York to Southampton by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from York to Southampton by train
Fast trains from York to Southampton take around 4 hours, covering a distance of approximately 335 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between York and Southampton.
1. Are there direct trains from York to Southampton?
Journeys between York and Southampton 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 65 departures on the route from York to Southampton 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 67 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from York to Southampton?
The York to Southampton train travel time is normally about 4 hours, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the York to Southampton train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Southampton is usually scheduled to depart York around 04:40 and the last train is around 22:21.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves York around 04:00, and the last at 21:35.
What's the York to Southampton train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from York to Southampton are $56.28.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $80 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $112. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book York 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 York to Southampton by train.
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Which train companies operate between York and Southampton?
More than one train company operates on the route from York to Southampton, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- East Coast
- First TransPennine Express
- Grand Central
- Grand Central Railway
- Great Western Railway
- London North Eastern Railway
- London Underground
- South West Trains
- South Western Railway
- TransPennine Express
- UK Rail Connections
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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