Runcorn to Southampton by train

  • First train
    05:43
  • Last train
    23:55
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    4hr
  • Distance
    279 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    30
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 39m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Runcorn to Southampton by train

Fast trains from Runcorn to Southampton take around 4 hours, covering a distance of approximately 279 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Runcorn and Southampton.

1. Are there direct trains from Runcorn to Southampton?

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

We usually find around 26 departures on the route from Runcorn to Southampton every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.

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

The Runcorn to Southampton train travel time is normally about 4 hours, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Southampton is usually scheduled to depart Runcorn around 05:43 and the last train is around 23:55. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Runcorn around 06:03, and the last at 21:52.

When to book Runcorn 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 Runcorn to Southampton by train.

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Which train companies operate between Runcorn and Southampton?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • London Midland
  • London Underground
  • South West Trains
  • South Western Railway
  • 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.