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There are 4 ways to get from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Bridgwater by train, bus or car

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Train via Reading  •  3h 18m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Taunton

$97 - $176

Cheapest option

Train  •  3h 59m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Salisbury
  2. Take the train from Salisbury to Bristol Temple Meads
  3. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Bridgwater

$48 - $118

2 alternative options

Bus  •  5h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to Warminster National Express
  2. Take the bus from Warminster, Market Place to Bridgwater, Bus Station Superfast 3

Drive  •  1h 54m

  1. Drive from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Bridgwater 88.4 miles

$19 - $28

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The cheapest way to get from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Bridgwater is to drive which costs £14 - £21 and takes 1h 54m.

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The quickest way to get from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Bridgwater is to drive which costs £14 - £21 and takes 1h 54m.

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No, there is no direct train from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Bridgwater. However, there are services departing from Southampton Airport Parkway and arriving at Bridgwater via Reading and Taunton. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 18m.

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The distance between Southampton Airport (SOU) and Bridgwater is 73 miles. The road distance is 88.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Bridgwater without a car is to train which takes 3h 18m and costs £75 - £140.

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It takes approximately 3h 18m to get from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Bridgwater, including transfers.

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Southampton Airport (SOU) to Bridgwater train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Southampton Airport Parkway station.

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The best way to get from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Bridgwater is to train which takes 3h 18m and costs £75 - £140. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5h 31m.

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Southampton Airport (SOU) to Bridgwater train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Taunton station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Southampton Airport (SOU) to Bridgwater is 88 miles. It takes approximately 1h 54m to drive from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Bridgwater.

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Map of how to get from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Bridgwater.
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  • Distance: 72.8 miles
  • Duration: 3h 18m

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

You can take a train from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Bridgwater via Reading and Taunton in around 3h 18m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Bridgwater via Southampton Central, Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade, and Warminster, Market Place in around 5h 31m.

Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Reading
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$22 - $35
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to Taunton
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $110
Train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Salisbury
Ave. Duration
44m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $28
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $17
Advanced Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $28
Train from Salisbury to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $55
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $55
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Bridgwater
Ave. Duration
51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $19
Advanced Single
$13 - $19
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $35
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Salisbury
Ave. Duration
49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Salisbury to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $29
Website
southwesternrailway.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 Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to Warminster
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
National Express
Berrys Coaches
Website
berryscoaches.co.uk
Bus from Warminster, Market Place to Bridgwater, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
berryscoaches.co.uk

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