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

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Train  •  2 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Hemel Hempstead

$38 - $58

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Bus  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station to Heathrow Central Bus Station 203 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Hemel Hempstead National Express / ...

$30 - $35

2 alternative options

Train, line 320 bus  •  3 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
  2. Take the train from Clapham Junction to Watford Junction
  3. Take the line 320 bus from Watford Junction Railway Station to Adeyfield, Great Road 320

$41 - $61

Drive  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Southampton to Hemel Hempstead 85.3 miles

$18 - $27

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Southampton station to Hemel Hempstead. However, there are services departing from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station and arriving at Hemel Hempstead via Heathrow Airport London T2,3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 25 min.

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The distance between Southampton and Hemel Hempstead is 72 miles. The road distance is 85.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Hemel Hempstead without a car is to train which takes 2 h 16 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 16 min to get from Southampton to Hemel Hempstead, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Southampton to Hemel Hempstead is to train which takes 2 h 16 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3 h 25 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Southampton to Hemel Hempstead is 85 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 27 min to drive from Southampton to Hemel Hempstead.

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There are 437+ hotels available in Hemel Hempstead. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Hemel Hempstead.
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  • Distance: 72.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 16 min

What companies run services between Southampton, England and Hemel Hempstead, England?

You can take a train from Southampton to Hemel Hempstead via London Waterloo, Waterloo Underground Station, Euston Underground Station, and London Euston in around 2 h 16 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southampton to Hemel Hempstead via Heathrow Central Bus Station and Heathrow Airport London T2,3 in around 3 h 25 min.

Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Watford Junction Railway Station to Adeyfield, Great Road
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
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 City Centre, Coach Station to Heathrow Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $27
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Hemel Hempstead
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Website
nationalexpress.com

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