The route connecting Southampton, which is in England and Plymouth, located in England is well served by trains. Use our travel search engine to search for your ticket and see the rail company for this journey.
The train is a fast and simple solution to travel to Plymouth from Southampton. The average train duration between Southampton to Plymouth is 3h41m to travel the 126 miles.
Depending how far in advance you purchase your ticket and the travel date, the cost of the train can change.
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Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 72 hours from the data provided by our partners.
The Prices for train tickets Southampton to Plymouth tend to increase the closer you get to your departure day. Based on our data, if you purchase your ticket 2 months in advance, the price of the ticket starts at £16 whereas when booking on the day you're travelling, you will need to spend at least £50 for your trip. Thus, you will save 68% on the price of your ticket by buying your ticket 2 months 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.
We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Southampton and Plymouth by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Plymouth to Southampton and find the best deal for your outbound journey.
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The best way to pay less on your Southampton Plymouth train ticket must be to have a railcard. While regional railcards exist in some areas, National railcards enable you to make savings on most rail fares across the United Kingdom. Everyone is eligible to at least one of the railcard, even non-UK residents. National railcards available: 16-25 discount card, Senior railcard, Two together discount card, Family and Friends railcard and Disabled persons discount card.
A = the cost of the railcard (i.e.: £30)
B = average price cut with the railcard (i.e.: 34%)
C = average cost for a Southampton Plymouth ticket (i.e.: £50.00)(1)
The first step is to divide A by B: this will give you the budget from which the card will be efficient. You can now divide that number by C. It will give you the approximate number of journeys needed across the year to be profitable.
In our example, A/B = £30/34% = £88.00. Then, 88/£50.00 = 1.76. Your railcard will be profitable if you're doing around 2 trips from Southampton to Plymouth (one way trip).
(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 Plymouth train||£50.00||£33.33||£16.67||1.76|
(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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