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There are 14 ways to get from Southampton to Nijmegen by train, bus, bus and ferry, car, car train, car ferry or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train via Brussel-Zuid/Midi  •  8h 14m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Breda
  4. Take the train from Breda to Nijmegen

$121 - $295

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Bus, train  •  14h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to London Victoria Coach Station 032
  2. Take the bus from London to Utrecht
  3. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Nijmegen

$41 - $61

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Train  •  9h

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras Int. to Rotterdam Centraal
  3. Take the train from Dordrecht to Nijmegen

$135 - $381

Bus, bus and ferry  •  12h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to London Victoria Coach Station 032
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
  3. Take the bus from Lille to Nijmegen

$80 - $119

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  6h 18m

  1. Drive from Southampton to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Nijmegen

$256 - $295

Drive, car ferry  •  6h 40m

  1. Drive from Southampton to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Nijmegen

$107 - $162

Fly Southampton to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  5h 20m

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) SOU - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Nijmegen

$66 - $231

Train to London City, fly to Rotterdam, train  •  5h 48m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Rotterdam (RTM) LCY - RTM
  3. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Breda
  4. Take the train from Breda to Nijmegen

$120 - $369

Fly Southampton to Dusseldorf, train  •  6h 38m

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Dusseldorf (DUS) SOU - DUS
  2. Take the train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Arnhem Centraal

$98 - $289

Train, train to London Heathrow, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol  •  6h 57m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
  3. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) LHR - AMS
  4. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Nijmegen

$133 - $370

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  6h 55m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) LGW - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Nijmegen

$98 - $306

Train, train to London Luton, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol  •  7h 29m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London Bridge to Luton Airport Parkway
  3. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) LTN - AMS
  4. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Nijmegen

$97 - $250

Train to London Stansted, fly to Eindhoven, train  •  7h 11m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Eindhoven (EIN) STN - EIN
  3. Take the train from Hertogenbosch to Nijmegen

$94 - $267

Train, train to London Heathrow, fly to Dusseldorf  •  8h 11m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
  3. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Dusseldorf (DUS) LHR - DUS
  4. Take the train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Arnhem Centraal

$140 - $348

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Southampton to Nijmegen is to bus and train which costs £30 - £50 and takes 14h 53m.

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The quickest way to get from Southampton to Nijmegen is to fly and train which costs £50 - £180 and takes 5h 20m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Southampton station to Nijmegen. However, there are services departing from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade and arriving at Nijmegen via London Victoria and Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 50m.

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The distance between Southampton and Nijmegen is 321 miles.

The best way to get from Southampton to Nijmegen without a car is to train which takes 8h 14m and costs £90 - £230.

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It takes approximately 8h 14m to get from Southampton to Nijmegen, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Southampton Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Southampton to Nijmegen bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Nijmegen station.

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Nijmegen is 1h ahead of Southampton. It is currently 2:10 AM in Southampton and 3:10 AM in Nijmegen.

Map of how to get from Southampton to Nijmegen.
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  • Distance: 321.4 miles
  • Duration: 8h 14m

What companies run services between Southampton, England and Nijmegen, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Southampton to Nijmegen via London Waterloo, Waterloo station, Euston station, London St. Pancras International, Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar, Brussel-Zuid/Midi, and Breda in around 8h 14m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
51m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Flights from London Heathrow to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Flights from London Gatwick to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from London Heathrow to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Flights from London Luton to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $230
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Southampton to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from Southampton to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Flights from London Heathrow to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $410
Flights from London Heathrow to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Flights from Southampton to Amsterdam Schiphol via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Flights from Southampton to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $380
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $240
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Flights from London Heathrow to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Southampton to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from Southampton to Dusseldorf via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $2,400
Flights from London Heathrow to Dusseldorf via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Luton to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $270
Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Eurostar
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Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$150 - $230
Train from London St. Pancras Int. to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$85 - $270
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$85 - $270
Premier
$200 - $310
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Breda
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $28
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Breda to Nijmegen
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Dordrecht to Nijmegen
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $29
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Nijmegen
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Nijmegen
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Breda
Ave. Duration
24m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Hertogenbosch to Nijmegen
Ave. Duration
27m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Abellio NRW
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
abellio.de
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $15
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $24
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 London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
National Express
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lille to Nijmegen
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from London to Utrecht
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators

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KLM and Flybe offer flights from Southampton Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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There are 463+ hotels available in Nijmegen. Prices start at $65 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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