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There are 5 ways to get from London Paddington Station to Southampton by train, bus or car

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Train South Western Railway  •  1 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from London Waterloo to Southampton Central

$29 - $44

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Bus  •  3 h 34 min

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

$13 - $17

3 alternative options

Train CrossCountry  •  2 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Southampton Central

$54 - $94

Train Southern  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from London Victoria to Southampton Central

$63 - $93

Drive  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Drive from London Paddington Station to Southampton 79.7 miles

$17 - $25

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The cheapest way to get from London Paddington Station to Southampton is to bus which costs £9 - £13 and takes 3 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Paddington Station to Southampton is to drive which costs £13 - £19 and takes 1 h 27 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Paddington Station station to Southampton station. However, there are services departing from Paddington Rail Station and arriving at Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 34 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London Paddington Station to Southampton. However, there are services departing from London Paddington and arriving at Southampton Central via Reading. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 22 min.

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The distance between London Paddington Station and Southampton is 68 miles. The road distance is 79.7 miles.

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The best way to get from London Paddington Station to Southampton without a car is to train which takes 1 h 52 min and costs £22 - £35.

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It takes approximately 1 h 52 min to get from London Paddington Station to Southampton, including transfers.

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London Paddington Station to Southampton bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Victoria Coach Station.

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London Paddington Station to Southampton train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from London Paddington station.

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The best way to get from London Paddington Station to Southampton is to train which takes 1 h 52 min and costs £22 - £35. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £9 - £13 and takes 3 h 34 min.

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Map of how to get from London Paddington Station to Southampton.
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  • Distance: 68.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 52 min

What companies run services between London Paddington Station, England and Southampton, England?

South Western Railway operates a train from London Paddington Station to Southampton hourly. Tickets cost $26 - $40 and the journey takes 1 h 17 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London Paddington Station to Southampton hourly. Tickets cost $10 - $14 and the journey takes 2 h 15 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Reading
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $19
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 London Victoria Coach Station to Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com

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

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London Paddington Station to Southampton train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Southampton Central station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Paddington Station to Southampton is 80 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 27 min to drive from London Paddington Station to Southampton.

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