There are 4 ways to get from Southampton to Sturminster Newton by train, bus or car

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Train, bus  •  2 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Salisbury
  2. Take the train from Salisbury to Gillingham (Dorset)
  3. Take the bus from Gillingham Station to Sturminster Newton, Car Park X4

$27 - $45

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Bus National Express  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to POOLE, Dorset 206 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Poole, Bus Station to Blandford, Crown Hotel X8
  3. Take the bus from Blandford, Crown Hotel to Sturminster Newton, Car Park X10

$22 - $25

2 alternative options

Bus via Salisbury, Endless Street  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Southampton City Centre, WestQuay to Salisbury, Endless Street X7 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Salisbury, Endless Street to Blandford, Market Place 20
  3. Take the bus from Blandford, Crown Hotel to Sturminster Newton, Car Park X10

$27

Drive  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Southampton to Sturminster Newton 50.5 miles

$10 - $16

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The cheapest way to get from Southampton to Sturminster Newton is to drive which costs £8 - £12 and takes 1 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Southampton to Sturminster Newton is to drive which costs £8 - £12 and takes 1 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Southampton station to Sturminster Newton. However, there are services departing from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade and arriving at Sturminster Newton, Car Park via Poole, Bus Station and Blandford, Crown Hotel. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 50 min.

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The distance between Southampton and Sturminster Newton is 39 miles. The road distance is 50.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Sturminster Newton without a car is to train and bus which takes 2 h 49 min and costs £20 - £35.

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It takes approximately 2 h 49 min to get from Southampton to Sturminster Newton, including transfers.

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

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Southampton to Sturminster Newton bus services, operated by Buses of Somerset, arrive at Sturminster Newton, Car Park station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Southampton to Sturminster Newton is 50 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 5 min to drive from Southampton to Sturminster Newton.

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There are 340+ hotels available in Sturminster Newton. Prices start at $89 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Sturminster Newton.
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  • Distance: 39.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 49 min

What companies run services between Southampton, England and Sturminster Newton, England?

You can take a bus from Southampton to Sturminster Newton via POOLE, Dorset, Poole, Bus Station, and Blandford, Crown Hotel in around 3 h 50 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
$10 - $15
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $24
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 Gillingham (Dorset)
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
South West Coaches
Website
southwestcoaches.co.uk
Bus from Gillingham Station to Sturminster Newton, Car Park
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
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 POOLE, Dorset
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
More Bus
Website
morebus.co.uk
Bus from Poole, Bus Station to Blandford, Crown Hotel
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
morebus.co.uk
Buses of Somerset
Website
busesofsomerset.co.uk
Bus from Blandford, Crown Hotel to Sturminster Newton, Car Park
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
busesofsomerset.co.uk
Salisbury Reds
Phone
+44 1202 338420
Website
salisburyreds.co.uk
Bus from Southampton City Centre, WestQuay to Salisbury, Endless Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
salisburyreds.co.uk
Damory Coaches
Phone
01202 338 420
Email
enquiries@damory.co.uk
Website
damory.co.uk
Bus from Salisbury, Endless Street to Blandford, Market Place
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
damory.co.uk

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