There are 6 ways to get from Southampton to Waterlooville by train, bus, rideshare, taxi or car

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Train  •  41 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Havant

$10 - $24

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Rideshare  •  43 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Southampton to Havant 21.2 miles

$4

4 alternative options

Line 206 bus, line 8 bus  •  1 h 42 min

  1. Take the line 206 bus from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station to Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange 206 / ...
  2. Take the line 8 bus from Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange to Waterlooville, Forest End 8

$9 - $13

Bus, line 8 bus  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Southampton City Centre, Houndwell Park to City Centre, Victoria Park X4
  2. Take the line 8 bus from City Centre, City Shops South to Waterlooville, Precinct 8

$6 - $9

Taxi  •  27 min

  1. Take a taxi from Southampton to Waterlooville 22.9 miles

$65 - $80

Drive  •  27 min

  1. Drive from Southampton to Waterlooville 22.9 miles

$4 - $8

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

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The quickest way to get from Southampton to Waterlooville is to taxi which costs £50 - £60 and takes 27 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Southampton station to Waterlooville. However, there are services departing from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station and arriving at Waterlooville, Forest End via Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 42 min.

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

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The distance between Southampton and Waterlooville is 16 miles. The road distance is 22.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Waterlooville without a car is to train which takes 41 min and costs £8 - £18.

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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 Waterlooville bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Southampton City Centre, Coach Station.

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Southampton to Waterlooville train services, operated by Southern, depart from Southampton Central station.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Waterlooville is to train which takes 41 min and costs £8 - £18. Alternatively, you can line 206 bus and line 8 bus, which costs £6 - £11 and takes 1 h 42 min.

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  • Distance: 16.5 miles
  • Duration: 41 min

What companies run services between Southampton, England and Waterlooville, England?

Southern operates a train from Southampton to Waterlooville hourly. Tickets cost $14 - $22 and the journey takes 41 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southampton to Waterlooville via Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange in around 1 h 42 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Southampton Central to Havant
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$9 - $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 from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station to Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
nationalexpress.com
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange to Waterlooville, Forest End
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
First
Bus from Southampton City Centre, Houndwell Park to City Centre, Victoria Park
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
First
Bus from City Centre, City Shops South to Waterlooville, Precinct
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
First
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. 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 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
$4
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Southampton to Waterlooville
Ave. Duration
27 min
Estimated price
$65 - $80
West Quay Cars
Phone
+44 23 8099 9999
Website
southamptontaxi.co.uk
Southampton Taxis
Phone
+44 23 8000 5005
Website
southamptontaxis.net

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Southampton to Waterlooville bus services, operated by First, arrive at Waterlooville, Forest End station.

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Southampton to Waterlooville train services, operated by Southern, arrive at Havant station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Southampton to Waterlooville is 23 miles. It takes approximately 27 min to drive from Southampton to Waterlooville.

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There are 661+ hotels available in Waterlooville. Prices start at $86 USD per night.

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

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