There are 5 ways to get from Southampton to Staines-upon-Thames 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  •  1 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Staines

$25 - $40

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Southampton to Heathrow Airport London National Express / ...

$15 - $21

3 alternative options

Train, line 446 bus  •  1 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Woking
  2. Take the line 446 bus from Woking Railway Station to Elmsleigh Bus Station 446

$27 - $37

Train CrossCountry  •  1 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Staines

$51 - $77

Drive  •  1 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Southampton to Staines-upon-Thames 61.5 miles

$13 - $20

What companies run services between Southampton, England and Staines-upon-Thames, England?

South Western Railway operates a train from Southampton to Staines-upon-Thames 3 times a day. Tickets cost $25 - $40 and the journey takes 1 h 13 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Southampton to Staines-upon-Thames every 4 hours. Tickets cost $9 - $14 and the journey takes 1 h 50 min.

Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Southampton Central to Staines
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Woking
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Reading to Staines
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
White Bus Services
Phone
01344 882 612
Email
office@whitebus.co.uk
Website
whitebus.co.uk
Bus from Woking Railway Station to Elmsleigh Bus Station
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
whitebus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Southampton to Staines-upon-Thames?

The distance between Southampton and Staines-upon-Thames is 86 km. The road distance is 98 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Southampton to Staines-upon-Thames?

The cheapest way to get from Southampton to Staines-upon-Thames is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1 h 3 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Southampton to Staines-upon-Thames?

The quickest way to get from Southampton to Staines-upon-Thames is to drive which takes 1 h 3 min and costs £9 - £14.

Is there a direct train between Southampton and Staines-upon-Thames?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Southampton Central and arriving at Staines. Services depart three times a day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 13 min.

Is there a direct bus between Southampton and Staines-upon-Thames?

No, there is no direct bus from Southampton to Staines-upon-Thames. However, there are services departing from Southampton and arriving at Elmsleigh Bus Station via Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 19 min.

How long does it take to get from Southampton to Staines-upon-Thames?

The train from Southampton Central to Staines takes 1 h 13 min including transfers and departs three times a day.