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

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Train South Western Railway  •  2h

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

$33 - $80

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Bus, line 400 bus  •  4h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to Gatwick Airport London South National Express / ...
  2. Take the line 400 bus from Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal to Caterham station 400

$25 - $34

2 alternative options

Train via Horsham  •  3h 18m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Horsham
  2. Take the train from Horsham to Redhill

$51 - $76

Drive  •  1h 25m

  1. Drive from Southampton to Caterham 84.8 miles

$18 - $27

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The cheapest way to get from Southampton to Caterham is to drive which costs £14 - £21 and takes 1h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Southampton to Caterham is to drive which costs £14 - £21 and takes 1h 25m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Southampton station to Caterham station. However, there are services departing from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade and arriving at Caterham station via Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 52m.

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No, there is no direct train from Southampton to Caterham. However, there are services departing from Southampton Central and arriving at Caterham via Clapham Junction and East Croydon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h.

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The distance between Southampton and Caterham is 64 miles. The road distance is 84.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Caterham without a car is to train which takes 2h and costs £25 - £65.

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It takes approximately 2h to get from Southampton to Caterham, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Southampton to Caterham is to train which takes 2h and costs £25 - £65. Alternatively, you can bus and line 400 bus, which costs £19 - £27 and takes 4h 52m.

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Caterham.
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  • Distance: 63.5 miles
  • Duration: 2h

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

You can take a train from Southampton to Caterham via Clapham Junction and East Croydon in around 2h. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southampton to Caterham via Gatwick Airport London South and Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal in around 4h 52m.

Train operators
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from East Croydon to Caterham
Ave. Duration
24m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Horsham
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Horsham to Redhill
Ave. Duration
27m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
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 Gatwick Airport London South
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Website
National Express
Metrobus
Phone
+44 1293 449191
Email
info@metrobus.co.uk
Website
metrobus.co.uk
Bus from Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal to Caterham station
Ave. Duration
52m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
metrobus.co.uk

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Southampton to Caterham bus services, operated by Metrobus, arrive at Caterham station.

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Southampton to Caterham train services, operated by Southern, arrive at Caterham station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Southampton to Caterham is 85 miles. It takes approximately 1h 25m to drive from Southampton to Caterham.

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