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Best price 1.60 £
Journey duration 2 h 53 min
Connections per day 35
First departure 08:34
Last departure 22:30
Distance 103 km

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What's the best way to get from Bristol to Southampton? If you're not sure, don't worry - Virail can help you. The only thing you have to do is enter your planned travel dates, and let Virail's powerful search tool deal with the rest. We'll look at the routes offered by our trusted travel partners to give you all your available options. Whether you want to travel by plane, train, bus, carpool, or something else, we'll find your ideal solution. You can filter your results according to price, departure or arrival time, journey duration, number of connections, one-way or round trip - anything you want. Virail will give you a full, clear picture of how to get from Bristol to Southampton, then transfer you to your chosen provider's website to complete your booking.

How much will I pay for train tickets from Bristol to Southampton?

The cheapest train tickets from Bristol to Southampton cost 1.60 £. On average, you can expect to spend around 42.75 £ for your train ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper train tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from Bristol to Southampton.

Trains from Bristol to Southampton

How long will it take me to travel from Bristol to Southampton by train?

The journey between Bristol and Southampton by train usually takes 2 h 53 min to cover a distance of 104. The shortest journey from Bristol to Southampton will take you 1 h 38 min. Remember, as always, that this time does not include any delays that might occur due to weather conditions, construction, or unexpected diversions and disruptions. If arriving in Southampton quickly is a priority for you, look for express or non-stop services. You may also find that a connecting route reaches your destination faster than some direct journeys. Virail will allow you to explore all your options and come to a decision that suits your needs.

At what time of the day can I travel from Bristol to Southampton?

If you prefer to travel early, you will usually find the first departure from Bristol to Southampton leaving at 08:34. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last daily departure leaves at 22:30.If you have some flexibility over the day on which you travel, you might find more options available to you. For example, some providers may only run early morning routes on weekdays, when people are traveling to work. You will often find fewer options available on weekends or public holidays.

What are the stations on the Bristol to Southampton route?

You can depart from Bristol at stations such as Bristol Parkway [ BPW ], Bristol Temple Meads [ BRI ] and Bristol Temple Meads. At the end of the journey, you will be able to arrive in Southampton at the following stations: Southampton Central [ SOU ], Southampton Airport Parkway [ SOA ] and Southampton Central. Some of these stations may only be served by particular travel providers. Because of this, there may not be a direct connection between all the stations in Bristol and Southampton. Plan your journey carefully, as it may be necessary to make another connection before departure or after arrival.

How many journeys from Bristol to Southampton take place each day?

You will be able to travel from Bristol to Southampton using companies such as Nationalrail. Combined, these providers offer an average of 35 journeys each day. This average figure may not necessarily reflect your chosen travel dates. On certain days of the week, there may be more or less journeys available. At the busiest times, there will be up to 44 departures available in a single day. You can choose to travel from Bristol to Southampton using both direct and indirect routes. These options will help you find a journey that suits your budget, your time frame, and the circumstances of your trip. There are, on average, 9 direct connections from Bristol to Southampton each day. Indirect connections add more possibilities, giving you extra flexibility when traveling. In an average day, you will find 26 journeys with at least one change. These figures may vary at certain times of year, and some routes might not run every day of the week.