There are 4 ways to get from Dartmouth to Southampton by train, bus 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 South Western Railway  •  4 h 56 min

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

$58 - $123

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Exeter to POOLE, Dorset National Express
  2. Take the bus from Poole, Seldown Coach Station to Southampton City Centre, Coach Station 206

$28 - $50

2 alternative options

Train via Westbury (Wilts)  •  5 h 3 min

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

$84 - $189

Drive  •  2 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Dartmouth to Southampton 148.3 miles

$30 - $50

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dartmouth to Southampton is to drive which costs £24 - £40 and takes 2 h 54 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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The distance between Dartmouth and Southampton is 103 miles. The road distance is 148.3 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 56 min to get from Dartmouth to Southampton, including transfers.

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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 City Centre, Coach Station via Paignton, Exeter and Poole, Seldown Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 14 min.

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

You can take a train from Dartmouth to Southampton via Paignton, Bus Station, Paignton, Exeter St Davids, and Salisbury in around 4 h 56 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Dartmouth to Southampton via Paignton, Bus Station, Paignton, Exeter, POOLE, Dorset, and Poole, Seldown Coach Station in around 8 h 14 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
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 - $16
Advanced Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $27
Train from Newton Abbot to Westbury (Wilts)
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$29 - $45
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $95
Train from Westbury (Wilts) to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $25
Advanced Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $50
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
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$16 - $25
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Exeter to POOLE, Dorset
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Poole, Seldown Coach Station to Southampton City Centre, Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com

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