There are 3 ways to get from Cheltenham Spa to Southampton by train or car

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Train via Reading  •  2 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Swindon
  2. Take the train from Swindon to Reading
  3. Take the train from Reading to Southampton Central

$80 - $154

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Train  •  2 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Southampton Central

$65 - $120

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Cheltenham Spa to Southampton 93.6 miles

$20 - $29

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Cheltenham Spa and arriving at Southampton Central. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 2 h 59 min.

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The distance between Cheltenham Spa and Southampton is 75 miles. The road distance is 93.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Cheltenham Spa to Southampton without a car is to train which takes 2 h 51 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 51 min to get from Cheltenham Spa to Southampton, including transfers.

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Cheltenham Spa to Southampton train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Cheltenham Spa station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Cheltenham Spa to Southampton is 94 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 41 min to drive from Cheltenham Spa to Southampton.

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Map of how to get from Cheltenham Spa to Southampton.
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  • Distance: 75.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 51 min

What companies run services between Cheltenham Spa, England and Southampton, England?

You can take a train from Cheltenham Spa to Southampton via Swindon and Reading in around 2 h 51 min.

Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Swindon
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$22 - $35
Train from Reading to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$24 - $40
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Swindon
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $22
Advanced Single
$15 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $45
Train from Swindon to Reading
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $22
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $40
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $55
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $120

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