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

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Train  •  3h 1m

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

$58 - $94

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Bus  •  6h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to London Victoria Coach Station National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Kettering National Express

$20 - $28

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  6h 21m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Oxford
  2. Take the bus from Gloucester Green Bus Station to Bedford, Bus Station X5
  3. Take the bus from Bedford, Bus Station to Kettering, Bus Interchange 50

$73 - $104

Drive  •  2h 13m

  1. Drive from Southampton to Kettering 126 miles

$27 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Southampton to Kettering is to bus which costs £15 - £22 and takes 6h 17m.

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The quickest way to get from Southampton to Kettering is to drive which costs £20 - £30 and takes 2h 13m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Southampton station to Kettering. However, there are services departing from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade and arriving at Kettering via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 17m.

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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 3h 1m and costs £45 - £75.

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It takes approximately 3h 1m 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 3h 1m and costs £45 - £75. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £15 - £22 and takes 6h 17m.

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

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

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  • Distance: 107.9 miles
  • Duration: 3h 1m

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

You can take a train from Southampton to Kettering via London Waterloo, Waterloo station, Euston station, and London St Pancras International in around 3h 1m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southampton to Kettering via London Victoria Coach Station in around 6h 17m.

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
54m
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
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 London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
National Express
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Kettering
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
National Express
Stagecoach in Bedford
Phone
+44 1234 220030
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Gloucester Green Bus Station to Bedford, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $20
Website
Stagecoach in Bedford
Stagecoach Northamptonshire
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Bedford, Bus Station to Kettering, Bus Interchange
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Stagecoach Northamptonshire

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