There are 5 ways to get from Hastings 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 28 min

  1. Take the train from Hastings to London Waterloo East
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Southampton Central

$57 - $83

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Hastings, Pier to Eastbourne Town Centre, Terminus Road Arrivals (Arndale Centre) 98 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Eastbourne to Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade National Express

$19 - $23

3 alternative options

Train Southern  •  3 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Hastings to Brighton
  2. Take the train from Brighton to Southampton Central

$54 - $95

Bus, train  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Hastings, Pier to Eastbourne Town Centre, Terminus Road Arrivals (Arndale Centre) 98
  2. Take the bus from Eastbourne Town Centre, Gildredge Road (Ivy Terrace) to Brighton Station
  3. Take the train from Brighton to Southampton Central

$47 - $77

Drive  •  1 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Hastings to Southampton 97.6 miles

$20 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Hastings to Southampton is to bus which costs £14 - £18 and takes 6 h 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hastings to Southampton is to drive which costs £16 - £24 and takes 1 h 56 min.

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The distance between Hastings and Southampton is 87 miles. The road distance is 97.6 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 28 min to get from Hastings to Southampton, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Hastings to Southampton station. However, there are services departing from Hastings, Pier and arriving at Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade via Eastbourne. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 16 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Hastings to Southampton. However, there are services departing from Hastings and arriving at Southampton Central via London Waterloo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 28 min.

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

You can take a train from Hastings to Southampton via London Waterloo East and London Waterloo in around 3 h 28 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Hastings to Southampton via Eastbourne Town Centre, Terminus Road Arrivals (Arndale Centre) and Eastbourne in around 6 h 16 min.

Train operators
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Hastings to Brighton
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Brighton to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Brighton to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $25
Advanced Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $60
Bus operators
Stagecoach in Hastings
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Hastings, Pier to Eastbourne Town Centre, Terminus Road Arrivals (Arndale Centre)
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Brighton & Hove Bus and Coach Company
Phone
01273 886200
Email
info@buses.co.uk
Website
buses.co.uk
Bus from Eastbourne Town Centre, Gildredge Road (Ivy Terrace) to Brighton Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
buses.co.uk
National Express

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