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There are 4 ways to get from Southampton to Machynlleth by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5h 45m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Machynlleth

$109 - $168

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Bus  •  9h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth National Express
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Aberystwyth National Express

$27 - $36

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Drive  •  4h 11m

  1. Drive from Southampton to Machynlleth 203 miles

$40 - $65

Fly, train  •  7h 13m

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Manchester (MAN) SOU - MAN
  2. Take the train from Wilmslow to Shrewsbury
  3. Take the train from Shrewsbury to Machynlleth

$88 - $254

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The cheapest way to get from Southampton to Machynlleth is to bus which costs £20 - £28 and takes 9h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from Southampton to Machynlleth is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 4h 11m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Southampton station to Machynlleth. However, there are services departing from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade and arriving at Machynlleth, Clock via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth and Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 4. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 57m.

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No, there is no direct train from Southampton to Machynlleth. However, there are services departing from Southampton Central and arriving at Machynlleth via Birmingham New Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 45m.

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The distance between Southampton and Machynlleth is 158 miles. The road distance is 203 miles.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Machynlleth without a car is to train which takes 5h 45m and costs £80 - £130.

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It takes approximately 5h 45m to get from Southampton to Machynlleth, including transfers.

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

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Southampton to Machynlleth train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Southampton Central station.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Machynlleth is to train which takes 5h 45m and costs £80 - £130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £20 - £28 and takes 9h 57m.

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Machynlleth.
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  • Distance: 157.6 miles
  • Duration: 5h 45m

What companies run services between Southampton, England and Machynlleth, Wales?

You can take a train from Southampton to Machynlleth via Birmingham New Street in around 5h 45m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southampton to Machynlleth via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth and Aberystwyth, Bus Station Stand 4 in around 9h 57m.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Machynlleth
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$19 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $65
First Anytime Day Single
$65 - $100
Train from Wilmslow to Shrewsbury
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $35
First Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Train from Shrewsbury to Machynlleth
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $40
First Anytime Day Single
$35 - $60
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 Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Website
National Express
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Aberystwyth
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
National Express

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The quickest flight from Southampton Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Southampton to Machynlleth bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Aberystwyth station.

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Southampton to Machynlleth train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, arrive at Machynlleth station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Southampton to Machynlleth is 203 miles. It takes approximately 4h 11m to drive from Southampton to Machynlleth.

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Flybe offers flights from Southampton Airport to Manchester Airport.

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There are 489+ hotels available in Machynlleth. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Southampton Airport is to train which takes 10m and costs £1 - £28.

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