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There are 12 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  •  4 h 43 min

  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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Train to Bristol, fly to Belfast (Aldergrove), line 256 bus  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) BRS - BFS
  3. Take the line 256 bus from Belfast Europa Bus Centre to Larne Bus Station

$102 - $237

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

  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 Heathrow, fly to Belfast City, line 256 bus  •  6 h 33 min

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

$84 - $273

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Belfast (Aldergrove), line 256 bus  •  6 h 24 min

  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 - $200

Train to Birmingham, fly to Belfast City  •  6 h 39 min

  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)  •  7 h 12 min

  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  •  7 h 23 min

  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  •  13 h 40 min

  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  •  17 h 20 min

  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

Bus, bus and ferry  •  18 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Queens Park, National Express stop to Pool Meadow Bus Station M34
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Birmingham to Dublin 871
  3. Take the bus from Busáras to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre X2a / ...

$79 - $108

Drive, car ferry  •  9 h 24 min

  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 £60 - £85 and takes 18 h 56 min.

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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 4 h 43 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Southampton to Larne station. However, there are services departing from Queens Park, National Express stop and arriving at Larne Bus Station via Coventry, Cross Cheaping, Birmingham, Busáras and Belfast Europa Bus Centre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 56 min.

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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 13 h 40 min and costs £250 - £440.

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It takes approximately 4 h 43 min to get from Southampton to Larne, including transfers.

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Southampton to Larne bus services, operated by Megabus UK, depart from Queens Park, National Express stop station.

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The quickest flight from Southampton Airport to Belfast City Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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Southampton to Larne bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, 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: 4 h 43 min

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, then take the line 256 bus to Larne. Alternatively, you can take the train to Bristol Temple Meads, take the walk to Temple Meads, take the bus to Bristol International Airport, Airport Terminal, 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, then take the line 256 bus to Larne.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Flights from Bristol to Belfast (Aldergrove) via Newcastle
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Flights from Bristol to Belfast (Aldergrove) via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Flights from London Gatwick to Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Flights from London Gatwick to Belfast (Aldergrove) via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Flights from London Gatwick to Belfast (Aldergrove) via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Flights from London Gatwick to Belfast (Aldergrove) via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Flights from London Luton to Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from London Luton to Belfast (Aldergrove) via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from London Luton to Belfast (Aldergrove) via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $460
Flights from Southampton to Belfast City via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $460
Flights from Southampton to Belfast City via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $460
Flights from Southampton to Belfast City via Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $460
Flights from Southampton to Belfast City via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $460
Flights from London City to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $370
Flights from London City to Belfast City via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $370
Flights from Birmingham to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Flights from Birmingham to Belfast City via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Flights from Cardiff to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $350
Flights from Cardiff to Belfast City via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $350
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Belfast City
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
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
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Advanced Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Train from Southampton Central to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Advanced Single
$35 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $120
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Woking
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $30
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
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
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $110
Off-Peak Single
$60 - $95
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Ayr
Ave. Duration
1 h
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
1 h 25 min
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
55 min
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
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Website
nationalexpress.com
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Queens Park, National Express stop to Pool Meadow Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Book at
uk.megabus.com
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Busáras to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $35
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Ferry operators
P&O Ferries
Phone
01304 448866.
Website
poferries.com
Car ferry from Cairnryan to Larne
Ave. Duration
2 h
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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