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Recommended option

Bus  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London to Southampton National Express / ...

$21 - $26

2 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 29 min

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

$52 - $94

Drive  •  1 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Heathrow Terminal 4 to Southampton 65.4 miles

$14 - $21

What companies run services between Heathrow Terminal 4, England and Southampton, England?

National Express operates a bus from Heathrow Terminal 4 to Southampton hourly. Tickets cost $21 - $26 and the journey takes 2 h 5 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Heathrow Terminal 4 to Southampton via Hayes & Harlington and Reading in around 2 h 29 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Hayes & Harlington to Reading
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $25
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $16
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $25
Bus operators

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Heathrow Terminal 4 and Southampton is 91 km. The road distance is 105 km.

The cheapest way to get from Heathrow Terminal 4 to Southampton is to drive which costs £10 - £16 and takes 1 h 9 min.

The quickest way to get from Heathrow Terminal 4 to Southampton is to drive which takes 1 h 9 min and costs £10 - £16.

No, there is no direct train from Heathrow Terminal 4 to Southampton. However, there are services departing from Heathrow Terminal 4 and arriving at Southampton Central via Hayes & Harlington and Reading. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 29 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Heathrow Airport London and arriving at Southampton. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 5 min.

The bus from Heathrow Airport London to Southampton takes 2 h 5 min including transfers and departs hourly.