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Southampton to Oxford

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  1. on time
    Southampton Central
    Platform 1
    21:55
    Southampton Central
    Platform 1
    22:34
    Basingstoke
    Platform 3
    23:07
    Basingstoke
    Platform 5 estimated
    23:32
    Reading
    Platform 2 estimated
    00:19
    Reading
    Platform 8 estimated
    00:33
    Didcot Parkway
    Platform 1 estimated
    00:45
    Didcot Parkway
    01:15
    Oxford
    on time
    Oxford
    3 changes
    Off Peak
  2. on time
    Southampton Central
    Platform 1
    22:55
    Southampton Central
    Platform 1
    23:42
    Basingstoke
    Platform 3 estimated
    00:07
    Basingstoke
    Platform 5 estimated
    00:32
    Reading
    Platform 13B estimated
    05:37
    Reading
    Platform 9 estimated
    06:04
    Oxford
    Platform 4 estimated
    Oxford
    Platform 4 estimated
    2 changes
    Peak
  3. on time
    Southampton Central
    Platform 1 estimated
    on time
    Oxford
    Platform 4 estimated
    0 changes
    Peak
  4. Southampton Central
    Platform 1 estimated
    Oxford
    Platform 4 estimated
    0 changes
    Peak
  5. Southampton Central
    Platform 2B estimated
    Oxford
    Platform 4 estimated
    0 changes
    Peak
  6. Southampton Central
    Platform 3A estimated
    Oxford
    Platform 4 estimated
    0 changes
    Peak
  7. Southampton Central
    Platform 1 estimated
    Oxford
    Platform 4 estimated
    0 changes
    Peak

Journey information from Southampton to Oxford

  • Train Fares from: £12.70
  • Fastest route:
  • Slowest route:
  • Average journey time:
  • Changes: Direct
  • Trains per day: Around 46
  • Distance: 59 miles (94 km)
  • Train operators: CrossCountry
  • Origin: Southampton
  • Destination: Oxford
  • How long does it take to travel from Southampton to Oxford by train?

    The average journey time between Southampton and Oxford is . On an average weekday, there are 46 trains travelling from Southampton to Oxford. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.

    Avg. Duration
  • What is the fastest journey from Southampton to Oxford by train?

    The fastest journey time by train is .

  • How much does the train from Southampton to Oxford cost?

    Train tickets from Southampton to Oxford can start from as little as £12.70 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

  • Are there direct trains from Southampton to Oxford?

    Yes, it is possible to travel from Southampton to Oxford without having to change trains. Use our journey planner above to get direct train times from Southampton to Oxford.

    Direct
  • What is the distance between Southampton and Oxford?

    The distance between Southampton and Oxford is 59 miles.

    Distance: 59 miles
  • What time is the first train from Southampton to Oxford?

    The first train from Southampton to Oxford departs at .

    What time is the last train from Southampton to Oxford?

    The last train from Southampton to Oxford departs at .

    First train
    Last train
    No sleeper services are available. There may also be fewer services on weekends and public holidays; use the Journey Planner above to search for a specific train on your chosen travel date.
  • If you're like us, you've probably seen the sheer number of ticket types available in the UK and wondered ''Why are there so many?!'' Well, luckily we've put together a handy guide to all the variations of train ticket you may encounter on your travels.

    *Please note that not all types of train tickets are available for every journey. Factors such as the time, date and train company you'll be using can affect the availability of each one.

Southampton to Oxford timetable

Check out the next trains departing from Southampton to Oxford for Sunday 19th Jan 2020. For the full train timetable, or to search for a later time or date, click here.

DepartsArrivesDuration
21:5501:153h 20m, 3 changes
22:5506:047h 9m, 2 changes
05:1506:371h 22m, direct
06:1607:371h 21m, direct
07:1408:381h 24m, direct
07:5609:131h 17m, direct
08:1209:361h 24m, direct

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Oxford to Southampton.

How to find cheap train tickets from Southampton to Oxford

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