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There are 3 ways to get from Epsom to Southwold by train, bus or car

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Train  •  4h 26m

  1. Take the train from Epsom to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Ipswich
  3. Take the train from Ipswich to Halesworth

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  6h 37m

  1. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Norwich
  2. Take the bus from Norwich City Centre, St Stephens Street to Southwold, Kings Head 146

Drive  •  2h 32m

  1. Drive from Epsom to Southwold 139.7 miles

Epsom to Southwold by train, bus and walk

The journey time between Epsom and Southwold is around 6h 3m and covers a distance of around 174 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 32m. The fastest journey normally takes 5h 16m. Operated by South Western Railway, London Buses, Greater Anglia and others, the Epsom to Southwold service departs from Epsom and arrives in Southwold, Kings Head. Typically 74 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
4h 30m
Layover time:
1h 32m
Total time:
6h 3m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
5h 16m
Journey distance:
174 miles
Services per week:
74
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
19 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:33
Last service departs at:
23:23

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Epsom to Southwold train, bus and walk schedules

Departing Friday, September 17, 2021

Epsom → Southwold
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Southwold is 111.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Southwold is subject to regional advice.

The social distance requirement in Southwold is 1 metre.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Epsom to Southwold is to drive which costs £21 - £35 and takes 2h 32m.

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The fastest way to get from Epsom to Southwold is to drive. Taking this option will cost £21 - £35 and takes 2h 32m.

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The distance between Epsom and Southwold is 109 miles. The road distance is 139.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Epsom to Southwold without a car is to train which takes 4h 26m and costs £65 - £110.

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It takes approximately 4h 26m to get from Epsom to Southwold, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Epsom to Southwold is 140 miles. It takes approximately 2h 32m to drive from Epsom to Southwold.

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  • Distance: 108.6 miles
  • Duration: 4h 26m

What companies run services between Epsom, England and Southwold, England?

You can take a train from Epsom to Southwold via London Waterloo, Waterloo station, Stratford station, Stratford (London), Ipswich, and Halesworth in around 4h 26m.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Train from Stratford (London) to Ipswich
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£27 - £40
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Ipswich to Halesworth
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£13 - £20
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from London Liverpool Street to Norwich
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£45 - £75
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
Borderbus
Phone
01502 714565
Email
office@border-bus.co.uk
Website
border-bus.co.uk
Bus from Norwich City Centre, St Stephens Street to Southwold, Kings Head
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
Borderbus

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