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Duration 3h 5m
Distance 111 miles
Average price £120
Frequency 9/day

Trip overview

The average train between Southampton and Northampton takes 3h 5m and the fastest train takes 2h 57m. The train service runs several times per day from Southampton to Northampton. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Southampton Central
  2. Coventry
  3. Northampton
3h 1m
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£75 - £194

Southampton to Northampton train times

Trains run every three hours between Southampton and Northampton. The earliest departure is at 12:17 in the afternoon, and the last departure from Southampton is at 20:17 which arrives into Northampton at 23:22. All services require a transfer at Coventry and take an average of 3h 5m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Southampton to Northampton. However, there are services departing from Southampton Central and arriving at Northampton via Coventry. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 1m.

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The distance between Southampton and Northampton is 96 miles. The road distance is 111 miles.

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Southampton to Northampton train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Southampton Central station.

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Southampton to Northampton train services, operated by London Northwestern Railway, arrive at Northampton station.

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