There are 5 ways to get from Southampton to Ashdown Forest by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
  2. Take the train from Clapham Junction to East Grinstead

$44 - $68

Cheapest option

Bus via Brighton  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to Brighton National Express
  2. Take the bus from Brighton, Old Steine (Royal Bank of Scotland) to Wych Cross, The Roebuck 270

$20 - $23

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Brighton
  2. Take the bus from Brighton, St Peter's Church (Trafalgar Street) to Wych Cross, The Roebuck 270

$43 - $69

Bus  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station to South Terminal Bus Station 206 / ...

$31 - $41

Drive  •  1 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Southampton to Ashdown Forest 85.3 miles

$18 - $27

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Southampton station to Ashdown Forest. However, there are services departing from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station and arriving at Wych Cross, The Roebuck via Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal and East Grinstead, War Memorial (London Road). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 48 min.

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The distance between Southampton and Ashdown Forest is 64 miles. The road distance is 85.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Ashdown Forest without a car is to train which takes 3 h 16 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 16 min to get from Southampton to Ashdown Forest, including transfers.

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Southampton to Ashdown Forest bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Southampton City Centre, Coach Station.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Ashdown Forest is to train which takes 3 h 16 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 48 min.

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Southampton to Ashdown Forest bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at South Terminal Bus Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Southampton to Ashdown Forest is 85 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 39 min to drive from Southampton to Ashdown Forest.

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There are 331+ hotels available in Ashdown Forest. Prices start at $77 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Ashdown Forest.
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  • Distance: 64.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 16 min

What companies run services between Southampton, England and Ashdown Forest, England?

You can take a train from Southampton to Ashdown Forest via Clapham Junction, East Grinstead, East Grinstead Station, and Wych Cross, The Roebuck in around 3 h 16 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Southampton to Ashdown Forest every 2 hours. Tickets cost $22 - $30 and the journey takes 2 h 50 min.

Train operators
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Clapham Junction to East Grinstead
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Brighton
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Southampton Central to Brighton
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $30
Advanced Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $60
Bus operators
Metrobus
Website
metrobus.co.uk
Bus from Brighton, St Peter's Church (Trafalgar Street) to Wych Cross, The Roebuck
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Website
metrobus.co.uk
Bus from Brighton, Old Steine (Royal Bank of Scotland) to Wych Cross, The Roebuck
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Website
metrobus.co.uk
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 City Centre, Coach Station to South Terminal Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to Brighton
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com

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