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There are 13 ways to get from Southampton to Utrecht by train, bus, car, car train, car ferry or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  6h 42m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras Int. to Rotterdam Centraal
  3. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Utrecht Centraal

$124 - $334

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Bus  •  13h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to London Victoria Coach Station National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from London to Utrecht Ouibus

$29 - $40

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Train, bus  •  15h 27m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Victoria
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Canterbury East
  3. Take the bus from Canterbury to Rotterdam
  4. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Utrecht Centraal

$112 - $170

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  6h 5m

  1. Drive from Southampton to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Utrecht

$251 - $290

Drive, car ferry  •  6h 27m

  1. Drive from Southampton to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Utrecht

$107 - $157

Fly Southampton to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  4h 10m

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) SOU - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Utrecht Centraal

$57 - $214

Train to London City, fly to Rotterdam, train  •  4h 57m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Rotterdam (RTM) LCY - RTM
  3. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Utrecht Centraal

$108 - $348

Train to Bristol, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  6h 3m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) BRS - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Utrecht Centraal

$111 - $302

Train, train to London Heathrow, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol  •  5h 48m

  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 Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) LHR - AMS
  4. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Utrecht Centraal

$124 - $353

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  5h 49m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) LGW - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Utrecht Centraal

$89 - $289

Train, train to London Luton, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol  •  6h 19m

  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 Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) LTN - AMS
  4. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Utrecht Centraal

$88 - $233

Train to London Stansted, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  6h 13m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) STN - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Utrecht Centraal

$105 - $281

Train, train to Southend, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol  •  6h 28m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Southend Airport
  3. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) SEN - AMS
  4. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Utrecht Centraal

$95 - $256

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Southampton to Utrecht is to bus which costs £22 - £35 and takes 13h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Southampton to Utrecht is to fly and train which costs £40 - £170 and takes 4h 10m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Southampton station to Utrecht. However, there are services departing from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade and arriving at Utrecht via London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 50m.

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The distance between Southampton and Utrecht is 294 miles.

The best way to get from Southampton to Utrecht without a car is to train which takes 6h 42m and costs £95 - £260.

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It takes approximately 6h 42m to get from Southampton to Utrecht, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Southampton to Utrecht is to train which takes 6h 42m and costs £95 - £260. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £22 - £35 and takes 13h 50m.

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The quickest flight from Southampton Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Southampton to Utrecht bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Utrecht station.

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Utrecht.
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  • Distance: 294.1 miles
  • Duration: 6h 42m

What companies run services between Southampton, England and Utrecht, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Southampton to Utrecht via London Waterloo, Waterloo station, Warren Street station, King's Cross St. Pancras station, London St. Pancras Int., and Rotterdam Centraal in around 6h 42m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southampton to Utrecht via London Victoria Coach Station and London in around 13h 50m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from London Gatwick to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Flights from London Luton to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Flights from London Stansted to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $270
Flights from Southend to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
51m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Flights from London Heathrow to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Flights from London Gatwick to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Southampton to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from Bristol to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from London Heathrow to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $410
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Flights from Southampton to Amsterdam Schiphol via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Luton to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $270
Train operators
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
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras Int. to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$85 - $270
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$85 - $270
Premier
$200 - $310
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Southampton Central to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Southampton Central to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Advanced Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
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
Greater Anglia
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 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
National Express
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from London to Utrecht
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Canterbury to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators

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Utrecht is 1h ahead of Southampton. It is currently 12:36 AM in Southampton and 1:36 AM in Utrecht.

KLM and Flybe offer flights from Southampton Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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There are 439+ hotels available in Utrecht. Prices start at $74 USD per night.

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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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