London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Southampton Central (SOU) train

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Cheap train tickets from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Southampton Central (SOU)

Showing times and prices for May 31

Cheapest

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

Cheapest
Cross Country
08:47AM1h55
Heathrow Airport T123 (HXX)
10:42AMSouthampton Central (SOU)
$1271One-way
2 transfers
Cheapest
Cross Country
09:45AM1h58
Heathrow Airport T4 (HAF)
11:43AMSouthampton Central (SOU)
$1271One-way
2 transfers
Cheapest
Cross Country
08:42AM2h00
Heathrow Airport T5 (HWV)
10:42AMSouthampton Central (SOU)
$1271One-way
2 transfers
Cheapest
Cross Country
08:45AM1h57
Heathrow Airport T4 (HAF)
10:42AMSouthampton Central (SOU)
$1271One-way
2 transfers
Cheapest
Great Western Railway
08:57AM2h25
Heathrow Airport T5 (HWV)
11:22AMSouthampton Central (SOU)
$1271One-way
3 transfers

Train schedule from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Southampton Central (SOU)

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, May 31
Cross Country
08:42AM2h00
Heathrow Airport T5 (HWV)
10:42AMSouthampton Central (SOU)
2 transfers
Cross Country
08:45AM1h57
Heathrow Airport T4 (HAF)
10:42AMSouthampton Central (SOU)
2 transfers
Cross Country
08:47AM1h55
Heathrow Airport T123 (HXX)
10:42AMSouthampton Central (SOU)
2 transfers
Great Western Railway
08:57AM2h25
Heathrow Airport T5 (HWV)
11:22AMSouthampton Central (SOU)
3 transfers
Cross Country
09:20AM2h23
Heathrow Airport T5 (HWV)
11:43AMSouthampton Central (SOU)
2 transfers
Cross Country
09:45AM1h58
Heathrow Airport T4 (HAF)
11:43AMSouthampton Central (SOU)
2 transfers
Cross Country
10:45AM2h02
Heathrow Airport T4 (HAF)
12:47PMSouthampton Central (SOU)
2 transfers

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Fastest train times from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Southampton Central (SOU)

Showing times and prices for May 31

Fastest Journey

1 h 55 m

Average

2 h 5 m

Trains per day

7

Distance

92 km

It's difficult to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Southampton Central (SOU) without transferring at least 2 times.

Fastest
Cross Country
08:47AM1h55
Heathrow Airport T123 (HXX)
10:42AMSouthampton Central (SOU)
$1271One-way
2 transfers
Cross Country
08:45AM1h57
Heathrow Airport T4 (HAF)
10:42AMSouthampton Central (SOU)
$1271One-way
2 transfers
Cross Country
09:45AM1h58
Heathrow Airport T4 (HAF)
11:43AMSouthampton Central (SOU)
$1271One-way
2 transfers
Cross Country
08:42AM2h00
Heathrow Airport T5 (HWV)
10:42AMSouthampton Central (SOU)
$1271One-way
2 transfers
Cross Country
10:45AM2h02
Heathrow Airport T4 (HAF)
12:47PMSouthampton Central (SOU)
$1271One-way
2 transfers

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Overview: Train from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Southampton Central (SOU)

distanceDistance56 miles (91 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 47 min
priceAverage train ticket price$117 (€102)
frequencyTrain frequency7 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesCrossCountry, South Western Railway, Great Western Rail, Tfl Rail or Heathrow Express

Trains from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Southampton Central (SOU) cover the 56 miles (91 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 47 min with our travel partners like CrossCountry, South Western Railway, Great Western Rail, Tfl Rail or Heathrow Express. Normally, there are 7 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $117 (€102), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $114 (€99).

Train companies: CrossCountry, South Western Railway and Great Western Rail from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Southampton Central (SOU) trains

Travel between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Southampton Central (SOU) from $114 (€99) with Omio’s train partners CrossCountry, South Western Railway and Great Western Rail! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular trip for you.

Great Western Railway is a train operating company in the United Kingdom. It operates services from London Paddington to the West of England, South Wales and the Cotswolds. It also operates services from London Paddington to Oxford, Reading and Bristol. It offers a range of ticket types, including Advance, Anytime, Off-Peak and Super Off-Peak tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, air conditioning and catering services. The most popular routes for Great Western Railway are London Paddington to Bristol, Reading and Oxford.

Train information from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Southampton Central (SOU) with Great Western Rail:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 20 min
  • Cheapest Price: $114

FAQs: Trains from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Southampton Central (SOU)

FAQs: Travel by train from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) 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 London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Southampton Central (SOU).
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Southampton Central (SOU) can start from as little as $115 (€99) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Southampton Central (SOU) is $117 (€102); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Southampton Central (SOU) train time is 1 h 47 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 London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Southampton Central (SOU) leaves at 7: 17 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Southampton Central (SOU) leaves at 10: 32 PM.
There are 7 trains a day from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Southampton Central (SOU) which require at least one change with CrossCountry, South Western Railway, Great Western Rail, Tfl Rail or Heathrow Express. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
When taking a train from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Southampton Central (SOU), you can count on CrossCountry, South Western Railway, Great Western Rail, Tfl Rail or Heathrow Express for the best way to get you to Southampton Central (SOU). You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Southampton Central (SOU) and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 10: 32 PM.
A day trip to Southampton Central (SOU) from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is worth doing with a journey time of 1 h 47 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Southampton Central (SOU) by train is November.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel to Southampton Central (SOU) from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) including taking a train or bus.

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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