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

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Bus  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T4 to Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade National Express / ...

$21 - $25

2 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 49 min

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

$52 - $89

Drive  •  1 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Heathrow Terminal 4 to Southampton 65.4 miles

$14 - $21

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

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

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Heathrow Airport London T4 and arriving at Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 5 min.

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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 49 min.

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The distance between Heathrow Terminal 4 and Southampton is 57 miles. The road distance is 65.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Heathrow Terminal 4 to Southampton without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 5 min and costs £16 - £20.

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The bus from Heathrow Airport London T4 to Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade takes 2 h 5 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Heathrow Terminal 4 to Southampton bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Heathrow Airport London T4 station.

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Heathrow Terminal 4 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 Terminal 4 to Southampton is to bus which takes 2 h 5 min and costs £16 - £20. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £35 - £70 and takes 2 h 49 min.

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Map of how to get from Heathrow Terminal 4 to Southampton.
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  • Distance: 56.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 5 min

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 - $25 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 49 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 - $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 T4 to Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $25
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Heathrow Terminal 4 to Southampton bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade.

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Heathrow Terminal 4 to Southampton train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Southampton Central station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Heathrow Terminal 4 to Southampton is 65 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 9 min to drive from Heathrow Terminal 4 to Southampton.

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