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There are 5 ways to get from Southampton to Newbury by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  1 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to Newbury National Express

$7 - $11

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  1 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Basingstoke
  2. Take the bus from Basingstoke, Bus Station to Newbury, Bus Station Link

Train  •  1 h 36 min

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

$47 - $73

Taxi  •  43 min

  1. Take a taxi from Southampton to Newbury 39.3 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  43 min

  1. Drive from Southampton to Newbury 39.3 miles

$8 - $13

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The cheapest way to get from Southampton to Newbury is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Southampton to Newbury is to taxi which costs £80 - £100 and takes 43 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade station and arriving at Newbury. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Southampton to Newbury. However, there are services departing from Southampton Central and arriving at Newbury via Reading. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 36 min.

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The distance between Southampton and Newbury is 35 miles. The road distance is 39.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Newbury without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 10 min and costs £5 - £8.

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The bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to Newbury takes 1 h 10 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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

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

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The best way to get from Southampton to Newbury is to bus which takes 1 h 10 min and costs £5 - £8. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £35 - £60 and takes 1 h 36 min.

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Newbury.
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  • Distance: 34.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 10 min

What companies run services between Southampton, England and Newbury, West Berkshire, England?

National Express operates a bus from Southampton to Newbury once daily. Tickets cost $7 - $11 and the journey takes 1 h 10 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Southampton to Newbury via Reading in around 1 h 36 min.

Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Basingstoke
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$18 - $27
Train from Southampton Central to Reading
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$24 - $40
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to Newbury
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$7 - $12
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $17
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 Newbury
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach in Hampshire Basingstoke
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Basingstoke, Bus Station to Newbury, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Stagecoach in Hampshire Basingstoke
Other operators
Taxi from Southampton to Newbury
Ave. Duration
43 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
West Quay Cars
Phone
+44 23 8099 9999
Website
southamptontaxi.co.uk
Southampton Taxis
Phone
+44 23 8000 5005
Website
southamptontaxis.net

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Southampton to Newbury is 39 miles. It takes approximately 43 min to drive from Southampton to Newbury.

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