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The cheapest trains

from London
to Southampton

Showing times and prices for Sep 21

Cheapest

$43

Average

$57

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

The average ticket from London to Southampton will cost around $ 57 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 43.

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09:36London Victoria2h27 12:03Southampton Central
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$431One-way
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08:36London Victoria2h27 11:03Southampton Central
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08:20London Waterloo1h23 09:43Southampton Central
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08:39London Waterloo1h36 10:15Southampton Central
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09:35London Waterloo1h14 10:49Southampton Central
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Train Times

London to Southampton

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08:05London Waterloo1h17 09:22Southampton Central
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08:20London Waterloo1h23 09:43Southampton Central
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08:35London Waterloo1h14 09:49Southampton Central
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08:36London Victoria2h27 11:03Southampton Central
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08:39London Waterloo1h36 10:15Southampton Central
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09:05London Waterloo1h17 10:22Southampton Central
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09:20London Waterloo1h23 10:43Southampton Central
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09:35London Waterloo1h14 10:49Southampton Central
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09:36London Victoria2h27 12:03Southampton Central
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Prices across different modes

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Bus
Fri
Sep 20
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$26National Express
Sat
Sep 21
$43Southern
$11National Express
Sun
Sep 22
$38South Western Railway
$11National Express
Mon
Sep 23
$38South Western Railway
$8National Express
Tue
Sep 24
$34South Western Railway
$11National Express
Wed
Sep 25
$33South Western Railway
$8National Express
Thu
Sep 26
$34South Western Railway
$9National Express
Fri
Sep 27
$34South Western Railway
$9National Express
Sat
Sep 28
$43Southern
$9National Express
Sun
Sep 29
$29South Western Railway
$12National Express
Mon
Sep 30
$29South Western Railway
$8National Express
Tue
Oct 1
$29South Western Railway
$8National Express
Wed
Oct 2
$29South Western Railway
$8National Express
Thu
Oct 3
$29South Western Railway
$8National Express
Fri
Oct 4
$29South Western Railway
$8National Express
Sat
Oct 5
$17Southern
$9National Express
Sun
Oct 6
$29South Western Railway
$8National Express
Mon
Oct 7
$25South Western Railway
$8National Express
Tue
Oct 8
$25South Western Railway
$8National Express
Wed
Oct 9
$25South Western Railway
$8National Express
Thu
Oct 10
$25South Western Railway
$8National Express

The fastest trains

from London
to Southampton

Showing times and prices for Sep 21

Fastest Journey

1 h 14 m

Average

1 h 35 m

Trains per day

9

Distance

112 km

Of the 9 train that leave London for Southampton every day 7 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct train cover the 112 km distance in an average of 1 h 35 m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 1 h 14 m .

The slowest train will take 2 h 27 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

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09:35London Waterloo1h14 10:49Southampton Central
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$611One-way
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08:35London Waterloo1h14 09:49Southampton Central
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$611One-way
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08:05London Waterloo1h17 09:22Southampton Central
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09:05London Waterloo1h17 10:22Southampton Central
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08:20London Waterloo1h23 09:43Southampton Central
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Journey Summary

London to Southampton Train Information

Avg. Train Duration:
2 hours 49 minutes
Train Ticket Price: $31
Trains depart from:London
Trains arrive in:Southampton
Distance:112 km
TrainTrain Companies:Southern, South Western Railway

Trains from London to Southampton

Trains in the United Kingdom are a popular way to travel between cities with domestic routes to most cities in the UK. London to Southampton trains are operated by South Western Railways and CrossCountry and typically take 1½ hours to arrive in Southampton. South Western Railway trains depart from London Waterloo train station, while CrossCountry trains leave from London Paddington Station. All London to Southampton trains arrive at Southampton Central train station.

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London to Southampton Train Cost

Average prices for Trains from London to Southampton when you book in advance

Booking Period

Average Price

Same Day

€31

1 Day in Advance

€31

1 Week in Advance

€31

2 Weeks in Advance

€31

1 Month in Advance

€31

3 Months in Advance

€31

London to Southampton Trains: General Information


Taking the train is the most popular way to travel from London to Southampton with dozens of trains making the journey every day.


  • autobus All London to Southampton trains are run by South Western Railways and CrossCountry.
  • autobus Most trains are direct, depart from either London's Paddington, Waterloo, or Vauxhall train station and arrive at Southampton Central train station.
  • autobus Trains from London to Southampton take as little as 1 hour and 14 minutes to arrive in Southampton.
  • autobus Most travelers book their London to Southampton train tickets 1-2 days in advance of the travel date.

Departing London by Train

Most trains 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.

Arriving in Southampton by Train

All trains from London to Southampton arrive at Southampton train station. The station in Southampton is located just north of the harbor 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.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
London
Southampton
TrainLondon Bridge

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TrainLondon Charing Cross

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TrainLondon Euston

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TrainLondon Fenchurch Street

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TrainLondon Kings Cross

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TrainLondon Liverpool Street

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TrainLondon Paddington

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TrainLondon St Pancras

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TrainLondon Victoria

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TrainLondon Waterloo East

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