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Several national and local coach companies operate in Southampton, providing long distance travel options as well as local excursions. A summary of the main destinations served by each operator is given below. Please visit the coach operators websites via the links below for specific timetable and route information.

National ExpressNational Express operates services to a wide variety of UK destinations. These include Portsmouth, Central London (Victoria coach station), Heathrow Airport, Gatwick Airport, Chichester, Birmingham and the north, Bournemouth and the west. Coaches depart from the National Express Coach Station on Harbour Parade next to Toys R Us.

MegabusMegabus provides travel to Birmingham, Coventry, Leeds, Oxford, Manchester, Middlesborough, Sheffield & Sunderland. Coaches depart from Queensway, Southampton Central Station, East Park Terrace (outside Solent University) and Burgess Road (outside the University of Southampton).

There are also a number of local coach operators handy for regional travel and excursions. Follow the external links below to find out more about the services they offer and the destinations they serve.

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