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There are 3 ways to get from Southampton to Wellington by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2h 48m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Westbury (Wilts)
  2. Take the train from Westbury (Wilts) to Taunton

$96 - $157

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Bus  •  5h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to Bristol Bus & Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to Wellington National Express

$18 - $25

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1h 59m

  1. Drive from Southampton to Wellington 100.8 miles

$21 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Southampton to Wellington is to bus which costs £13 - £20 and takes 5h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Southampton to Wellington is to drive which costs £16 - £24 and takes 1h 59m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Southampton station to Wellington. However, there are services departing from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade and arriving at Wellington via Bristol Bus & Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 50m.

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The distance between Southampton and Wellington is 80 miles. The road distance is 100.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Wellington without a car is to train which takes 2h 48m and costs £70 - £130.

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It takes approximately 2h 48m to get from Southampton to Wellington, including transfers.

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Southampton to Wellington 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 Wellington is to train which takes 2h 48m and costs £70 - £130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £13 - £20 and takes 5h 50m.

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Southampton to Wellington bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Wellington station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Southampton to Wellington is 101 miles. It takes approximately 1h 59m to drive from Southampton to Wellington.

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Wellington.
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  • Distance: 80.2 miles
  • Duration: 2h 48m

What companies run services between Southampton, England and Wellington, Somerset, England?

You can take a train from Southampton to Wellington via Westbury (Wilts) and Taunton in around 2h 48m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southampton to Wellington via Bristol Bus & Coach Station in around 5h 50m.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Southampton Central to Westbury (Wilts)
Ave. Duration
58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $25
Advanced Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $50
Train from Westbury (Wilts) to Taunton
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $50
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $24
Advanced Single
$17 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $50
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 Bristol Bus & Coach Station
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
National Express
Bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to Wellington
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
National Express

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