Trains from Bristol to Southampton

Bristol to Southampton train information

Bristol Southampton train map

Train duration 1h50m
Arrival Southampton, England
Departure Bristol, England
Distance 65 Miles
Train operators Cross Country
Lowest train price from £20.50
Average train price £51.00
  • The journey from Bristol, situated in England and Southampton, which is in England is well connected by trains. The trains are run by the following rail operators: Cross Country.
  • There are 65 miles between the 2 cities and the average journey time from Bristol to Southampton is approximately 1h50m. Taking the train is often the quickest option to get to Southampton from Bristol, and it's also more environmentally friendly than driving your car or flying.
  • We found trains from £20.50 to travel in the next 180 days. Fares will change depending on the day and hour of travel and how far in advance you purchase your ticket.

Best prices for Bristol to Southampton train tickets

from £20.50 MORE 2h26m
Other modes of transport available
from £8.90 MORE 6h14m
from £106.99 MORE 11h47m

Bristol - Southampton prices calendar

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Bristol - Southampton: the best time to book cheap trains

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The graph above shows the best prices found over the last six months depending on how much time in advance the train ticket is booked. Buying your train from Bristol to Southampton in advance can enable you to save money for your journey.

Tickets are available from £9 when buying your seat 3 days in advance which is 58% cheaper than the best fare we found when booking on the day you're travelling.

Best prices for Bristol to Southampton trains

We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Bristol and Southampton by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Southampton to Bristol and find the best deal for your outbound journey.

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Discount Bristol - Southampton train tickets

Do you want to travel at the lowest fares? Many railcards and tricks can be obtained to spend less for your Bristol Southampton train ticket and save even more money on your tickets: special train fares for children, railcards for all ages, group travel, or charity discount. There are many types of railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Two together railcard, Family and Friends Railcard, Senior railcard, Disabled persons railcard.

In order to understand the benefits of a railcard, you can assess the number of journeys you need to break even. You will see that usually only a few trips are needed.

For your assessment, you have to include the cost of your railcard, i.e £30, your savings on each journey (i.e.: 34%) as well as the cost of your ticket. The average price of a Bristol Southampton ticket is £50.43 (1).

Divide the cost of your railcard by the discount: £30/34%= £88. Then divide £88 by £50.43: £88/£50.43 = 1.74. You will need to make about 2 trips from Southampton to Bristol (one way trip) with your railcard to break even.

Railcards enable you to save 34% off most rail fares for 12 months. A Disabled persons railcard costs £20 and the five other ones £30.

(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
Bristol to Southampton train £50.43 £33.62 £16.81 1.75

(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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