Travel from Dover-England to Southampton

Bus or train from Dover to Southampton?

You can take a train from Dover to Southampton via St Pancras International, Euston Underground Station, and London Waterloo in around 3 h 14 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Dover to Southampton via Whitfield, Old Park Barracks and Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station in around 6 h 40 min.

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How to get from Dover to Southampton

ModeDurationPrice
From Dover Priory train to St Pancras International, walk to Euston Underground Station, Tube to London Waterloo, then train to Southampton Central.3 h 14 min£61
From Dover Priory train to London Victoria then train to Southampton Central.5 h 23 min£88
From Buckland, Cherry Tree Avenue (Coombe Valley Road) bus to Whitfield, Old Park Barracks, bus to Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station, then bus to Southampton City Centre, Coach Station.6 h 40 min£22
From Buckland, Cherry Tree Avenue bus to Dover, Pencester Road (Magistrates Court), bus to Lydd, Camp (Shelter), bus to Silverhill, London Road (Bohemia Road), bus to Eastbourne, then bus to Southampton.10 h£33
From Dover drive to Southampton.2 h 29 min£28

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

It takes approximately 3 h 14 min to get from Dover to Southampton, including transfers.

Is there a direct train between Dover and Southampton?

No, there is no direct train from Dover to Southampton. However, there are services departing from Dover Priory and arriving at Southampton Central via London Victoria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 23 min.

Is there a direct bus between Dover and Southampton?

No, there is no direct bus from Dover to Southampton. However, there are services departing from Buckland, Cherry Tree Avenue (Coombe Valley Road) and arriving at Southampton City Centre, Coach Station via Whitfield, Old Park Barracks and Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 40 min.

Operators from Dover to Southampton

OperatorPhoneWebsite
Southeastern+44 345 322 7021Southeastern
London Underground (Tube)London Underground (Tube)
South Western Railway0345 6000 650South Western Railway
SouthernSouthern
Stagecoach in East KentStagecoach in East Kent
National Express+44 08717 818178National Express
Stagecoach in HastingsStagecoach in Hastings