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

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Train  •  3 h 27 min

  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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Bus  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to Bath National Express
  2. Take the bus from Bath to Swansea Bus Station National Express

$23 - $33

2 alternative options

Train via Reading  •  3 h 43 min

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

$113 - $206

Drive  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Southampton to Neath 169.3 miles

$35 - $55

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No, there is no direct bus from Southampton station to Neath. However, there are services departing from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade and arriving at Neath, Windsor Road via Bath and Swansea, Bus Station (Swansea Bus Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 44 min.

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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 3 h 27 min.

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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 3 h 27 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 27 min to get from Southampton to Neath, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Southampton to Neath is to train which takes 3 h 27 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6 h 44 min.

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Southampton to Neath bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Swansea Bus Station.

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

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Neath.
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  • Distance: 116.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 27 min

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

You can take a train from Southampton to Neath via Cardiff Central in around 3 h 27 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southampton to Neath via Bath, Swansea Bus Station, and Swansea, Bus Station (Swansea Bus Station) in around 6 h 44 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Southampton Central to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
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
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $20
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $40
Train from Reading to Neath
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $150
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $65
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $150
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
46 min
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
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 Bath
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Bath to Swansea Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com

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

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