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Southampton-Poole Train Timetable

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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Southampton to Poole?

Lowest Price£13.34
Fastest Train0h 54m
Trains Per Day12
Train Lines3

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Southampton to Poole right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most train companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, train companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

What is the price of a train ticket from Southampton to Poole?

In the last month, £13.75 was the average price of a train ticket from Southampton, STH to Poole, POL. This is about as inexpensive as train tickets ever get. You are more likely to find a ticket at this price or lower if you book online in advance of your travel date.

How long is the train journey from Southampton to Poole?

The distance between Southampton and Poole is approximately 29 miles, or 46 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 3 hours and 45 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 54 minutes. It's a short and pleasant ride; the train is a perfect way to get to Poole.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Southampton to Poole are the most crowded on Sunday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Sunday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Southampton at 08:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 22:00. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Southampton to Poole?

There are 12 scheduled trains on most days. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train during your journey. Don't forget to bring your carry-on luggage when you switch trains. In some instances, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Poole to Southampton. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Southampton to Poole for £8.10.

Which train should you take from Southampton to Poole?

There are 3 train lines with service from Southampton, Southampton to Poole, Poole. CrossCountry + Connections is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 9 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
CrossCountry + Connections93h 35m£13.89
South Western Railway21h 14m£13.34
South Western Railway + Connections110h 27m£13.34

Where is the train station in Southampton?

Southampton has 3 stations where passengers can board the train to Poole:

  • Southampton Airport Parkway
  • Woolston
  • Overline House

Where is the train station in Poole?

Poole receives travelers from Southampton at its two active train stations:

  • Poole Train Station
  • Branksome Station

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