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Travelling from Reading to Southampton by train

Fast trains from Reading to Southampton take around 40 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 63 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Reading and Southampton.

Are there direct trains from Reading to Southampton?

Direct trains from Reading to Southampton have been found.

We usually find around 33 direct trains on the route from Reading to Southampton every weekday.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 25 departures.

How long is the train journey from Reading to Southampton?

The Reading to Southampton train travel time is normally about 40 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Reading to Southampton train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Southampton is usually scheduled to depart Reading around 07:52 and the last train is around 22:48. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Reading around 07:46, and the last at 22:50.

When to book Reading 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 Reading to Southampton by train.

Which train companies operate between Reading and Southampton?

CrossCountry is the train company that operates on the route from Reading to Southampton.

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and rail operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.

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