Trains from Southampton to Oxford

Southampton to Oxford train information

Southampton Oxford train map

Train duration 1h15m
Arrival Oxford, England
Departure Southampton, England
Distance 59 Miles
Train operators Cross Country
Lowest train price from £12.20
Average train price £23.00

The trains connecting Southampton (South East England) to Oxford (South East England) are run by Cross Country. The services on board will change depending on the train provider.

There are 59 miles between both cities and the average train duration connecting Southampton to Oxford is normally 1h15m. Travelling by train is normally the fastest solution to go to Oxford from Southampton, and it's also a greener option than taking your car or using the plane.

Based on our data, the lowest fare to travel in the next month is £12.20. 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 Oxford train tickets

from £12.20 MORE 1h15m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £3.90 MORE 4h20m
from £3.80 MORE 1h53m

Southampton - Oxford prices calendar

Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Southampton to Oxford 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 - Oxford: the best time to book cheap trains

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

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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. Purchasing your train from Southampton to Oxford in advance should enable you to spend less for your trip.

We found tickets available from £15 when booking your ticket 1 day in advance which is 32% cheaper than the best ticket we found when buying your ticket on the day you're travelling.

Best prices for Southampton to Oxford trains

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

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Southampton
Airport Parkway
Oxford
£12.20 01/02/2020 20:27 Cross Country 7 days ago
Southampton
Airport Parkway
Oxford
£12.20 01/02/2020 19:27 Cross Country 7 days ago
Southampton
Airport Parkway
Oxford
£13.10 01/02/2020 07:56 Cross Country 7 days ago
Southampton
Airport Parkway
Oxford
£13.10 01/02/2020 07:01 Cross Country 7 days ago
Southampton
Airport Parkway
Oxford
£13.10 01/02/2020 07:18 Cross Country 7 days ago
Southampton
Airport Parkway
Oxford
£16.00 01/02/2020 18:27 Cross Country 7 days ago
Southampton
Airport Parkway
Oxford
£16.10 01/02/2020 15:54 Cross Country 7 days ago
Southampton
Airport Parkway
Oxford
£16.10 01/02/2020 13:54 Cross Country 7 days ago
Southampton
Airport Parkway
Oxford
£16.10 01/02/2020 17:54 Cross Country 7 days ago
Southampton
Airport Parkway
Oxford
£16.10 01/02/2020 09:54 Cross Country 7 days ago

Best prices for the next 180 days.

Discount Southampton - Oxford train tickets

National Railcards can bring you great savings if you're taking the train. Depending on your age and your situation, you might want to get one of the five existing railcards: Disabled persons, 16-25, Two together, Senior or Family and Friends railcards. Railcards can help you make great savings for your Southampton Oxford train ticket.

In order to understand the benefits of a railcard, you can estimate 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 Southampton Oxford ticket is £22.29 (1).

Divide the cost of your railcard by the discount: £30/34%= £88. Then divide £88 by £22.29: £88/£22.29 = 3.95. You will need to make about 4 trips from Oxford to Southampton (one way trip) with your railcard to break even.

All railcards cost £30 except the Disabled persons railcard that costs £20. Railcards enable you to get 34% off most train fares, so you will save 1/3 on most rail fares.

(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 Oxford train £22.29 £14.86 £7.43 3.96

(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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