There are 4 ways to get from Devon 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  •  3 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Yeoford to Exeter St Davids
  2. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Salisbury
  3. Take the train from Salisbury to Southampton Central

$47 - $87

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 34 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

$26 - $34

2 alternative options

Train via Westbury (Wilts)  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Westbury (Wilts)
  2. Take the train from Westbury (Wilts) to Southampton Central

$78 - $145

Drive  •  2 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Devon to Southampton 124.3 miles

$26 - $40

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

You can take a train from Devon to Southampton via Exeter St Davids and Salisbury in around 3 h 41 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Devon to Southampton via Exeter City Centre, Bus Station, Exeter, POOLE, Dorset, and Poole, Seldown Coach Station in around 6 h 34 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Yeoford to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$6 - $10
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$6 - $11
Train from Salisbury to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $26
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $16
Advanced Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $26
Train from Exeter St Davids to Westbury (Wilts)
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$25 - $40
Advanced Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $85
Train from Westbury (Wilts) to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $55
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $27
Advanced Single
$19 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $55
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Exeter St Davids to Salisbury
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Salisbury to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
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
$12 - $16
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
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Devon to Southampton?

The distance between Devon and Southampton is 166 km. The road distance is 199 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Devon to Southampton?

The cheapest way to get from Devon to Southampton is to drive which costs £18 - £28 and takes 2 h 25 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Devon to Southampton?

The quickest way to get from Devon to Southampton is to drive which takes 2 h 25 min and costs £18 - £28.

Is there a direct train between Devon and Southampton?

No, there is no direct train from Devon to Southampton. However, there are services departing from Yeoford and arriving at Southampton Central via Exeter St Davids and Salisbury. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 41 min.

Is there a direct bus between Devon and Southampton?

No, there is no direct bus from Devon to Southampton. However, there are services departing from Cheriton Cross, Good Knight Inn and arriving at Southampton City Centre, Coach Station via Exeter and Poole, Seldown Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 34 min.

How long does it take to get from Devon to Southampton?

It takes approximately 3 h 41 min to get from Devon to Southampton, including transfers.