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There are 5 ways to get from Southampton Central Station to Bluewater by train, bus or car

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Train via Dartford, Home Gardens  •  2h 45m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo East to Dartford

$40 - $59

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4h 42m

  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 Dartford National Express / ...

$16 - $23

3 alternative options

Train  •  2h 56m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo East to Stone Crossing

$38 - $57

Train Southern  •  4h 23m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Victoria
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Dartford

$75 - $110

Drive  •  1h 47m

  1. Drive from Southampton Central Station to Bluewater 106.9 miles

$22 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Southampton Central Station to Bluewater is to bus which costs £12 - £18 and takes 4h 42m.

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The quickest way to get from Southampton Central Station to Bluewater is to drive which costs £17 - £26 and takes 1h 47m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Southampton Central Station station to Bluewater. However, there are services departing from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade and arriving at Dartford via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 42m.

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No, there is no direct train from Southampton Central Station to Bluewater. However, there are services departing from Southampton Central and arriving at Stone Crossing via London Waterloo East. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 56m.

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The distance between Southampton Central Station and Bluewater is 82 miles. The road distance is 106.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Southampton Central Station to Bluewater without a car is to train which takes 2h 45m and costs £30 - £45.

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It takes approximately 2h 45m to get from Southampton Central Station to Bluewater, including transfers.

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Southampton Central Station to Bluewater bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade.

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Southampton Central Station to Bluewater train services, operated by South Western Railway, depart from Southampton Central station.

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The best way to get from Southampton Central Station to Bluewater is to train which takes 2h 45m and costs £30 - £45. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £12 - £18 and takes 4h 42m.

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Map of how to get from Southampton Central Station to Bluewater.
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  • Distance: 82.1 miles
  • Duration: 2h 45m

What companies run services between Southampton Central Station, Southampton, England and Bluewater, England?

You can take a train from Southampton Central Station to Bluewater via London Waterloo, London Waterloo East, Dartford, Dartford, Home Gardens, and Bluewater, Bus Station in around 2h 45m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southampton Central Station to Bluewater via Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade, London Victoria Coach Station, and Dartford in around 4h 42m.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from London Waterloo East to Dartford
Ave. Duration
48m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$12 - $17
Train from London Waterloo East to Stone Crossing
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$12 - $17
Train from London Victoria to Dartford
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$12 - $18
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 Dartford
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
National Express

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Southampton Central Station to Bluewater bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Dartford station.

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Southampton Central Station to Bluewater train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Stone Crossing station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Southampton Central Station to Bluewater is 107 miles. It takes approximately 1h 47m to drive from Southampton Central Station to Bluewater.

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