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There are 4 ways to get from Heathrow Airport Terminal 3 to Southampton by bus, train, car or towncar

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Bus  •  2h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade National Express / ...

$23 - $27

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Train  •  2h 44m

  1. Take the train from Hayes & Harlington to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Southampton Central

$51 - $88

Drive  •  1h 10m

  1. Drive from Heathrow Airport Terminal 3 to Southampton 67.3 miles

$14 - $21

Towncar  •  1h 9m

  1. Take a town car from London Heathrow Airport to Southampton 67.3 miles

$170 - $240

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The cheapest way to get from Heathrow Airport Terminal 3 to Southampton is to drive which costs £11 - £16 and takes 1h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Heathrow Airport Terminal 3 to Southampton is to towncar which costs £130 - £180 and takes 1h 9m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 and arriving at Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade station. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 20m.

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No, there is no direct train from Heathrow Airport Terminal 3 to Southampton. However, there are services departing from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 and arriving at Southampton Central via Hayes & Harlington and Reading. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 44m.

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The distance between Heathrow Airport Terminal 3 and Southampton is 57 miles. The road distance is 67.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Heathrow Airport Terminal 3 to Southampton without a car is to bus which takes 2h 25m and costs £17 - £21.

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The bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade takes 2h 20m including transfers and departs every two hours.

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Heathrow Airport Terminal 3 to Southampton bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 station.

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Heathrow Airport Terminal 3 to Southampton train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Hayes & Harlington station.

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The best way to get from Heathrow Airport Terminal 3 to Southampton is to bus which takes 2h 25m and costs £17 - £21. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £35 - £70 and takes 2h 44m.

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Map of how to get from Heathrow Airport Terminal 3 to Southampton.
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  • Distance: 57.1 miles
  • Duration: 2h 25m

What companies run services between Heathrow Airport Terminal 3, England and Southampton, England?

National Express operates a bus from Heathrow Airport Terminal 3 to Southampton every 2 hours. Tickets cost $23 - $27 and the journey takes 2h 20m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Heathrow Airport Terminal 3 to Southampton via Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3, Hayes & Harlington, and Reading in around 2h 44m.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Hayes & Harlington to Reading
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $15
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $24
Bus operators
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.

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Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $27
Website
National Express
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Heathrow Airport to Southampton
Estimated price
$170 - $240

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Heathrow Airport Terminal 3 to Southampton bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade.

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Heathrow Airport Terminal 3 to Southampton train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Southampton Central station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Heathrow Airport Terminal 3 to Southampton is 67 miles. It takes approximately 1h 10m to drive from Heathrow Airport Terminal 3 to Southampton.

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