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There are 12 ways to get from Southampton to Tralee by train, bus and ferry, bus, car, car ferry or plane

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Train, bus and ferry  •  17h 27m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Birmingham to Dublin 871
  3. Take the train from Heuston to Tralee 5

$156 - $227

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Bus, bus and ferry  •  21h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to London Victoria Coach Station 032
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin 871
  3. Take the bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to Prince's Street 300

$56 - $86

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Bus, bus and ferry via Birmingham  •  20h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Birmingham to Dublin 871
  3. Take the bus from Busáras to Glentworth, Limerick Bus Station X12
  4. Take the bus from Glentworth, Limerick Bus Station to Tralee, Tralee Bus Station 13 / ...

$79 - $108

Drive, car ferry  •  11h 17m

  1. Drive from Southampton to Fishguard
  2. Take the car ferry from Fishguard to Rosslare
  3. Drive from Rosslare to Tralee

$127 - $170

Train, train to London Luton, fly to Kerry  •  7h 13m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London Bridge to Luton Airport Parkway
  3. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Kerry (KIR) LTN - KIR

$93 - $324

Train, train to London Heathrow, fly to Cork  •  9h 14m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
  3. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Cork (ORK) LHR - ORK
  4. Take the train from Cork Kent to Tralee

$136 - $422

Train, train to London Heathrow, fly to Shannon, bus  •  9h 1m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
  3. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Shannon (SNN) LHR - SNN
  4. Take the bus from Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay to Prince's Street

$130 - $416

Fly Southampton to Dublin, train  •  9h 17m

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Dublin (DUB) SOU - DUB
  2. Take the train from Heuston to Tralee

$118 - $367

Train to London City, fly to Shannon, bus  •  8h 44m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Shannon (SNN) LCY - SNN
  3. Take the bus from Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay to Prince's Street

$232 - $1,069

Train to London Stansted, fly to Cork, train  •  9h 55m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Cork (ORK) STN - ORK
  3. Take the train from Cork Kent to Tralee

$110 - $260

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Cork, train  •  9h 16m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Cork (ORK) LGW - ORK
  3. Take the train from Cork Kent to Tralee

$106 - $388

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Shannon, bus  •  8h 58m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Shannon (SNN) LGW - SNN
  3. Take the bus from Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay to Prince's Street

$79 - $342

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Southampton to Tralee is to bus and bus and ferry which costs £40 - £70 and takes 21h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Southampton to Tralee is to train and fly which costs £70 - £250 and takes 7h 13m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Southampton station to Tralee station. However, there are services departing from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade and arriving at Tralee, Tralee Bus Station via Birmingham, Busáras and Glentworth, Limerick Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20h 10m.

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The distance between Southampton and Tralee is 370 miles.

The best way to get from Southampton to Tralee without a car is to train and bus and ferry which takes 17h 27m and costs £120 - £180.

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It takes approximately 17h 27m to get from Southampton to Tralee, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from London Luton Airport to Kerry Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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Southampton to Tralee bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, arrive at Tralee, Tralee Bus Station.

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Ryanair offers flights from London Luton Airport to Kerry Airport.

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Tralee.
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  • Distance: 370.5 miles
  • Duration: 17h 27m

What companies run services between Southampton, England and Tralee, Ireland?

There is no direct connection from Southampton to Tralee. However, you can take the train to Birmingham New Street, take the walk to Birmingham, take the bus and ferry to Dublin, take the walk to Busáras, take the tram to Heuston, take the walk to Heuston, then take the train to Tralee. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Southampton to Tralee via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth, Birmingham, Dublin, Busáras, and Glentworth, Limerick Bus Station in around 20h 10m.

Airlines
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Cork
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $500
Flights from London Heathrow to Shannon
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $600
Flights from Southampton to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $370
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Cork
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $500
Flights from London Heathrow to Shannon
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $600
Flights from London City to Shannon
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Luton to Kerry
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from London Stansted to Cork
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $200
Flights from London Gatwick to Cork
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Flights from London Gatwick to Shannon
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $310
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $370
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $110
Off-Peak Single
$65 - $95
Train from Southampton Central to Reading
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$24 - $40
Irish Rail
Phone
+353 1 836 6222
Email
digital@irishrail.ie
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Heuston to Tralee
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Cork Kent to Tralee
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
irishrail.ie
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $15
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $24
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 and ferry from Birmingham to Dublin
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Website
National Express
Bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Website
National Express
Bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
National Express
Bus and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $35
Website
National Express
Bus Eireann
Phone
1850 836 611
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Busáras to Glentworth, Limerick Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
Bus Eireann
Bus from Glentworth, Limerick Bus Station to Tralee, Tralee Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Website
Bus Eireann
Dublin Coach
Phone
+353 (0)1 465 9972
Email
info@dublincoach.ie
Website
dublincoach.ie
Bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to Prince's Street
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
Dublin Coach
Bus from Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay to Prince's Street
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
Dublin Coach
Eurobus
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Dublin City South, Burgh Quay to Prince's Street
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $35
Schedules at
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Limerick, Limerick Arthur's Quay to Prince's Street
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $13
Schedules at
transportforireland.ie
Ferry operators
Stena Line

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The best way to get from Southampton to Southampton Airport is to train which takes 10m and costs £1 - £28.

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