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

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Train  •  3h 26m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Sittingbourne

$56 - $115

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Bus  •  6h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to London Victoria Coach Station National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Westminster, Parliament Square to Sheerness, Aldi 750

Train, bus, line 7 bus  •  7h 19m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Brighton
  2. Take the bus from Brighton, St Peter's Church to Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial
  3. Take the line 7 bus from Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial to Chequers Bus Station 7 / ...
  4. Take the bus from Chequers Bus Station to Sheerness, station 334

Drive  •  2h 9m

  1. Drive from Southampton to Sheerness 128.4 miles

$27 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Southampton to Sheerness is to drive which costs £21 - £35 and takes 2h 9m.

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The quickest way to get from Southampton to Sheerness is to drive which costs £21 - £35 and takes 2h 9m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Southampton station to Sheerness. However, there are services departing from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade and arriving at Sheerness, Aldi via Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station and Westminster, Parliament Square. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 4m.

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No, there is no direct train from Southampton to Sheerness. However, there are services departing from Southampton Central and arriving at Sheerness-on-Sea via Clapham Junction, London Victoria and Sittingbourne. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 26m.

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The distance between Southampton and Sheerness is 101 miles. The road distance is 128.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Sheerness without a car is to train which takes 3h 26m and costs £40 - £90.

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It takes approximately 3h 26m to get from Southampton to Sheerness, including transfers.

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

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Southampton to Sheerness train services, operated by South Western Railway, depart from Southampton Central station.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Sheerness is to train which takes 3h 26m and costs £40 - £90. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6h 4m.

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Sheerness.
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  • Distance: 101.3 miles
  • Duration: 3h 26m

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

You can take a train from Southampton to Sheerness via Clapham Junction, London Victoria, and Sittingbourne in around 3h 26m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southampton to Sheerness via London Victoria Coach Station, Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station, and Westminster, Parliament Square in around 6h 4m.

Train operators
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Brighton
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Southampton Central to Brighton
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $30
Advanced Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $60
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
The Kings Ferry
Phone
+44 1634 377577
Email
sales@thekingsferry.co.uk
Website
thekingsferry.co.uk
Bus from Westminster, Parliament Square to Sheerness, Aldi
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
thekingsferry.co.uk
Brighton & Hove Bus and Coach Company
Phone
01273 886200
Email
info@buses.co.uk
Website
buses.co.uk
Bus from Brighton, St Peter's Church to Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
buses.co.uk
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial to Chequers Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Chequers Bus Station to Sheerness, station
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk

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Southampton to Sheerness bus services, operated by The Kings Ferry, arrive at Sheerness, Aldi station.

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Southampton to Sheerness train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Sittingbourne station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Southampton to Sheerness is 128 miles. It takes approximately 2h 9m to drive from Southampton to Sheerness.

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