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

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Train  •  2h 23m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London Bridge to Hitchin

$45 - $67

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Bus  •  4h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to Heathrow Airport London T2,3 National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Luton Airport London National Express / ...

$38 - $47

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  5h 20m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Victoria
  2. Take the bus from Victoria to Luton Station Interchange 757

$80 - $112

Drive  •  1h 47m

  1. Drive from Southampton to Hitchin 103.7 miles

$22 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Southampton to Hitchin is to drive which costs £17 - £25 and takes 1h 47m.

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The quickest way to get from Southampton to Hitchin is to drive which costs £17 - £25 and takes 1h 47m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Southampton station to Hitchin. However, there are services departing from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade and arriving at Hitchin, West Hill via Heathrow Airport London T2,3 and Airport Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 55m.

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The distance between Southampton and Hitchin is 87 miles. The road distance is 103.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Hitchin without a car is to train which takes 2h 23m and costs £35 - £55.

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It takes approximately 2h 23m to get from Southampton to Hitchin, including transfers.

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Southampton to Hitchin 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 Hitchin is to train which takes 2h 23m and costs £35 - £55. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £29 - £40 and takes 4h 55m.

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Southampton to Hitchin bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Luton Airport London station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Southampton to Hitchin is 104 miles. It takes approximately 1h 47m to drive from Southampton to Hitchin.

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  • Distance: 87.3 miles
  • Duration: 2h 23m

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

You can take a train from Southampton to Hitchin via London Waterloo, Waterloo station, London Bridge station, and London Bridge in around 2h 23m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southampton to Hitchin via Heathrow Airport London T2,3 and Airport Bus Station in around 4h 55m.

Train operators
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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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+44 08717 818178
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Bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $27
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National Express
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Luton Airport London
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
National Express
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There are 325+ hotels available in Hitchin. Prices start at $58 USD per night.

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