There are 3 ways to get from Southampton Central Station to Didcot Parkway by train, bus or car

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Train  •  1 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Didcot Parkway

$47 - $74

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Bus  •  3 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to Oxford Bus Station, Gloucester Green National Express
  2. Take the bus from Oxford City Centre, St Aldates (Stop H1) to Didcot, Parkway Station X2 / ...

$16 - $20

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Drive  •  1 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Southampton Central Station to Didcot Parkway 58.5 miles

$12 - $19

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No, there is no direct bus from Southampton Central Station station to Didcot Parkway station. However, there are services departing from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade and arriving at Didcot, Parkway Station via Oxford City Centre, St Aldates (Stop H1). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 13 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Southampton Central Station to Didcot Parkway. However, there are services departing from Southampton Central and arriving at Didcot Parkway via Reading. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 26 min.

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The distance between Southampton Central Station and Didcot Parkway is 49 miles. The road distance is 58.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Southampton Central Station to Didcot Parkway without a car is to train which takes 1 h 26 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 26 min to get from Southampton Central Station to Didcot Parkway, including transfers.

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

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Southampton Central Station to Didcot Parkway train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Southampton Central station.

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The best way to get from Southampton Central Station to Didcot Parkway is to train which takes 1 h 26 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3 h 13 min.

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Southampton Central Station to Didcot Parkway bus services, operated by Thames Travel, arrive at Didcot, Parkway Station.

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Southampton Central Station to Didcot Parkway train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Didcot Parkway station.

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Map of how to get from Southampton Central Station to Didcot Parkway.
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  • Distance: 49.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 26 min

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

You can take a train from Southampton Central Station to Didcot Parkway via Reading in around 1 h 26 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southampton Central Station to Didcot Parkway via Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade, Oxford Bus Station, Gloucester Green, and Oxford City Centre, St Aldates (Stop H1) in around 3 h 13 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to Didcot Parkway
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$8 - $12
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $17
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.

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Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to Oxford Bus Station, Gloucester Green
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Thames Travel
Website
thames-travel.co.uk
Bus from Oxford City Centre, St Aldates (Stop H1) to Didcot, Parkway Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Website
thames-travel.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Southampton Central Station to Didcot Parkway is 58 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 1 min to drive from Southampton Central Station to Didcot Parkway.

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