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

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Train  •  1h 24m

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

$47 - $73

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Bus  •  3h 25m

  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 to Didcot, Parkway Station X2 - Connector / ...

Drive  •  1h 1m

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

$12 - $19

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The cheapest way to get from Southampton Central Station to Didcot Parkway is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1h 1m.

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The quickest way to get from Southampton Central Station to Didcot Parkway is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1h 1m.

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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. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 25m.

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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 1h 24m.

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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 1h 24m and costs £35 - £60.

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It takes approximately 1h 24m 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 1h 24m and costs £35 - £60. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3h 25m.

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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: 1h 24m

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 1h 24m. 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 in around 3h 25m.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to Didcot Parkway
Ave. Duration
27m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$7 - $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.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to Oxford Bus Station, Gloucester Green
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
National Express
Thames Travel
Website
thames-travel.co.uk
Bus from Oxford City Centre, St Aldates to Didcot, Parkway Station
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
thames-travel.co.uk

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

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