There are 3 ways to get from London to Southwold by train, bus or car

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, bus  •  3 h 55 min

  1. X88 / ...

$47 - $68

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 19 min

  1. National Express
  2. 146

$27 - $31

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 14 min

  1. 113.4 miles

$24 - $35

What companies run services between London, England and Southwold, England?

You can take a bus from London to Southwold via Norwich Bus Station and Norwich City Centre, St Stephens Street in around 5 h 19 min.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from London Liverpool Street to Ipswich
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Ipswich to Halesworth
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
Konectbus
Phone
+44 1362 851210
Website
konectbus.co.uk
Bus from Halesworth, Railway Station to Southwold, Kings Head
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
konectbus.co.uk
Borderbus
Website
border-bus.co.uk
Bus from Norwich City Centre, St Stephens Street to Southwold, Kings Head
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
border-bus.co.uk

Want to know more about travelling around the world?

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Read our range of informative guides on popular transport routes and companies - including Getting around the Cyclades, Want to know more about US trains? and Train travel in France: A guide to SNCF - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

Questions & Answers

The distance between London and Southwold is 154 km. The road distance is 181 km.

The cheapest way to get from London to Southwold is to drive which costs £18 - £27 and takes 2 h 14 min.

The quickest way to get from London to Southwold is to drive which takes 2 h 14 min and costs £18 - £27.

No, there is no direct bus from London to Southwold. However, there are services departing from London Victoria Coach Station and arriving at Southwold, Kings Head via Norwich City Centre, St Stephens Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 19 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 55 min to get from London to Southwold, including transfers.