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

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Train  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Westbury (Wilts)
  2. Take the train from Westbury (Wilts) to Redruth

$130 - $242

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to Helston National Express

$21 - $28

2 alternative options

Train via Exeter St Davids  •  7 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Salisbury to Exeter St Davids
  2. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Redruth

$103 - $193

Drive  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Southampton to Helston 216.9 miles

$45 - $70

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade station and arriving at Helston. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 h 25 min.

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The distance between Southampton and Helston is 180 miles. The road distance is 216.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Helston without a car is to train which takes 7 h 3 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 3 min to get from Southampton to Helston, including transfers.

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Southampton to Helston 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 Helston is to train which takes 7 h 3 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 9 h 25 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Southampton to Helston is 217 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 56 min to drive from Southampton to Helston.

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There are 979+ hotels available in Helston. Prices start at $98 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Helston.
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  • Distance: 179.8 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 3 min

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

You can take a train from Southampton to Helston via Westbury (Wilts), Redruth, and Redruth, Railway Station in around 7 h 3 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Southampton to Helston once daily. Tickets cost $21 - $28 and the journey takes 9 h 25 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Southampton Central to Westbury (Wilts)
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $25
Advanced Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $50
Train from Westbury (Wilts) to Redruth
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $190
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$50 - $85
Advanced Single
$55 - $80
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $190
Train from Exeter St Davids to Redruth
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Advanced Single
$35 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $120
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Exeter St Davids to Redruth
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $90
Off-Peak Single
$50 - $80
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 Helston
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $28
Website
nationalexpress.com

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