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There are 2 ways to get from Southampton to Neath by train or car

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Train  •  3h 24m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Cardiff Central
  2. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Neath

$77 - $151

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Drive  •  2h 50m

  1. Drive from Southampton to Neath 169.3 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Southampton to Neath is to drive which costs £27 - £45 and takes 2h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Southampton to Neath is to drive which costs £27 - £45 and takes 2h 50m.

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No, there is no direct train from Southampton to Neath. However, there are services departing from Southampton Central and arriving at Neath via Cardiff Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 24m.

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The distance between Southampton and Neath is 117 miles. The road distance is 169.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Neath without a car is to train which takes 3h 24m and costs £55 - £120.

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It takes approximately 3h 24m to get from Southampton to Neath, including transfers.

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Southampton to Neath train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Southampton Central station.

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Southampton to Neath train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Neath station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Southampton to Neath is 169 miles. It takes approximately 2h 50m to drive from Southampton to Neath.

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  • Distance: 116.9 miles
  • Duration: 3h 24m

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

You can take a train from Southampton to Neath via Cardiff Central in around 3h 24m.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
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
Train from Cardiff Central to Neath
Ave. Duration
39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $20
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $40
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Cardiff Central to Neath
Ave. Duration
46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $24
First Anytime Day Single
$24 - $35

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