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Cheap train tickets from London to Southampton

Showing times and prices for Jul 20

Cheapest

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

Cheapest
South Western Railway
08:35AM1h14
London Waterloo (WAT)
09:49AMSouthampton Central (SOU)
$411One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
South Western Railway
08:05AM1h17
London Waterloo (WAT)
09:22AMSouthampton Central (SOU)
$411One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
South Western Railway
09:05AM1h17
London Waterloo (WAT)
10:22AMSouthampton Central (SOU)
$411One-way
0 transfers
Cross Country
09:08AM1h35
London Paddington (PAD)
10:43AMSouthampton Central (SOU)
$801One-way
1 transfer
Cross Country
08:20AM1h23
London Paddington (PAD)
09:43AMSouthampton Central (SOU)
$801One-way
1 transfer

Train schedule from London to Southampton

Showing trains for tomorrow, Saturday, July 20
South Western Railway
08:05AM1h17
London Waterloo (WAT)
09:22AMSouthampton Central (SOU)
0 transfers
Cross Country
08:20AM1h23
London Paddington (PAD)
09:43AMSouthampton Central (SOU)
1 transfer
South Western Railway
08:35AM1h14
London Waterloo (WAT)
09:49AMSouthampton Central (SOU)
0 transfers
South Western Railway
09:05AM1h17
London Waterloo (WAT)
10:22AMSouthampton Central (SOU)
0 transfers
Cross Country
09:08AM1h35
London Paddington (PAD)
10:43AMSouthampton Central (SOU)
1 transfer

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Fastest train times from London to Southampton

Showing times and prices for Jul 20

Fastest Journey

1 h 14 m

Average

1 h 21 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

112 km

Of the 5 trains that leave London for Southampton every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
South Western Railway
08:35AM1h14
London Waterloo (WAT)
09:49AMSouthampton Central (SOU)
$411One-way
0 transfers
South Western Railway
08:05AM1h17
London Waterloo (WAT)
09:22AMSouthampton Central (SOU)
$411One-way
0 transfers
South Western Railway
09:05AM1h17
London Waterloo (WAT)
10:22AMSouthampton Central (SOU)
$411One-way
0 transfers
Cross Country
08:20AM1h23
London Paddington (PAD)
09:43AMSouthampton Central (SOU)
$801One-way
1 transfer
Cross Country
09:08AM1h35
London Paddington (PAD)
10:43AMSouthampton Central (SOU)
$801One-way
1 transfer

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Overview: Train from London to Southampton

distanceDistance69 miles (111 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 13 min
priceAverage train ticket price$52 (€45)
frequencyTrain frequency51 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 34 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersSouth Western Railway, Southern, CrossCountry, Great Western Rail or Tfl Rail

Trains from London to Southampton cover the 69 miles (111 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 13 min with our travel partners like South Western Railway, Southern, CrossCountry, Great Western Rail or Tfl Rail. Normally, there are 51 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $23 (€20), but the average price of train tickets is $52 (€45). Travelers depart most frequently from London Waterloo and arrive in Southampton Central.

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

You can travel by train from London to Southampton with South Western Railway, Southern and CrossCountry for as low as $23 (€20). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

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.

    FAQs: Trains from London to Southampton

    FAQs: Travel by train from London 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
    Cheap train tickets from London to Southampton can start from as little as $23 (€20) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for London to Southampton is $52 (€45); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
    The train time from London to Southampton is on average 1 h 13 min   for the 69 mile (111 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between London and Southampton by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
    The first train from London to Southampton leaves at 6: 35 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
    The last train from London to Southampton leaves at 11: 40 PM.
    Yes, it is possible to travel from London to Southampton without having to change trains with South Western Railway. There are 34 direct trains from London to Southampton each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
    For the trip from London to Southampton you can take a train with South Western Railway, Southern, CrossCountry, Great Western Rail or Tfl Rail. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services to Southampton from London on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
    No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 11: 40 PM.

    When departing from London, you have various train station options to start your route from including London Waterloo, London Euston and London St Pancras International. When arriving in Southampton, you can end your route in train stations like Southampton Central, Southampton Airport Parkway and Southampton Town Quay.

    Passengers board the train most frequently from London Waterloo, which is located around 1.2 miles (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.

    A day trip to Southampton from London is worth doing with a journey time of 1 h 13 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
    The cheapest month to travel from London to Southampton by train is December.
    It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel from London to Southampton including taking a train or bus.

    Important Stations and Airports in London and Southampton

    London
    Southampton
    London Waterloo 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.
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    ShoppingShopping
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    phone
    Phone Number
    +44 3451652030
    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).
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    ShoppingShopping
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    phone
    Phone Number
    +44 3450774224
    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
    Southampton Central is the most popular Southampton train station for Omio travelers, but Southampton has quite a few train hubs. Find all the information you need to know about the main railway stations in Southampton for your trip from London.
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    ShoppingShopping
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    TaxisTaxis
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    phone
    Phone Number
    +44 345 600 0650
    Public transit options for Southampton Central
    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
    WifiWifi
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    TaxisTaxis
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    phone
    Phone Number
    +44 345 600 0650
    Public transit options for Southampton Airport Parkway
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Through Journeys: Station Forecourt Bus Stop off Wide Lane (A335) Terminating Journeys: Car Park at Eastleigh end, off Wide Lane (A335)

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