There are 5 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.

Recommended option

Train, bus  •  4 h 11 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 to Exeter National Express

$20 - $24

3 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 17 min

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

$72 - $139

Train, bus via Dorchester, South Station  •  7 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Dorchester South
  2. Take the bus from Dorchester, South Station to Axminster, Rail Station X51
  3. Take the bus from Axminster, Rail Station to Exeter City Centre, Bus Station 4 / ...

$41 - $53

Drive  •  2 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Southampton to Devon 123.8 miles

$26 - $40

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

You can take a train from Southampton to Devon via Westbury (Wilts) and Exeter St Davids in around 4 h 17 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
$10 - $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 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $50
Train from Westbury (Wilts) to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$24 - $40
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $80
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Southampton Central to Salisbury
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $17
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
Train from Southampton Central to Dorchester South
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
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
Bus from Axminster, Rail Station to Exeter City Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11
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

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Southampton and Devon is 166 km. The road distance is 198 km.

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

The quickest way to get from Southampton to Devon is to drive which takes 2 h 24 min and costs £20 - £29.

No, there is no direct train from Southampton to Devon. However, there are services departing from Southampton Central and arriving at Yeoford via Westbury (Wilts) and Exeter St Davids. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 17 min.

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

It takes approximately 4 h 11 min to get from Southampton to Devon, including transfers.