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Oxford to Southampton by train

The journey from Oxford to Southampton by train is 59.02 mi and takes 1 hr 38 min. There are 27 connections per day, with the first departure at 5:50 AM and the last at 9:32 PM. It is possible to travel from Oxford to Southampton by train for as little as $16.13 or as much as $56.97. The best price for this journey is $16.13.

Lowest Price$16.13
Journey Duration1 hr 38 min
Connection per Day27
Lowest Price$16.13
Highest Price$56.97
First Departure5:50 AM
Last Departure9:32 PM
Distance59.02 mi
DepartureOxford
ArrivalSouthampton
CarriersCrossCountry, South Western Railway

Oxford to Southampton Train Times

Departure date
Tuesday, Jun 18, 2024

Traveling from Oxford to Southampton with Virail

Do you know the best way to get from Oxford to Southampton? No? Don't worry, Virail knows. Our search tool uses data from thousands of travel providers to show you all the available routes for your chosen travel dates. Whether you want to travel by train, bus, plane, or carpool, we can help. Filter your results to suit your personal needs: decide whether you want a one-way or round trip ticket, look for a direct journey or one with connections, and choose the time of day that you prefer to travel. Take a look at all the information and find the transport option that's right for you. When you've selected your ideal journey, Virail will transfer you to the website of your chosen travel provider, where you can complete your booking. Your adventure is waiting - let Virail help you today.

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

The cheapest train tickets from Oxford to Southampton cost $16.13. On average, you can expect to spend around $46.39 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 Oxford to Southampton.
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The prices for train tickets from Oxford to Southampton vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. The average train ticket price is approximately $46.39. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.

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

Traveling from Oxford to Southampton by train will usually take 1 hr 38 min. This journey covers a distance of 59.02 mi . When planning your trip, bear in mind that 1 hr 38 min is an average, and route times may vary from day to day. Weather conditions, issues with transport, unexpected diversions, and local events could all cause delays to your journey. Please keep the possibility of these exceptional events in mind when making travel plans. In order to get from Oxford to Southampton faster, consider looking for an express service that makes fewer stops along the way. Conversely, a connecting route may, in some circumstances, be faster than a direct journey. The fastest routes between Oxford and Southampton will complete the journey in 1 hr 24 min. On average, it will take you about 1 hr 38 min to travel the 59.02 mi between Oxford and Southampton.

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

In general, the first departure of the day will leave Oxford at 5:50 AM, and the last departure will leave at 9:32 PM. However, it is important to remember that this is general information, and these journey times are not necessarily available every day. Timetables for each provider on the route from Oxford to Southampton can change from day to day or month to month. In particular, many providers offer different schedules on weekdays and weekends. Public holidays, local events, and seasonal timetables can also cause schedules to change. If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Oxford to Southampton, which usually leaves at 5:50 AM. The last scheduled departure of the night is normally at 9:32 PM. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year.

What are the stations on the Oxford to Southampton route?

There are different options to choose from when traveling between Oxford and Southampton. You can start your journey in Oxford at stations such as Oxford Gloucester Green,Oxford Thornhill,Oxford Railway Station. These connect to stations including Southampton-University of Southampton,Southampton, Queensway,Southampton, West Park Rd.,Southampton Airport in Southampton. There may not be a direct connection between all the stations in the two locations. Some providers will only serve a selection of the stations, and you may have to travel from one station to another in the same city after arrival to reach your ultimate destination. Virail will show you both all direct routes and any connecting services which you can take to get from Oxford to Southampton.

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

On average, there are 27 daily departures from Oxford to Southampton. However, there may be more or less on different days. Providers' timetables can change on certain days of the week or public holidays, and many also vary at particular times of year. Some providers change their schedules during the summer season, for example. At very busy times, there may be up to departures each day. The providers that travel along this route include , and each operates according to their own specific schedules. As a traveler, you may prefer a direct journey, or you may not mind making changes and connections. If you have heavy suitcases, a direct journey could be best; otherwise, you might be able to save money and enjoy more flexibility by making a change along the way. Every day, there are an average of 14 departures from Oxford which travel directly to Southampton. There are 13 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Oxford to Southampton. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap train tickets from Oxford to Southampton
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Oxford to Southampton.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Oxford to Southampton, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Oxford to Southampton.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Best time to book cheap train tickets from Oxford to Southampton

The cheapest Oxford - Southampton train tickets can be found for as low as $35.40 if you’re lucky, or $38.26 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $42.74.

Find the best day to travel to Southampton by train

When travelling to Southampton by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

South Western Railway (SWR) is a train operating company in the United Kingdom that operates passenger services in South West England and parts of Southern England. It was formed in 2017 as a result of the merger of South West Trains and the Island Line Trains. SWR operates services to major cities such as London, Bristol, Southampton, and Portsmouth, as well as smaller towns and villages in the region. The company operates a fleet of modern trains, including electric and diesel multiple units, and provides a range of ticketing options, including season tickets, advance purchase tickets, and flexible fares. SWR is owned by FirstGroup and MTR Corporation.

Services on board South Western Railway and Great Western Railway from Oxford to Southampton
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Oxford to Southampton CO2 Emissions by Train

Ecology
Train
6.65kg
Bus
7.12kg
Flight
19kg
Car
15.2kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Oxford to Southampton by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Oxford and Southampton are 6.65kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Oxford and Southampton? By taking the train between Oxford and Southampton you will save 12.35kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.47kg compared to a bus and 8.55kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Oxford to Southampton?
A train ticket from Oxford to Southampton is $46.39. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $16.13.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Oxford to Southampton?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Oxford to Southampton is $16.13. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Oxford and Southampton by train?
Oxford to Southampton is 59.02 mi.
How long does the train between Oxford and Southampton take?
Oxford to Southampton is on average 1 hr 38 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 1 hr 24 min.
Which companies operate from Oxford to Southampton?
The train journey from Oxford to Southampton is covered by 2 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: CrossCountry, South Western Railway and Great Western Railway.
How many train connections per day go from Oxford to Southampton?
Oxford to Southampton has 27 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Oxford to Southampton leave?
The earliest train from Oxford to Southampton departs at 5:50 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last train from Oxford to Southampton depart?
The latest train from Oxford to Southampton departs at 9:32 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Oxford to Southampton in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is $16.13 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
How many direct connections depart from Oxford to Southampton?
There are on average 14 direct connection(s) from Oxford to go to Southampton.
What's the fastest journey time between Oxford to Southampton by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Oxford and Southampton is 1 hr 24 min.
Is there a direct train from Oxford to Southampton?
Yes, there is a direct train between Oxford and Southampton.
What are the CO2 emissions for Oxford to Southampton by train?
The train journey from Oxford to Southampton creates 6.65kg of CO2 emissions.

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