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There are 7 ways to get from Southampton to Padstow by train, bus, car or plane

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Train, bus  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Westbury (Wilts)
  2. Take the train from Westbury (Wilts) to Bodmin Parkway
  3. Take the bus from Bodmin Parkway Station to Padstow, School Hill 11A

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10 h 34 min

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

$17 - $23

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Train, bus via Exeter St Davids  •  7 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Salisbury to Exeter St Davids
  2. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Bodmin Parkway
  3. Take the bus from Bodmin Parkway Station to Padstow Bus Terminus 11A

Drive  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Southampton to Padstow 189 miles

$40 - $60

Fly Southampton to Newquay  •  7 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Newquay (NQY) SOU - NQY

$105 - $510

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Newquay  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Newquay (NQY) LGW - NQY

$82 - $223

Fly Southampton to Exeter, train  •  10 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Exeter (EXT) SOU - EXT
  2. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Bodmin Parkway

$145 - $600

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The cheapest way to get from Southampton to Padstow is to bus which costs £13 - £18 and takes 10 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Southampton to Padstow is to drive which costs £30 - £45 and takes 3 h 29 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Southampton station to Padstow. However, there are services departing from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade and arriving at Padstow, School Hill via Liskeard, Post Office and Bodmin Parkway Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 34 min.

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The distance between Southampton and Padstow is 157 miles. The road distance is 189 miles.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Padstow without a car is to train and bus which takes 6 h 44 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 44 min to get from Southampton to Padstow, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Southampton to Padstow is to bus which takes 10 h 34 min and costs £13 - £18. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs £80 - £400 and takes 7 h 38 min.

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There is no direct flight from Southampton Airport to Newquay Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 35 min and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Padstow.
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  • Distance: 157.4 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 44 min

What companies run services between Southampton, England and Padstow, England?

National Express operates a bus from Southampton to Padstow once daily. Tickets cost $17 - $23 and the journey takes 7 h 30 min. Alternatively, Flybe and Aer Lingus fly from Southampton to Padstow 3 times a day.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Newquay via Manchester
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Flights from Southampton to Newquay via Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Southampton to Newquay via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Southampton to Newquay via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Southampton to Newquay via Paris CDG, Birmingham
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Southampton to Newquay via Glasgow, Belfast City
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Southampton to Newquay via Belfast City, Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Southampton to Newquay via Amsterdam Schiphol, Doncaster/Sheffied
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Southampton to Newquay via Manchester, Belfast City
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from London Gatwick to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from Southampton to Exeter via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Southampton to Exeter via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Southampton to Exeter via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Southampton to Exeter via Bergerac
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Southampton to Exeter via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Southampton to Exeter via Manchester
Ave. Duration
6 h 51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Southampton to Exeter via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Southampton to Exeter via Guernsey
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Southampton to Exeter via Geneva
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Southampton to Exeter via Belfast City, Manchester
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Southampton to Newquay via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Southampton to Exeter via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Southampton Central to Westbury (Wilts)
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $25
Advanced Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $50
Train from Westbury (Wilts) to Bodmin Parkway
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $150
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $70
Advanced Single
$45 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$80 - $150
Train from Exeter St Davids to Bodmin Parkway
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $40
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $80
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Salisbury to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Exeter St Davids to Bodmin Parkway
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
Bus operators
Plymouth Citybus
Phone
01752 662271
Email
customer.services@plymouthbus.co.uk
Website
plymouthbus.co.uk
Bus from Bodmin Parkway Station to Padstow, School Hill
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
plymouthbus.co.uk
Bus from Bodmin Parkway Station to Padstow Bus Terminus
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
plymouthbus.co.uk
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 Liskeard
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Southampton to Padstow is 189 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 29 min to drive from Southampton to Padstow.

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Aer Lingus and Flybe offer flights from Southampton Airport to Newquay Airport.

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There are 1436+ hotels available in Padstow. Prices start at $91 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Southampton Airport is to train which takes 10 min and costs £1 - £28.

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