Southampton to Nottingham by train

  • First train
    04:52
  • Last train
    23:00
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 48m
  • Distance
    223 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    40
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 28m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Southampton to Nottingham by train

Fast trains from Southampton to Nottingham take around 3 hours and 48 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 223 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Southampton and Nottingham.

1. Are there direct trains from Southampton to Nottingham?

Journeys between Southampton and Nottingham usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 42 departures on the route from Southampton to Nottingham every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 43 departures.

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

The Southampton to Nottingham train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 48 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Nottingham is usually scheduled to depart Southampton around 04:52 and the last train is around 23:00. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Southampton around 05:09, and the last at 20:15.

When to book Southampton to Nottingham 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 Nottingham by train.

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Which train companies operate between Southampton and Nottingham?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • East Midlands Trains
  • Great Western Railway
  • London Underground
  • Northern
  • South West Trains
  • South Western Railway
  • Southern

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.

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