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There are 4 ways to get from Southampton to West Midlands by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3h 2m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Wolverhampton

$102 - $144

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Bus  •  5h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth National Express

$48 - $62

2 alternative options

Drive  •  2h 38m

  1. Drive from Southampton to West Midlands 148.6 miles

$30 - $50

Fly, train  •  4h 21m

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Manchester (MAN) SOU - MAN
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Wolverhampton

$119 - $289

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The cheapest way to get from Southampton to West Midlands is to drive which costs £24 - £40 and takes 2h 38m.

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The quickest way to get from Southampton to West Midlands is to drive which costs £24 - £40 and takes 2h 38m.

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The distance between Southampton and West Midlands is 120 miles. The road distance is 148.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Southampton to West Midlands without a car is to train which takes 3h 2m and costs £75 - £110.

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It takes approximately 3h 2m to get from Southampton to West Midlands, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Southampton to West Midlands is to train which takes 3h 2m and costs £75 - £110. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £35 - £50 and takes 5h 29m.

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The quickest flight from Southampton Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Yes, the driving distance between Southampton to West Midlands is 149 miles. It takes approximately 2h 38m to drive from Southampton to West Midlands.

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Flybe offers flights from Southampton Airport to Manchester Airport.

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There are 619+ hotels available in West Midlands. Prices start at $58 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Southampton to West Midlands.
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  • Distance: 119.9 miles
  • Duration: 3h 2m

What companies run services between Southampton, England and West Midlands, Staffordshire, England?

CrossCountry operates a train from Southampton to West Midlands hourly. Tickets cost $70 - $110 and the journey takes 2h 53m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Southampton to West Midlands 3 times a day. Tickets cost $14 - $18 and the journey takes 3h 40m.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Wolverhampton
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Single
$70 - $110
Off-Peak Single
$70 - $110
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Wolverhampton
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $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 Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Website
National Express

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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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