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Sheffield to Southampton by train
Fastest journey4hr 8m
Trains per day55
Avg. journey time5hr 1m
Travelling from Sheffield to Southampton by train
Fast trains from Sheffield to Southampton take around 4 hours and 8 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 270 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Sheffield and Southampton.
1. Are there direct trains from Sheffield to Southampton?
Journeys between Sheffield and Southampton usually involve one change of train. We have found some direct departures on this route but these are less frequent than routes requiring a change.
We usually find around 57 departures on the route from Sheffield 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 66 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Sheffield to Southampton?
The Sheffield to Southampton train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 8 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Sheffield to Southampton train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Southampton is usually scheduled to depart Sheffield around 05:05 and the last train is around 23:27. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Sheffield around 05:29, and the last at 23:38.
What's the Sheffield to Southampton train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Sheffield to Southampton are $38.72.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $58 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $136. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Sheffield 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 Sheffield to Southampton by train.
Which train companies operate between Sheffield and Southampton?
More than one train company operates on the route from Sheffield to Southampton, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- East Midlands Railway
- East Midlands Trains
- First Great Western
- Great Western Railway
- London Underground
- South West Trains
- South Western Railway
- TransPennine Express
- 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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