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

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Train via Westbury (Wilts)  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Paignton to Westbury (Wilts)
  2. Take the train from Westbury (Wilts) to Southampton Central

$83 - $152

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Bus  •  8 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Exeter to Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade National Express

$20 - $37

2 alternative options

Train South Western Railway  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Paignton to Exeter St Davids
  2. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Salisbury

$54 - $116

Drive  •  2 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Dartmouth to Southampton 148.3 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Dartmouth to Southampton is to bus which costs £15 - £29 and takes 8 h 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dartmouth to Southampton is to drive which costs £24 - £40 and takes 2 h 54 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dartmouth to Southampton station. However, there are services departing from Kingswear, Banjo and arriving at Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade via Paignton and Exeter. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 33 min.

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The distance between Dartmouth and Southampton is 103 miles. The road distance is 148.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Dartmouth to Southampton without a car is to train which takes 4 h 49 min and costs £60 - £120.

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It takes approximately 4 h 49 min to get from Dartmouth to Southampton, including transfers.

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Dartmouth to Southampton bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Exeter station.

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The best way to get from Dartmouth to Southampton is to train which takes 4 h 49 min and costs £60 - £120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £15 - £29 and takes 8 h 33 min.

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Dartmouth to Southampton bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dartmouth to Southampton is 148 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 54 min to drive from Dartmouth to Southampton.

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  • Distance: 103.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 49 min

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

You can take a train from Dartmouth to Southampton via Paignton, Bus Station, Paignton, and Westbury (Wilts) in around 4 h 49 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Dartmouth to Southampton once daily. Tickets cost $13 - $18 and the journey takes 5 h 15 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Paignton to Westbury (Wilts)
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $110
Train from Westbury (Wilts) to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $25
Advanced Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $50
Train from Paignton to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $27
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $17
Advanced Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $27
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Paignton to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$16 - $25
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 Exeter to Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
nationalexpress.com

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