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 48 min

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

$53 - $107

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Bus  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Northampton to London Heathrow Airport Terminal 5 National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 to Highfield, Southampton Uni Interchange 203

$21 - $29

3 alternative options

Train CrossCountry  •  3 h 35 min

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

$72 - $111

Bus via Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14  •  5 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 to London Heathrow Airport Terminal 5 National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Heathrow Airport Terminal 5 to Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade National Express / ...

$23 - $34

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 £16 - £23 and takes 5 h 56 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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The distance between Northampton and Southampton is 96 miles. The road distance is 111.1 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 48 min to get from Northampton to Southampton, including transfers.

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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 Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 and London Heathrow Airport Terminal 5. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 34 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 35 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 48 min

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 48 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Northampton to Southampton via Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 and London Heathrow Airport Terminal 5 in around 5 h 34 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
$25 - $40
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $40
Train from Northampton to Coventry
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$12 - $17
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 - $65
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $65
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 to London Heathrow Airport Terminal 5
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Heathrow Airport Terminal 5 to Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Northampton to London Heathrow Airport Terminal 5
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 to Highfield, Southampton Uni Interchange
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com

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