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Best price £ 4.10
Journey duration 1 h 15 min
Connections per day 29
First departure 07:00
Last departure 00:38
Distance 42.3 mi

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Virail's search tool will provide you with the options you need when you want to go from Reading to Southampton. All you need to do is enter the dates of your planned journey, and let us take care of everything else. Our engine does the hard work, searching through thousands of routes offered by our trusted travel partners to show you options for traveling by train, bus, plane, or carpool. You can filter the results to suit your needs. There are a number of filtering options, including price, one-way or round trip, departure or arrival time, duration of journey, or number of connections. Soon you'll find the best choice for your journey. When you're ready, Virail will transfer you to the provider's website to complete the booking. No matter where you're going, get there with Virail.

How much do train tickets from Reading to Southampton cost?

When you're traveling from Reading to Southampton, you can expect to pay an average of approximately £ 15.77. You might be able to find prices as low as £ 4.10, but it all depends on how you travel. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest train tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as train ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper train tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.

Trains from Reading to Southampton

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

The journey between Reading and Southampton runs for about 42.9 mi and usually takes approximately 1 h 15 min. However, this figure is an average and will vary according to a number of factors. Depending on the method of transport that you choose, you might be able to arrive in less time. The shortest time in which you can complete this journey is 49 min. If you are trying to get from Reading to Southampton as quickly as possible, look for express routes or non-stopping services. Direct routes are not always the fastest way to travel. At times, you may even find a quicker route that involves a connection in another city.

What time are the first and last departures from Reading to Southampton?

If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Reading to Southampton, which usually leaves at 07:00. The last scheduled departure of the day is normally at 00:38. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year.

Which stations can I use on the Reading to Southampton route?

Depending on the type of transport, and the provider you decide to use for your journey, you will be able to depart Reading from the following stations: Reading [ RDG ]. Arriving at Southampton, your route will pass through all or some of the following stations: Southampton Central [ SOU ]. Not all transport providers serve every station, so check in advance to see exactly where your route takes you. You may need to use another form of transport to get from one station to another or to your final destination when you arrive in Southampton.

How many journeys from Reading to Southampton are there every day?

You will be able to travel from Reading to Southampton using companies such as Nationalrail. Combined, these providers offer an average of 29 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 31 departures available in a single day. You can choose to travel from Reading 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, 15 direct connections from Reading to Southampton each day. Indirect connections add more possibilities, giving you extra flexibility when traveling. In an average day, you will find 14 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.