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 London Heathrow Airport Terminal 5 to Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade National Express / ...

$9 - $13

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Bus, train  •  1 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from London Heathrow Airport Terminal 5 to Woking National Express / ...
  2. Take the train from Woking to Southampton Central

$24 - $37

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 20 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

$82 - $130

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 - £16 and takes 1 h 4 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 bus from London Heathrow Airport Terminal 5 to Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade takes 1 h 50 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from London Heathrow Airport Terminal 5 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 20 min.

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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 20 min.

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Heathrow Terminal 5 Underground Station to Southampton train services, operated by Heathrow Express, arrive at London Paddington 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 20 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Reading
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $19
Advanced Single
$13 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $35
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Heathrow Airport Terminal 5 to Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Heathrow Airport Terminal 5 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
$8 - $12
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