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Lancaster to Southampton by train

  • First train
    05:13
  • Last train
    23:24
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 29m
  • Distance
    358 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    31
  • Avg. journey time
    5hr 32m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Lancaster to Southampton by train

Fast trains from Lancaster to Southampton take around 4 hours and 29 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 358 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Lancaster and Southampton.

1. Are there direct trains from Lancaster to Southampton?

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

We usually find around 34 departures on the route from Lancaster 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 28 departures.

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

The Lancaster to Southampton train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 29 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Southampton is usually scheduled to depart Lancaster around 05:13 and the last train is around 23:24. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Lancaster around 05:38, and the last at 22:18.

When to book Lancaster 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 Lancaster to Southampton by train.

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Which train companies operate between Lancaster and Southampton?

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

  • Avanti West Coast
  • CrossCountry
  • First TransPennine Express
  • London Underground
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • South West Trains
  • South Western Railway
  • TransPennine Express
  • UK Rail Connections
  • Virgin Trains

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

Southampton to Lancaster by train

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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.