There are 3 ways to get from Southampton to Cotswolds by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Moreton-in-Marsh

$68 - $111

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Bus  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to Oxford Bus Station, Gloucester Green National Express
  2. Take the bus from Oxford City Centre, George Street (Stop B2) to Chipping Norton, West Street (Kings Arms Hotel) S3 / ...

$22 - $26

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Drive  •  1 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Southampton to Cotswolds 94.3 miles

$20 - $30

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The cheapest way to get from Southampton to Cotswolds is to drive which costs £15 - £23 and takes 1 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Southampton to Cotswolds is to drive which costs £15 - £23 and takes 1 h 46 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Southampton station to Cotswolds. However, there are services departing from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade and arriving at Moreton-in-Marsh, Wellington Inn via Oxford City Centre, George Street (Stop B2) and Chipping Norton, New Street (Kings Head Mews). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 48 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Southampton to Cotswolds. However, there are services departing from Southampton Central and arriving at Moreton-in-Marsh via Reading. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 51 min.

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The distance between Southampton and Cotswolds is 77 miles. The road distance is 94.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Cotswolds without a car is to train which takes 2 h 51 min and costs £50 - £85.

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It takes approximately 2 h 51 min to get from Southampton to Cotswolds, including transfers.

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

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Southampton to Cotswolds train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Southampton Central station.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Cotswolds is to train which takes 2 h 51 min and costs £50 - £85. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £17 - £20 and takes 4 h 48 min.

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Cotswolds.
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  • Distance: 77.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 51 min

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

You can take a train from Southampton to Cotswolds via Reading and Moreton-in-Marsh in around 2 h 51 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southampton to Cotswolds via Oxford Bus Station, Gloucester Green, Oxford City Centre, George Street (Stop B2), Chipping Norton, West Street (Kings Arms Hotel), Chipping Norton, New Street (Kings Head Mews), and Moreton-in-Marsh, Wellington Inn in around 4 h 48 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to Moreton-in-Marsh
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $27
Advanced Single
$19 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $55
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 Oxford Bus Station, Gloucester Green
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach Oxfordshire
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Oxford City Centre, George Street (Stop B2) to Chipping Norton, West Street (Kings Arms Hotel)
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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Southampton to Cotswolds bus services, operated by Stagecoach Oxfordshire, arrive at Chipping Norton, West Street (Kings Arms Hotel) station.

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Southampton to Cotswolds train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Moreton-in-Marsh station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Southampton to Cotswolds is 94 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 46 min to drive from Southampton to Cotswolds.

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There are 604+ hotels available in Cotswolds. Prices start at $98 USD per night.

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