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There are 7 ways to get from Southampton to Grasmere by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  7 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Oxenholme Lake District

$163 - $258

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Bus  •  12 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to London Victoria Coach Station National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Grasmere National Express

$35 - $48

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Train, bus  •  8 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Grasmere National Express

$106 - $156

Drive  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Southampton to Grasmere 305.2 miles

$65 - $95

Fly to Manchester, train  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Manchester (MAN) SOU - MAN
  2. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Oxenholme Lake District

$81 - $236

Fly to Newcastle, train  •  8 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Newcastle (NCL) SOU - NCL
  2. Take the train from Newcastle to Carlisle
  3. Take the train from Carlisle to Oxenholme Lake District

$104 - $336

Fly to Leeds Bradford, train  •  8 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) SOU - LBA
  2. Take the train from Leeds to Manchester Oxford Road
  3. Take the train from Manchester Oxford Road to Oxenholme Lake District

$133 - $346

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The cheapest way to get from Southampton to Grasmere is to bus which costs £26 - £40 and takes 12 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Southampton to Grasmere is to drive which costs £50 - £75 and takes 5 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Southampton station to Grasmere. However, there are services departing from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade and arriving at Grasmere via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 2 min.

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The distance between Southampton and Grasmere is 256 miles. The road distance is 305.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Grasmere without a car is to train which takes 7 h 56 min and costs £120 - £200.

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It takes approximately 7 h 56 min to get from Southampton to Grasmere, including transfers.

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Southampton to Grasmere 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 Grasmere is to train which takes 7 h 56 min and costs £120 - £200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £26 - £40 and takes 12 h 2 min.

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The quickest flight from Southampton Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Grasmere.
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  • Distance: 256.3 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 56 min

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

You can take a train from Southampton to Grasmere via Birmingham New Street, Oxenholme Lake District, Windermere, and Windermere in around 7 h 56 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southampton to Grasmere via London Victoria Coach Station in around 12 h 2 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Flights from Southampton to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Southampton to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $110
Off-Peak Single
$65 - $95
Train from Southampton Central to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$95 - $150
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$55 - $90
Anytime Single
$95 - $150
Off-Peak Single
$95 - $150
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$50 - $80
Anytime Day Single
$85 - $140
Train from Carlisle to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$21 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$15 - $21
Off-Peak Day Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Train from Carlisle to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$10 - $15
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $29
Train from Leeds to Manchester Oxford Road
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $25
Train from Manchester Oxford Road to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$13 - $19
Off-Peak Day Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $40
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 Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Grasmere
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
National Express
Bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
National Express
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Grasmere
Ave. Duration
8 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
National Express

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Yes, the driving distance between Southampton to Grasmere is 305 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 5 min to drive from Southampton to Grasmere.

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Flybe offers flights from Southampton Airport to Manchester Airport.

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There are 2145+ hotels available in Grasmere. Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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

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