London to Southampton train

Cheap train tickets from London to Southampton

Showing times and prices for Oct 08

Cheapest

11

Average

40

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

South Western Railway
12:05AMLondon1h44 01:49AMSouthampton
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111One-way
South Western Railway
07:35AMLondon1h14 08:49AMSouthampton
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241One-way
South Western Railway
07:23AMLondon2h00 09:23AMSouthampton
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271One-way
South Western Railway
06:05PMLondon1h17 07:22PMSouthampton
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491One-way
South Western Railway
07:05PMLondon1h17 08:22PMSouthampton
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491One-way

Train schedule from London to Southampton

Showing trains for tomorrow, Saturday, October 8
South Western Railway
12:05AMLondon1h44 01:49AMSouthampton
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South Western Railway
07:23AMLondon2h00 09:23AMSouthampton
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South Western Railway
07:35AMLondon1h14 08:49AMSouthampton
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South Western Railway
02:30PMLondon1h25 03:55PMSouthampton
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South Western Railway
06:05PMLondon1h17 07:22PMSouthampton
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South Western Railway
07:05PMLondon1h17 08:22PMSouthampton
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South Western Railway
07:20PMLondon1h24 08:44PMSouthampton
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South Western Railway
08:20PMLondon1h22 09:42PMSouthampton
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South Western Railway
10:05PMLondon1h30 11:35PMSouthampton
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Fastest train times from London to Southampton

Showing times and prices for Oct 08

Fastest Journey

1 h 14 m

Average

1 h 28 m

Trains per day

9

Distance

112 km

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

South Western Railway
07:35AMLondon1h14 08:49AMSouthampton
0 transfers
241One-way
South Western Railway
07:05PMLondon1h17 08:22PMSouthampton
0 transfers
491One-way
South Western Railway
06:05PMLondon1h17 07:22PMSouthampton
0 transfers
491One-way
South Western Railway
08:20PMLondon1h22 09:42PMSouthampton
0 transfers
491One-way
South Western Railway
07:20PMLondon1h24 08:44PMSouthampton
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491One-way

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Overview: Train from London to Southampton

distanceDistance69 miles (111 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 15 min
priceAverage train ticket price$17 (€17)
frequencyTrain frequency38 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 32 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersSouthern, South Western Railway or Cross Country

Trains from London to Southampton cover the 69 miles (111 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 15 min with our travel partners like Southern, South Western Railway or Cross Country. Normally, there are 38 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $12 (€11), but the average price of train tickets is $17 (€17). Travelers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Southampton Central.

Train companies: Southern, South Western Railway and CrossCountry from London to Southampton trains

Find the best trains to Southampton from London with Omio's travel partners Southern, South Western Railway and CrossCountry from $12 (€11). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.

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Omio helps you compare and book the perfect train with South Western Railway between London and Southampton for a smooth and relaxing journey. Check the latest South Western Railway train schedules for the ideal departure and arrival times, take a look at the travel information for the London to Southampton train with South Western Railway (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard), compare the best connections for your London - Southampton route and then book a cheap train ticket with ease. The distance to Southampton from London by train is 69 miles (111 km). You can book tickets for this South Western Railway train for as low as $12 (€11) one-way if you book in advance. When you search for South Western Railway tickets from London to Southampton in the Omio app, you can also check whether they are mobile tickets quickly and easily. If they are mobile tickets, then you can go paperless when taking a train. Book that perfect South Western Railway London - Southampton train ticket online and enjoy your trip!

Looking for trains from London to Southampton? Southern is one of the best companies to travel with on the 69 miles (111 km) journey to Southampton from London. As an official travel partner of Southern, Omio quickly shows you the latest Southern train schedules and timetables, tickets and offers (such as baggage allowance and amenities provided onboard), travel information, and prices so that you can check for ideal departure and arrival times, compare the fastest London to Southampton routes, find the best amenities to make your trip smooth and easy, and buy the most affordable Southern train tickets that fit your budget. If you use the Omio app to search for trains from London to Southampton, you can quickly see if the Southern ticket is a mobile ticket, making it easy for you to go paperless when taking a train. Once you’re ready, book your London - Southampton train now on Omio quickly and easily and enjoy your upcoming trip with Southern!

Train information from London to Southampton with Southern:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 40 min
  • Southern frequency: 1 a day

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train between London and Southampton you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

Save time and money by searching for and booking your CrossCountry train to Southampton from London online with Omio! If you’re looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest CrossCountry train to Southampton from London, Omio can help you out every step of the way. Check current CrossCountry train schedules for the ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best connections for the 69 miles (111 km) journey to Southampton from London as well as ticket information for the train (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard), and then book a cheap train ticket – all in one convenient place. If you are using the Omio app to search for trains from London to Southampton, you can check straight away if the CrossCountry ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when traveling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Buy your official CrossCountry London to Southampton train tickets online on Omio quickly and easily and enjoy the travel experience!

    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.

    Travel Tips: Trains from London to Southampton

    Travel Tips: Travel by train to Southampton 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 to Southampton.
    FAQs
    Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from London to Southampton to cost as little as $12 (€11)  in the next 7 days.
    If you’re looking to purchase your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the London to Southampton train price to come in at an average of $17 (€17)  one way.
    The distance between London and Southampton by train is approximately 69 miles (111 km).
    On average the London to Southampton train travel time is 1 h 15 min  for the 69 miles (111 km) long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

    When departing from London, you have various train station options to start your route from including London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross. When arriving in Southampton, you can end your journey in train stations like Southampton Central, Southampton Airport Parkway and Southampton, Town Quay.

    Omio customers book a train from London Victoria   to Southampton Central   most frequently for this route.

    You can find the most popular departure train station for this route, London Victoria, located approximately 1.8 miles (2.9 km) from the city center of London. The most popular arrival train station in Southampton, called Southampton Central, is located around 0.7 miles (1.2 km) away from its city center.

    If you're looking for trains from London to Southampton, you can rely on Southern, South Western Railway or Cross Country to get you to Southampton. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the London to Southampton trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    On average, there are 38 trains a day from London to Southampton. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
    The earliest train for this route departs from London at 5: 30 AM. The last train leaves from London at 10: 40 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from London to Southampton and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
    In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this trip and save money. If you purchase train tickets to Southampton from London within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $17 (€17) one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from London to Southampton a few months in advance.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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    Southampton
    London Victoria is the most popular London railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in London for your trip to Southampton.
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    Public transit options for London Victoria
    Onward travel information: Victoria Bus Station at Station Front
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: When weekend engineering dictate that replacement bus services will operate, these will usually depart from the immediate Station front/Terminus Place. Travel from London Victoria is usually conveyed by London Buses in these instances. Check posters and staff for more details.
    Metro: Underground services: Victoria Line, District Line and Circle Line
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    Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 00: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 23: 00 | Sun: 07: 00 - 00: 00
    Public transit options for London Euston
    Tube lines: Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern (Bank and Charing Cross branches), Victoria
    Overground lines: Watford DC
    Bus lines: 18, 30, 59, 68, 73, 91, 168, 205, 253, 390, N5, N20, N73, N91, N205, N253
    Rail lines: London North Western Railway, London Overground, Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Go to Platform 2, there is a gate adjacent to the station from the main road.
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    Mon - Fri: 05: 00 - 01: 36 | Sat: 05: 00 - 00: 36 | Sun: 05: 30 - 01: 36
    Public transit options for London Kings Cross
    Underground lines: Circle, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan, Victoria
    Bus lines: 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 59, 63, 73, 91, 205, 214, 259, 390, 476
    Train lines: Thameslink, Grand Central, Hull, London North Eastern, Gatwick Express
    Metro: N/A
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    Public transit options for London Paddington
    Underground lines: Bakerloo Line, Circle Line, District Line, Hammersmith Line
    Bus lines: N7, 23, 27, N27, 36, 205, N205, 332, 7, 46, A1, 18, N18
    Train lines: Great Western Main Line, Heathrow Express
    Metro: Tube Lines.
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    Mon - Fri: 05: 45 - 22: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sun: 08: 00 - 22: 15
    Public transit options for London St Pancras International
    Subway lines: Circle Line, Hammersmith & City Line, Metropolitan Line, Northern Line, Piccadilly Line, Victoria Line
    Train lines: Overground line, High Speed 1, Eurostar
    Bus lines: 326, 139
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    Public transit options for London Waterloo
    Onward travel information: Waterloo is well connected to London's public transport network. Waterloo Underground station serves the Bakerloo, Jubilee, Northern and Waterloo & City Lines. Plan a journey - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk) Buses depart from several points around the station. All Transport for London Buses are accessible with step free access and have a dedicated mobility space. Buses from Waterloo (tfl. Gov. Uk) The station has a dedicated taxi rank for London Black Taxis on the roadway outside exit 3. Santander Hire Bicycles are available from the docking stations outside. Santander Cycles - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk) Waterloo is within easy walking distance of the South Bank and a number of visitor attractions. Walking - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk).
    Metro: Waterloo Underground station is served by the Bakerloo, Jubilee, Northern and Waterloo & City Lines. Step free access is available to and from the Jubilee Line. For more information on London Transport accessibility: Plan an accessible journey - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk).
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    Public transit options for London Liverpool Street
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Replacement transport stop on either Liverpool Street (outside the station entrance), or beside Platform 10, depending on operational requirements
    Metro: Liverpool Street underground station has connections to the Central, Circle, Hammersmith & City and Metropolitan lines.
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    Public transit options for London Bridge
    Onward travel information: The Bus Station is located directly outside the main entrance at upper level. There are also bus stops outside on Tooley Street. For further information on buses, a bus information kiosk is also located outside the main doors of the station at upper level.
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement bus services are usually found outside the front of the station. However this is sometimes subject to change. Please check engineering posters or consult a member of staff.
    Metro: For North and North East Kent and South East London
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    Public transit options for Heathrow Airport T123
    Onward travel information: National Rail trains serving London Paddington National Express coaches to Victoria Coach Station and Gatwick Airport London Underground
    Metro: Connection available with the London Underground (Piccadilly Line)
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    Public transit options for London Marylebone
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: At station entrance.
    Metro: Bakerloo Line.
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    Public transit options for London Charing Cross
    Metro: Bakerloo Line Northern Line.

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