Duration 1h 25m
Distance 82.7 miles
Average price £35
Possible routes 4 found

Watford to Southampton

Rome2rio has found 4 ways to get from Watford to Southampton by train, bus and car. We recommend taking the train from Watford Junction to Clapham Junction and then taking the train from Clapham Junction to Southampton Central, which takes around 2h 12m. Alternatively, taking the bus from Watford, Town Hall to Heathrow Central Bus Station and then taking the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade is the cheapest option and takes around 4h 9m.

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Train

  1. Watford Junction
  2. Clapham Junction
  3. Southampton
2h 12m
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£28 - £81
Alternative routes

Line 724 bus, bus

  1. Watford, Town Hall
    724
  2. Heathrow Airport London T2,3
    National Express / ...
  3. Southampton
4h 9m
Cheapest
£11 - £16

Bus, line 800 bus, train

  1. Watford, High Street
    103 - Chiltern Hundreds / ...
  2. High Wycombe, Bus Station
    800 / ...
  3. Reading
  4. Southampton
4h 33m
£40 - £58

Drive

  1. Watford
    82.5 miles
  2. Southampton
Fastest
1h 25m
£13 - £20

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Watford to Southampton? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

The cheapest way to get from Watford to Southampton is to line 724 bus and bus which costs £11 - £17 and takes 4h 9m.

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The quickest way to get from Watford to Southampton is to drive which costs £13 - £20 and takes 1h 25m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Watford to Southampton station. However, there are services departing from Watford, Town Hall and arriving at Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade via Heathrow Airport London T2,3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 9m.

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No, there is no direct train from Watford to Southampton. However, there are services departing from Watford Junction and arriving at Southampton Central via Clapham Junction. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 12m.

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The distance between Watford and Southampton is 68 miles. The road distance is 82.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Watford to Southampton without a car is to train which takes 2h 12m and costs £28 - £85.

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It takes approximately 2h 12m to get from Watford to Southampton, including transfers.

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Watford to Southampton bus services, operated by Green Line, depart from Watford, Town Hall station.

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Watford to Southampton train services, operated by Southern, depart from Watford Junction station.

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The best way to get from Watford to Southampton is to train which takes 2h 12m and costs £28 - £85. Alternatively, you can line 724 bus and bus, which costs £11 - £17 and takes 4h 9m.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Watford to Southampton is 83 miles. It takes approximately 1h 25m to drive from Watford to Southampton.

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How to travel from Watford to Southampton

Find all the possible transport options for your trip from Watford to Southampton right here. Rome2rio displays up to date schedules, route maps, journey times and estimated fares from relevant transport operators, ensuring you can make an informed decision about which option will suit you best. Click the map below to see more travel options.

What companies run services between Watford and Southampton?

You can take a train from Watford to Southampton via Clapham Junction in around 2h 12m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Watford to Southampton via Heathrow Central Bus Station and Heathrow Airport London T2,3 in around 4h 9m.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7 - £16

Southampton, United Kingdom

Southampton, on the south coast of England, is the largest city in the ceremonial county of Hampshire. It is 75 mi south-west of London and 19 mi north-west of Portsmouth. Southampton is a major port and the closest city to the New Forest. It lies at the northernmost point of Southampton Water at the confluence of the Rivers Test and Itchen, with the River Hamble joining to the south of the urban area. The city, which is a unitary authority, has an estimated population of 253,651. The city's name is sometimes abbreviated in writing to "So'ton" or "Soton", and a resident of Southampton is called a Sotonian. - Wikipedia

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