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There are 4 ways to get from Southampton to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) by train, bus, car or towncar

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Train  •  1 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington

$54 - $85

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Bus  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to Heathrow Airport London T2,3 National Express / ...

$22 - $27

2 alternative options

Drive  •  1 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Southampton to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) 67.2 miles

$14 - $21

Towncar  •  1 h 9 min

  1. Take a town car from Southampton to London Heathrow Airport 67.2 miles

$170 - $240

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The cheapest way to get from Southampton to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is to drive which costs £11 - £16 and takes 1 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Southampton to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is to drive which costs £11 - £16 and takes 1 h 9 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade station and arriving at Heathrow Airport London T2,3. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Southampton to London Heathrow Airport (LHR). However, there are services departing from Southampton Central and arriving at Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 via Reading and Hayes & Harlington. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 59 min.

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The distance between Southampton and London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is 57 miles. The road distance is 67.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Southampton to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) without a car is to train which takes 1 h 59 min and costs £40 - £70.

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It takes approximately 1 h 59 min to get from Southampton to London Heathrow Airport (LHR), including transfers.

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Southampton to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade.

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Southampton to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Southampton Central station.

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The best way to get from Southampton to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is to train which takes 1 h 59 min and costs £40 - £70. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £17 - £21 and takes 2 h 20 min.

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Map of how to get from Southampton to London Heathrow Airport (LHR).
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  • Distance: 57.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 59 min

What companies run services between Southampton, England and London Heathrow Airport (LHR), England?

You can take a train from Southampton to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) via Reading and Hayes & Harlington in around 1 h 59 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Southampton to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) every 2 hours. Tickets cost $22 - $27 and the journey takes 2 h 20 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
Ave. Duration
36 min
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
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 Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $27
Website
National Express
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Southampton to London Heathrow Airport
Estimated price
$170 - $240

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Southampton to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Heathrow Airport London T2,3 station.

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Southampton to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Hayes & Harlington station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Southampton to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is 67 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 9 min to drive from Southampton to London Heathrow Airport (LHR).

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