London Stansted Airport (STN) to Southampton Central (SOU) train

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Cheap train tickets from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Southampton Central (SOU)

Showing times and prices for May 19

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from London Stansted Airport (STN) 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
08:15AM3h19
Stansted Airport (SSD)
11:34AMSouthampton Central (SOU)
$421One-way
3 transfers
Cheapest
South Western Railway
08:45AM3h15
Stansted Airport (SSD)
12:00PMSouthampton Central (SOU)
$421One-way
2 transfers
Cheapest
South Western Railway
08:00AM3h34
Stansted Airport (SSD)
11:34AMSouthampton Central (SOU)
$421One-way
2 transfers
Cross Country
08:30AM3h13
Stansted Airport (SSD)
11:43AMSouthampton Central (SOU)
$1131One-way
3 transfers

Train schedule from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Southampton Central (SOU)

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sunday, May 19
South Western Railway
08:00AM3h34
Stansted Airport (SSD)
11:34AMSouthampton Central (SOU)
2 transfers
South Western Railway
08:15AM3h19
Stansted Airport (SSD)
11:34AMSouthampton Central (SOU)
3 transfers
Cross Country
08:30AM3h13
Stansted Airport (SSD)
11:43AMSouthampton Central (SOU)
3 transfers
South Western Railway
08:45AM3h15
Stansted Airport (SSD)
12:00PMSouthampton Central (SOU)
2 transfers

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Fastest train times from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Southampton Central (SOU)

Showing times and prices for May 19

Fastest Journey

3 h 13 m

Average

3 h 20 m

Trains per day

4

Distance

159 km

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

Fastest
Cross Country
08:30AM3h13
Stansted Airport (SSD)
11:43AMSouthampton Central (SOU)
$1131One-way
3 transfers
South Western Railway
08:45AM3h15
Stansted Airport (SSD)
12:00PMSouthampton Central (SOU)
$421One-way
2 transfers
South Western Railway
08:15AM3h19
Stansted Airport (SSD)
11:34AMSouthampton Central (SOU)
$421One-way
3 transfers
South Western Railway
08:00AM3h34
Stansted Airport (SSD)
11:34AMSouthampton Central (SOU)
$421One-way
2 transfers

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Overview: Train from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Southampton Central (SOU)

distanceDistance99 miles (159 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 51 min
priceAverage train ticket price$50 (€44)
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersSouth Western Railway, Tfl Rail, Abellio Greater Anglia or CrossCountry

Trains from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Southampton Central (SOU) cover the 99 miles (159 km) long route taking on average 2 h 51 min with our travel partners like South Western Railway, Tfl Rail, Abellio Greater Anglia or CrossCountry. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $25 (€21), but the average price of train tickets is $50 (€44).

Train providers: South Western Railway, Tfl Rail and Abellio Greater Anglia from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Southampton Central (SOU) trains

For as little as $36 (€31) you can travel by train between London Stansted Airport (STN) and Southampton Central (SOU) with South Western Railway, Tfl Rail and Abellio Greater Anglia. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this journey.

Tfl Rail is a railway service operated by Transport for London in the United Kingdom. It operates on the Great Western Main Line and the Heathrow branch of the London Underground. The service runs from Paddington in London to Reading, Maidenhead, Slough, and Heathrow Airport. It also serves the towns of Taplow, Burnham, Twyford, and Hayes & Harlington. All trains are air-conditioned and feature onboard Wi-Fi, power sockets, and digital information screens. Tfl Rail offers a range of ticket types, including single and return tickets, season tickets, and Oyster cards. Oyster cards are the most popular ticket type, allowing passengers to pay for their journey with a single card. The most popular routes for Tfl Rail are Paddington to Reading, Paddington to Maidenhead, and Paddington to Heathrow Airport. These routes offer frequent services and provide passengers with a convenient way to travel between London and the surrounding areas.

Tfl Rail from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Southampton Central (SOU) train information:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 12 min
  • Cheapest Price: $107

FAQs: Trains from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Southampton Central (SOU)

FAQs: Travel by train from London Stansted Airport (STN) 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 Stansted Airport (STN) to Southampton Central (SOU).
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Southampton Central (SOU) can start from as little as $25 (€21) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for London Stansted Airport (STN) to Southampton Central (SOU) is $50 (€44); 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 Stansted Airport (STN) to Southampton Central (SOU) train time is 2 h 51 min   covering the 99 mile (159 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Southampton Central (SOU) leaves at 8: 15 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Southampton Central (SOU) leaves at 2: 30 PM.
When taking a train from London Stansted Airport (STN) to Southampton Central (SOU), you can count on South Western Railway, Tfl Rail, Abellio Greater Anglia or CrossCountry for the best way to get you to Southampton Central (SOU). You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service to Southampton Central (SOU) from London Stansted Airport (STN) and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
The cheapest month to travel from London Stansted Airport (STN) 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 Stansted Airport (STN) including taking a bus or train.

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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