There are 8 ways to get from Southampton to Skipton by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Leeds
  3. Take the train from Leeds to Skipton

$69 - $116

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Bus  •  9 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals 032
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street M20
  3. Take the bus from Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station) to Skipton, Market Place (Jerry Croft) X84

$32 - $68

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Train, bus  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the bus from Manchester City Centre, Chorlton St (Boulton House) to Skipton, Bus Station Stand 2 (N/A) X43

$112 - $158

Drive  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Southampton to Skipton 262.6 miles

$55 - $85

Fly Southampton to Leeds Bradford, train  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) SOU - LBA
  2. Take the train from Leeds to Skipton

$91 - $290

Fly Southampton to Manchester, train  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Manchester (MAN) SOU - MAN
  2. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Leeds
  3. Take the train from Leeds to Skipton

$73 - $230

Train, train to London Heathrow, fly to Leeds Bradford  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
  3. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) LHR - LBA
  4. Take the train from Leeds to Skipton

$123 - $290

Fly Southampton to Newcastle, train  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Newcastle (NCL) SOU - NCL
  2. Take the train from Newcastle to Leeds
  3. Take the train from Leeds to Skipton

$86 - $345

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Southampton station to Skipton. However, there are services departing from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station and arriving at Skipton, Market Place (Jerry Croft) via London Victoria Coach Station and Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 38 min.

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The distance between Southampton and Skipton is 214 miles. The road distance is 262.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Skipton without a car is to train which takes 5 h 14 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 14 min to get from Southampton to Skipton, including transfers.

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Southampton to Skipton 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 Skipton is to train which takes 5 h 14 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 9 h 38 min.

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The quickest flight from Southampton Airport to Leeds Bradford Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Southampton to Skipton bus services, operated by First, arrive at Skipton, Market Place (Jerry Croft) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Southampton to Skipton is 263 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 28 min to drive from Southampton to Skipton.

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Flybe offers flights from Southampton Airport to Leeds Bradford Airport.

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Skipton.
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  • Distance: 214.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 14 min

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

You can take a train from Southampton to Skipton via London Waterloo, Waterloo Underground Station, Leicester Square Underground Station, King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, London Kings Cross, and Leeds in around 5 h 14 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southampton to Skipton via Victoria Coach Station Arrivals, London Victoria Coach Station, Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street, and Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station) in around 9 h 38 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Flights from Southampton to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Southampton to Newcastle via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Train operators
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from London Kings Cross to Leeds
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$60 - $90
Train from Leeds to Skipton
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$12 - $19
1st Class
$22 - $35
Train from Newcastle to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$22 - $35
1st Class
$40 - $65
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$95 - $150
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$55 - $90
Anytime Single
$95 - $150
Off-Peak Single
$95 - $150
Train from Southampton Central to Reading
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$24 - $40
Train from Newcastle to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$55 - $85
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $70
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $16
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $35
Train from Newcastle to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$18 - $26
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $25
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $15
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $25
Bus operators
The Burnley Bus Company
Phone
0345 60 40 110
Email
hello@burnleybuses.co.uk hello@burnleybuses.co.uk
Website
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Manchester City Centre, Chorlton St (Boulton House) to Skipton, Bus Station Stand 2 (N/A)
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
lancashirebus.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
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
nationalexpress.com
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The best way to get from Southampton to Southampton Airport is to train which takes 10 min and costs .

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