There are 7 ways to get from Hull to Southampton by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train Virgin Trains East Coast  •  4 h 39 min

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

$77 - $209

6 alternative options

Train  •  6 h 28 min

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

$140 - $226

Bus, train  •  9 h 9 min

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

$103 - $167

Drive  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Hull to Southampton 242.8 miles

$50 - $80

Train to Leeds Bradford, fly  •  4 h 9 min

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

$105 - $306

Train to Manchester, fly  •  4 h 38 min

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

$87 - $242

Train, train to Newcastle, fly  •  5 h 29 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

$95 - $352

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

You can take a train from Hull to Southampton via Doncaster, London Kings Cross, King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, Euston Square Underground Station, Warren Street Underground Station, Waterloo Underground Station, and London Waterloo in around 4 h 39 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Manchester to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Flights from Newcastle to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Southampton via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Newcastle to Southampton via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Hull to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Hull to York
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Hull Trains
Phone
+44 345 071 0222
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Train from Hull to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $27
Super Off-Peak Single
$22 - $30
Off-Peak Single
$25 - $29
Anytime Single
$30 - $40
Train from Doncaster to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $80
Super Off-Peak Single
$85 - $120
Off-Peak Single
$95 - $110
Anytime Single
$100 - $130
Virgin Trains East Coast
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
Train from Hull to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$15 - $23
1st Class
$27 - $40
Train from Doncaster to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$55 - $85
Train from York to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$20 - $35
1st Class
$35 - $55
Grand Central
Phone
+44 345 603 4852
Email
customer.services@grandcentralrail.com
Website
grandcentralrail.com
Train from Doncaster to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$80 - $130
Website
grandcentralrail.com
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$80 - $130
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Doncaster to Banbury
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Single
$70 - $110
Off-Peak Single
$65 - $95
Train from Banbury to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Single
$55 - $90
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $70
Train from York to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $55
Anytime Single
$50 - $80
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $60
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Hull to Leeds
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $16
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $35
Train from Hull to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$18 - $25
Off-Peak Day Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Train from York to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$15 - $22
Off-Peak Day Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $50
Bus operators
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Hull Interchange (Hull Paragon) to St Pancras, London St Pancras Megabusplus
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Book at
uk.megabus.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Hull and Southampton is 324 km. The road distance is 389 km.

The cheapest way to get from Hull to Southampton is to drive which costs £35 - £55 and takes 4 h 9 min.

The quickest way to get from Hull to Southampton is to train and fly which takes 4 h 9 min and costs £75 - £220.

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 Banbury. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 28 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 39 min to get from Hull to Southampton, including transfers.