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There are 4 ways to get from Southampton to Frinton-on-Sea by train, bus or car

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Train  •  4h 1m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Thorpe-le-Soken

$57 - $88

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to Heathrow Airport London T4 203
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T4 to Colchester 250
  3. Take the bus from Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street to Frinton-on-Sea, Frinton Rail Gates 97A / ...

$55 - $70

2 alternative options

Train, line 344 bus  •  4h 45m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
  2. Take the line 344 bus from Clapham Junction Station to Bishopsgate, Wormwood Street 344
  3. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Clacton-on-Sea

$58 - $114

Drive  •  2h 54m

  1. Drive from Southampton to Frinton-on-Sea 173.2 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Southampton to Frinton-on-Sea is to drive which costs £28 - £45 and takes 2h 54m.

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The quickest way to get from Southampton to Frinton-on-Sea is to drive which costs £28 - £45 and takes 2h 54m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Southampton station to Frinton-on-Sea. However, there are services departing from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade and arriving at Frinton-on-Sea, Frinton Rail Gates via Heathrow Airport London T4 and Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 24m.

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The distance between Southampton and Frinton-on-Sea is 132 miles. The road distance is 173.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Frinton-on-Sea without a car is to train which takes 4h 1m and costs £40 - £70.

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It takes approximately 4h 1m to get from Southampton to Frinton-on-Sea, including transfers.

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Southampton to Frinton-on-Sea 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 Frinton-on-Sea is to train which takes 4h 1m and costs £40 - £70. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £40 - £55 and takes 7h 24m.

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Southampton to Frinton-on-Sea bus services, operated by First in Essex, arrive at Frinton-on-Sea, Frinton Rail Gates station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Southampton to Frinton-on-Sea is 173 miles. It takes approximately 2h 54m to drive from Southampton to Frinton-on-Sea.

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  • Distance: 131.7 miles
  • Duration: 4h 1m

What companies run services between Southampton, England and Frinton-on-Sea, England?

You can take a train from Southampton to Frinton-on-Sea via London Waterloo, Waterloo station, Stratford station, Stratford (London), and Thorpe-le-Soken in around 4h 1m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southampton to Frinton-on-Sea via Heathrow Airport London T4 and Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street in around 7h 24m.

Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Stratford (London) to Thorpe-le-Soken
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from London Liverpool Street to Clacton-on-Sea
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Clapham Junction Station to Bishopsgate, Wormwood Street
Ave. Duration
56m
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
Transport for London
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 Heathrow Airport London T4
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $25
Website
National Express
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T4 to Colchester
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
National Express
First in Essex
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street to Frinton-on-Sea, Frinton Rail Gates
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
firstgroup.com
Stephensons of Essex
Phone
01376 503050
Email
customerservices@stephensonsofessex.com
Website
stephensonsofessex.com
Bus from Colchester Town Centre, Stanwell Street to Frinton-on-Sea, Frinton Rail Gates
Ave. Duration
51m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
stephensonsofessex.com

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