Rugby to Southampton by train

  • First train
    06:03
  • Last train
    23:32
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 32m
  • Distance
    159 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    40
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 12m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Rugby to Southampton by train

Fast trains from Rugby to Southampton take around 2 hours and 32 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 159 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Rugby and Southampton.

1. Are there direct trains from Rugby to Southampton?

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

We usually find around 35 departures on the route from Rugby 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 49 departures.

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

The Rugby to Southampton train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 32 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Southampton is usually scheduled to depart Rugby around 05:38 and the last train is around 23:44. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Rugby around 06:17, and the last at 23:32.

When to book Rugby 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 Rugby to Southampton by train.

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Which train companies operate between Rugby and Southampton?

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

  • Avanti West Coast
  • CrossCountry
  • London Midland
  • London Underground
  • South West Trains
  • South Western Railway
  • Southern
  • UK Rail Connections
  • 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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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.