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Cheap train tickets from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Southampton Central (SOU)

Showing times and prices for Apr 14

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Southampton Central (SOU) is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
South Western Railway
07:05AM3h44
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
10:49AMSouthampton Central (SOU)
$521One-way
3 transfers
Cheapest
South Western Railway
06:22AM3h27
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
09:49AMSouthampton Central (SOU)
$521One-way
4 transfers
Cheapest
South Western Railway
06:36AM3h44
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
10:20AMSouthampton Central (SOU)
$521One-way
3 transfers
Cheapest
South Western Railway
05:04AM3h45
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
08:49AMSouthampton Central (SOU)
$521One-way
3 transfers
South Western Railway
06:22AM3h27
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
09:49AMSouthampton Central (SOU)
$861One-way
3 transfers

Train schedule from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Southampton Central (SOU)

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sunday, April 14
South Western Railway
05:04AM3h45
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
08:49AMSouthampton Central (SOU)
3 transfers
South Western Railway
06:22AM3h27
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
09:49AMSouthampton Central (SOU)
3 transfers
South Western Railway
06:22AM3h27
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
09:49AMSouthampton Central (SOU)
4 transfers
South Western Railway
06:36AM3h44
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
10:20AMSouthampton Central (SOU)
3 transfers
South Western Railway
07:05AM3h44
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
10:49AMSouthampton Central (SOU)
3 transfers
South Western Railway
07:05AM3h15
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
10:20AMSouthampton Central (SOU)
3 transfers

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Fastest train times from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Southampton Central (SOU)

Showing times and prices for Apr 14

Fastest Journey

3 h 15 m

Average

3 h 33 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

92 km

It's difficult to get from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Southampton Central (SOU) without transferring at least 3 times.

Fastest
South Western Railway
07:05AM3h15
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
10:20AMSouthampton Central (SOU)
$861One-way
3 transfers
South Western Railway
06:22AM3h27
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
09:49AMSouthampton Central (SOU)
$861One-way
3 transfers
South Western Railway
06:22AM3h27
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
09:49AMSouthampton Central (SOU)
$521One-way
4 transfers
South Western Railway
07:05AM3h44
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
10:49AMSouthampton Central (SOU)
$521One-way
3 transfers
South Western Railway
06:36AM3h44
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
10:20AMSouthampton Central (SOU)
$521One-way
3 transfers

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Overview: Train from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Southampton Central (SOU)

distanceDistance56 miles (91 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 53 min
priceAverage train ticket price$30 (€27)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain providersSouthern, South Western Railway, Great Western Rail or CrossCountry

Trains from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Southampton Central (SOU) cover the 56 miles (91 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 53 min with our travel partners like Southern, South Western Railway, Great Western Rail or CrossCountry. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $10 (€9), but the average price of train tickets is $30 (€27). Travelers depart most frequently from Gatwick Airport and arrive in Southampton Central.

Train companies: Southern, South Western Railway and Great Western Rail from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Southampton Central (SOU) trains

Find the best trains between Gatwick Airport (GTW) and Southampton Central (SOU) with Omio's travel partners Southern, South Western Railway and Great Western Rail from $14 (€12). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.

Southern Rail is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates a wide range of services, from high-speed intercity trains to local commuter services. Its trains include the InterCity 125, InterCity 225, and Class 444 and 450. It also offers a variety of ticket types, such as Advance, Off-Peak, and Super Off-Peak. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a range of food and drink options. The most popular routes for Southern Rail are London to Brighton, London to Southampton, and London to Portsmouth.

Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Southampton Central (SOU) train information with Southern:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 54 min
  • Cheapest Price: $14
  • Southern frequency: 25 a day

FAQs: Trains from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Southampton Central (SOU)

FAQs: Travel by train from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Southampton Central (SOU) easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Southampton Central (SOU).
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Southampton Central (SOU) can start from as little as $10 (€9) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Southampton Central (SOU) is $30 (€27); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Southampton Central (SOU) train time is 1 h 53 min   covering the 56 mile (91 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Southampton Central (SOU) leaves at 6: 26 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Southampton Central (SOU) leaves at 11: 21 PM.
There are 25 trains a day from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Southampton Central (SOU) which require at least one change with Southern, South Western Railway, Great Western Rail or CrossCountry. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
For the best Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Southampton Central (SOU) train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Southern, South Western Railway, Great Western Rail or CrossCountry. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services to Southampton Central (SOU) from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to compare what amenities they may offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 11: 21 PM.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Gatwick Airport, which is located around 29.3 miles (47.2 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Southampton Central, located 0.7 miles (1.2 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month for a train from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Southampton Central (SOU) is December.
You have options as you can travel between Gatwick Airport (GTW) and Southampton Central (SOU) 2 different ways: train or bus.

Trains departing from Gatwick Airport

Distance from Gatwick Airport to city center
Distance from Gatwick Airport to city center
29.3 miles (47.2 km)
Ticket Office Hours
Ticket Office Hours
24/7
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Bus lines: GH1, 17, 18
Train lines: Thameslink, Brighton Main Line, Gatwick Express, Redhill Line, Mainline East, Mainline West
Onward travel information: Available from airport.
Location for Rail Replacement Services: The upper level of the bus station
Nearest Airport
Nearest Airport
London Gatwick Airport
1 miles (1 km)
How to get to nearest airport?
How to get to nearest airport?
The airport can be reached from the station by public transit in 5 minutes via the inter-terminal shuttle.
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
Free Wi-Fi in the station.
ATM
ATM
Located outside the station as well as on concourse.
Taxi
Taxi
Taxi: Taxis are located in the South Terminal bus Station, about 200 yards from station concourse through airport complex
Lockers
Lockers
Provided by Excess Baggage Co located in the North Terminal, open daily from 06: 00 until 18: 00.
Dining
Dining
Costa Coffee | KFC | McDonald's
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
Enterprise | Alamo | Hertz | SIXT | Europcar | Avis
Information Desk
Information Desk
Located inside the main terminal.
Accessibility
Accessibility
Escalators, elevators, induction loop, accessible ticket machines, impaired mobility set down, wheelchair ramp for train access, accessible toilets, accessible booking office.

Trains arriving to Southampton Central

Distance from Southampton Central to city center
Distance from Southampton Central to city center
0.7 miles (1.2 km)
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement bus service goes from the north side (Blechynden Terrace) during engineering works. Overnight onward transport goes from the South side (West Quay side)
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
ATM
ATM
Taxi
Taxi
Taxi: Yes outside Platform 4 exit
Shopping
Shopping
Dining
Dining
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
Hertz | U-Drive
Accessibility
Accessibility
Staff help available: Yes | Step free access coverage: Yes | Step free access note: Step-free category A Station - This station has step-free access to all platforms. Please be aware that this station has no tactile paving on the platform edge. | Accessible ticket machines: There are accessible ticket machines at this station | Accessible ticket machines note: All South Western Railway ticket machines are able to sell tickets with Disabled Persons Railcard discounts. All machines are accessible, however the station may not be so please check the station access note for further details | Accessible toilets: Yes | Ramp for train access: Yes | Wheelchairs available: Yes | Impaired mobility set down / pick up points available: Yes

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