There are 4 ways to get from Southampton to Wellington by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3 h 49 min

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

$60 - $105

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Bus  •  6 h 11 min

  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 Taunton National Express

$22 - $29

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Dorchester South
  2. Take the bus from Dorchester, South Station to Axminster, Trinity Square X51
  3. Take the bus from Axminster, Trinity Square to Taunton, Bus Station 30

$38 - $50

Drive  •  1 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Southampton to Wellington 100.8 miles

$21 - $35

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Southampton station to Wellington station. However, there are services departing from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade and arriving at Wellington, North Street Police Station via Bristol Bus & Coach Station and Taunton, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 11 min.

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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 3 h 49 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 49 min 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 3 h 49 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6 h 11 min.

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

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

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There are 443+ hotels available in Wellington. Prices start at $82 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Wellington.
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  • Distance: 80.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 49 min

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

You can take a train from Southampton to Wellington via Westbury (Wilts), Taunton, Taunton Station, Taunton, The Parade, and Taunton, Bus Station in around 3 h 49 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southampton to Wellington via Bristol Bus & Coach Station, Taunton, and Taunton, Bus Station in around 6 h 11 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Southampton Central to Westbury (Wilts)
Ave. Duration
58 min
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
39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $50
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $24
Advanced Single
$17 - $25
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
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to Taunton
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Buses of Somerset
Website
busesofsomerset.co.uk
Bus from Axminster, Trinity Square to Taunton, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
busesofsomerset.co.uk

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