Southampton to Rugby by train

  • First train
    04:52
  • Last train
    23:16
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 15m
  • Distance
    159 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    36
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 14m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Southampton to Rugby by train

Fast trains from Southampton to Rugby take around 2 hours and 15 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 159 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Southampton and Rugby.

1. Are there direct trains from Southampton to Rugby?

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

We usually find around 35 departures on the route from Southampton to Rugby 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 36 departures.

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

The Southampton to Rugby train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 15 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Rugby is usually scheduled to depart Southampton around 04:52 and the last train is around 23:00. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Southampton around 05:09, and the last at 23:16.

When to book Southampton to Rugby 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 Southampton to Rugby by train.

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Which train companies operate between Southampton and Rugby?

More than one train company operates on the route from Southampton to Rugby, 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
  • 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.