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

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Train  •  2h 58m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Cardiff Central

$70 - $131

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Bus  •  6h

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to Bristol Bus & Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to Bridgend National Express / ...

$19 - $26

2 alternative options

Train via Reading  •  3h 20m

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

$103 - $186

Drive  •  2h 31m

  1. Drive from Southampton to Bridgend 149.2 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Southampton to Bridgend is to bus which costs £14 - £21 and takes 6h.

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The quickest way to get from Southampton to Bridgend is to drive which costs £24 - £40 and takes 2h 31m.

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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 Bristol Bus & Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h.

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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 2h 58m.

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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 2h 58m and costs £50 - £100.

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It takes approximately 2h 58m 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 2h 58m and costs £50 - £100. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £14 - £21 and takes 6h.

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

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 2h 28m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southampton to Bridgend via Bristol Bus & Coach Station in around 6h.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Southampton Central to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Advanced Single
$35 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $120
Train from Reading to Bridgend
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $130
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $60
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $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.

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Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to Bristol Bus & Coach Station
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
National Express
Bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to Bridgend
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
National Express

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

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