There are 5 ways to get from Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to Southampton by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  1 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T5 to Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade National Express / ...

$9 - $13

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Bus, train  •  1 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T5 to Woking National Express / ...
  2. Take the train from Woking to Southampton Central

$25 - $39

Bus via Highfield, Southampton Uni Interchange  •  2 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 to Highfield, Southampton Uni Interchange 203
  2. Take the bus from Highfield, Southampton Uni Interchange to Southampton City Centre, WestQuay U1c / ...

$12 - $15

Train  •  2 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Heathrow Terminal 5 to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Reading
  3. Take the train from Reading to Southampton Central

$84 - $136

Drive  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to Southampton 63.1 miles

$13 - $20

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The cheapest way to get from Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to Southampton is to bus which costs £7 - £10 and takes 1 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to Southampton is to drive which costs £10 - £15 and takes 1 h 4 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Heathrow Airport London T5 and arriving at Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to Southampton. However, there are services departing from Heathrow Terminal 5 and arriving at Southampton Central via London Paddington and Reading. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 25 min.

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The distance between Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station and Southampton is 56 miles. The road distance is 63.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to Southampton without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 50 min and costs £7 - £10.

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The bus from Heathrow Airport London T5 to Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade takes 1 h 50 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to Southampton bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Heathrow Airport London T5 station.

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Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to Southampton train services, operated by Heathrow Express, depart from Heathrow Terminal 5 station.

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The best way to get from Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to Southampton is to bus which takes 1 h 50 min and costs £7 - £10. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £60 - £110 and takes 2 h 25 min.

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Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to Southampton bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade.

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Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to Southampton train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Southampton Central station.

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Map of how to get from Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to Southampton.
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  • Distance: 56 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 50 min

What companies run services between Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station, England and Southampton, England?

National Express operates a bus from Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to Southampton hourly. Tickets cost $9 - $13 and the journey takes 1 h 50 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to Southampton via London Paddington and Reading in around 2 h 25 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Reading
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $20
Advanced Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $35
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T5 to Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T5 to Woking
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 to Highfield, Southampton Uni Interchange
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Unilink
Website
unilinkbus.co.uk
Bus from Highfield, Southampton Uni Interchange to Southampton City Centre, WestQuay
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
unilinkbus.co.uk

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Trips from Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station