Kettering to Southampton by train

  • First train
    04:59
  • Last train
    23:00
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 49m
  • Distance
    166 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    32
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 59m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Kettering to Southampton by train

Fast trains from Kettering to Southampton take around 2 hours and 49 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 166 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Kettering and Southampton.

1. Are there direct trains from Kettering to Southampton?

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

We usually find around 27 departures on the route from Kettering 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 45 departures.

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

The Kettering to Southampton train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 49 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Southampton is usually scheduled to depart Kettering around 04:59 and the last train is around 23:00. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Kettering around 05:05, and the last at 00:42.

When to book Kettering 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 Kettering to Southampton by train.

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Which train companies operate between Kettering and Southampton?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • East Midlands Railway
  • East Midlands Trains
  • 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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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.