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Cambridge to Southampton by train
Fastest journey2hr 54m
Trains per day75
Avg. journey time3hr 24m
Travelling from Cambridge to Southampton by train
Fast trains from Cambridge to Southampton take around 2 hours and 54 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 173 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Cambridge and Southampton.
1. Are there direct trains from Cambridge to Southampton?
Journeys between Cambridge and Southampton usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 83 departures on the route from Cambridge to Southampton every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.
There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 74 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Cambridge to Southampton?
The Cambridge to Southampton train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 54 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Cambridge to Southampton train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Southampton is usually scheduled to depart Cambridge around 04:54 and the last train is around 23:54. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Cambridge around 04:38, and the last at 23:20.
When to book Cambridge to Southampton train tickets?
Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Cambridge to Southampton by train.
Which train companies operate between Cambridge and Southampton?
More than one train company operates on the route from Cambridge to Southampton, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Abellio Greater Anglia
- First Great Western
- Great Northern
- Greater Anglia
- London Underground
- South West Trains
- South Western Railway
- UK Rail Connections
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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