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

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Train  •  2 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Cardiff Central

$71 - $131

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Bus  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to Bath National Express
  2. Take the bus from Bath to Bridgend National Express

$19 - $26

2 alternative options

Train via Reading  •  3 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Bridgend

$108 - $186

Drive  •  2 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Southampton to Bridgend 149.2 miles

$30 - $50

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No, there is no direct bus from Southampton station to Bridgend. However, there are services departing from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade and arriving at Bridgend via Bath. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Southampton to Bridgend. However, there are services departing from Southampton Central and arriving at Bridgend via Cardiff Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 58 min.

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The distance between Southampton and Bridgend is 103 miles. The road distance is 149.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Bridgend without a car is to train which takes 2 h 58 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 58 min to get from Southampton to Bridgend, including transfers.

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

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Southampton to Bridgend train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Southampton Central station.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Bridgend is to train which takes 2 h 58 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h 25 min.

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Southampton to Bridgend bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Bridgend station.

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Southampton to Bridgend train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Cardiff Central station.

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Bridgend.
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  • Distance: 103.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 58 min

What companies run services between Southampton, England and Bridgend, Wales?

Great Western Railway operates a train from Southampton to Bridgend hourly. Tickets cost $60 - $120 and the journey takes 2 h 28 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southampton to Bridgend via Bath in around 5 h 25 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Southampton Central to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $55
Advanced Single
$35 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $120
Train from Reading to Bridgend
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $60
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $130
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 Bath
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Bath to Bridgend
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Southampton to Bridgend is 149 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 31 min to drive from Southampton to Bridgend.

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