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Peterborough to Southampton by train

  • First train
    05:10
  • Last train
    23:47
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 49m
  • Distance
    196 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    67
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 21m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Peterborough to Southampton by train

Fast trains from Peterborough to Southampton take around 2 hours and 49 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 196 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Peterborough and Southampton.

1. Are there direct trains from Peterborough to Southampton?

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

We usually find around 66 departures on the route from Peterborough 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 83 departures.

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

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

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Southampton is usually scheduled to depart Peterborough around 05:10 and the last train is around 23:47. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Peterborough around 05:46, and the last at 22:55.

When to book Peterborough 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 Peterborough to Southampton by train.

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Which train companies operate between Peterborough and Southampton?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • Great Northern
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • London Underground
  • South West Trains
  • South Western Railway
  • Southern
  • Thameslink
  • 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.