There are 5 ways to get from Southampton to Royal Tunbridge Wells by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo East to Tunbridge Wells

$45 - $67

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Bus via Brighton  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to Brighton National Express
  2. Take the bus from Brighton, Old Steine (Royal Pavilion) to Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial 29|the Regency Route / ...

$22 - $25

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Horsham
  2. Take the bus from Three Bridges Station to Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial 291

$52 - $75

Bus  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station to South Terminal Bus Station 206 / ...

$35 - $43

Drive  •  1 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Southampton to Royal Tunbridge Wells 107.1 miles

$23 - $35

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No, there is no direct bus from Southampton station to Royal Tunbridge Wells. However, there are services departing from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade and arriving at Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial via Brighton, Old Steine (Royal Pavilion). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Southampton to Royal Tunbridge Wells. However, there are services departing from Southampton Central and arriving at Tunbridge Wells via London Waterloo East. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 33 min.

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The distance between Southampton and Royal Tunbridge Wells is 75 miles. The road distance is 107.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Royal Tunbridge Wells without a car is to train which takes 2 h 33 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 33 min to get from Southampton to Royal Tunbridge Wells, including transfers.

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

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Southampton to Royal Tunbridge Wells train services, operated by South Western Railway, depart from Southampton Central station.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Royal Tunbridge Wells is to train which takes 2 h 33 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 35 min.

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Southampton to Royal Tunbridge Wells bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at South Terminal Bus Station.

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Southampton to Royal Tunbridge Wells train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Tunbridge Wells station.

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Royal Tunbridge Wells.
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  • Distance: 74.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 33 min

What companies run services between Southampton, England and Royal Tunbridge Wells, England?

You can take a train from Southampton to Royal Tunbridge Wells via London Waterloo and London Waterloo East in around 2 h 33 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southampton to Royal Tunbridge Wells via Brighton and Brighton, Old Steine (Royal Pavilion) in around 4 h 35 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Metrobus
Website
metrobus.co.uk
Bus from Three Bridges Station to Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Website
metrobus.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.

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Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to Brighton
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station to South Terminal Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Website
nationalexpress.com
Brighton & Hove Bus and Coach Company
Phone
01273 886200
Email
info@buses.co.uk
Website
buses.co.uk
Bus from Brighton, Old Steine (Royal Pavilion) to Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
buses.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Southampton to Royal Tunbridge Wells is 107 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 50 min to drive from Southampton to Royal Tunbridge Wells.

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