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There are 3 ways to get from Southampton to Port of Tilbury by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2h 19m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from West Ham to Tilbury Town

$37 - $57

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Bus  •  4h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to London Victoria Coach Station National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Dartford National Express / ...

$16 - $23

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Drive  •  1h 58m

  1. Drive from Southampton to Port of Tilbury 116.6 miles

$25 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Southampton to Port of Tilbury is to bus which costs £12 - £18 and takes 4h 54m.

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The quickest way to get from Southampton to Port of Tilbury is to drive which costs £19 - £28 and takes 1h 58m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Southampton station to Port of Tilbury. However, there are services departing from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade and arriving at Northfleet, The Old Coach and Horses via London Victoria Coach Station and Bluewater, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 54m.

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The distance between Southampton and Port of Tilbury is 85 miles. The road distance is 116.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Port of Tilbury without a car is to train which takes 2h 19m and costs £28 - £45.

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It takes approximately 2h 19m to get from Southampton to Port of Tilbury, including transfers.

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Southampton to Port of Tilbury 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 Port of Tilbury is to train which takes 2h 19m and costs £28 - £45. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £12 - £18 and takes 4h 54m.

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Southampton to Port of Tilbury bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Dartford station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Southampton to Port of Tilbury is 117 miles. It takes approximately 1h 58m to drive from Southampton to Port of Tilbury.

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  • Distance: 85.4 miles
  • Duration: 2h 19m

What companies run services between Southampton, England and Port of Tilbury, England?

You can take a train from Southampton to Port of Tilbury via London Waterloo, Waterloo station, West Ham station, and West Ham in around 2h 19m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southampton to Port of Tilbury via London Victoria Coach Station, Dartford, and Bluewater, Bus Station in around 4h 54m.

Train operators
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.

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+44 08717 818178
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Bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
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National Express
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Dartford
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
National Express

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There are 439+ hotels available in Port of Tilbury. Prices start at $56 USD per night.

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