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There are 6 ways to get from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Hailsham by train, bus, car or towncar

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Recommended option

Train  •  3h 16m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Clapham Junction
  2. Take the train from Clapham Junction to Polegate

$61 - $95

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to Eastbourne National Express

$18 - $57

4 alternative options

Bus, train  •  4h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Airport, Airport Parkway to Southampton City Centre, Central Station U1c
  2. Take the train from Southampton Central to Brighton

$46 - $84

Train, bus  •  6h 11m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Brighton
  2. Take the bus from Brighton Station to Eastbourne Town Centre, station 12 - Coaster / ...

Drive  •  1h 31m

  1. Drive from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Hailsham 85 miles

$18 - $27

Towncar  •  1h 31m

  1. Take a town car from Southampton Airport to Hailsham 85 miles

$170 - $250

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Hailsham is to drive which costs £14 - £21 and takes 1h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Hailsham is to drive which costs £14 - £21 and takes 1h 31m.

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The distance between Southampton Airport (SOU) and Hailsham is 71 miles. The road distance is 85 miles.

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The best way to get from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Hailsham without a car is to train which takes 3h 16m and costs £45 - £75.

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It takes approximately 3h 16m to get from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Hailsham, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Hailsham is to train which takes 3h 16m and costs £45 - £75. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £14 - £45 and takes 5h 57m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Southampton Airport (SOU) to Hailsham is 85 miles. It takes approximately 1h 31m to drive from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Hailsham.

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There are 618+ hotels available in Hailsham. Prices start at $61 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Hailsham.
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  • Distance: 71.2 miles
  • Duration: 3h 16m

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

You can take a train from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Hailsham via Clapham Junction, Polegate, and Polegate, Railway Station in around 3h 16m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Hailsham once daily. Tickets cost $11 - $15 and the journey takes 3h 45m.

Train operators
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Clapham Junction to Polegate
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Brighton
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Southampton Central to Brighton
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $30
Advanced Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $60
Bus operators
Unilink
Phone
023 8059 5974
Email
talk2us@unilinkbus.co.uk
Website
unilinkbus.co.uk
Bus from Southampton Airport, Airport Parkway to Southampton City Centre, Central Station
Ave. Duration
42m
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
unilinkbus.co.uk
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 Eastbourne
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
National Express
Brighton & Hove Bus and Coach Company
Phone
01273 886200
Email
info@buses.co.uk
Website
buses.co.uk
Bus from Brighton Station to Eastbourne Town Centre, station
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
buses.co.uk
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Southampton Airport to Hailsham
Estimated price
$170 - $250

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