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Recommended option

Bus  •  1 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Southampton to Newbury National Express

$7 - $11

5 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 41 min

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

$48 - $74

Train, bus  •  2 h 4 min

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

$21 - $58

Line 2 bus, train, bus  •  3 h 2 min

  1. Take the line 2 bus from Southampton City Centre, Bargate to Eastleigh, The Swan Centre 2
  2. Take the train from Eastleigh to Basingstoke
  3. Take the bus from Basingstoke, Bus Station to Newbury, Bus Station

$23 - $29

Taxi  •  43 min

  1. Take a taxi from Southampton to Newbury 39.3 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  43 min

  1. Drive from Southampton to Newbury 39.3 miles

$8 - $13

Questions & Answers

The distance between Southampton and Newbury is 56 km. The road distance is 63 km.

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

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

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 41 min.

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

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

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 41 min.

Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Reading
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$25 - $40
Train from Southampton Central to Basingstoke
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$18 - $27
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to Newbury
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$8 - $13
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $17
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Southampton Central to Basingstoke
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Eastleigh to Basingstoke
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
Stagecoach in Hampshire Basingstoke
Bus from Basingstoke, Bus Station to Newbury, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Bluestar
Website
bluestarbus.co.uk
Bus from Southampton City Centre, Bargate to Eastleigh, The Swan Centre
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
bluestarbus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Southampton to Newbury
Ave. Duration
43 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
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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