Cardiff to Southampton by train
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Travelling from Cardiff to Southampton by train
Fast trains from Cardiff to Southampton take around 2 hours and 32 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 138 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Cardiff and Southampton.
1. Are there direct trains from Cardiff to Southampton?
Direct trains from Cardiff to Southampton have been found.
We usually find around 17 direct trains on the route from Cardiff to Southampton every weekday.
Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 35 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Cardiff to Southampton?
The Cardiff to Southampton train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 32 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Cardiff to Southampton train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Southampton is usually scheduled to depart Cardiff around 06:28 and the last train is around 20:30.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Cardiff around 06:30, and the last at 20:30.
What's the Cardiff to Southampton train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Cardiff to Southampton are $16.59.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $60, 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 Cardiff 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 Cardiff to Southampton by train.
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Which train companies operate between Cardiff and Southampton?
More than one train company operates on the route from Cardiff to Southampton, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- First Great Western
- Great Western Railway
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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