Trains from London to Southampton

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Wed 24 Jan

08:35 09:49
£42
01:14 hrs

Thu 25 Jan

08:35 09:49
£32
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Fri 26 Jan

08:35 09:49
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Sat 27 Jan

08:05 09:22
£23
01:17 hrs

Sun 28 Jan

08:35 10:02
£42
01:27 hrs

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London to Southampton Train Information

Avg. Train Duration1h 18m
Trains arrive inSouthampton
Trains depart fromLondon
Train Ticket Price£ 24.64
Distance112 km
Train Companies
  • South Western Railway

What train companies travel from London to Southampton

Many companies operate modern fleets with comfortable, reclining seats, wifi and air-conditioning. Compare the services available.

What's on board Cross Country trains?

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  • Mobile Tickets

  • Pets

  • WC

  • Seat Reservation

  • ID Required

  • Allows Bicycles

Further facilities and services may vary according to the transport company and country of operation.

What do I need to know about travelling on Cross Country trains?

    No, children under 5 years old do not need a ticket on CrossCountry trains if the child sits on an adult's lap. A child's ticket should be purchased if a seat is needed.


    No check-in is required for CrossCountry trains.


    National Rail's 16-25 Railcard, Two Together Railcard, Family & Friends Railcard, Senior Railcard, and Disabled Persons Railcard entitle passengers to discounted tickets on CrossCountry trains.


    When booking through Raileasy, all passengers must each possess a railcard in order to receive the reduced fare.


    You will need to make a separate booking for any passengers in your group who don't own a railcard. You will be liable to pay a fine if you purchase railcard discount tickets without the sufficient number of railcards to cover all passengers.


    Advance


    Ticket non-refundable, but amendable for £10 fee within 28 days of departure via our cancellation page.


    Off-peak


    Restricted to off peak trains. Refundable (£10 fee) if unused within 28 days of travel date. Amendable (£10 fee).


    Off-Peak 1st Single


    Refund available for a £10 fee on unused tickets within 28 days of travel date.


    Super Off-peak


    Restricted to super off peak trains. Refundable (£10 fee) if unused within 28 days of travel date. Amendable (£10 fee).


    Anytime


    Valid at any time on the date printed on the ticket, or up to one month after, depending on the provider's policy. Refundable (£10 fee) if unused within 28 days of travel date. Amendable (£10 fee).


    1st Class


    Refund available for a £10 fee on unused tickets within 28 days of travel date.


What's on board South Western Railway trains?

  • Power Outlet

  • Wifi

  • Refreshments

  • Mobile Tickets

  • Pets

  • WC

  • Seat Reservation

  • ID Required

  • Allows Bicycles

Further facilities and services may vary according to the transport company and country of operation.

What do I need to know about travelling on South Western Railway trains?

    No, children under 5 years old do not need a ticket on South Western Railway trains if the child sits on an adult's lap. A child's ticket should be purchased if a seat is needed.


    No check-in is required for South Western Railway trains.


    National Rail's 16-25 Railcard, Two Together Railcard, Family & Friends Railcard, Senior Railcard, and Disabled Persons Railcard entitle passengers to discounted tickets on South Western Railway trains.


    When booking through Raileasy, all passengers must each possess a railcard in order to receive the reduced fare.


    You will need to make a separate booking for any passengers in your group who don't own a railcard. You will be liable to pay a fine if you purchase railcard discount tickets without the sufficient number of railcards to cover all passengers.


    Advance


    Ticket non-refundable, but amendable for £10 fee within 28 days of departure via our cancellation page.


    Off-peak


    Restricted to off peak trains. Refundable (£10 fee) if unused within 28 days of travel date. Amendable (£10 fee).


    Off-Peak 1st Single


    Refund available for a £10 fee on unused tickets within 28 days of travel date.


    Super Off-peak


    Restricted to super off peak trains. Refundable (£10 fee) if unused within 28 days of travel date. Amendable (£10 fee).


    Anytime


    Valid at any time on the date printed on the ticket, or up to one month after, depending on the provider's policy. Refundable (£10 fee) if unused within 28 days of travel date. Amendable (£10 fee).


    1st Class


    Refund available for a £10 fee on unused tickets within 28 days of travel date.


Trains from London to Southampton: Journey Details

Trains from London to Southampton run frequently throughout the day from London. Trains to Southampton leave from London Waterloo, which is one of the busiest stations in London, as well as London Victoria station. The majority of departures run direct between London and Southampton, although a few journeys may require a change at Basingstoke.

South West trains are the main service provider for this route. As this rail connection is a popular one, service schedules generally remain constant throughout the week and weekend, however pre-booking tickets before taking the train is still always best as a ticket must be purchased before boarding and it could save you money.

 

Trains from London to Southampton: Train Journey Information


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Which train companies go from London to Southampton? South West Trains are the main provider on this route, although some services are also run by Crosscountry.

How long is the train from London to Southampton? The average journey time for trains from London to Southampton is about 1 hour and 30 minutes. This can vary depending on whether the journey is direct or requires a connection.

When are the first and last trains of the day from London to Southampton? The earliest train that leaves London to Southampton is the 05:30 a.m service from London Waterloo station. The last train of the day is the 23:40 p.m also running from London Waterloo. There are usually two trains an hour running from London to Southampton.

How often are trains from London to Southampton? Services on this line run regulary with up to 4 connections available per hour from 7:00 a.m until midnight.

Tips for Booking Cheap Trains from London to Southampton


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How far in advance to book cheap train tickets from London to Southampton? The best time to book trains from London to Southampton in advance is 6 weeks before departure.

When is the cheapest and most expensive time of day to catch the train from London to Southampton? The cheapest time of day to travel from London to Southampton is during off peak hours. The most expensive day to catch the train from London to Southampton is in the morning.

Train Station Info and Getting to the City Centre


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Where do trains from London to Southampton depart from? The train from London to Southampton departs from the London Waterloo station. London Waterloo is connected to Transport for London services via bus and underground, as it is a stop on the Northern (Charing Cross Branch), Bakerloo and Jubilee Lines.

There are also a large number of buses that run to London Waterloo including night buses. The other station where passengers can catch trains to Southampton is London Victoria Station. Located in the west of Central London, this station has transport connections to Victoria Bus Station, Victoria Coach Station, and the London Underground on the Victoria, District and Circle Lines.

Where do trains from London to Southampton arrive at? All trains from London to Southampton arrive at Southampton train station. The station in Southampton is located just north of the harbour where ferry connections are available, the station is connected to local transport via a number of buses including the UniLink bus U1, which offers regular service to the Town Quay.

A taxi rank is also available at the station, as well as a car park for drivers. The Town Quay is also a 15 to 20-minute walk along the main road leading from the station, and on a lovely day makes for a chance to take in Southampton’s great coastal feel.

 

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Everything you need to know about London Kings Cross train station

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Everything you need to know about London Euston train station

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Everything you need to know about London Victoria train station

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Everything you need to know about London Charing Cross train station

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Everything you need to know about London Bridge train station

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Everything you need to know about London Paddington train station

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Everything you need to know about London Liverpool Street train station

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