There are 6 ways to get from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Assen by plane, train, bus, car, car train or car ferry

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

Fly to Amsterdam, train  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Amsterdam (AMS) SOU - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Assen

$75 - $204

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  15 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Clapham Junction
  2. Take the bus from London to Utrecht
  3. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Assen

$68 - $106

4 alternative options

Fly to Dusseldorf, train  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Dusseldorf (DUS) SOU - DUS
  2. Take the train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Arnhem Centraal
  3. Take the train from Arnhem Centraal to Zwolle
  4. Take the train from Zwolle to Assen

$117 - $279

Train  •  8 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras Int. to Rotterdam Centraal
  3. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Assen

$142 - $365

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Assen

$277 - $325

Drive, carferry  •  8 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Dover
  2. Take the carferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Assen

$131 - $192

Questions & Answers

The distance between Southampton Airport (SOU) and Assen is 368 miles.

The best way to get from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Assen without a car is to train which takes 8 h 30 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 48 min to get from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Assen, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Southampton Airport to Amsterdam Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Assen is 1 h ahead of Southampton Airport (SOU). It is currently 6:47 AM in Southampton Airport (SOU) and 7:47 AM in Assen.

KLM and Flybe offer flights from Southampton Airport to Amsterdam Airport.

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There are 388+ hotels available in Assen. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Assen.
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  • Distance: 367.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 48 min

What companies run services between Southampton Airport (SOU), England and Assen, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Assen via London Waterloo, Waterloo Underground Station, Warren Street Underground Station, King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, London St. Pancras Int., and Rotterdam Centraal in around 8 h 30 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Flights from Southampton to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $380
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Southampton to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from Southampton to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Southampton to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from Southampton to Dusseldorf via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $2,400
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Schiphol Airport to Assen
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Zwolle
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Zwolle to Assen
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Assen
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Assen
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Abellio NRW
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
abellio.de
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Southampton Airport Parkway to London Waterloo
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras Int. to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$85 - $270
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$85 - $270
Premier
$200 - $310
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$172
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from London to Utrecht
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators

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