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Clapham Junction to Southampton Central

$30 - $77

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade National Express / ...

$16 - $23

2 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from East Croydon to Southampton Central

$55 - $85

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 bus which costs £12 - £18 and takes 3 h 24 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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Yes, there is a direct train departing from East Croydon and arriving at Southampton Central. Services depart every two hours, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 2 h 9 min.

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

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The best way to get from Croydon to Southampton without a car is to train which takes 1 h 39 min and costs £22 - £60.

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

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Croydon to Southampton train services, operated by South Western Railway, depart from Clapham Junction station.

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The best way to get from Croydon to Southampton is to train which takes 1 h 39 min and costs £22 - £60. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £12 - £18 and takes 3 h 24 min.

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Croydon to Southampton train services, operated by South Western Railway, arrive at Southampton Central station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Croydon to Southampton is 83 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 33 min to drive from Croydon to Southampton.

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  • Distance: 65.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 39 min

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. Southern also services this route every 3 hours. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Croydon to Southampton hourly. Tickets cost $10 - $14 and the journey takes 2 h 15 min.

Train operators
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Clapham Junction to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from East Croydon to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com

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