Trains from Southampton to Bristol

Southampton to Bristol train information

Southampton Bristol train map

Train duration 2h01m
Arrival Bristol, England
Departure Southampton, England
Distance 65 Miles
Train operators Great Western Railway, Cross Country
Lowest train price from £7.50
Average train price £22.00

The route connecting Southampton, which is in England and Bristol, located in England is well connected by trains. The trains are run by these several operators: Great Western Railway, Cross Country.

Using the train is a fast and convenient way to get to Bristol from Southampton. The average journey duration between Southampton to Bristol is 2h01m to travel the 65 miles.

Looking at our data, the best fare to travel by train in the next month is £7.50. This price is based on an adult ticket and does not include the money you can save with a railcard.

Best prices for Southampton to Bristol train tickets

from £7.50 MORE 1h50m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £10.50 MORE 6h13m
Flight
from £79.89 MORE 15h12m

Southampton - Bristol prices calendar

Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Southampton to Bristol 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.

Southampton - Bristol: the best time to book cheap trains

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The Prices for train tickets Southampton to Bristol are increasing if you don't book early. According to our data, if you buy your train 15 days in advance, you can find tickets from £9 whereas when purchasing your seat on the day you're travelling, you will need to spend at least £28 for your train. Thus, you may save 71% on the price of your ticket by booking 15 days in advance instead of on the day you're travelling.

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

Best prices for Southampton to Bristol trains

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

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Southampton
Central
Bristol
Temple Meads
£9.00 14/12/2019 18:45 Great Western Railway 19 hours ago
Southampton
Central
Bristol
Temple Meads
£9.00 14/12/2019 19:10 Great Western Railway 19 hours ago
Southampton
Central
Bristol
Temple Meads
£9.00 14/12/2019 17:10 Great Western Railway 19 hours ago
Southampton
Central
Bristol
Temple Meads
£9.00 14/12/2019 18:10 Great Western Railway 19 hours ago
Southampton
Central
Bristol
Temple Meads
£9.00 14/12/2019 06:57 Great Western Railway 19 hours ago
Southampton
Central
Bristol
Temple Meads
£9.00 14/12/2019 12:27 Great Western Railway 19 hours ago
Southampton
Central
Bristol
Temple Meads
£9.00 14/12/2019 14:10 Great Western Railway 19 hours ago
Southampton
Central
Bristol
Temple Meads
£10.50 27/11/2019 12:27 Great Western Railway 4 days ago
Southampton
Central
Bristol
Temple Meads
£11.50 27/11/2019 18:42 Great Western Railway 4 days ago
Southampton
Central
Bristol
Temple Meads
£13.50 14/12/2019 08:30 Great Western Railway 19 hours ago

Best prices for the next 180 days.

Southampton Bristol train

Discount Southampton - Bristol train tickets

Do you want to travel at the lowest fares? Many railcards and tricks can be obtained to spend less for your Southampton Bristol 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.

How much can I save with a railcard?

The main benefit of getting a railcard is that it only takes a couple of trips to earn as much money as you spent.

You will need to pay at least £88 of train tickets across the whole 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 book afterwards, you will make savings.

As an example, train tickets from Southampton to Bristol cost on average £21.53 (1). By dividing £88 by £21.53 (£88/£21.53 = 4.09), it appears that after only 5 one way journeys from Bristol to Southampton, the railcard will have paid for itself.

What is the cost of a railcard?

All railcards cost £30 except the Disabled persons railcard for which you will pay £20. Railcards give you 34% off most adult fares, hence you will save 1/3 on most train tickets.

(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
Southampton to Bristol train £21.53 £14.35 £7.18 4.1

(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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