Duration 2h 55m
Distance 93.2 miles
Average price £65
Frequency 17/day

Trip overview

The average train between Southampton and Cheltenham takes 2h 55m and the fastest train takes 2h 27m. 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 • 2h 35m

  1. Southampton Central
  2. Bristol Temple Meads
  3. Cheltenham
2h 35m
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£50 - £177

Southampton to Cheltenham train times

Trains run hourly between Southampton and Cheltenham. The earliest departure is at 08:23 in the morning, and the last departure from Southampton is at 22:22 which arrives into Cheltenham at 07:21. All services require a transfer at Bristol Temple Meads and take an average of 2h 55m. 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 19m.

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The distance between Southampton and Cheltenham is 75 miles. The road distance is 93.2 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 35m.
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Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Estimated price
£30 - £60
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38 min
Estimated price
£30 - £120

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