There are 4 ways to get from Southampton to Stratford-upon-Avon 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, bus  •  2 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Leamington Spa
  2. Take the bus from Leamington Spa, Railway Station to Stratford-upon-Avon, McDonalds X18 / ...

$67 - $97

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Southampton to Stratford-upon-Avon National Express

$13 - $17

2 alternative options

Train, bus via Banbury  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Banbury
  2. Take the bus from Banbury Town Centre, Bus Station (Bay 8) to Stratford-upon-Avon, McDonalds 6 / ...

$66 - $92

Drive  •  2 h

  1. Drive from Southampton to Stratford-upon-Avon 118.1 miles

$25 - $40

What companies run services between Southampton, England and Stratford-upon-Avon, England?

National Express operates a bus from Southampton to Stratford-upon-Avon once daily. Tickets cost $13 - $17 and the journey takes 3 h 35 min.

Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Leamington Spa
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$50 - $80
Train from Southampton Central to Banbury
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$55 - $85
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $70
Bus operators
Stagecoach Warwickshire
Phone
01604 67 60 60
Email
midlands.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Leamington Spa, Railway Station to Stratford-upon-Avon, McDonalds
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach Oxfordshire
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Banbury Town Centre, Bus Station (Bay 8) to Stratford-upon-Avon, McDonalds
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Johnson's Excelbus
Phone
01564 797 070
Email
businfo@johnsonscoaches.co.uk
Website
johnsonscoaches.co.uk
Bus from Banbury Town Centre, Bus Station (Bay 8) to Stratford-upon-Avon, McDonalds
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
johnsonscoaches.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Southampton and Stratford-upon-Avon is 145 km. The road distance is 189 km.

The cheapest way to get from Southampton to Stratford-upon-Avon is to bus which costs £9 - £13 and takes 3 h 35 min.

The quickest way to get from Southampton to Stratford-upon-Avon is to drive which takes 2 h and costs £19 - £28.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Southampton and arriving at Stratford-upon-Avon. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 35 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 53 min to get from Southampton to Stratford-upon-Avon, including transfers.