Oxford, England
Southampton, England

Bus ticket from Oxford to Southampton

Megabus has the cheapest bus ticket from Oxford to Southampton for only €11.82, on a trip of approximately 1h 55m duration. More than 4 schedules for your trip.

We have selected the cheapest, fastest and earliest schedules for your trip to Southampton.

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Bus from Oxford to Southampton

The bus trip from Oxford to Southampton takes approximately 1h 46m duration and covers a distance of about 94 km. There are usually 4 buses traveling daily to Southampton and you can find the cheapest tickets starting from €11.82 if you buy in advance on the internet.

Distance94 km
Price€11.82
Frequency4
Fastest1h 40m

Saving Money

Cheapest Bus

The cheapest bus ticket from Oxford to Southampton is a regular seat, one-way trip, when booked in advance. Buying on the day of travel is usually more expensive and may include additional costs that can vary depending on the time of day and bus class.

Cheapest Bus
Book in advance.
Most companies sell bus tickets about three to six months in advance. If you already have your travel date set, search as early as possible to save money.
Be flexible with your travel times.
Many companies increase ticket prices during "peak hours" (usually between 06:00 - 10:00 and 15:00 - 19:00 on weekdays). If possible, choose to travel outside of these hours to find cheaper tickets and save money.
Check connections.
On some of the busiest routes, you may also have the option of taking a slower or connecting transportation. It may take a little longer, but if you have a bit more time available, you may find a cheaper ticket.

Travel Tips

The best tips from our team for your next trip

Consider choosing eco-friendly transport options like buses or trains instead of driving alone in a car, which can help reduce your carbon footprint.

Arrive on time for your bus or train, and be respectful of other passengers' schedules.

Traveling during off-peak hours can save moneyon bus and train fares, as prices tend to be lower during non-peak times.

Bring a refillable water bottle and stay hydrated by drinking plenty of water throughout your journey.

Research the local culture and customs of the places you will be traveling through, and learn about the history, traditions, and values of the people.

Choose a mode of transportation that allows you to work comfortably, such as a train with spacious seating or a bus with Wi-Fi.

Keep your valuables like cash, passport, andimportant documents in a secure place, like a neck wallet or a money belt.Avoid carrying large sums of money or expensive jewelry.

Learn basic phrases in the local language, such as greetings or common phrases, to show respect and build connections with locals.

Check the pet policies of the bus or train company you are traveling with, and make sure your pet is allowed on board.

Choosing the right seat, such as one with extralegroom or a window seat, can help maximize comfort during your journey.

Research sightseeing opportunities along your route, such as landmarks, tourist attractions, or scenic routes, and plan your itinerary accordingly.

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Best Travel Options

Choosing your mode of transport from Oxford to Southampton is crucial for an optimal travel experience. Here are the essentials:

Travel Time: Trains whisk you off in about 1 to 1.5 hours, perfect for speedy transfers. Cars pace the journey at 1-2 hours, allowing for leisurely breaks.

Cost: Buses win on savings, benefiting budget travelers. Trains and cars can be economical, with trains offering fixed fares and cars splitting costs among passengers.

Experience: Trains offer comfort and scenic views, while buses present a relaxed pace. Cars, however, provide a bespoke adventure with freedom to explore off-path treasures.

🧳 Cover the 66 miles (106 km) with your chosen mode, and continue to explore the rest of our guide for a deeper dive into your journey.

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Frequently asked questions

Embark on a scenic journey from the historic spires of Oxford to Southampton’s bustling port. Enjoy hassle-free travel, affordable tickets, and regular schedules. Discover the ease of connecting two iconic English destinations.

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Cheapest Travel Options

On your journey from Oxford to Southampton, cut costs without cutting corners by choosing between National Express and Megabus. Prices are as friendly as your wallet, starting at just £6. Opt for buses to enjoy a cozy ride complete with onboard amenities – think free Wi-Fi and the necessary onboard restrooms – all without the hefty price tag.

Whisk your family away without breaking the bank, elevate your business travels without the added expense, or journey solo for less. Lean on this guide to pinpoint approachable fares that align with your travel needs. National Express caters to convenience seekers, while Megabus stands as the frugal traveler’s dream. Don’t miss out, snag the best deals and treasure your travel without overspending.

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