There are 8 ways to get from Guildford to Southampton by train, bus, night train, taxi 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  •  1 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Woking to Southampton Central

$22 - $35

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  2 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Guildford to Portsmouth & Southsea
  2. Take the bus from Guildhall, City Centre South to Southampton City Centre, WestQuay X4

$21 - $31

6 alternative options

Train via Havant  •  1 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Guildford to Havant
  2. Take the train from Havant to Southampton Central

$26 - $47

Train #2  •  1 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Guildford to Southampton Central

$22 - $70

Line 65 bus, line 64 bus, line 1 bus  •  2 h 47 min

  1. Take the line 65 bus from Friary Bus Station to Alton, High Street 65
  2. Take the line 64 bus from Alton, Sainsburys to Winchester, The Broadway 64
  3. Take the line 1 bus from Winchester, Bus Station to Southampton City Centre, Civic Centre 1

$24

Night train  •  1 h 9 min

  1. Take the night train from Guildford to Southampton Central

$22 - $35

Taxi  •  57 min

  1. Take a taxi from Guildford to Southampton 49.3 miles

$140 - $170

Drive  •  57 min

  1. Drive from Guildford to Southampton 49.3 miles

$10 - $16

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

South Western Railway operates a train from Guildford to Southampton hourly. Tickets cost $16 - $26 and the journey takes 48 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Guildford to Southampton via Alton, High Street, Alton, Sainsburys, Winchester, The Broadway, and Winchester, Bus Station in around 2 h 47 min.

Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Woking to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $26
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Guildford to Havant
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $23
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Havant to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Guildford to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Guildford to Portsmouth & Southsea
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Havant to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $16
Advanced Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $25
CrossCountry
Bus operators
Stagecoach South
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Friary Bus Station to Alton, High Street
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach in Hampshire
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Alton, Sainsburys to Winchester, The Broadway
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bluestar
Website
bluestarbus.co.uk
Bus from Winchester, Bus Station to Southampton City Centre, Civic Centre
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
bluestarbus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Guildford to Southampton
Ave. Duration
57 min
Estimated price
$140 - $170

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Guildford to Southampton?

The distance between Guildford and Southampton is 69 km. The road distance is 79 km.

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

The cheapest way to get from Guildford to Southampton is to drive which costs £7 - £11 and takes 57 min.

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

The quickest way to get from Guildford to Southampton is to taxi which takes 57 min and costs £100 - £130.

Is there a direct train between Guildford and Southampton?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Guildford and arriving at Southampton Central. Services depart five times a week. The journey takes approximately 1 h 49 min.

Is there a direct bus between Guildford and Southampton?

No, there is no direct bus from Guildford to Southampton. However, there are services departing from Friary Bus Station and arriving at Southampton City Centre, Civic Centre via Alton, Sainsburys and Winchester, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 47 min.

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

It takes approximately 1 h 32 min to get from Guildford to Southampton, including transfers.