Preston to Southampton by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from Preston to Southampton by train
Fast trains from Preston to Southampton take around 4 hours and 10 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 325 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Preston and Southampton.
1. Are there direct trains from Preston to Southampton?
Journeys between Preston and Southampton usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 38 departures on the route from Preston to Southampton every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.
There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 33 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Preston to Southampton?
The Preston to Southampton train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 10 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Preston to Southampton train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Southampton is usually scheduled to depart Preston around 04:02 and the last train is around 00:57.
This is the same at the weekend.
What's the Preston to Southampton train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Preston to Southampton are $66.83.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $83, and when booking 7 days in advance the price is usually the same. Booking on the day of travel may be more expensive.
When to book Preston to Southampton train tickets?
Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance.
If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Preston to Southampton by train.
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Which train companies operate between Preston and Southampton?
More than one train company operates on the route from Preston to Southampton, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- First TransPennine Express
- London Underground
- Northern Rail
- South West Trains
- South Western Railway
- TransPennine Express
- UK Rail Connections
- Virgin Trains
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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