Trains from Plymouth to Southampton

Plymouth to Southampton train information

Plymouth Southampton train map

Train duration 4h22m
Arrival Southampton, England
Departure Plymouth, England
Distance 126 Miles
Train operators Great Western Railway
Lowest train price from £19.50
Average train price £52.00

Which train company can I use?

The trip between Plymouth, located in England and Southampton, situated in England is well connected by trains. The trains are run by the following train operators: Great Western Railway.

How far is it by train?

The train is a quick and simple solution to travel to Southampton from Plymouth. The average train time from Plymouth to Southampton is 4h22m to cover the 126 miles.

What is the price of a train ticket for this journey?

The cheapest ticket price we've found for the next 30 days is £19.50 one way.

Best prices for Plymouth to Southampton train tickets

from £19.50 MORE 5h14m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £8.40 MORE 8h29m

Plymouth - Southampton prices calendar

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

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

Plymouth - Southampton: the best time to book cheap trains

Price of the ticket when booking in advance or at the last minute

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Days before Departure

The Prices for train tickets Plymouth to Southampton tend to increase if you don't book early. Based on our data, if you purchase your ticket 1 day in advance, the price of the ticket starts at £23 whereas when booking on the day you're travelling, you will need to spend at least £36 for your trip. Thus, you will save 35% on the price of your ticket by buying your ticket 1 day in advance as opposed to on the day you're travelling.

The data are based on the best fares found over the past 6 months when buying in advance versus at the last minute.

Best prices for Plymouth to Southampton trains

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

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Plymouth
St Budeaux Ferry Road
Southampton
Central
£19.50 18/10/2019 16:41 Great Western Railway 17 days ago
Plymouth
St Budeaux Victoria Road
Southampton
Airport Parkway
£119.20 19/10/2019 14:19 Great Western Railway 2 days ago
Plymouth
St Budeaux Victoria Road
Southampton
Airport Parkway
£119.20 19/10/2019 16:21 Great Western Railway 2 days ago
Plymouth
St Budeaux Victoria Road
Southampton
Airport Parkway
£119.20 19/10/2019 08:05 Great Western Railway 2 days ago
Plymouth
St Budeaux Victoria Road
Southampton
Airport Parkway
£119.20 19/10/2019 10:01 Great Western Railway 2 days ago
Plymouth
St Budeaux Victoria Road
Southampton
Airport Parkway
£119.20 19/10/2019 14:19 Great Western Railway 2 days ago
Plymouth
St Budeaux Victoria Road
Southampton
Airport Parkway
£119.20 19/10/2019 12:19 Great Western Railway 2 days ago
Plymouth
St Budeaux Ferry Road
Southampton
Airport Parkway
£119.20 19/10/2019 10:37 Great Western Railway 2 days ago
Plymouth
St Budeaux Victoria Road
Southampton
Airport Parkway
£119.20 19/10/2019 12:19 Great Western Railway 2 days ago
Plymouth
St Budeaux Ferry Road
Southampton
Airport Parkway
£119.20 19/10/2019 07:32 Great Western Railway 2 days ago

Best prices for the next 30 days.

Plymouth Southampton train

Discount Plymouth - Southampton train tickets

National Railcards can offer great value for money if you're travelling by train. Depending on your age and your situation, you can get one of the five existing railcards: Disabled persons, 16-25, Two together, Senior or Family and Friends railcards. Railcards can help you save money for your Plymouth Southampton train ticket.

Why should I buy a railcard?

When getting a railcard, the idea is to make savings after several trips. But is it really relevant when taking the train from Plymouth to Southampton? Grab your calculator, taking into account:

A = the railcard cost (i.e.: £30)

B = average discount offered by the railcard (i.e.: 34%)

C = average fare for a Plymouth Southampton ticket (i.e.: £51.93)(1)

Start by dividing A by B: this will show you the budget from which the card will be worthwile. Then divide that number by C. You will see the average number of trips needed per year to start saving money.

In our example, A/B = £30/34% = £88.00. Then, 88/£51.93 = 1.69. Your railcard will be worth the investment after on average 2 trips from Plymouth to Southampton (one way journey).

How much do I need to pay for a railcard?

The price to get a Disabled persons railcard is £20 while it will cost you £30 to buy the 16-25, Two together, Family and Friends or the Senior railcard. All of them enable you to save 34% off most rail 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
Plymouth to Southampton train £51.93 £34.62 £17.31 1.7

(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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