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20 Oct
£35Great Western Railway
£15National Express
22 Oct
£35Great Western Railway
£22National Express
23 Oct
£35Great Western Railway
£18National Express
25 Oct
£18Cross Country
£22National Express

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Train Information between Southampton and Swindon

distanceDistance48 miles (77 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 58 min
priceAverage train ticket price£31 (€35)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersGreat Western Railway or Cross Country

Trains from Southampton to Swindon cover the 48 miles (77 km) long route taking on average 1 h 58 min with our travel partners like Great Western Railway or Cross Country. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £31, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £18. Travellers depart most frequently from Southampton Central and arrive in Swindon.

Train companies

CrossCountry trains between Southampton and Swindon

Travel from Southampton to Swindon from £18 with Omio’s train partners CrossCountry! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient trip for you.


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

It’s easy to book your CrossCountry train ticket from Southampton to Swindon online with Omio! Simply check the current CrossCountry train timetables for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route between Southampton and Swindon as well as relevant travel information (such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard) for that train and book cheap CrossCountry train tickets online. Prices for CrossCountry trains between Southampton and Swindon start at £18 one-way if you book in advance, and you can expect to travel around 48 miles (77 km). If you search for CrossCountry trains in the Omio app, you can check straight away if the CrossCountry tickets are mobile tickets, which makes it easier than ever to go paperless when travelling by train between Southampton and Swindon. Let Omio do all the work for you finding the best Southampton to Swindon CrossCountry train ticket so you can enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey!

    These are CrossCountry 's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the train from Southampton to Swindon:

    • 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

    Travel Tips

    Trains from Southampton to Swindon
    Travel by train to Swindon 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 Southampton to Swindon.
    What is the cost of cheap trains between Southampton and Swindon?
    Omio customers have found cheap train tickets from Southampton to Swindon for as low as £18  for the next 7 days.
    How much does the train from Southampton to Swindon cost on average?
    If you’re looking to buy your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Southampton to Swindon train price to come in at an average of £31  one way.
    How many miles is it from Southampton to Swindon by train?
    The train distance from Southampton to Swindon is around 48 miles (77 km).
    How long is the train journey to Swindon from Southampton?
    The train time to Swindon from Southampton is on average 1 h 58 min  for the 48 miles (77 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Southampton and Swindon by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
    When travelling by train from Southampton to Swindon, which train station in Southampton do I depart from and which train station in Swindon do I arrive in?

    When taking the train to Swindon from Southampton, you can choose to depart from train stations like Southampton Central, Southampton Airport Parkway and Southampton Town Quay. Your trip can end in train stations such as Swindon and Swindon, Bus Station.

    Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Southampton Central   and arrive in Swindon.

    Where is the departure train station in Southampton located? Where is the arrival train station in Swindon located?

    The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Southampton Central, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre of Southampton.

    The most popular arrival train station, Swindon, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre of Swindon.

    Which train companies should I travel with from Southampton to Swindon?
    If you're looking for trains from Southampton to Swindon, you can rely on Great Western Railway or Cross Country to get you to Swindon. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Southampton to Swindon route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    How many train services are there from Southampton to Swindon a day?
    The average number of trains departing Southampton for Swindon is 12 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
    When does the first train depart from Southampton to Swindon? When does the last train depart from Southampton to Swindon?
    The earliest train departing from Southampton to Swindon leaves at 07: 10. The last train departing from Southampton to Swindon leaves at 08: 10. You can find the latest Southampton to Swindon train times on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
    When should I book Southampton Swindon train tickets to score the best deals?
    You can find a train to Swindon from Southampton to cost on average £31 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your route. You’ll see tickets for the Southampton to Swindon train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Southampton Central is the most popular Southampton railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Southampton for your journey to Swindon.