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There are 5 ways to get from Southampton to Thorney Island by train, bus, rideshare, taxi or car

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Train  •  41 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Havant

£8 - £21

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Rideshare  •  43 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Southampton to Havant 21.2 miles

£3

3 alternative options

Bus, line 23 bus  •  2h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Southampton City Centre, Houndwell Park to City Centre, Victoria Park X4
  2. Take the line 23 bus from City Centre, City Shops South to Havant College 23

£6 - £9

Taxi  •  30 min

  1. Take a taxi from Southampton to Havant 21.8 miles

£45 - £60

Drive  •  30 min

  1. Drive from Southampton to Havant 21.8 miles

£3 - £5

Southampton to Thorney Island by train

The train journey time between Southampton and Thorney Island is around 40 min and covers a distance of around 24 miles. The fastest train normally takes 35 min. Operated by Southern Service and First Great Western Service, the Southampton to Thorney Island train service departs from Southampton Central and arrives in Havant. Typically 241 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
40 min
Fastest train time:
35 min
Train distance:
24 miles
Trains per week:
241
Cheapest price:
£8
Carbon emissions:
2 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:47
Last train departs at:
23:16

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Southampton to Thorney Island train schedules

Southampton → Thorney Island
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The cheapest way to get from Southampton to Thorney Island is to rideshare which costs £3 and takes 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Southampton to Thorney Island is to taxi which costs £45 - £60 and takes 30 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Southampton to Thorney Island. However, there are services departing from Southampton City Centre, Houndwell Park and arriving at Havant College via City Centre, City Shops South. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 19m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Southampton Central and arriving at Havant. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 41 min.

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The distance between Southampton and Thorney Island is 22 miles. The road distance is 21.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Thorney Island without a car is to train which takes 41 min and costs £8 - £21.

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The train from Southampton Central to Havant takes 41 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Southampton to Thorney Island bus services, operated by First, depart from Southampton City Centre, Houndwell Park station.

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Southampton to Thorney Island train services, operated by Southern Service, depart from Southampton Central station.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Thorney Island is to train which takes 41 min and costs £8 - £21. Alternatively, you can bus and line 23 bus, which costs £6 - £9 and takes 2h 19m.

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Thorney Island.
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  • Distance: 22.1 miles
  • Duration: 41 min

What companies run services between Southampton, England and Thorney Island, West Sussex, England?

Southern Service operates a train from Southampton Central to Havant hourly. Tickets cost £8 - £21 and the journey takes 41 min. First Great Western Service also services this route once daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southampton to Havant via City Centre, Victoria Park and City Centre, City Shops South in around 2h 19m.

Train operators
Bus operators
Stagecoach South
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from City Centre, City Shops South to Havant College
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
Stagecoach South
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Southampton to Havant
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£3
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blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Southampton to Havant
Ave. Duration
30 min
Estimated price
£45 - £60
West Quay Cars
Phone
+44 23 8099 9999
Website
southamptontaxi.co.uk
Southampton Taxis
Phone
+44 23 8000 5005
Website
southamptontaxis.net
Southampton Taxi Service
Phone
+44 7424 525 088
Southampton Taxi
Phone
+44 74 0001 1786
Website
southampton-taxi.net
My Chauffeur Hampshire
Phone
+44 74 000 11786
Website
mychauffeurhampshire.com
Door 2 Door Cars
Phone
+44 2380 39 39 39
Website
door2doorcars.com
ATS Taxi Southampton
Phone
+44 23 8022 2222
Aero Taxis
Phone
+44 23 8001 0203
Website
aerotaxis-southampton.co.uk

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Southampton to Thorney Island bus services, operated by Stagecoach South, arrive at Havant College station.

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Southampton to Thorney Island train services, operated by Southern Service, arrive at Havant station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Southampton to Thorney Island is 22 miles. It takes approximately 30 min to drive from Southampton to Thorney Island.

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There are 214+ hotels available in Thorney Island. Prices start at £75 per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Southampton and Thorney Island. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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