Southampton Central (SOU) to London Waterloo (WAT) train

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Cheap train tickets from Southampton Central (SOU) to London Waterloo (WAT)

Showing times and prices for Jul 22

Cheapest

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

Cheapest
South Western Railway
09:30AM1h19
Southampton Central (SOU)
10:49AMLondon Waterloo (WAT)
$381One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
South Western Railway
09:00AM1h24
Southampton Central (SOU)
10:24AMLondon Waterloo (WAT)
$381One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
South Western Railway
10:00AM1h21
Southampton Central (SOU)
11:21AMLondon Waterloo (WAT)
$381One-way
0 transfers
South Western Railway
08:30AM1h23
Southampton Central (SOU)
09:53AMLondon Waterloo (WAT)
$711One-way
0 transfers
South Western Railway
08:00AM1h25
Southampton Central (SOU)
09:25AMLondon Waterloo (WAT)
$711One-way
0 transfers

Train schedule from Southampton Central (SOU) to London Waterloo (WAT)

Showing trains for tomorrow, Monday, July 22
South Western Railway
08:00AM1h25
Southampton Central (SOU)
09:25AMLondon Waterloo (WAT)
0 transfers
South Western Railway
08:15AM1h36
Southampton Central (SOU)
09:51AMLondon Waterloo (WAT)
1 transfer
South Western Railway
08:30AM1h23
Southampton Central (SOU)
09:53AMLondon Waterloo (WAT)
0 transfers
South Western Railway
09:00AM1h24
Southampton Central (SOU)
10:24AMLondon Waterloo (WAT)
0 transfers
South Western Railway
09:30AM1h19
Southampton Central (SOU)
10:49AMLondon Waterloo (WAT)
0 transfers
South Western Railway
10:00AM1h21
Southampton Central (SOU)
11:21AMLondon Waterloo (WAT)
0 transfers

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Fastest train times from Southampton Central (SOU) to London Waterloo (WAT)

Showing times and prices for Jul 22

Fastest Journey

1 h 19 m

Average

1 h 24 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

112 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Southampton Central (SOU) for London Waterloo (WAT) every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
South Western Railway
09:30AM1h19
Southampton Central (SOU)
10:49AMLondon Waterloo (WAT)
$381One-way
0 transfers
South Western Railway
10:00AM1h21
Southampton Central (SOU)
11:21AMLondon Waterloo (WAT)
$381One-way
0 transfers
South Western Railway
08:30AM1h23
Southampton Central (SOU)
09:53AMLondon Waterloo (WAT)
$711One-way
0 transfers
South Western Railway
09:00AM1h24
Southampton Central (SOU)
10:24AMLondon Waterloo (WAT)
$381One-way
0 transfers
South Western Railway
08:00AM1h25
Southampton Central (SOU)
09:25AMLondon Waterloo (WAT)
$711One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from Southampton Central (SOU) to London Waterloo (WAT)

distanceDistance69 miles (112 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 14 min
priceAverage train ticket price$47 (€41)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 14 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersSouth Western Railway, CrossCountry, Great Western Rail or Southern

Trains from Southampton Central (SOU) to London Waterloo (WAT) cover the 69 miles (112 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 14 min with our travel partners like South Western Railway, CrossCountry, Great Western Rail or Southern. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $17 (€15), but the average price of train tickets is $47 (€41). Travelers depart most frequently from Southampton Central and arrive in London Waterloo.

Train providers: South Western Railway, CrossCountry and Great Western Rail from Southampton Central (SOU) to London Waterloo (WAT) trains

You can travel by train between Southampton Central (SOU) and London Waterloo (WAT) with South Western Railway, CrossCountry and Great Western Rail for as low as $17 (€15). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

South Western Railway is a train operating company in the United Kingdom, providing services in the south and south-west of England. It operates a variety of train types, including high-speed trains, local stopping services, and suburban commuter trains. It also offers a range of ticket types, including Advance, Off-Peak, and Super Off-Peak tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a range of food and drink options. The most popular routes for South Western Railway include London Waterloo to Portsmouth Harbour, London Waterloo to Weymouth, and London Waterloo to Bournemouth.

South Western Railway from Southampton Central (SOU) to London Waterloo (WAT) train information:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 14 min
  • Cheapest Price: $17
  • South Western Railway frequency: 14 a day

FAQs: Trains from Southampton Central (SOU) to London Waterloo (WAT)

FAQs: Travel by train from Southampton Central (SOU) to London Waterloo (WAT) 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 Southampton Central (SOU) to London Waterloo (WAT).
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Southampton Central (SOU) to London Waterloo (WAT) can start from as little as $17 (€15) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Southampton Central (SOU) to London Waterloo (WAT) is $47 (€41); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The average journey time by train from Southampton Central (SOU) to London Waterloo (WAT) is 1 h 14 min   to travel the 69 mile (112 km) long trip, with around there are 16 trains per day. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Southampton Central (SOU) to London Waterloo (WAT) leaves at 5: 00 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Southampton Central (SOU) to London Waterloo (WAT) leaves at 11: 00 PM.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Southampton Central (SOU) to London Waterloo (WAT) without having to change trains with South Western Railway. There are 14 direct trains from Southampton Central (SOU) to London Waterloo (WAT) each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
When taking a train from Southampton Central (SOU) to London Waterloo (WAT), you can count on South Western Railway, CrossCountry, Great Western Rail or Southern for the best way to get you to London Waterloo (WAT). You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service between Southampton Central (SOU) and London Waterloo (WAT) and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 11: 00 PM.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Southampton Central, which is located around 0.7 miles (1.2 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at London Waterloo, located 1.2 miles (2 km) away from the city centre.

A day trip to London Waterloo (WAT) from Southampton Central (SOU) is worth doing with a journey time of 1 h 14 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Southampton Central (SOU) to London Waterloo (WAT) is April.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel to London Waterloo (WAT) from Southampton Central (SOU) including taking a bus or train.

Trains departing from Southampton Central

Distance from Southampton Central to city center
Distance from Southampton Central to city center
0.7 miles (1.2 km)
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
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
Wifi
Wifi
ATM
ATM
Taxi
Taxi
Taxi: Yes outside Platform 4 exit
Shopping
Shopping
Dining
Dining
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
Hertz | U-Drive
Accessibility
Accessibility
Staff help available: Yes | Step free access coverage: Yes | Step free access note: Step-free category A Station - This station has step-free access to all platforms. Please be aware that this station has no tactile paving on the platform edge. | Accessible ticket machines: There are accessible ticket machines at this station | Accessible ticket machines note: All South Western Railway ticket machines are able to sell tickets with Disabled Persons Railcard discounts. All machines are accessible, however the station may not be so please check the station access note for further details | Accessible toilets: Yes | Ramp for train access: Yes | Wheelchairs available: Yes | Impaired mobility set down / pick up points available: Yes

Trains arriving to London Waterloo

Distance from London Waterloo to city center
Distance from London Waterloo to city center
1.2 miles (2 km)
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
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
Wifi
Wifi
ATM
ATM
Shopping
Shopping
Type of shops available: A wide range of shops including convenience store, supermarket, pharmacy, newsagent, bookseller, clothing, gifts, travel accessories and passport photobooth.
Dining
Dining
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
Avis Budget | Europcar
Information Desk
Information Desk
Information available from staff: Yes - from help point, Yes - from information point, Yes - from ticket office | Passenger Information Systems: Departure screens, Announcements, Arrival screens
Accessibility
Accessibility
Staff help available: Yes | Step free access coverage: Yes | Step free access note: There is step free access from the main concourse to all platforms, shops and facilities. Step free exits are exit 1 (Station approach), exit 2 (with a lift to Waterloo Road and lift access to the London Underground Jubilee line), and exit 3 for taxis and onward travel towards the South Bank. | Accessible car park equipment: Wheelchair users can use car park equipment at this station unaided | Accessible taxis: Accessible taxis are available from the taxi rank on Cab Road / Station Approach | Accessible ticket machines: There are accessible ticket machines at this station | Accessible ticket machines note: Ticket machines are located at various locations on the main concourse and are accessible to wheelchair users. | Accessible toilets: Yes | Ramp for train access: Yes | Wheelchairs available: Yes | Impaired mobility set down / pick up points available: Yes

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