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There are 11 ways to get from Southampton to Stockton-on-Tees by train, bus, car or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Thornaby

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Bus via London

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Stockton-on-Tees

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Train via Manchester

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Thornaby

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Southampton East Park Terrace 1 to Middlesbrough

Drive

  1. Drive from Southampton to Stockton-on-Tees

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Durham

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Durham (MME)

Fly Southampton to Newcastle, train

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Newcastle (NCL)
  2. Take the train from Newcastle to Stockton

Fly Southampton to Leeds Bradford, train

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

Fly Southampton to Manchester, train

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Manchester (MAN)
  2. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Thornaby

Train to Bristol, fly to Newcastle, train

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Newcastle (NCL)
  3. Take the train from Newcastle to Stockton

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Newcastle, train

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Newcastle (NCL)
  3. Take the train from Newcastle to Stockton

Southampton to Stockton-on-Tees by train and subway

The journey time between Southampton and Stockton-on-Tees is around 4h 38m and covers a distance of around 318 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 26 min. The fastest journey normally takes 4h 38m. Operated by South Western Railway, London Underground (Tube) and LNER, the Southampton to Stockton-on-Tees service departs from Southampton Central and arrives in Thornaby. Typically five services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
4h 12m
Layover time:
26 min
Total time:
4h 38m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
4h 38m
Journey distance:
318 miles
Services per week:
5
Cheapest price:
£68
Carbon emissions:
26 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
13:30
Last service departs at:
13:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Southampton to Stockton-on-Tees train and subway schedules

Southampton → Stockton-on-Tees
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Stockton-on-Tees is 111.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Stockton-on-Tees is subject to regional advice.

The social distance requirement in Stockton-on-Tees is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 111.

Last updated: 20 Oct 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Southampton to Stockton-on-Tees is to bus via London which costs £16 - £22 and takes 9h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Southampton to Stockton-on-Tees is to train and fly which costs £130 - £310 and takes 4h 23m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Southampton station to Stockton-on-Tees. However, there are services departing from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade and arriving at Stockton-on-Tees via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 50m.

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No, there is no direct train from Southampton to Stockton-on-Tees. However, there are services departing from Southampton Central and arriving at Thornaby via Waterloo station, Euston station and London Kings Cross. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 16m.

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The distance between Southampton and Stockton-on-Tees is 255 miles. The road distance is 291.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Stockton-on-Tees without a car is to train which takes 5h 16m and costs £65 - £330.

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It takes approximately 5h 16m to get from Southampton to Stockton-on-Tees, including transfers.

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Southampton to Stockton-on-Tees bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade.

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Southampton to Stockton-on-Tees train services, operated by South Western Railway, depart from Southampton Central station.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Stockton-on-Tees is to train which takes 5h 16m and costs £65 - £330. Alternatively, you can bus via London, which costs £16 - £22 and takes 9h 50m.

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Stockton-on-Tees.
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  • Distance: 254.7 miles
  • Duration: 5h 16m

What companies run services between Southampton, England and Stockton-on-Tees, England?

You can take a train from Southampton to Stockton-on-Tees via London Waterloo, Waterloo station, Euston station, King's Cross St. Pancras station, and London Kings Cross in around 5h 16m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southampton to Stockton-on-Tees via London Victoria Coach Station in around 9h 50m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Durham
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£80 - £300
Flights from Southampton to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£140 - £420
Flights from London Heathrow to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£65 - £350
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£45 - £170
Flights from Bristol to Newcastle via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
£45 - £170
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from London Heathrow to Durham
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£80 - £300
Flights from Southampton to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£140 - £420
Blue Islands Limited
Website
blueislands.com
Flights from Southampton to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£140 - £420
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£50 - £170
Eastern Airways
Website
easternairways.com
Flights from Southampton to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£100 - £310
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£75 - £240
Train operators
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from London Kings Cross to Thornaby
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£30 - £250
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£30 - £45
Anytime Day Single
£110 - £160
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£170 - £250
TransPennine Express Service
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Thornaby
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£35 - £60
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£16 - £23
Off-Peak Day Single
£28 - £45
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £60
Train from Leeds to Thornaby
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£25 - £40
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£12 - £17
Off-Peak Day Single
£19 - £29
Anytime Day Single
£25 - £40
Train from Manchester Airport to Thornaby
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£40 - £65
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£16 - £24
Off-Peak Day Single
£30 - £50
Anytime Day Single
£40 - £65
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Southampton Central to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£28 - £35
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£28 - £35
Anytime Day 1st Class
£45 - £65
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 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£6 - £8
Website
National Express
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Stockton-on-Tees
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£10 - £14
Website
National Express
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Southampton East Park Terrace 1 to Middlesbrough
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£19 - £35
Website
Megabus UK

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Durham Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Southampton to Stockton-on-Tees bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Stockton-on-Tees station.

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Southampton to Stockton-on-Tees train services, operated by LNER, arrive at Thornaby station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Southampton to Stockton-on-Tees is 291 miles. It takes approximately 4h 48m to drive from Southampton to Stockton-on-Tees.

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Loganair offers flights from London Heathrow Airport to Durham Airport.

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There are 153+ hotels available in Stockton-on-Tees. Prices start at £75 per night.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Southampton Airport is to train which takes 10 min and costs £2 - £85.

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