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There are 3 ways to get from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Gillingham by train, bus or car

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Train  •  1h 48m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Salisbury
  2. Take the train from Salisbury to Gillingham (Dorset)

$21 - $43

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Bus  •  3h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Southampton City Centre, Central Station to Salisbury, Endless Street X7 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Salisbury, New Canal to Gillingham, Bus Shelter 25 / ...

Drive  •  1h 7m

  1. Drive from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Gillingham 50.1 miles

$10 - $16

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The cheapest way to get from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Gillingham is to drive which costs £8 - £12 and takes 1h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Gillingham is to drive which costs £8 - £12 and takes 1h 7m.

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No, there is no direct train from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Gillingham. However, there are services departing from Southampton Airport Parkway and arriving at Gillingham (Dorset) via Salisbury. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 48m.

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The distance between Southampton Airport (SOU) and Gillingham is 40 miles. The road distance is 50.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Gillingham without a car is to train which takes 1h 48m and costs £16 - £35.

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It takes approximately 1h 48m to get from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Gillingham, including transfers.

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Southampton Airport (SOU) to Gillingham train services, operated by South Western Railway, depart from Southampton Airport Parkway station.

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The best way to get from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Gillingham is to train which takes 1h 48m and costs £16 - £35. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3h 54m.

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Southampton Airport (SOU) to Gillingham train services, operated by South Western Railway, arrive at Gillingham (Dorset) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Southampton Airport (SOU) to Gillingham is 50 miles. It takes approximately 1h 7m to drive from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Gillingham.

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Map of how to get from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Gillingham.
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  • Distance: 40.5 miles
  • Duration: 1h 48m

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

You can take a train from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Gillingham via Salisbury in around 1h 48m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Gillingham via Southampton Central, Southampton City Centre, Central Station, Salisbury, Endless Street, and Salisbury, New Canal in around 3h 54m.

Train operators
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 Gillingham (Dorset)
Ave. Duration
29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
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
Bus operators
Salisbury Reds
Phone
+44 1202 338420
Website
salisburyreds.co.uk
Bus from Southampton City Centre, Central Station to Salisbury, Endless Street
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
salisburyreds.co.uk
Bus from Salisbury, New Canal to Gillingham, Bus Shelter
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
salisburyreds.co.uk

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