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Virail helps thousands of travelers plan their journeys every year. How? It's easy. Just enter the dates on which you plan to travel from Southampton to Cardiff. Our powerful engine will look at the data from thousands of travel providers, then show you all the available routes. You can choose to travel however you want. Decide on the type of transport you want to use, what time of day you'd like to set off and whether you'd like a direct journey or one with connections. When you've found your ideal route, Virail will redirect you to the web page of the provider. There, you can make your booking, then it's time to prepare for your trip.

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

The cheapest train tickets from Southampton to Cardiff cost £ 62.19. On average, you can expect to spend around £ 62.19 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 Southampton to Cardiff.

Journey Details

Best price £ 62.19
Journey duration 3 h 51 min
Connections per day 1
First departure 06:55
Last departure 06:55
Distance 86.4 mi

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South Western Railway
Duration: 3 h 51 min
Southampton Central - Grangetown (Cardiff)
06:55 - 10:46
£ 62.19

How long does it take to get from Southampton to Cardiff by train?

The journey between Southampton and Cardiff by train is approximately 87.0 mi. It will take you more or less 3 h 51 min to complete this journey. This average figure does not take into account any delays that might arise on your route in exceptional circumstances. If you are planning to make a connection or operating on a tight schedule, give yourself plenty of time.

When do departures from Southampton to Cardiff leave?

The first journey of the day departs from Southampton at 06:55. If you prefer to travel later in the day, the last departure will leave at 06:55. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between Southampton and Cardiff. However, they are somewhat changeable as they may be affected by local events or holidays, peak seasons, or other factors. Always check your travel dates in advance to be on the safe side.

What are the stations on the Southampton to Cardiff route?

You can depart from Southampton at stations such as Southampton Central [ SOU ] and Southampton Central. At the end of the journey, you will be able to arrive in Cardiff at the following stations: Cardiff Central [ CDF ] and Grangetown (Cardiff). 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 Southampton and Cardiff. Plan your journey carefully, as it may be necessary to make another connection before departure or after arrival.

How many daily journeys are there from Southampton to Cardiff?

The exact number of journeys from Southampton to Cardiff can vary from day to day. Some services may only run on particular days of the week, while others might be seasonal. In general, an average of 1 departures leave each day. These are run by a number of different transport providers, including Nationalrail. On particularly busy days, there can be up to 1 departures. You can usually expect there to be more connections on weekdays. Many providers run fewer journeys on weekends or public holidays. As a traveler, you may prefer to take a direct route from Southampton to Cardiff. However, you will find more options available to you if you are willing to take a connecting route. These pass through one or more different cities, and you'll have to change along the way. Not all travelers feel comfortable making multiple connections, but if you are, then you will enjoy greater flexibility when making your booking. The exact number of daily departures from Southampton to Cardiff varies, but in general, you can expect to find direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 1 journeys with one change or more.

Stations of departure

Southampton Central [ SOU ]
Southampton Central

Destination stations

Cardiff Central [ CDF ]
Grangetown (Cardiff)
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