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

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Train South Western Railway  •  1h 36m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction

$26 - $69

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Bus  •  2h 51m

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to Heathrow Airport London T5 National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 to Gunnersbury, Kew Bridge National Rail Stn N9

$12 - $15

2 alternative options

Train CrossCountry  •  2h 9m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Ealing Broadway

$57 - $88

Drive  •  1h 14m

  1. Drive from Southampton to Kew 69.9 miles

$15 - $22

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The cheapest way to get from Southampton to Kew is to bus which costs £9 - £12 and takes 2h 51m.

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The quickest way to get from Southampton to Kew is to drive which costs £11 - £17 and takes 1h 14m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Southampton station to Kew. However, there are services departing from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade and arriving at Gunnersbury, Kew Bridge National Rail Stn via Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 51m.

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No, there is no direct train from Southampton to Kew. However, there are services departing from Southampton Central and arriving at Kew Bridge via Clapham Junction. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 36m.

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The distance between Southampton and Kew is 63 miles. The road distance is 69.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Kew without a car is to train which takes 1h 36m and costs £20 - £55.

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It takes approximately 1h 36m to get from Southampton to Kew, including transfers.

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Southampton to Kew bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade.

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Southampton to Kew train services, operated by South Western Railway, depart from Southampton Central station.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Kew is to train which takes 1h 36m and costs £20 - £55. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £9 - £12 and takes 2h 51m.

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Kew.
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  • Distance: 62.9 miles
  • Duration: 1h 36m

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

South Western Railway operates a train from Southampton to Kew hourly. Tickets cost $25 - $40 and the journey takes 1h 11m. Southern also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southampton to Kew via Heathrow Airport London T5 and Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 in around 2h 51m.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to Ealing Broadway
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $29
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$11 - $17
Advanced Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $29
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.

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Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to Heathrow Airport London T5
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
National Express
London Buses
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 to Gunnersbury, Kew Bridge National Rail Stn
Ave. Duration
39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Website
Transport for London

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Southampton to Kew bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Gunnersbury, Kew Bridge National Rail Stn station.

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Southampton to Kew train services, operated by South Western Railway, arrive at Clapham Junction station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Southampton to Kew is 70 miles. It takes approximately 1h 14m to drive from Southampton to Kew.

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