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

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

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Train, bus  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Salisbury
  2. Take the train from Salisbury to Exeter Central
  3. Take the bus from Exeter City Centre, Prison to Cheriton Cross, Coach House 6 / ...

$46 - $75

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 19 min

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

$20 - $23

2 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Westbury (Wilts)
  2. Take the train from Westbury (Wilts) to Exeter St Davids

$71 - $127

Drive  •  2 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Southampton to Devon 123.8 miles

$26 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Southampton to Devon is to bus which costs £14 - £18 and takes 6 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Southampton to Devon is to drive which costs £20 - £30 and takes 2 h 24 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Southampton station to Devon. However, there are services departing from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade and arriving at Cheriton Cross, Coach House via Exeter City Centre, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 19 min.

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The distance between Southampton and Devon is 104 miles. The road distance is 123.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Devon without a car is to train and bus which takes 4 h 7 min and costs £35 - £60.

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It takes approximately 4 h 7 min to get from Southampton to Devon, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Southampton to Devon is to train which takes 4 h 9 min and costs £50 - £100. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £14 - £18 and takes 6 h 19 min.

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Devon.
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  • Distance: 103.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 7 min

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

You can take a train from Southampton to Devon via Westbury (Wilts), Exeter St Davids, and Exeter, St Davids Station in around 4 h 9 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Southampton to Devon once daily. Tickets cost $13 - $18 and the journey takes 5 h 15 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Southampton Central to Salisbury
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$9 - $15
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $24
Train from Southampton Central to Westbury (Wilts)
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $25
Advanced Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $50
Train from Westbury (Wilts) to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $40
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Southampton Central to Salisbury
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Salisbury to Exeter Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
Stagecoach South West
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Exeter City Centre, Prison to Cheriton Cross, Coach House
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Dartline Coaches
Phone
01392 872900
Email
info@dartline-coaches.co.uk
Website
dartline-coaches.co.uk
Bus from Exeter City Centre, Central Station to Cheriton Cross, Coach House
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
dartline-coaches.co.uk
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 Exeter
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
nationalexpress.com

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