There are 10 ways to get from Southampton to Cumbria by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Penrith North Lakes

$218 - $339

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to Penrith National Express

$32 - $38

8 alternative options

Train CrossCountry  •  8 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Penrith North Lakes

$140 - $206

Train via Newport (S Wales)  •  10 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Newport (S Wales)
  2. Take the train from Newport (S Wales) to Manchester Piccadilly
  3. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Penrith North Lakes

$161 - $259

Drive  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Southampton to Cumbria 321.8 miles

$65 - $100

Fly Southampton to Manchester, train  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Manchester (MAN) SOU - MAN
  2. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Penrith North Lakes

$92 - $246

Fly Southampton to Newcastle, train  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Newcastle (NCL) SOU - NCL
  2. Take the train from Newcastle to Carlisle

$87 - $299

Fly Southampton to Edinburgh, train  •  7 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Edinburgh (EDI) SOU - EDI
  2. Take the train from Haymarket to Penrith North Lakes

$109 - $357

Fly Southampton to Leeds Bradford, train  •  8 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) SOU - LBA
  2. Take the train from Leeds to Manchester Piccadilly
  3. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Penrith North Lakes

$145 - $362

Train to Bristol, fly to Newcastle, train  •  8 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Newcastle (NCL) BRS - NCL
  3. Take the train from Newcastle to Carlisle

$119 - $319

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Southampton to Cumbria is to bus which costs £24 - £29 and takes 10 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Southampton to Cumbria is to drive which costs £50 - £80 and takes 5 h 18 min.

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The distance between Southampton and Cumbria is 263 miles. The road distance is 321.8 miles.

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It takes approximately 5 h 41 min to get from Southampton to Cumbria, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Southampton station to Cumbria. However, there are services departing from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade and arriving at Watermillock, Longthwaite road end (Near Townend Cottage) via Penrith, Rail Station (Penrith Railway Station main entrance). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 39 min.

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

You can take a train from Southampton to Cumbria via London Waterloo, Waterloo Underground Station, Euston Underground Station, London Euston, and Penrith North Lakes in around 5 h 41 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Southampton to Cumbria once daily. Tickets cost $26 - $35 and the journey takes 9 h 5 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Flights from Southampton to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Southampton to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Southampton to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Southampton to Edinburgh via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Southampton to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $230
Flights from Bristol to Newcastle via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $230
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Southampton to Newcastle via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$160 - $250
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$100 - $150
Anytime Day Single
$160 - $250
Train from Haymarket to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $110
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$18 - $26
Off-Peak Day Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Train from Manchester Airport to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$19 - $28
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $65
Train from Haymarket to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$20 - $29
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $65
Train from Leeds to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $26
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Southampton Central to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $100
Train from Southampton Central to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Advanced Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $95
First Anytime Day Single
$100 - $150
Bus operators
National Express

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