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Train Information to Southampton from London

distanceDistance69 miles (111 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 14 min
priceAverage train ticket price$22 (€18)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesSouth Western Railway, Southern or Cross Country

Trains from London to Southampton cover the 69 miles (111 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 14 min with our travel partners like South Western Railway, Southern or Cross Country. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $18 (€15), but the average price of train tickets is $22 (€18). Travelers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Southampton Central.

Train providers

London to Southampton with CrossCountry

CrossCountry trains will get you from London to Southampton from $18 (€15). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

CrossCountry

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

Enjoy a smooth and easy route from London to Southampton with CrossCountry! As an official travel partner of CrossCountry, Omio can help you search current train schedules and timetables from CrossCountry, compare the best routes to Southampton from London as well as the class fares available for this route (including information on baggage allowance and amenities provided onboard), and buy the most affordable CrossCountry London to Southampton train ticket available today. If you search for CrossCountry tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless rather than needing to wait in a line at the train station in person to purchase tickets. Once you find your ideal route, book your one-way train to Southampton from London on Omio or in the Omio app in just a few simple steps. You can then sit back and enjoy the 69 miles (111 km) trip between London and Southampton with ease and comfort on a train with CrossCountry.

    These are CrossCountry's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the train between London and Southampton:

    • Refund or voucher policy
    • If you have an Off-Peak or Anytime ticket, you can get a full refund and the £10 admin fee has been waived. Advance tickets are normally non-refundable but you can now also get a full refund if your Advance ticket was booked before 23 March 2020.
    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended

    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 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
    How much do cheap trains between London and Southampton cost?
    Train tickets to Southampton from London for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $18 (€15)  one way in the next 7 days.
    How much is a train ticket to Southampton from London?
    The London to Southampton train ticket price is on average $22 (€18)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this journey in the next week.
    How far is London to Southampton by train?
    The train distance from London to Southampton is around 69 miles (111 km).
    How long is the train to Southampton from London?
    While the time it takes to travel 69 miles (111 km) between London and Southampton can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the London to Southampton train journey time is on average 1 h 14 min.
    What train station in London goes to Southampton? What train station do I come into Southampton from London?

    When taking the train to Southampton from London, you can choose to depart from train stations like London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross. Your route can end in train stations such as Southampton Central, Southampton Airport Parkway and Southampton Town Quay.

    Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from London Victoria   and arrive in Southampton Central.

    Where is the train station in London? Where is the train station in Southampton?

    Passengers board their train most frequently from London Victoria and travel around 1.2 miles (2 km) from the city center to this train station.

    Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Southampton Central and need to travel approximately 0.5 miles (757 m) from the train station to the city center in Southampton.

    Which train providers should I travel with from London to Southampton?
    For the best London to Southampton train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with South Western Railway, Southern or Cross Country. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services between London and Southampton to compare what amenities they may offer.
    How many trains are there from London to Southampton a day?
    On average, there are 25 trains a day from London to Southampton. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
    How far in advance should I purchase a train ticket from London to Southampton to get the best deals?
    In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this route and save money. If you purchase train tickets from London to Southampton within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $22 (€18) 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

    London
    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.
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    LockersLockers
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    TaxisTaxis
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    phone
    Phone Number
    +44 3457114141
    ticketOfficeHours
    Ticket Office Hours
    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
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    LockersLockers
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    TaxisTaxis
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    phone
    Phone Number
    +44 3457114141
    ticketOfficeHours
    Ticket Office Hours
    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
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    LockersLockers
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    TaxisTaxis
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    phone
    Phone Number
    +44 3457114141
    ticketOfficeHours
    Ticket Office Hours
    24/7
    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
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    LockersLockers
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    TaxisTaxis
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    phone
    Phone Number
    +44 2078437688
    ticketOfficeHours
    Ticket Office Hours
    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