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

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  •  2 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Peterborough

$50 - $108

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Bus  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals 032 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Peterborough, Queensgate Bus Stn (Bay 19) 010 / ...

$21 - $30

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station to Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 203
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T5 to Hitchin Rail Station 787
  3. Take the train from Hitchin to Peterborough

$36 - $53

Drive  •  2 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Southampton to Peterborough 154.8 miles

$30 - $50

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Southampton station to Peterborough. However, there are services departing from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station and arriving at Peterborough, Queensgate Bus Stn (Bay 19) via Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 50 min.

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The distance between Southampton and Peterborough is 126 miles. The road distance is 154.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Peterborough without a car is to train which takes 2 h 31 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 31 min to get from Southampton to Peterborough, including transfers.

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Southampton to Peterborough bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Southampton City Centre, Coach Station.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Peterborough is to train which takes 2 h 31 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6 h 50 min.

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Southampton to Peterborough bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Peterborough, Queensgate Bus Stn (Bay 19) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Southampton to Peterborough is 155 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 36 min to drive from Southampton to Peterborough.

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There are 153+ hotels available in Peterborough. Prices start at $68 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Peterborough.
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  • Distance: 126.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 31 min

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

You can take a train from Southampton to Peterborough via London Waterloo, Waterloo Underground Station, Leicester Square Underground Station, King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, and London Kings Cross in around 2 h 31 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southampton to Peterborough via Victoria Coach Station Arrivals and Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station in around 6 h 50 min.

Train operators
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Kings Cross to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Train from Hitchin to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Kings Cross to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Hitchin to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Grand Central
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 City Centre, Coach Station to Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T5 to Hitchin Rail Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Peterborough, Queensgate Bus Stn (Bay 19)
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com

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