There are 5 ways to get from Southampton to Sheerness by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3 h 24 min

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

$56 - $87

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Bus  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals 032 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Westminster, Parliament Square to Sheerness, Aldi 750

$31 - $35

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the bus from Canary Wharf, Canada Square North to Sheerness, Railway Station 750 / ...

$47 - $62

Train, bus, line 7 bus  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Horsham
  2. Take the bus from Three Bridges Station to Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial 291
  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, Railway Station 334

$70 - $93

Drive  •  2 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Southampton to Sheerness 128.4 miles

$27 - $40

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Southampton station to Sheerness. However, there are services departing from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station and arriving at Sheerness, Aldi via Victoria, Eccleston Bridge and Westminster, Parliament Square. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 10 min.

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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 3 h 24 min.

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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 3 h 24 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 24 min to get from Southampton to Sheerness, including transfers.

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

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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 3 h 24 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6 h 10 min.

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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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Map of how to get from Southampton to Sheerness.
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  • Distance: 101.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 24 min

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 3 h 24 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southampton to Sheerness via Victoria Coach Station Arrivals, Victoria, Eccleston Bridge, and Westminster, Parliament Square in around 6 h 10 min.

Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
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
Train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
The Kings Ferry
Phone
+44 1634 377577
Email
sales@thekingsferry.co.uk
Website
thekingsferry.co.uk
Bus from Canary Wharf, Canada Square North to Sheerness, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
thekingsferry.co.uk
Bus from Westminster, Parliament Square to Sheerness, Aldi
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
thekingsferry.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 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
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
Arriva Kent & Surrey
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial to Chequers Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Chequers Bus Station to Sheerness, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk

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

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