Book direct travel from Southampton to London

Our fastest coach from Southampton to London will get you there in just 1hr 50m (approx), giving you more time to explore this spectacular capital city. With coaches running from early in the morning until late in the evening, £10 returns and £5 single fares, there’s never been a better time to travel with National Express.

Services and Stops

Services from Southampton Coach Station to London Victoria Coach Station leave from as early as 4:40am, arriving in London at approx. 5:50am, arriving in London at approximately 5:50am. Our last service of the day leaves Southampton at 9.30pm, arriving in London at 11.20am (approx). Our fastest coach of the day will get you there in 1hour 55 minutes.

A full list of stops along the route includes: Southampton Coach Station, Southampton University, Winchester, Basingstoke, Hammersmith and London Victoria Coach Station.

For service times, please see our Southampton to London timetable.

About our coaches

A guaranteed reclining leather seat, air conditioning, plug sockets for charging your mobile, friendly drivers to help load your heavy luggage, and a 500-strong fleet of coaches taking you to 100's of UK towns, cities airports and events from just £5 one way...just a few of the reasons why more of our customers are making the switch from rail to coach...

Taking the coach to London

Coaches from Southampton Coach Station arrive at London Victoria Coach Station around-the-clock, from approx 5:50am. Taxi ranks are based just outside the station on your arrival in Southampton, and a free bus operates every 15 minutes between the coach station and Southampton Railway Station.

Time to spare before travelling? Southampton Coach Station is based in the city centre, giving you plenty of chance to browse the shops or cafes, or have a stroll along the seafront. Take a look at our Southampton Coach Station facilities.

Arriving in London by coach

London Victoria Coach Station is just 300 metres from the tube network, and is served by the Victoria Line, the District Line, and the Circle Line. A bus stop is directly outside the coach station, and is served by many routes into the city centre. Victoria Rail Station is also just 300 metres away, and there is a taxi rank outside the coach station on Eccleston Place. Take a look at our London Victoria Coach Station facilities.