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Stansted to Southampton bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$50.25
Shortest Duration4h 0m
Trips per day8
bus carriers1
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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does a bus ticket from Stansted to Southampton cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Stansted to Southampton were $50.25.

The best way to find cheap bus tickets from Stansted to Southampton is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches.

How long is the bus ride from Stansted to Southampton?

The distance between Stansted and Southampton is approximately 97.49 miles, or 156.85 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 4 hours and 25 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 4 hours,

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most buses are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your bus has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest time to travel by bus from Stansted to Southampton?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Stansted to Southampton by bus is usually on Monday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out and you may find buses more full than usual. Monday tends to be when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, buses departing at this time are the least likely to be crowded.

What bus companies travel from Stansted to Southampton?

On average there are 8 scheduled bus trips per day. National Express has the most regularly scheduled departures from Stansted to Southampton, with an average of 8 trips per day and 8 monthly trips. One bus carrier currently travels from Stansted to Southampton. Of the 8 trips there all of the schedules require a connection as there are no direct trips. A connection will generally require disembarking from the bus and boarding another bus to complete your trip.

1 carriers offer Stansted to Southampton bus trips

National Express

Book National Express from Stansted to Southampton from $37.54. There are 8 trips per day offered by National Express from Stansted to Southampton and you can expect on average to pay $50.25 for a National Express ticket to Southampton. In Stansted, National Express departs to Southampton from Stansted Airport, In Southampton, National Express arrives at Southampton Coach Station and one other station.

An average trip on National Express from Stansted to Southampton takes 4 hours and 26 minutes, while the fastest available National Express trip will get you to Southampton in 4 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, National Express offers 8 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $50.25 for a weekend trip to Southampton.

Avg. Time
4h 26m
Avg. Price

Plan your next adventure

Buses to Southampton depart from one main station in Stansted:
  • Stansted Airport
Buses arrive in Southampton at 2 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Southampton for trips arriving from Stansted:
  • Southampton Coach Station
  • University of Sampton - Bus Stop

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