There are 5 ways to get from Milton Keynes to Southampton by train, bus or car

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Train via Euston Underground Station  •  2 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Milton Keynes Central to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Southampton Central

$48 - $94

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Bus  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway to Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 230 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T5 to Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade National Express / ...

$20 - $32

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Train  •  2 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Milton Keynes Central to Clapham Junction
  2. Take the train from Clapham Junction to Southampton Central

$55 - $114

Bus, line 800 bus, train  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Central Milton Keynes, The Point (Central Milton Keynes The Point H3) to Aylesbury, Bus Station (Bus Stn Bay 10)
  2. Take the line 800 bus from High Wycombe, Bus Station (Shopping Centre) to Reading Town Centre, Friar Street (adj Cross Street) 800 / ...
  3. Take the train from Reading to Southampton Central

$47 - $78

Drive  •  1 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Milton Keynes to Southampton 108.5 miles

$23 - $35

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No, there is no direct bus from Milton Keynes to Southampton station. However, there are services departing from Central Milton Keynes, The Point (Central Milton Keynes The Point J3) and arriving at Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade via Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway and Heathrow Airport London T5. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Milton Keynes to Southampton. However, there are services departing from Milton Keynes Central and arriving at Southampton Central via Clapham Junction. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 48 min.

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The distance between Milton Keynes and Southampton is 84 miles. The road distance is 108.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Milton Keynes to Southampton without a car is to train which takes 2 h 21 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 21 min to get from Milton Keynes to Southampton, including transfers.

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Milton Keynes to Southampton bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway station.

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Milton Keynes to Southampton train services, operated by Southern, depart from Milton Keynes Central station.

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The best way to get from Milton Keynes to Southampton is to train which takes 2 h 21 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 50 min.

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

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Milton Keynes to Southampton train services, operated by South Western Railway, arrive at Southampton Central station.

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Map of how to get from Milton Keynes to Southampton.
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  • Distance: 83.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 21 min

What companies run services between Milton Keynes, England and Southampton, England?

You can take a train from Milton Keynes to Southampton via London Euston, Euston Underground Station, Waterloo Underground Station, and London Waterloo in around 2 h 21 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Milton Keynes to Southampton via Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway (Milton Keynes Coachway Car Park), Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway, Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5, and Heathrow Airport London T5 in around 4 h 50 min.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Milton Keynes Central to London Euston
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$21 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from London Waterloo to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Clapham Junction to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Milton Keynes Central to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Clapham Junction to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
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 Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway to Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
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
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Central Milton Keynes, The Point (Central Milton Keynes The Point H3) to Aylesbury, Bus Station (Bus Stn Bay 10)
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from High Wycombe, Bus Station (Shopping Centre) to Reading Town Centre, Friar Street (adj Cross Street)
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Milton Keynes to Southampton is 108 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 53 min to drive from Milton Keynes to Southampton.

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