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Bournemouth to Southampton Train Information

Avg. Train Duration
46 minutes
Train Ticket Price: £10
Trains depart from:Bournemouth
Trains arrive in:Southampton
Distance:39 km
Train Companies:South Western Railway
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Travel with CrossCountry from Bournemouth to Southampton

Travel from Bournemouth to Southampton from £8 with Omio’s train partners CrossCountry! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable trip for you.


CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train between Bournemouth and Southampton you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

Find cheap tickets for CrossCountry trains from Bournemouth to Southampton on Omio. Omio can help you find the best train deals and prices all in one place by showing you the most up-to-date Bournemouth to Southampton train timetable from CrossCountry, the latest train ticket offers available and other travel information for the 24 miles (39 km) trip between Bournemouth and Southampton, including information on luggage policy and amenities offered onboard depending on the class fare you pick and choose. If you search for trains from Bournemouth to Southampton in the Omio app, you can check to see if the CrossCountry trains available are mobile tickets, which makes it even more convenient for you to go paperless when travelling. Check the CrossCountry train timetable for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route available to get to Southampton from Bournemouth and then book a cheap train with ease. Sit back and enjoy your upcoming train from Bournemouth to Southampton with CrossCountry!

When you buy your CrossCountry train tickets from Bournemouth to Southampton don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:

  • Refund or voucher policy
  • If you have an Off-Peak or Anytime ticket, you can get a full refund and the £10 admin fee has been waived. Advance tickets are normally non-refundable but you can now also get a full refund if your Advance ticket was booked before 23 March 2020.
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Trains from Bournemouth to Southampton: Journey Details

Mondays to Fridays, there are generally four hourly trains from Bournemouth to Southampton from morning until the afternoon, tailing off to 1-2 an hour in the evening, with the last departure at 11:12 p.m. The Saturday timetable follows a similar pattern, while on Sundays there are 3 departures an hour for the most of the day. All journeys are direct and operated by either Southwest Trains or Cross Country.

Where do trains from Bournemouth to Southampton depart from and arrive at?

Trains from Bournemouth to Southampton set out from the railway station on Holdenhurst Road next to the Asda superstore. Multiple bus routes stop outside the station entrance. From early morning into the evening, a shuttle bus runs between Bournemouth International Airport and the railway station, a trip of around 15-20 minutes depending on the time of day.

Trains from Bournemouth terminate at Southampton Central Railway Station in Blechynden Terrace, a 5-minute walk from the Mayflower Theatre, the SeaCity Museum and Southampton City Art Gallery. St Mary's Stadium (home of Southampton FC) is ½ km to the east, and the University of Southampton Highfield Campus is 2 km to the north. By bus, it's 3 minutes from the station to the Civic Centre and West Quay, and 6 minutes to the Town Quay shopping centre. There's also a regular service to Bournemouth Airport which takes about 43 minutes (with night buses on Fridays and Saturdays).

Travel Tips

Trains from Bournemouth to Southampton
Travel by train to Southampton easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Bournemouth to Southampton.
What is the price of the cheapest train between Bournemouth and Southampton?
You can find a cheap train from Bournemouth to Southampton for some dates and times for as low as £8  one way in the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a train ticket from Bournemouth to Southampton on average?
If you’re looking to buy your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Bournemouth to Southampton train price to come in at an average of £13  one way.
What is the distance by train from Bournemouth to Southampton?
You should expect to travel around 24 miles (39 km)  between Bournemouth and Southampton by train.
What is the average Bournemouth to Southampton train duration?
The train time from Bournemouth to Southampton is on average 45 min  for the 24 miles (39 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Bournemouth to Southampton by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
Which train station from Bournemouth to Southampton do I depart from? Which Southampton train station from Bournemouth do I arrive in?

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Bournemouth   and arriving in Southampton Central.

Where is the Bournemouth train station located? Where is the Southampton train station located?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Bournemouth and travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Southampton Central and need to travel approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the train station to the city centre in Southampton.

Which train providers can get me from Bournemouth to Southampton?
For the trip from Bournemouth to Southampton you can take a train with Cross Country or South Western Railway. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services between Bournemouth and Southampton on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
What time is the earliest train from Bournemouth to Southampton? What time is the last train from Bournemouth to Southampton?
You can take the first train from Bournemouth to Southampton at 07: 10   or take the last train from Bournemouth to Southampton leaving at 08: 40. Look for the latest Bournemouth Southampton train schedule on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this route.
How far in advance should I purchase a train ticket from Bournemouth to Southampton to get the best deals?
If you purchase a train ticket to Southampton from Bournemouth within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £13 one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets to Southampton from Bournemouth are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

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