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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  •  3h 37m

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

$57 - $92

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Bus  •  6h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to London Victoria Coach Station National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to University of Kent National Express / ...

$21 - $63

3 alternative options

Train  •  4h 6m

  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 via Reading  •  4h 43m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to London Paddington
  3. Take the train from London Victoria to Canterbury East

$91 - $141

Drive  •  2h 15m

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

$29 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Southampton Airport (SOU) to University of Kent is to bus which costs £16 - £50 and takes 6h 27m.

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The quickest way to get from Southampton Airport (SOU) to University of Kent is to drive which costs £22 - £35 and takes 2h 15m.

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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 4h 6m.

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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 3h 37m and costs £40 - £75.

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It takes approximately 3h 37m to get from Southampton Airport (SOU) to University of Kent, including transfers.

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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 3h 37m and costs £40 - £75. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £16 - £50 and takes 6h 27m.

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

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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: 3h 37m

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 station, Euston station, St Pancras International, and Canterbury West in around 3h 37m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southampton Airport (SOU) to University of Kent via Southampton Central, Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade, London Victoria Coach Station, and University of Kent in around 6h 27m.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from St Pancras International to Canterbury West
Ave. Duration
55m
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 Waterloo East to Canterbury West
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
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
1h 29m
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
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 London Paddington
Ave. Duration
57m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $20
Advanced Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $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 Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
National Express
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to University of Kent
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
National Express

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