There are 5 ways to get from Southampton to Lowestoft by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Ipswich
  3. Take the train from Ipswich to Lowestoft

$81 - $118

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Bus via Victoria Coach Station Arrivals  •  7 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals 032
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Norwich Bus Station
  3. Take the bus from Norwich City Centre, Bus Station to Lowestoft, Railway Station X2 / ...

$33 - $41

3 alternative options

Bus  •  9 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Highfield, Southampton Uni Interchange to Heathrow Central Bus Station 203
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Norwich City Centre, Bus Station 727
  3. Take the bus from Norwich City Centre, Bus Station to Lowestoft, Railway Station X2 / ...

$79 - $99

Drive  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Southampton to Lowestoft 214.3 miles

$45 - $70

Fly  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Norwich (NWI) SOU - NWI

$106 - $469

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No, there is no direct bus from Southampton station to Lowestoft station. However, there are services departing from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station and arriving at Lowestoft, Railway Station via London Victoria Coach Station and Norwich City Centre, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 54 min.

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The distance between Southampton and Lowestoft is 174 miles. The road distance is 214.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Lowestoft without a car is to train which takes 5 h 32 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 32 min to get from Southampton to Lowestoft, including transfers.

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Southampton to Lowestoft bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Southampton City Centre, Coach Station.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Lowestoft is to train which takes 5 h 32 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 7 h 54 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 6 h 5 min.

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There is no direct flight from Southampton Airport to Norwich Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 50 min and has one stopover.

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Southampton to Lowestoft bus services, operated by First in Norfolk & Suffolk, arrive at Lowestoft, Railway Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Southampton to Lowestoft is 214 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 44 min to drive from Southampton to Lowestoft.

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Loganair, Flybe and KLM offer flights from Southampton Airport to Norwich Airport.

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Lowestoft.
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  • Distance: 174.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 32 min

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

You can take a train from Southampton to Lowestoft via London Waterloo, Waterloo Station Waterloo Rd, Liverpool Street Station, London Liverpool Street, and Ipswich in around 5 h 32 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southampton to Lowestoft via Victoria Coach Station Arrivals, London Victoria Coach Station, Norwich Bus Station, and Norwich City Centre, Bus Station in around 7 h 54 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Southampton to Norwich via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Southampton to Norwich via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $410
Train operators
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 City Centre, Coach Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Norwich Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Highfield, Southampton Uni Interchange to Heathrow Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $26
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Norwich City Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Website
nationalexpress.com
First in Norfolk & Suffolk
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Norwich City Centre, Bus Station to Lowestoft, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Website
firstgroup.com

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There are 431+ hotels available in Lowestoft. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Southampton Airport is to train which takes 10 min and costs .

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