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There are 12 ways to get from Southampton to Göttingen by train, car, car train, bus, night bus, car ferry or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train via Köln Hbf  •  11h 29m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est
  3. Take the train from Brussels - Midi to Köln Hauptbahnhof
  4. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf Ice
  5. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Göttingen Ice

$238 - $469

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Bus, night bus  •  23h

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to London Victoria Coach Station 032
  2. Take the bus from London to Rotterdam
  3. Take the night bus from Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS to Dortmund
  4. Take the bus from Dortmund to Göttingen 064

$55 - $85

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Train  •  13h 6m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras Int. to Amsterdam Centraal
  3. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Hannover Hbf
  4. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Göttingen Ice / ...

$189 - $513

Drive, Eurotunnel, train  •  12h 3m

  1. Drive from Southampton to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est
  4. Take the train from Brussels - Midi to Duisburg Hauptbahnhof
  5. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to Hannover Hbf Ice
  6. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Göttingen Ice / ...

$407 - $555

Bus  •  21h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to London Victoria Coach Station 032
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Frankfurt
  3. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Göttingen 007

$63 - $95

Drive, car ferry  •  9h 16m

  1. Drive from Southampton to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Göttingen

$142 - $212

Fly Southampton to Hannover, train  •  8h 5m

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Hannover (HAJ) SOU - HAJ
  2. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Göttingen

$119 - $470

Train, train to London Heathrow, fly to Hannover  •  7h 32m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
  3. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Hannover (HAJ) LHR - HAJ
  4. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Göttingen

$146 - $409

Train, train to London Heathrow, fly to Frankfurt  •  8h 4m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
  3. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Frankfurt (FRA) LHR - FRA
  4. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Göttingen

$164 - $430

Train to London Stansted, fly to Hannover, train  •  7h 53m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Hannover (HAJ) STN - HAJ
  3. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Göttingen

$132 - $517

Fly Southampton to Dusseldorf, train  •  8h 12m

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Dusseldorf (DUS) SOU - DUS
  2. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Hannover Hbf
  3. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Göttingen

$149 - $359

Train to London City, fly to Dusseldorf, train  •  9h 22m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Dusseldorf (DUS) LCY - DUS
  3. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Hannover Hbf
  4. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Göttingen

$183 - $461

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Southampton to Göttingen is to bus and night bus which costs £40 - £70 and takes 23h.

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The quickest way to get from Southampton to Göttingen is to train and fly which costs £110 - £320 and takes 7h 32m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Southampton station to Göttingen. However, there are services departing from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade and arriving at Göttingen via London Victoria Coach Station and Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21h 25m.

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The distance between Southampton and Göttingen is 495 miles.

The best way to get from Southampton to Göttingen without a car is to train which takes 11h 29m and costs £180 - £360.

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It takes approximately 11h 29m to get from Southampton to Göttingen, including transfers.

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Southampton to Göttingen 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 Göttingen is to train which takes 11h 29m and costs £180 - £360. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £45 - £75 and takes 21h 25m.

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There is no direct flight from Southampton Airport to Hannover Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 45m and has one stopover.

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Southampton to Göttingen bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Göttingen station.

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Göttingen.
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  • Distance: 494.9 miles
  • Duration: 11h 29m

What companies run services between Southampton, England and Göttingen, Germany?

You can take a train from Southampton to Göttingen via London Waterloo, Waterloo station, Euston station, London St. Pancras International, Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar, Brussels - Midi, Köln Hbf, and Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf in around 11h 29m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southampton to Göttingen via London Victoria Coach Station, Frankfurt, and Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station in around 21h 25m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Hannover via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from London Heathrow to Hannover via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from London Heathrow to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Hannover
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $600
Flights from London Heathrow to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Flights from London City to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Southampton to Hannover via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from London Heathrow to Hannover via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from London Heathrow to Frankfurt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Southampton to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Flights from London City to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Hannover via Manchester
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Flights from Southampton to Hannover via Glasgow, Birmingham
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Southampton to Hannover via Glasgow, Manchester
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Southampton to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $380
Flights from London City to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $460
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Southampton to Hannover via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from London Heathrow to Frankfurt via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Southampton to Dusseldorf via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $2,400
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from London Stansted to Hannover
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $800
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Hannover via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $650
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
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$150 - $230
Train from London St. Pancras Int. to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$90 - $310
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$90 - $310
Premier
$230 - $350
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$45 - $110
Premier
$100 - $130
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussels - Midi to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$60 - $90
1st Class
$90 - $120
Train from Brussels - Midi to Duisburg Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$80 - $110
1st Class
$110 - $150
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Göttingen
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Göttingen
Ave. Duration
34m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $15
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $24
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 London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
National Express
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
13h 25m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
elines.cz
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Göttingen
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS to Dortmund
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Dortmund to Göttingen
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from London to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators

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Göttingen is 1h ahead of Southampton. It is currently 12:21 PM in Southampton and 1:21 PM in Göttingen.

Air France, KLM and Flybe offer flights from Southampton Airport to Hannover Airport.

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There are 107+ hotels available in Göttingen. Prices start at $56 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Southampton Airport is to train which takes 10m and costs £1 - £28.

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