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There are 5 ways to get from Southampton to Hickstead by train, bus or car

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Train, bus  •  2h 50m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
  2. Take the train from Clapham Junction to Gatwick Airport
  3. Take the bus from Gatwick Airport London South to Hickstead 201 / ...

$47 - $110

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Bus National Express  •  4h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to Gatwick Airport London South National Express / ...

$30 - $38

3 alternative options

Train  •  3h 10m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Brighton

$36 - $68

Bus via Bognor Regis, Station  •  6h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Southampton City Centre, Houndwell Park to Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange X4
  2. Take the bus from Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange to Bognor Regis, Station
  3. Take the bus from Pulborough, station to Hickstead, Little Chef 100

$31 - $43

Drive  •  1h 16m

  1. Drive from Southampton to Hickstead 69.6 miles

$14 - $22

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The cheapest way to get from Southampton to Hickstead is to drive which costs £11 - £17 and takes 1h 16m.

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The quickest way to get from Southampton to Hickstead is to drive which costs £11 - £17 and takes 1h 16m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Southampton station to Hickstead. However, there are services departing from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade and arriving at Hickstead via Gatwick Airport London South. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 7m.

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The distance between Southampton and Hickstead is 53 miles. The road distance is 69.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Hickstead without a car is to train and bus which takes 2h 50m and costs £35 - £85.

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It takes approximately 2h 50m to get from Southampton to Hickstead, including transfers.

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Southampton to Hickstead 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 Hickstead is to train which takes 3h 10m and costs £27 - £55. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £23 - £30 and takes 4h 7m.

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Southampton to Hickstead bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Gatwick Airport London South station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Southampton to Hickstead is 70 miles. It takes approximately 1h 16m to drive from Southampton to Hickstead.

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  • Distance: 53.1 miles
  • Duration: 2h 50m

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

Southern operates a train from Southampton to Hickstead hourly. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 1h 52m. Great Western Railway also services this route once daily. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Southampton to Hickstead every 4 hours. Tickets cost $22 - $30 and the journey takes 3h.

Train operators
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Clapham Junction to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
23m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Brighton
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Southampton Central to Brighton
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $30
Advanced Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $60
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 Gatwick Airport London South to Hickstead
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $9
Website
National Express
Bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to Gatwick Airport London South
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Website
National Express
Stagecoach South
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange to Bognor Regis, Station
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
Stagecoach South
Compass Travel
Phone
01903 690025
Email
office@compass-travel.co.uk
Website
compass-travel.co.uk
Bus from Pulborough, station to Hickstead, Little Chef
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
compass-travel.co.uk

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