There are 4 ways to get from Southampton to Heathrow by bus, train, car or towncar

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Bus  •  2 h

  1. Take the bus from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station to Heathrow Airport Terminal 4, Heathrow Terminal 4 National Express / ...

$21 - $25

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Train  •  2 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington

$54 - $87

Drive  •  1 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Southampton to Heathrow 67.3 miles

$14 - $21

Towncar  •  1 h 9 min

  1. Take a town car from Southampton to London Heathrow Airport 67.2 miles

$170 - $240

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station station and arriving at Heathrow Airport Terminal 4, Heathrow Terminal 4. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Southampton to Heathrow. However, there are services departing from Southampton Central and arriving at Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 via Reading and Hayes & Harlington. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 1 min.

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The distance between Southampton and Heathrow is 57 miles. The road distance is 67.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Heathrow without a car is to bus which takes 2 h and costs .

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The bus from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station to Heathrow Airport Terminal 4, Heathrow Terminal 4 takes 2 h including transfers and departs every two hours.

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

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Southampton to Heathrow train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Southampton Central station.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Heathrow is to bus which takes 2 h and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 2 h 1 min.

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Southampton to Heathrow bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Heathrow Airport Terminal 4, Heathrow Terminal 4 station.

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Southampton to Heathrow train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Hayes & Harlington station.

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  • Distance: 57 miles
  • Duration: 2 h

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

National Express operates a bus from Southampton to Heathrow every 2 hours. Tickets cost $21 - $25 and the journey takes 2 h. Alternatively, you can take a train from Southampton to Heathrow via Reading and Hayes & Harlington in around 2 h 1 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $25
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $16
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $25
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 Heathrow Airport Terminal 4, Heathrow Terminal 4
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $25
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Southampton to London Heathrow Airport
Estimated price
$170 - $240

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Yes, the driving distance between Southampton to Heathrow is 67 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 9 min to drive from Southampton to Heathrow.

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