There are 5 ways to get from Southampton Airport (SOU) to University of Kent by train, bus or car

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Train via St Pancras International  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from St Pancras International to Canterbury West

$62 - $92

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Bus  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Highfield, Southampton Uni Interchange to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals 032
  2. Take the bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to University of Kent, Keynes College (Keynes College Layby) 007 / ...

$22 - $30

3 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo East to Canterbury West

$55 - $88

Train, bus  •  6 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Reading
  2. Take the bus from Reading Town Centre, Blagrave Street (opp Aquis House) to Victoria, Buckingham Palace Road Bressenden Place 702
  3. Take the train from London Victoria to Canterbury East

$86 - $119

Drive  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Southampton Airport (SOU) to University of Kent 136.2 miles

$29 - $45

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No, there is no direct bus from Southampton Airport (SOU) to University of Kent. However, there are services departing from Southampton Airport, Airport Parkway and arriving at University of Kent, Keynes College (Keynes College Layby) via Highfield, Southampton Uni Interchange and Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 27 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Southampton Airport (SOU) to University of Kent. However, there are services departing from Southampton Airport Parkway and arriving at Canterbury West via London Waterloo East. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 6 min.

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The distance between Southampton Airport (SOU) and University of Kent is 108 miles. The road distance is 136.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Southampton Airport (SOU) to University of Kent without a car is to train which takes 3 h 42 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 42 min to get from Southampton Airport (SOU) to University of Kent, including transfers.

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Southampton Airport (SOU) to University of Kent bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Highfield, Southampton Uni Interchange station.

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Southampton Airport (SOU) to University of Kent 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 University of Kent is to train which takes 3 h 42 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6 h 27 min.

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Southampton Airport (SOU) to University of Kent bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at University of Kent, Keynes College (Keynes College Layby) station.

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Southampton Airport (SOU) to University of Kent train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Canterbury West station.

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Map of how to get from Southampton Airport (SOU) to University of Kent.
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  • Distance: 108.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 42 min

What companies run services between Southampton Airport (SOU), England and University of Kent, England?

You can take a train from Southampton Airport (SOU) to University of Kent via London Waterloo, Waterloo Underground Station, Euston Underground Station, St Pancras International, and Canterbury West in around 3 h 42 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southampton Airport (SOU) to University of Kent via Highfield, Southampton Uni Interchange, Victoria Coach Station Arrivals, Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station, and University of Kent in around 6 h 27 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from St Pancras International to Canterbury West
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $50
Train from London Waterloo East to Canterbury West
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Train from London Victoria to Canterbury East
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Reading
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$23 - $35
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 Highfield, Southampton Uni Interchange to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to University of Kent, Keynes College (Keynes College Layby)
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Reading Buses
Website
reading-buses.co.uk
Bus from Reading Town Centre, Blagrave Street (opp Aquis House) to Victoria, Buckingham Palace Road Bressenden Place
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16
Website
reading-buses.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Southampton Airport (SOU) to University of Kent is 136 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 15 min to drive from Southampton Airport (SOU) to University of Kent.

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