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Poole-Southampton Train Timetable

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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Poole to Southampton?

Lowest Price€14.52
Fastest Train0h 56m
Trains Per Day17
Train Lines2

Frequently Asked Questions

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

In the last month, €15.00 was the average price of a train ticket from Poole, POL to Southampton, STH. 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 Poole to Southampton?

The distance between Poole and Southampton is approximately 29 miles, or 46 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 1 hour 50 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 56 minutes. It's a short and pleasant ride; the train is a perfect way to get to Southampton.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Poole to Southampton 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 Poole at 06:00 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 Poole to Southampton?

There are 17 scheduled trains on most days. 9 of these are direct connections to Southampton. While direct trains may still make stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains at any point. If you're looking to get to your destination faster, a direct train is the convenient and time-efficient choice.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Southampton to Poole. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Poole to Southampton for €8.94.

Which train should you take from Poole to Southampton?

2 train services operate from Poole, Poole to Southampton, Southampton. South Western Railway usually has more trains scheduled, with 12 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
South Western Railway121h 50m€15.13
South Western Railway + Connections91h 50m€14.97

Where is the train station in Poole?

There are two stations in Poole where you can board the train to Southampton:

  • Poole Train Station
  • Branksome Station

Where is the train station in Southampton?

There are more train stations and stops in Southampton than most cities. Most trains from Poole will stop at one (or more) of the 4 following stations in Southampton:

  • Woolston
  • Swaythling
  • Southampton Airport Parkway
  • Overline House

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