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

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Train  •  3 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International to Kettering

$44 - $94

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to Oxford Bus Station, Gloucester Green
  2. Take the bus from Oxford Bus Station, Gloucester Green to Northampton
  3. Take the bus from Northampton Bus Interchange (North Gate Bus Station) to Kettering, Police Station X4

$24 - $32

2 alternative options

Train, line 200 bus, bus  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Banbury
  2. Take the line 200 bus from Banbury Town Centre, Bus Station (Bay 7) to Daventry, Bus Station 200
  3. Take the bus from Northampton Bus Interchange (North Gate Bus Station) to Kettering, Police Station X4

$78 - $104

Drive  •  2 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Southampton to Kettering 126 miles

$27 - $40

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Southampton station to Kettering station. However, there are services departing from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade and arriving at Kettering, Police Station via Oxford Bus Station, Gloucester Green and Northampton Bus Interchange (North Gate Bus Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 9 min.

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The distance between Southampton and Kettering is 108 miles. The road distance is 126 miles.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Kettering without a car is to train which takes 3 h 4 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 4 min to get from Southampton to Kettering, including transfers.

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Southampton to Kettering 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 Kettering is to train which takes 3 h 4 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h 9 min.

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Southampton to Kettering bus services, operated by Stagecoach Northamptonshire, arrive at Kettering, Police Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Southampton to Kettering is 126 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 13 min to drive from Southampton to Kettering.

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There are 165+ hotels available in Kettering. Prices start at $60 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Kettering.
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  • Distance: 107.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 4 min

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

You can take a train from Southampton to Kettering via London Waterloo, Waterloo Underground Station, Euston Underground Station, and London St Pancras International in around 3 h 4 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southampton to Kettering via Oxford Bus Station, Gloucester Green, Northampton, and Northampton Bus Interchange (North Gate Bus Station) in around 5 h 9 min.

Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Kettering
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$16 - $24
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Bus operators
Stagecoach Oxfordshire
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Banbury Town Centre, Bus Station (Bay 7) to Daventry, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach Northamptonshire
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Northampton Bus Interchange (North Gate Bus Station) to Kettering, Police Station
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
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 Oxford Bus Station, Gloucester Green
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Oxford Bus Station, Gloucester Green to Northampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com

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