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

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Train South Western Railway  •  1h 42m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo

$30 - $48

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Bus  •  4h 2m

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to London Victoria Coach Station National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross to Custom House, Victoria Dock Road N551

$16 - $19

2 alternative options

Train via Reading  •  2h 50m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to London Paddington

$63 - $101

Drive  •  1h 46m

  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 £12 - £15 and takes 4h 2m.

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The quickest way to get from Southampton to ExCeL London is to train which costs £23 - £40 and takes 1h 42m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Southampton station to ExCeL London. However, there are services departing from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade and arriving at Custom House, Victoria Dock Road via Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station and Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 2m.

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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 1h 42m and costs £23 - £40.

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It takes approximately 1h 42m 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 Coach Station Harbour Parade.

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The best way to get from Southampton to ExCeL London is to train which takes 1h 42m and costs £23 - £40. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £12 - £15 and takes 4h 2m.

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Southampton to ExCeL London bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Custom House, Victoria Dock Road station.

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

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  • Distance: 75.2 miles
  • Duration: 1h 42m

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 1h 15m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southampton to ExCeL London via London Victoria Coach Station, Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station, Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross, and Custom House, Victoria Dock Road in around 4h 2m.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
57m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $20
Advanced Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $35
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 Coach Station Harbour Parade to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
National Express
London Buses
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross to Custom House, Victoria Dock Road
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
Transport for London

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