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There are 13 ways to get from Southampton to Larne by plane, bus, train, car ferry, bus and ferry or car

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Fly Southampton to Belfast City, line 256 bus  •  4h 48m

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Belfast City (BHD) SOU - BHD
  2. Take the line 256 bus from Belfast Europa Bus Centre to Larne Bus Station

$62 - $293

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Bus, bus and ferry  •  20h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to London Victoria Coach Station 032
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin 871
  3. Take the bus from Custom House Quay to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre 400

$54 - $73

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Train to Bristol, fly to Belfast (Aldergrove)  •  6h 27m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) BRS - BFS

$99 - $235

Train, train to London Heathrow, fly to Belfast City, line 256 bus  •  6h 15m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
  3. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Belfast City (BHD) LHR - BHD
  4. Take the line 256 bus from Belfast Europa Bus Centre to Larne Bus Station

$114 - $322

Train to London City, fly to Belfast City, line 256 bus  •  6h 18m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Belfast City (BHD) LCY - BHD
  3. Take the line 256 bus from Belfast Europa Bus Centre to Larne Bus Station

$96 - $285

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Belfast (Aldergrove), line 256 bus  •  6h 23m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) LGW - BFS
  3. Take the line 256 bus from Belfast Europa Bus Centre to Larne Bus Station

$70 - $242

Train to Birmingham, fly to Belfast City  •  6h 38m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Birmingham International
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Belfast City (BHD) BHX - BHD

$112 - $286

Train, train to London Luton, fly to Belfast (Aldergrove)  •  6h 53m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London Bridge to Luton Airport Parkway
  3. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) LTN - BFS

$86 - $206

Train to Cardiff, fly to Belfast City  •  7h 35m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Cardiff Central
  2. Fly from Cardiff (CWL) to Belfast City (BHD) CWL - BHD

$117 - $328

Train, car ferry  •  13h 29m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Glasgow Central
  3. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Ayr
  4. Take the train from Ayr to Stranraer
  5. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Larne

$336 - $564

Train, bus and ferry, bus  •  16h 39m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Birmingham to Dublin 871
  3. Take the bus from Busáras to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre X2a / ...

$125 - $175

Train, bus and ferry  •  17h 19m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Birmingham to Dublin 871
  3. Take the train from Connolly to Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station

$131 - $195

Drive, car ferry  •  9h 24m

  1. Drive from Southampton to Cairnryan
  2. Take the car ferry from Cairnryan to Larne

$121 - $231

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Southampton to Larne is to bus and bus and ferry which costs £40 - £60 and takes 20h 3m.

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The quickest way to get from Southampton to Larne is to fly and line 256 bus which costs £45 - £230 and takes 4h 48m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Southampton station to Larne station. However, there are services departing from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade and arriving at Larne Bus Station via London Victoria, Custom House Quay and Belfast Europa Bus Centre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20h 3m.

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The distance between Southampton and Larne is 331 miles.

The best way to get from Southampton to Larne without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 13h 29m and costs £250 - £440.

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It takes approximately 4h 48m to get from Southampton to Larne, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Southampton Airport to Belfast City Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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Southampton to Larne bus services, operated by Dublin Coach, arrive at Belfast, Europa Bus Centre station.

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Flybe offers flights from Southampton Airport to Belfast City Airport.

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Larne.
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  • Distance: 330.7 miles
  • Duration: 4h 48m

What companies run services between Southampton, England and Larne, Northern Ireland?

There is no direct connection from Southampton to Larne. However, you can take the train to Southampton Airport Parkway, take the walk to Southampton airport, fly to Belfast City, take the walk to Belfast City Airport, take the line 600 shuttle to Belfast Europa Bus Centre, take the walk to Belfast Europa Bus Centre, then take the line 256 bus to Larne. Alternatively, you can take the train to Bristol Temple Meads, take the walk to Bristol Temple Meads, take the shuttle to Bristol Airport, take the walk to Bristol airport, fly to Belfast (Aldergrove), take the walk to Belfast Aldergrove International Airport, take the line 300 shuttle to Belfast Europa Bus Centre, take the walk to Belfast Europa Bus Centre, then take the line 256 bus to Larne.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $460
Flights from Southampton to Belfast City via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $460
Flights from Southampton to Belfast City via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $460
Flights from Southampton to Belfast City via Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $460
Flights from Southampton to Belfast City via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $460
Flights from London City to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $370
Flights from London City to Belfast City via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $370
Flights from Birmingham to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Flights from Birmingham to Belfast City via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Flights from Birmingham to Belfast City via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Flights from Cardiff to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $350
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Flights from London Gatwick to Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Flights from London Gatwick to Belfast (Aldergrove) via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Flights from London Luton to Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from London Luton to Belfast (Aldergrove) via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Southampton Central to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Advanced Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $15
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $24
Train from Southampton Central to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Advanced Single
$35 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $120
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Reading
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$24 - $40
Train from Southampton Central to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $100
Off-Peak Single
$60 - $90
Train from Southampton Central to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $110
Off-Peak Single
$65 - $95
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Ayr
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $16
Train from Ayr to Stranraer
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $20
Bus operators
Translink UK
Phone
+44 28 9066 6630
Email
feedback@translink.co.uk
Website
translink.co.uk
Bus from Belfast Europa Bus Centre to Larne Bus Station
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
translink.co.uk
Regional
$7 - $11
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 and ferry from Birmingham to Dublin
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Website
National Express
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 and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $35
Website
National Express
Bus Eireann
Dublin Coach
Ferry operators
P&O Ferries
Phone
01304 448866.
Website
poferries.com
Car ferry from Cairnryan to Larne
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $95
Schedules at
poferries.com
Passenger Standard
$39
Passenger Flexi
$65
Standard Car
$91

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