There are 4 ways to get from Hastings to Southampton by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3 h 35 min

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

$54 - $95

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Bus  •  6 h 16 min

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

$19 - $23

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Hastings, Pier to Eastbourne Town Centre, Terminus Road (Arndale Centre) 98
  2. Take the bus from Eastbourne Town Centre, Terminus Road (Arndale Centre) 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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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 Brighton. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 35 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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The best way to get from Hastings to Southampton without a car is to train which takes 3 h 35 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 35 min to get from Hastings to Southampton, including transfers.

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Hastings to Southampton bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Hastings, depart from Hastings, Pier station.

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Hastings to Southampton train services, operated by Southern, depart from Hastings station.

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The best way to get from Hastings to Southampton is to train which takes 3 h 35 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6 h 16 min.

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Hastings to Southampton bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade.

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Hastings to Southampton train services, operated by Southern, arrive at Southampton Central station.

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Map of how to get from Hastings to Southampton.
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  • Distance: 86.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 35 min

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

You can take a train from Hastings to Southampton via Brighton in around 3 h 35 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Hastings to Southampton via Eastbourne Town Centre, Terminus Road (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 - $40
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 (Arndale Centre)
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 15 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, Terminus Road (Arndale Centre) to Brighton Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
buses.co.uk
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Eastbourne to Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Hastings to Southampton is 98 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 56 min to drive from Hastings to Southampton.

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