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Journey Information

Oxford, OXF to Southampton coach - cost & duration

Cheapest price£26.80
Shortest Duration3h 49m
Trips per day11
Coach lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by coach from Oxford to Southampton right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most coach companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, coach companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

How much is a coach ticket from Oxford to Southampton?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, £34.71 was the low point for coach fares from Oxford to Southampton. Coaches from Southampton to Oxford are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than £34.71 could be considered a great deal.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most coach companies increase the price as the travel date approaches.

How long is the coach ride?

The coach usually takes around 4 hours and 50 minutes to cover the 59 miles (94 kilometers) from Oxford, OXF to Southampton, STH. However, the fastest coach only takes 3 hours and 49 minutes. In other words, you'll have plenty of time to rest and relax on the coach.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by coach?

Because many passengers travel from Oxford to Southampton at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for coaches. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Monday is typically the least busy day for coach travel on this route. For a less crowded trip, try to book your coach travel for the beginning of the week.

When do the earliest and latest coaches leave Oxford?

The first coach leaves at 05:00 and the last coach leaves at 19:00. To see the times for all coaches from Oxford to Southampton, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many coaches are there each day?

There are 11 scheduled coaches that travel from Oxford to Southampton every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so no matter which coach you take, you will have to transfer coaches at least once during your journey.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Oxford, OXF to Southampton; ticket prices start at £15.74.

What coach companies travel from Oxford to Southampton?

There is one coach company that operates from Oxford to Southampton. National Express is the only company that connects the two cities by coach. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled coaches per day, so travelers still have a good amount of choice and flexibility.

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
National Express114h 51m£34.71

Where does the coach leave from in Oxford?

Oxford, Oxfordshire has two coach stations with service to Southampton, Southampton:

  • Bus Station
  • St Clements Street (Stop A)

Where does the coach arrive in Southampton?

These are the two stations where coaches may stop when they arrive in Southampton, Southampton:

  • Southampton Coach Station
  • University of Sampton - Bus Stop

Price trends for coaches from Oxford to Southampton

Monthly average prices


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