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There are 4 ways to get from Southampton to King's Cross Station by train, bus or car

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Train  •  1 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo

$28 - $44

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Bus, line 390 bus  •  3 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to London Victoria Coach Station National Express / ...
  2. Take the line 390 bus from Victoria Bus Station to Pentonville, King's Cross Stn York Way 390

$13 - $16

2 alternative options

Train, line 205 bus  •  2 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to London Paddington
  3. Take the line 205 bus from Paddington Rail Station to King's Cross St. Pancras 205

$60 - $94

Drive  •  1 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Southampton to King's Cross Station 79.2 miles

$17 - $25

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The cheapest way to get from Southampton to King's Cross Station is to bus and line 390 bus which costs £10 - £13 and takes 3 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Southampton to King's Cross Station is to drive which costs £13 - £19 and takes 1 h 33 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Southampton station to King's Cross Station. However, there are services departing from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade and arriving at Pentonville, King's Cross Stn York Way via Victoria Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 18 min.

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The distance between Southampton and King's Cross Station is 71 miles. The road distance is 79.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Southampton to King's Cross Station without a car is to train which takes 1 h 46 min and costs £21 - £35.

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It takes approximately 1 h 46 min to get from Southampton to King's Cross Station, including transfers.

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Southampton to King's Cross Station 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 King's Cross Station is to train which takes 1 h 46 min and costs £21 - £35. Alternatively, you can bus and line 390 bus, which costs £10 - £13 and takes 3 h 18 min.

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Southampton to King's Cross Station bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Pentonville, King's Cross Stn York Way station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Southampton to King's Cross Station is 79 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 33 min to drive from Southampton to King's Cross Station.

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  • Distance: 70.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 46 min

What companies run services between Southampton, England and King's Cross Station, England?

South Western Railway operates a train from Southampton to King's Cross Station hourly. Tickets cost $26 - $40 and the journey takes 1 h 20 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southampton to King's Cross Station via London Victoria Coach Station and Victoria Bus Station in around 3 h 18 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $19
Advanced Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $35
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Paddington Rail Station to King's Cross St. Pancras
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Victoria Bus Station to Pentonville, King's Cross Stn York Way
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
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
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com

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