Hereford to Southampton by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 12m
  • Distance
    155 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 7m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Hereford to Southampton by train

Fast trains from Hereford to Southampton take around 3 hours and 12 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 155 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Hereford and Southampton.

1. Are there direct trains from Hereford to Southampton?

Journeys between Hereford and Southampton usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 26 departures on the route from Hereford 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 40 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Hereford to Southampton?

The Hereford to Southampton train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 12 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Hereford to Southampton train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Southampton is usually scheduled to depart Hereford around 05:26 and the last train is around 21:51. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Hereford around 05:42, and the last at 00:09.

When to book Hereford 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 Hereford to Southampton by train.

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Which train companies operate between Hereford and Southampton?

More than one train company operates on the route from Hereford to Southampton, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • CrossCountry
  • First Great Western
  • GWR
  • Great Western Railway
  • London Midland
  • Transport For Wales

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.