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

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Train South Western Railway  •  2 h 59 min

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

$54 - $80

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Bus  •  5 h 41 min

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

$19 - $27

3 alternative options

Train CrossCountry  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Northampton to Coventry
  2. Take the train from Coventry to Southampton Central

$72 - $112

Bus, train  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Central station to Gloucester Green Bus Station X5
  2. Take the train from Oxford to Southampton Central

$64 - $96

Drive  •  1 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Northampton to Southampton 111.1 miles

$23 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Northampton to Southampton is to bus which costs £14 - £21 and takes 5 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Northampton to Southampton is to drive which costs £18 - £27 and takes 1 h 56 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Northampton to Southampton station. However, there are services departing from Northampton and arriving at Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade via Heathrow Airport London T5. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 41 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Northampton to Southampton. However, there are services departing from Northampton and arriving at Southampton Central via Coventry. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 48 min.

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The distance between Northampton and Southampton is 96 miles. The road distance is 111.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Northampton to Southampton without a car is to train which takes 2 h 59 min and costs £40 - £65.

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It takes approximately 2 h 59 min to get from Northampton to Southampton, including transfers.

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

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Northampton to Southampton train services, operated by West Midlands, depart from Northampton station.

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The best way to get from Northampton to Southampton is to train which takes 2 h 59 min and costs £40 - £65. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £14 - £21 and takes 5 h 41 min.

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Map of how to get from Northampton to Southampton.
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  • Distance: 96.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 59 min

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

You can take a train from Northampton to Southampton via London Euston, Euston station, Waterloo station, and London Waterloo in around 2 h 59 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Northampton to Southampton via Heathrow Airport London T5 in around 5 h 41 min.

Train operators
West Midlands
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from Northampton to London Euston
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $40
Train from Northampton to Coventry
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$12 - $17
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Coventry to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
Train from Oxford to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
Bus operators
Stagecoach in Bedford
Phone
+44 1234 220030
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Central station to Gloucester Green Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Website
Stagecoach in Bedford
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 Northampton to Heathrow Airport London T5
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
National Express
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
National Express

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Northampton to Southampton is 111 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 56 min to drive from Northampton to Southampton.

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