Southampton to Gloucester by train

  • First train
    05:09
  • Last train
    23:38
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 18m
  • Distance
    119 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    33
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 9m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Southampton to Gloucester by train

Fast trains from Southampton to Gloucester take around 2 hours and 18 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 119 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Southampton and Gloucester.

1. Are there direct trains from Southampton to Gloucester?

Journeys between Southampton and Gloucester usually involve one change of train. We have found some direct departures on this route but these are less frequent than routes requiring a change.

We usually find around 34 departures on the route from Southampton to Gloucester every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.

2. How long is the train journey from Southampton to Gloucester?

The Southampton to Gloucester train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 18 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Southampton to Gloucester train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Gloucester is usually scheduled to depart Southampton around 05:15 and the last train is around 23:38. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Southampton around 05:09, and the last at 23:10.

When to book Southampton to Gloucester 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 Southampton to Gloucester by train.

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Which train companies operate between Southampton and Gloucester?

More than one train company operates on the route from Southampton to Gloucester, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • CrossCountry
  • First Great Western
  • Great Western Railway
  • South West Trains
  • South Western Railway
  • Transport For Wales

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

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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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