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Train Information to Plymouth from Southampton

distanceDistance125 miles (201 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 46 min
priceAverage train ticket price£71 (€80)
frequencyTrain frequency15 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 15 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesGreat Western Railway

Trains from Southampton to Plymouth cover the 125 miles (201 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 46 min with our travel partners like Great Western Railway. Normally, there are 15 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £71, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £71. Travellers depart most frequently from Southampton Central and arrive in Plymouth.

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Trains from Southampton to Plymouth
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FAQs
How much do cheap trains from Southampton to Plymouth cost?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train from Southampton to Plymouth for as little as £71  in the next 7 days.
How much is a train ticket from Southampton to Plymouth?
If you are looking to purchase your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Southampton to Plymouth train to cost on average £71  one way.
What is the distance to Plymouth from Southampton via train?
You should expect to travel around 125 miles (201 km)  to Plymouth from Southampton by train.
How long is the train between Southampton and Plymouth?
On average the train from Southampton to Plymouth duration is 3 h 46 min  for the 125 miles (201 km) long journey, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.
What is the departure train station in Southampton and arrival train station in Plymouth?

Omio customers book a train from Southampton Central   to Plymouth   most frequently for this route.

Where is the train station in Southampton to go to Plymouth? Where is the train station in Plymouth located?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Southampton Central, which is located around 0.5 miles (757 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Plymouth, located 0.5 miles (754 m) away from the city centre.

Which train companies should I travel with from Southampton to Plymouth?
For the journey from Southampton to Plymouth you can take a train with Great Western Railway. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services between Southampton and Plymouth on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
How many train services per day are there from Southampton to Plymouth?
The average number of trains departing Southampton for Plymouth is 15 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
How early should I purchase Southampton to Plymouth train tickets to get the best deals?
If you purchase a train ticket to Plymouth from Southampton within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £71 one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets from Southampton to Plymouth are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Southampton
Plymouth
The major railway station for departures from Southampton is Southampton Central. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Southampton Central for your trip from Southampton to Plymouth.