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Duration 3h 17m
Distance 93.1 miles
Average price £60
Frequency 14/day

Trip overview

The average train between Southampton and Cheltenham takes 3h 17m and the fastest train takes 2h 26m. There is a train service every few hours from Southampton to Cheltenham. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train via Bristol

  1. Southampton Central
  2. Bristol Temple Meads
  3. Cheltenham
2h 45m
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£46 - £155

Southampton to Cheltenham train times

Trains run hourly between Southampton and Cheltenham. The earliest departure is at 11:57 in the morning, and the last departure from Southampton is at 20:59 which arrives into Cheltenham at 07:21. All services require a transfer at Bristol Temple Meads and take an average of 3h 17m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Southampton Central and arriving at Cheltenham Spa. Services depart three times a day, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 3h 23m.

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The distance between Southampton and Cheltenham is 75 miles. The road distance is 93.1 miles.

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Southampton to Cheltenham train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Southampton Central station.

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Southampton to Cheltenham train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Cheltenham Spa station.

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You can take a train from Southampton to Cheltenham via Bristol Temple Meads in around 2h 45m.
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£28 - £35
Website
gwr.com
Train from Southampton Central to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£28 - £35
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
£28 - £35
Anytime Day 1st Class
£45 - £65
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Cheltenham Spa
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£17 - £22
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
£17 - £22
Anytime Day 1st Class
£30 - £40
Train from Southampton Central to Cheltenham Spa
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£40 - £55
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
£40 - £55
Anytime Day 1st Class
£75 - £100

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