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

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Train  •  2h 26m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Barnham
  2. Take the train from Barnham to Billingshurst

$34 - $93

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  3h 51m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Southampton Central
  2. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to Chichester 206
  3. Take the train from Barnham to Billingshurst

$23 - $70

2 alternative options

Drive  •  1h 5m

  1. Drive from Southampton Airport (SOU) to West Sussex 56.4 miles

$12 - $18

Towncar  •  1h 5m

  1. Take a town car from Southampton Airport to West Sussex 56.4 miles

$120 - $180

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The cheapest way to get from Southampton Airport (SOU) to West Sussex is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Southampton Airport (SOU) to West Sussex is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1h 5m.

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No, there is no direct train from Southampton Airport (SOU) to West Sussex. However, there are services departing from Southampton Airport Parkway and arriving at Billingshurst via Southampton Central and Barnham. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 26m.

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The distance between Southampton Airport (SOU) and West Sussex is 41 miles. The road distance is 56.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Southampton Airport (SOU) to West Sussex without a car is to train which takes 2h 26m and costs £26 - £75.

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It takes approximately 2h 26m to get from Southampton Airport (SOU) to West Sussex, including transfers.

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Southampton Airport (SOU) to West Sussex train services, operated by Southern, depart from Southampton Central station.

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Southampton Airport (SOU) to West Sussex train services, operated by Southern, arrive at Billingshurst station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Southampton Airport (SOU) to West Sussex is 56 miles. It takes approximately 1h 5m to drive from Southampton Airport (SOU) to West Sussex.

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  • Distance: 41.5 miles
  • Duration: 2h 26m

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

You can take a train from Southampton Airport (SOU) to West Sussex via Southampton Central and Barnham in around 2h 26m.

Train operators
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Southampton Central to Barnham
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Barnham to Billingshurst
Ave. Duration
27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Southampton Central to Barnham
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $21
Advanced Single
$15 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $40
Train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
7m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$4 - $7
Advanced Single
$5 - $8
Anytime Day Single
$2 - $5
CrossCountry
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 Chichester
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
National Express
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Southampton Airport to West Sussex
Estimated price
$120 - $180

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