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

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Train  •  2 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo East to Woolwich Dockyard

$34 - $52

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Bus, line 53 bus  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to London Victoria Coach Station National Express / ...
  2. Take the line 53 bus from Westminster Station Parliament Square to Woolwich, Artillery Place Frances Street 53

$16 - $19

2 alternative options

Train, line 122 bus  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Horsham
  2. Take the train from Horsham to East Croydon
  3. Take the line 122 bus from Crystal Palace Parade to Shooters Hill, Ha Ha Road 122

$52 - $84

Drive  •  1 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Southampton to Woolwich 86.8 miles

$18 - $27

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The cheapest way to get from Southampton to Woolwich is to bus and line 53 bus which costs £12 - £15 and takes 3 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Southampton to Woolwich is to drive which costs £14 - £21 and takes 1 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Southampton station to Woolwich. However, there are services departing from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade and arriving at Woolwich, Artillery Place Frances Street via Victoria, Eccleston Bridge and Westminster Station Parliament Square. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 43 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Southampton to Woolwich. However, there are services departing from Southampton Central and arriving at Woolwich Dockyard via London Waterloo East. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 9 min.

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The distance between Southampton and Woolwich is 75 miles. The road distance is 86.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Woolwich without a car is to train which takes 2 h 9 min and costs £26 - £40.

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It takes approximately 2 h 9 min to get from Southampton to Woolwich, including transfers.

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Southampton to Woolwich bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade.

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

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The best way to get from Southampton to Woolwich is to train which takes 2 h 9 min and costs £26 - £40. Alternatively, you can bus and line 53 bus, which costs £12 - £15 and takes 3 h 43 min.

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Woolwich.
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  • Distance: 75.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 9 min

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

You can take a train from Southampton to Woolwich via London Waterloo and London Waterloo East in around 2 h 9 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southampton to Woolwich via London Victoria Coach Station, Victoria, Eccleston Bridge, Westminster, Parliament Square, and Westminster Station Parliament Square in around 3 h 43 min.

Train operators
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Southampton Central to Horsham
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Horsham to East Croydon
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
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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 London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Westminster Station Parliament Square to Woolwich, Artillery Place Frances Street
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Crystal Palace Parade to Shooters Hill, Ha Ha Road
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk

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Southampton to Woolwich bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Woolwich, Artillery Place Frances Street station.

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Southampton to Woolwich train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Woolwich Dockyard station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Southampton to Woolwich is 87 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 50 min to drive from Southampton to Woolwich.

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There are 8088+ hotels available in Woolwich. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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