There are 5 ways to get from Northampton to Southampton 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 South Western Railway  •  2 h 52 min

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

$58 - $117

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Northampton to Oxford National Express
  2. Take the bus from Oxford to Southampton National Express

$18 - $26

3 alternative options

Train CrossCountry  •  3 h 34 min

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

$78 - $128

Bus, train  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from North Gate Bus Station to Bedford Railway Station 41
  2. Take the train from Bedford to East Croydon
  3. Take the train from East Croydon to Southampton Central

$95 - $140

Drive  •  1 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Northampton to Southampton 111.1 miles

$23 - $35

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

You can take a train from Northampton to Southampton via London Euston, Euston Underground Station, Waterloo Underground Station, and London Waterloo in around 2 h 52 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Northampton to Southampton via Oxford in around 4 h 5 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
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $40
Train from Northampton to Coventry
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $18
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Northampton to London Euston
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$28 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $70
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Northampton to Oxford
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Oxford to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach in Bedford
Phone
+44 1234 220030
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from North Gate Bus Station to Bedford Railway Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Northampton to Southampton?

The distance between Northampton and Southampton is 154 km. The road distance is 178 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Northampton to Southampton?

The cheapest way to get from Northampton to Southampton is to bus which costs £13 - £19 and takes 4 h 5 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Northampton to Southampton?

The quickest way to get from Northampton to Southampton is to drive which takes 1 h 56 min and costs £17 - £25.

Is there a direct train between Northampton and Southampton?

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 34 min.

Is there a direct bus between Northampton and Southampton?

No, there is no direct bus from Northampton to Southampton. However, there are services departing from Northampton and arriving at Southampton via Oxford. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 5 min.

How long does it take to get from Northampton to Southampton?

It takes approximately 2 h 52 min to get from Northampton to Southampton, including transfers.