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

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Train  •  1 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo

$31 - $48

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Bus  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals 032 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross to Prince Regent Station N551

$15 - $20

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Bus via Heathrow Central Bus Station  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station to Heathrow Central Bus Station 203 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross N9

$29 - $32

Drive  •  1 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Southampton to ExCeL London 84.9 miles

$18 - $27

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The cheapest way to get from Southampton to ExCeL London is to bus which costs £11 - £15 and takes 4 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Southampton to ExCeL London is to train which costs £23 - £40 and takes 1 h 46 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Southampton station to ExCeL London station. However, there are services departing from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station and arriving at Prince Regent Station via Victoria, Eccleston Bridge and Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 9 min.

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The distance between Southampton and ExCeL London is 75 miles. The road distance is 84.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Southampton to ExCeL London without a car is to train which takes 1 h 46 min and costs £23 - £40.

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It takes approximately 1 h 46 min to get from Southampton to ExCeL London, including transfers.

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Southampton to ExCeL London bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Southampton City Centre, Coach Station.

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The best way to get from Southampton to ExCeL London is to train which takes 1 h 46 min and costs £23 - £40. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £11 - £15 and takes 4 h 9 min.

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Southampton to ExCeL London bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Prince Regent Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Southampton to ExCeL London is 85 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 46 min to drive from Southampton to ExCeL London.

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  • Distance: 75.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 46 min

What companies run services between Southampton, England and ExCeL London, England?

South Western Railway operates a train from Southampton to ExCeL London hourly. Tickets cost $26 - $40 and the journey takes 1 h 20 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southampton to ExCeL London via Victoria Coach Station Arrivals, Victoria, Eccleston Bridge, Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross, and Prince Regent Station in around 4 h 9 min.

Train operators
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 City Centre, Coach Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station to Heathrow Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $27
Website
nationalexpress.com
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross to Prince Regent Station
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk

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