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

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Train  •  16 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Winchester

$7 - $40

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Rideshare  •  32 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Southampton to Winchester 13.4 miles

$3

4 alternative options

Bus  •  51 min

  1. Take the bus from Southampton City Centre, Above Bar to Winchester, St. Thomas Church 1 / ...

$5 - $9

Night train  •  23 min

  1. Take the night train from Southampton Central to Winchester

$7 - $11

Taxi  •  18 min

  1. Take a taxi from Southampton to Winchester 13 miles

$40 - $50

Drive  •  18 min

  1. Drive from Southampton to Winchester 13 miles

$2 - $4

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The cheapest way to get from Southampton to Winchester is to rideshare which costs £2 and takes 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Southampton to Winchester is to train which costs £5 - £35 and takes 16 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Southampton City Centre, Above Bar and arriving at Winchester, St. Thomas Church. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 51 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Southampton Central and arriving at Winchester. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 16 min.

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The distance between Southampton and Winchester is 12 miles. The road distance is 13 miles.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Winchester without a car is to train which takes 16 min and costs £5 - £35.

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The train from Southampton Central to Winchester takes 16 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Southampton to Winchester bus services, operated by Bluestar, depart from Southampton City Centre, Above Bar station.

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Southampton to Winchester train services, operated by South Western Railway, depart from Southampton Central station.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Winchester is to train which takes 16 min and costs £5 - £35. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £4 - £7 and takes 51 min.

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  • Distance: 11.8 miles
  • Duration: 16 min

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

South Western Railway operates a train from Southampton to Winchester hourly. Tickets cost $7 - $11 and the journey takes 16 min. CrossCountry also services this route hourly. Alternatively, Bluestar operates a bus from Southampton to Winchester every 30 minutes, and the journey takes 51 min. National Express also services this route hourly.

Train operators
Bus operators
Bluestar
Phone
01202 338421
Email
managersmailbox@bluestarbus.co.uk
Website
bluestarbus.co.uk
Bus from Southampton City Centre, Above Bar to Winchester, St. Thomas Church
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
bluestarbus.co.uk
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 Winchester
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
nationalexpress.com
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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Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Southampton to Winchester
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Southampton to Winchester
Ave. Duration
18 min
Estimated price
$40 - $50
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 Winchester bus services, operated by Bluestar, arrive at Winchester, St. Thomas Church station.

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Southampton to Winchester train services, operated by South Western Railway, arrive at Winchester station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Southampton to Winchester is 13 miles. It takes approximately 18 min to drive from Southampton to Winchester.

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There are 442+ hotels available in Winchester. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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

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