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

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Train South Western Railway  •  4h 20m

  1. Take the train from Salisbury to Exeter St Davids

$45 - $80

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Bus  •  6h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to Bournemouth Station, Holdenhurst Road National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bournemouth Station, Holdenhurst Road to Exeter National Express

$21 - $31

2 alternative options

Train via Bristol Temple Meads  •  4h 26m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids

$85 - $154

Drive  •  2h 24m

  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 £16 - £24 and takes 6h 43m.

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

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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 Bournemouth Station, Holdenhurst Road and Exeter City Centre, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 43m.

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No, there is no direct train from Southampton to Devon. However, there are services departing from Southampton Central and arriving at Yeoford via Salisbury and Exeter St Davids. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 20m.

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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 which takes 4h 20m and costs £30 - £65.

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It takes approximately 4h 20m 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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Southampton to Devon train services, operated by South Western Railway, depart from Salisbury station.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Devon is to train which takes 4h 20m and costs £30 - £65. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £16 - £24 and takes 6h 43m.

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Devon.
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  • Distance: 103.5 miles
  • Duration: 4h 20m

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

South Western Railway operates a train from Southampton to Devon hourly. Tickets cost $29 - $45 and the journey takes 1h 54m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southampton to Devon via Bournemouth Station, Holdenhurst Road, Exeter, and Exeter City Centre, Bus Station in around 6h 43m.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Southampton Central to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Advanced Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Advanced Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
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 Bournemouth Station, Holdenhurst Road
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
National Express
Bus from Bournemouth Station, Holdenhurst Road to Exeter
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
National Express

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Southampton to Devon bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Exeter station.

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Southampton to Devon train services, operated by South Western Railway, arrive at Exeter St Davids station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Southampton to Devon is 124 miles. It takes approximately 2h 24m to drive from Southampton to Devon.

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