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Chester to Southampton by train
Fastest journey3hr 58m
Trains per day29
Avg. journey time4hr 50m
Travelling from Chester to Southampton by train
Fast trains from Chester to Southampton take around 3 hours and 58 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 271 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Chester and Southampton.
1. Are there direct trains from Chester to Southampton?
Journeys between Chester and Southampton usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 26 departures on the route from Chester to Southampton every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.
Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 41 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Chester to Southampton?
The Chester to Southampton train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 58 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Chester to Southampton train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Southampton is usually scheduled to depart Chester around 04:22 and the last train is around 22:32. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Chester around 04:22, and the last at 23:01.
When to book Chester 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 Chester to Southampton by train.
Which train companies operate between Chester and Southampton?
More than one train company operates on the route from Chester to Southampton, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Arriva Trains Wales
- Chiltern Railways
- First Great Western
- Great Western Railway
- London Midland
- London Underground
- South West Trains
- South Western Railway
- Transport For Wales
- Virgin Trains
- West Midlands Trains
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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