Which operators can I use?
The trip between Bournemouth, located in England and Southampton, situated in England is well served by trains. Use our travel search engine to search for your ticket and see the rail company for this journey.
How much times does it take?
There are 25 miles between the 2 cities and the average journey time from Bournemouth to Southampton is approximately 0h46m. Taking the train is often the fastest option to get to Southampton from Bournemouth, and it's also a greener option than driving your car or flying.
What is the price of a train ticket for this journey?
Depending how long in advance you buy your ticket or the day and hour of travel, the price of the ticket may vary.
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Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Bournemouth to Southampton by train, bus, ride sharing and plane.
Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 72 hours from the data provided by our partners.
Most of the time, the earlier you book your train, the cheaper it should be but there can be some exceptions. We had a look at the results from the past 6 months in order to identify the best time to get your train tickets Bournemouth to Southampton. The results reveal that getting your train from Bournemouth to Southampton in advance can be more expensive.
We found seats at £7 when buying your train 1 day in advance whereas you will need to spend at least £11 if you purchase your train 3 days in advance. Thus, according to our data, the best time to book your train is 1 day in advance as it is 35% cheaper than 3 days in advance.
We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Bournemouth and Southampton by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Southampton to Bournemouth and find the best deal for your outbound journey.
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The best way to pay less on your Bournemouth Southampton train ticket must be to have a railcard. While regional railcards exist in some areas, National railcards enable you to make savings on most rail fares across the United Kingdom. Everyone is eligible to at least one of the railcard, even non-UK residents. National railcards available: 16-25 discount card, Senior railcard, Two together discount card, Family and Friends railcard and Disabled persons discount card.
How much can I save with a railcard?
If you want to understand how much you can save with a railcard, you have to evaluate how many trips you need to save money. You will see that most of the time, only a few trips are needed.
For your evaluation, you need to include the railcard cost, for instance £30, how much you're saving on each trip (i.e.: 34%) and the cost of your ticket. The average fare of a Bournemouth Southampton ticket is £50.00 (1).
Divide the railcard cost by the saving: £30/34%= £88. Now divide £88 by £50.00: £88/£50.00 = 1.76. It will take you approximately 2 trips from Southampton to Bournemouth (one way journey) with your railcard to be profitable.
What is the cost of a railcard?
The cost to purchase a Disabled persons railcard is £20 while it will cost you £30 to get a 16-25, Two together, Family and Friends or the Senior railcard. All of them enable you to get a third off most train fares for a whole year.
(1)Average prices observed over the last 6 months for one way journey
|Train Journey||Average price without railcard(1)||With a railcard 34% off(2)||Saving based on a one-way trip||Number of return trips to pay off the cost|
|Bournemouth to Southampton train||£50.00||£33.33||£16.67||1.76|
(1)Average price observed over the last 6 months for one way
(2)Price calculated with an average reduction of 34% on train tickets fare
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