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Best price 29.09 £
Journey duration 5 h 13 min
Connections per day 53
First departure 05:42
Last departure 00:38
Distance 276 km

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How can I get the cheapest train tickets to travel from Sheffield to Southampton?

On average, a train ticket from Sheffield to Southampton will cost you 87.19 £. However, there may be cheaper alternatives available. Virail will show you the lowest prices available for your chosen travel dates, which could be as little as 29.09 £. If you are trying to stick to a budget, there are several ways you can seek out lower ticket prices. For example, if your travel dates are flexible, you might find that some days of the week are cheaper than others. Traveling during peak season will usually cost more, so avoid that if you want to save money. Even the time of day can affect the price of tickets sometimes. You can also look for an indirect route, which may be cheaper than a direct connection. Often, the cheapest train tickets can be found by booking well in advance. However, be mindful that many companies do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest tickets.

Trains from Sheffield to Southampton

How much time will it take to go from Sheffield to Southampton by train?

The journey between Sheffield and Southampton runs for about 276 and usually takes approximately 5 h 13 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 3 h 52 min. If you are trying to get from Sheffield 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.

When do the first and last departures from Sheffield to Southampton leave?

The first daily departure from Sheffield to Southampton leaves at 05:42, while the last journey of the day sets out at 00:38. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Sheffield and Southampton. However, different providers' timetables can vary from day to day or month to month, so these particular departures may not be available every day. Some providers may change their schedules on public holidays and weekends, or during the summer months. Check your travel dates when making your booking.

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

In Sheffield, departure stations include Sheffield [ SHF ]. When you arrive in Southampton, you may be able to disembark at stations such as Southampton Central [ SOU ]. Remember though that the exact stations served on each route can vary. Different providers may depart from and arrive at different stations. Furthermore, if you travel on an express service, the number of stations may be limited, and the exact stations served on a particular route may vary at different times of day or day of the week. Check in advance to ensure that you are departing from and arriving at a station that is convenient for your journey.

How many daily journeys are there from Sheffield to Southampton?

If you want to get from Sheffield to Southampton, you can travel with providers such as Nationalrail. You will find a maximum number of 54 departures per day. On average, there are 53 departures per day. Book in advance to make sure that your journey will run smoothly and you depart at a time that suits you best. When you travel, you can look for direct journeys or other routes which offer connections and changes. On average, there are 5 direct journeys between Sheffield and Southampton. If you don't mind changing along the way, you may find more options available to you. There are usually 48 journeys with at least one change. These numbers may vary depending on the time of year or day of the week. Some travelers prefer direct routes, particularly if they are carrying heavy suitcases or concerned about missing a connection. Others enjoy the flexibility offered by connecting journeys. Whatever you prefer, Virail can help you find the right options to suit you.