Trains from Exeter to Southampton

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Exeter to Southampton train information

Exeter Southampton train map

Train duration 2h34m
Arrival Southampton, England
Departure Exeter, England
Distance 94 Miles
Train operators Great Western Railway
Lowest train price from £23.40
Average train price £44.00

The trains connecting Exeter (South West England) to Southampton (South East England) are run by Great Western Railway. The services on board will change depending on the train provider.

There are 94 miles between the 2 cities and the average journey time from Exeter to Southampton is approximately 2h34m. Taking the train is often the quickest option to get to Southampton from Exeter, and it's also more environmentally friendly than driving your car or flying.

The cheapest fare we've found for the next 30 days is £23.40 one way.

Best prices for Exeter to Southampton train tickets

from £23.40 MORE 2h37m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £25.00 MORE 6h59m
Flight
from £88.56 MORE 10h03m

Exeter - Southampton prices calendar

Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Exeter to Southampton by train, bus, ride sharing and plane.

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National Express£31

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Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 72 hours from the data provided by our partners.

Train times Exeter to Southampton

When are the next trains to Southampton?

Departure Arrival Duration Company
Today
Exeter St David's
12:17
Southampton Central
14:32
2h15m Great Western Railway
Exeter St David's
15:39
Southampton Central
18:04
2h25m Great Western Railway
Exeter St David's
18:02
Southampton Central
20:44
2h42m Great Western Railway
Exeter St David's
20:46
Southampton Airport Parkway
01:12
4h26m Great Western Railway

The table above only shows the remaining services for today and will display a maximum of 10 train departures.

See all departures: Today / Tomorrow

According to our data, 7 trains from Exeter to Southampton are running today and 0 tomorrow. The first Exeter Southampton train is at 07:51 while the last train is at 20:46. The first and last departure hours may be different on each day of the week and there may be less trains during weekends or bank holidays. Train companies can as well increase or decrease the number of trains during school holidays or depending on the demand.

Exeter - Southampton: the best time to book cheap trains

Cost of the train when booking in advance or at the last minute

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15

£12

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£12

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£15

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£29

Same day

Days before Departure

The table above is based on the best prices found over the last six months depending on how much time in advance the train is bought. Buying your train from Exeter to Southampton in advance should enable you to spend less for your trip.

We found tickets available from £12 when booking your ticket 7 days in advance which is 60% cheaper than the best ticket we found when buying your ticket on the day you're travelling.

Best prices for Exeter to Southampton trains

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

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Exeter
St David's
Southampton
Central
£38.20 27/06/2019 15:39 Great Western Railway 3 days ago
Exeter
St David's
Southampton
Central
£38.60 27/06/2019 18:02 Great Western Railway 3 days ago
Exeter
Central
Southampton
Central
£38.90 27/06/2019 13:30 3 days ago
Exeter
Central
Southampton
Central
£38.90 27/06/2019 16:30 3 days ago
Exeter
Central
Southampton
Central
£38.90 27/06/2019 14:30 3 days ago
Exeter
Central
Southampton
Central
£38.90 27/06/2019 20:30 3 days ago
Exeter
Central
Southampton
Central
£38.90 27/06/2019 18:30 3 days ago
Exeter
Central
Southampton
Central
£38.90 27/06/2019 19:30 3 days ago

Best prices for the next 30 days.

Exeter Southampton train

Discount Exeter - Southampton train tickets

Looking to travel for less? Many railcards and discounts are available to spend less for your Exeter 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 5 types of railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Two together railcard, Family and Friends Railcard, Senior railcard, Disabled persons railcard.

What are the benefits of a railcard?

The main benefit of purchasing a railcard is that it only takes a couple of trips to break even.

You will need to buy at least £88 of train tickets in a year for the card to be worthwile. This number corresponds to the cost of the railcard, £30, divided by the discount, 34%. On every ticket that you purchase afterwards, you will spare money.

As an example, train tickets from Exeter to Southampton cost on average £43.84 (1). When dividing £88 by £43.84 (£88/£43.84 = 2.01), you can see that after only 3 one way journeys from Southampton to Exeter, the railcard will have paid for itself.

How much does a railcard cost?

The price to purchase a Disabled persons railcard is £20 while it will cost you £30 to get the 16-25, Two together, Family and Friends or the Senior railcard. All of them enable you to save 34% off most train fares for one year.

(1)Average prices observed over the last 3 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
Exeter to Southampton train £43.84 £29.23 £14.61 2.01

(1)Average price observed over the last 3 months for one way

(2)Price calculated with an average reduction of 34% on train tickets fare

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