There are 4 ways to get from Southampton to Birchington by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Birchington-on-Sea

$61 - $91

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Bus  •  6 h

  1. Take the bus from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals 032 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Birchington-on-Sea, The Square (Powell Arms) 022 / ...

$20 - $28

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  5 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station to Heathrow Airport Terminal 4, Heathrow Terminal 4 203 / ...
  2. Take the train from St Pancras International to Birchington-on-Sea

$77 - $108

Drive  •  2 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Southampton to Birchington 148.5 miles

$30 - $50

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No, there is no direct bus from Southampton station to Birchington. However, there are services departing from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station and arriving at Birchington-on-Sea, The Square (Powell Arms) via Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Southampton to Birchington. However, there are services departing from Southampton Central and arriving at Birchington-on-Sea via Clapham Junction and London Victoria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 35 min.

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The distance between Southampton and Birchington is 123 miles. The road distance is 148.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Birchington without a car is to train which takes 3 h 35 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 35 min to get from Southampton to Birchington, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Southampton to Birchington is to train which takes 3 h 35 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6 h.

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Southampton to Birchington bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Birchington-on-Sea, The Square (Powell Arms) station.

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Southampton to Birchington train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Birchington-on-Sea station.

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Birchington.
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  • Distance: 122.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 35 min

What companies run services between Southampton, England and Birchington, England?

You can take a train from Southampton to Birchington via Clapham Junction and London Victoria in around 3 h 35 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southampton to Birchington via Victoria Coach Station Arrivals and Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station in around 6 h.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from London Victoria to Birchington-on-Sea
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $50
Train from St Pancras International to Birchington-on-Sea
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$45 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $75
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 City Centre, Coach Station to Heathrow Airport Terminal 4, Heathrow Terminal 4
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $25
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Birchington-on-Sea, The Square (Powell Arms)
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Southampton to Birchington is 148 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 28 min to drive from Southampton to Birchington.

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