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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, line 54 bus  •  3 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Salisbury
  2. Take the train from Salisbury to Yeovil Junction
  3. Take the line 54 bus from Yeovil, Bus Station to Somerton, Opp Half Moon 54 / ...

$35 - $56

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to Bournemouth Station, Holdenhurst Road National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bournemouth Station, Holdenhurst Road to Yeovil National Express

$21 - $28

3 alternative options

Train, line 54 bus via Westbury (Wilts)  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Westbury (Wilts)
  2. Take the train from Westbury (Wilts) to Yeovil Pen Mill
  3. Take the line 54 bus from Yeovil, Bus Station to Somerton, Opp Half Moon 54 / ...

$47 - $91

Train, bus  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Dorchester South
  2. Take the bus from Dorchester, South Station to Yeovil, The Borough X11

$36 - $46

Drive  •  1 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Southampton to Somerton 71.7 miles

$15 - $23

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Southampton station to Somerton. However, there are services departing from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade and arriving at Somerton, Opp Half Moon via Bournemouth Station, Holdenhurst Road and Yeovil, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 56 min.

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The distance between Southampton and Somerton is 59 miles. The road distance is 71.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Somerton without a car is to train and line 54 bus which takes 3 h 23 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 23 min to get from Southampton to Somerton, including transfers.

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

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Southampton to Somerton bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Yeovil station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Southampton to Somerton is 72 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 28 min to drive from Southampton to Somerton.

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There are 493+ hotels available in Somerton. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Somerton.
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  • Distance: 59 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 23 min

What companies run services between Southampton, England and Somerton, Somerset, England?

You can take a bus from Southampton to Somerton via Bournemouth Station, Holdenhurst Road, Yeovil, and Yeovil, Bus Station in around 4 h 56 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Southampton Central to Salisbury
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$9 - $15
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $24
Train from Southampton Central to Westbury (Wilts)
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $25
Advanced Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $50
Train from Westbury (Wilts) to Yeovil Pen Mill
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$11 - $18
Advanced Single
$13 - $19
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $35
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Southampton Central to Salisbury
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Salisbury to Yeovil Junction
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Westbury (Wilts) to Yeovil Pen Mill
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Dorchester South
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
Buses of Somerset
Website
busesofsomerset.co.uk
Bus from Yeovil, Bus Station to Somerton, Opp Half Moon
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
busesofsomerset.co.uk
South West Coaches
Website
southwestcoaches.co.uk
Bus from Dorchester, South Station to Yeovil, The Borough
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
southwestcoaches.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 Coach Station Harbour Parade to Bournemouth Station, Holdenhurst Road
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Bournemouth Station, Holdenhurst Road to Yeovil
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com

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