Trains from London to Southampton

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73 trains from$ 39
Tomorrow
73 trains from$ 34
Fri, Mar 29
73 trains from$ 12

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Prices across different modes

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Bus
Flight
Fri
Mar 22
$ 39South Western Railway
$ 10National Express
$ 356wizz air uk
Sat
Mar 23
$ 34South Western Railway
$ 15National Express
$ 505Air France
Sun
Mar 24
$ 39South Western Railway
$ 10National Express
$ 396KLM
Mon
Mar 25
$ 46Southern
$ 9National Express
$ 211KLM
Tue
Mar 26
$ 7Southern
$ 9National Express
$ 193KLM
Wed
Mar 27
$ 34South Western Railway
$ 9National Express
$ 211KLM
Thu
Mar 28
$ 29South Western Railway
$ 9National Express
$ 269KLM
Fri
Mar 29
$ 12Southern
$ 9National Express
$ 221KLM
Sat
Mar 30
$ 24South Western Railway
$ 10National Express
$ 352Aurigny Air Services
Sun
Mar 31
$ 25South Western Railway
$ 9National Express
$ 299KLM
Mon
Apr 1
$ 29South Western Railway
$ 9National Express
$ 241HOP!
Tue
Apr 2
$ 29South Western Railway
$ 9National Express
$ 318KLM
Wed
Apr 3
$ 12Southern
$ 9National Express
$ 318KLM
Thu
Apr 4
$ 7Southern
$ 9National Express
$ 331KLM
Fri
Apr 5
$ 12Southern
$ 9National Express
$ 425KLM
Sat
Apr 6
$ 17South Western Railway
$ 9National Express
$ 302Aurigny Air Services
Sun
Apr 7
$ 25South Western Railway
$ 9National Express
$ 250KLM
Mon
Apr 8
$ 7Southern
$ 9National Express
$ 250KLM
Tue
Apr 9
$ 21South Western Railway
$ 9National Express
$ 157openskies
Wed
Apr 10
$ 21South Western Railway
$ 9National Express
$ 298KLM
Thu
Apr 11
$ 12Southern
$ 9National Express
$ 199openskies
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Journey Summary

London to Southampton Train Information

Avg. Train Duration:
2 hours 52 minutes
Train Ticket Price:$ 26
Trains depart from:London
Trains arrive in:Southampton
Distance:112 Kms
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.

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Best fares for trains from London to Southampton

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Next Month
Sat, Mar 23
Train
South Western Railway
12:391h 33m14:12
LondonSouthampton
Fastest Trains from London to Southampton
Wed, Mar 27
Train
South Western Railway
08:351h 15m09:50
LondonSouthampton
Thu, Mar 28
Train
South Western Railway
08:351h 15m09:50
LondonSouthampton
Mon, Apr 1
Train
South Western Railway
07:351h 15m08:50
LondonSouthampton
Return Train Tickets for Southampton to London
Sat, Mar 23
Train
Southern
08:132h 28m10:41
SouthamptonLondon
Sun, Mar 24
Train
South Western Railway
20:551h 29m22:24
SouthamptonLondon
Mon, Mar 25
Train
Southern
20:132h 29m22:42
SouthamptonLondon
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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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.
Metro lines Victoria, Circle
Bus lines 91, 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 63, 73, 205, 214
TrainLondon Liverpool Street

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Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.
Metro lines Central, Circle, Hammersmith, City
TrainLondon Paddington

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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.
Metro lines Bakerloo, Circle, District
Bus lines 7, 15, 18, 23, 27, 36, 46, 105, 436
TrainLondon St Pancras

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TrainLondon Victoria

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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.
Metro lines Circle, District, Victoria
Bus lines 22, 211, 239, C1, N11
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.
TrainLondon Waterloo East

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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.
Metro lines Bakerloo, Northern, Jubilee, Waterloo, City
Bus lines 1, 4, 26, 59, 68, 76, 77, 100, 139, 168, 171, 172, 176

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