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There are 9 ways to get from Hull to Southampton by train, bus, car or plane

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Train Hull Trains  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Hull to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Southampton Central

$66 - $142

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Bus  •  9 h 1 min

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

$29 - $38

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Train CrossCountry  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Hull to Doncaster
  2. Take the train from Doncaster to Oxford
  3. Take the train from Oxford to Southampton Central

$129 - $204

Bus, train  •  10 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Hull Interchange to St Pancras, London St Pancras Megabusplus Mp1
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Southampton Central

$96 - $152

Drive  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Hull to Southampton 242.8 miles

$50 - $80

Train to Manchester, fly to Southampton  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Hull to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Southampton (SOU) MAN - SOU

$83 - $240

Train to Leeds Bradford, fly to Southampton  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Hull to Leeds
  2. Fly from Leeds Bradford (LBA) to Southampton (SOU) LBA - SOU

$98 - $299

Train, train to Newcastle, fly to Southampton  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Hull to York
  2. Take the train from York to Newcastle
  3. Fly from Newcastle (NCL) to Southampton (SOU) NCL - SOU

$92 - $345

Train to Leeds Bradford, fly to London Heathrow, train  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Hull to Leeds
  2. Fly from Leeds Bradford (LBA) to London Heathrow (LHR) LBA - LHR
  3. Take the train from Hayes & Harlington to Reading
  4. Take the train from Reading to Southampton Central

$127 - $298

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The cheapest way to get from Hull to Southampton is to bus which costs £22 - £30 and takes 9 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hull to Southampton is to drive which costs £40 - £60 and takes 4 h 9 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Hull to Southampton station. However, there are services departing from Hull and arriving at Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade via Heathrow Airport London T5. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 1 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Hull to Southampton. However, there are services departing from Hull and arriving at Southampton Central via Doncaster and Oxford. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 26 min.

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The distance between Hull and Southampton is 203 miles. The road distance is 242.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Hull to Southampton without a car is to train which takes 4 h 23 min and costs £50 - £110.

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It takes approximately 4 h 23 min to get from Hull to Southampton, including transfers.

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Hull to Southampton bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Hull station.

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Hull to Southampton train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Hull station.

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The best way to get from Hull to Southampton is to train which takes 4 h 23 min and costs £50 - £110. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £22 - £30 and takes 9 h 1 min.

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Map of how to get from Hull to Southampton.
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  • Distance: 202.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 23 min

What companies run services between Hull, England and Southampton, England?

You can take a train from Hull to Southampton via London Kings Cross, King's Cross St. Pancras station, Warren Street station, Waterloo station, and London Waterloo in around 4 h 23 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Hull to Southampton via Heathrow Airport London T5 in around 9 h 1 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Manchester to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Newcastle to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Leeds Bradford to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Newcastle to Southampton via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Train operators
Hull Trains
Phone
+44 345 071 0222
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Train from Hull to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $95
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $95
Super Off-Peak Single
$100 - $140
Off-Peak Single
$120 - $140
Anytime Single
$130 - $160
Train from Hull to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $25
Super Off-Peak Single
$21 - $28
Off-Peak Single
$24 - $27
Anytime Single
$29 - $35
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Hull to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$65 - $100
Train from York to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $29
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$19 - $29
1st Class
$35 - $55
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Hull to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Hull to York
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Doncaster to Oxford
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Single
$70 - $110
Off-Peak Single
$70 - $110
Train from Oxford to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
Train from York to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
Train from Reading to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$24 - $40
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Hull to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$16 - $24
Off-Peak Day Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Train from Hull to Leeds
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$10 - $15
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $29
Train from York to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$14 - $21
Off-Peak Day Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Hull to Heathrow Airport London T5
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$20 - $26
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
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Hull Interchange to St Pancras, London St Pancras Megabusplus
Ave. Duration
5 h 51 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Book at
uk.megabus.com

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The quickest flight from Manchester Airport to Southampton Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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

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Hull to Southampton train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Southampton Central station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Hull to Southampton is 243 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 9 min to drive from Hull to Southampton.

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Flybe offers flights from Manchester Airport to Southampton Airport.

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