Trains from Southampton to London

Cheap train tickets from Southampton to London

Showing times and prices for Aug 17

Cheapest

49

Average

53

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.

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09:30AMSouthampton Central1h19 10:49AMLondon Waterloo
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491One-way
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08:00AMSouthampton Central1h26 09:26AMLondon Waterloo
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491One-way
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10:00AMSouthampton Central1h20 11:20AMLondon Waterloo
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491One-way
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08:30AMSouthampton Central1h23 09:53AMLondon Waterloo
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491One-way
09:00AMSouthampton Central1h24 10:24AMLondon Waterloo
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581One-way

Train schedule from Southampton to London

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wednesday, August 17
08:00AMSouthampton Central1h26 09:26AMLondon Waterloo
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08:15AMSouthampton Central1h23 09:38AMLondon Paddington
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08:30AMSouthampton Central1h23 09:53AMLondon Waterloo
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09:00AMSouthampton Central1h24 10:24AMLondon Waterloo
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09:30AMSouthampton Central1h19 10:49AMLondon Waterloo
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10:00AMSouthampton Central1h20 11:20AMLondon Waterloo
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Fastest train times from Southampton to London

Showing times and prices for Aug 17

Fastest Journey

1 h 19 m

Average

1 h 22 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

112 km

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

Fastest
09:30AMSouthampton Central1h19 10:49AMLondon Waterloo
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491One-way
10:00AMSouthampton Central1h20 11:20AMLondon Waterloo
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491One-way
08:15AMSouthampton Central1h23 09:38AMLondon Paddington
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621One-way
08:30AMSouthampton Central1h23 09:53AMLondon Waterloo
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491One-way
09:00AMSouthampton Central1h24 10:24AMLondon Waterloo
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581One-way

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Overview: Train from Southampton to London

distanceDistance69 miles (111 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 19 min
priceAverage train ticket price$47 (€43)
frequencyTrain frequency37 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 34 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersCross Country, South Western Railway or Southern

Trains from Southampton to London cover the 69 miles (111 km) long route taking on average 1 h 19 min with our travel partners like Cross Country, South Western Railway or Southern. Normally, there are 37 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $19 (€17), but the average price of train tickets is $47 (€43). Travelers depart most frequently from Southampton Central and arrive in London Victoria.

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

For as little as $19 (€17) you can travel by train between Southampton and London with CrossCountry, South Western Railway and Southern. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this route.

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Southern tickets to London from Southampton are available online on Omio. We help you compare and book your perfect trip with Southern to London from Southampton all in one place. If you’re specifically looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train, you can find all the current Southern train schedules and train tickets available on Omio for the 69 miles (111 km) trip. You can also see relevant travel information for the Southern train, such as baggage allowance and amenities onboard depending on the class fare. Search for your ideal departure and arrival times for this train, compare the fastest Southampton to London routes as well as the cheapest ticket prices available, and buy the best Southern Southampton to London train ticket that fits your needs. If you purchase tickets in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the Southern train ticket is available as a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to travel paperless. You’ll then be ready to embark on your smooth and relaxing journey to London with Southern!

Train information from Southampton to London with Southern:

  • Average Duration: 11 min
  • Southern frequency: 1 a day

Book your South Western Railway Southampton to London train with Omio and enjoy a smooth and relaxing journey! Check South Western Railway up-to-date train schedules for the ideal departure and arrival times, compare the fastest Southampton to London routes as well as the amenities offered in the class fare you choose and buy the most affordable South Western Railway train tickets online that fit your budget. The distance between Southampton and London is 69 miles (111 km), and the best price for a one-way Southampton - London South Western Railway train ticket starts at $19 (€17) if you book in advance. If you would rather search for your South Western Railway ticket in the Omio app, you can quickly see if it's a mobile ticket so that you can go paperless when traveling by train. Waiting in a line at the train station to purchase your train ticket will become yesterday's news. So, book your train tickets online quickly and easily and enjoy your trip with South Western Railway!

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

Are you making plans to travel from Southampton to London? Why not take a train with CrossCountry? Omio can show you current CrossCountry train times, tickets, travel information (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard) and prices so you can find the best deals on Southampton to London trains all in one place. On the CrossCountry train, you can expect to travel 69 miles (111 km) between Southampton and London. If you use the Omio app to search for trains between Southampton and London, you can quickly see if the CrossCountry ticket is a mobile ticket, making it easy for you to go paperless when taking a train. Once you have found your perfect one-way CrossCountry train between Southampton and London, book your cheap train tickets online on Omio or in the Omio app quickly and easily so you can spend the rest of your time enjoying your upcoming trip!

Train information from Southampton to London with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 31 min
  • CrossCountry frequency: 2 a day

Trains from Southampton to London

There are a number of ways to get trains from Southampton to London, the quickest is to travel via Reading to Paddington with First Great Western. There is also a direct route into the capital offered by the Southern franchise. The direct service from Southampton to London Waterloo which will take on average 1 hour and 20 minutes, the first train departs just before 5am and continue several times an hour until about 11pm.

What is the departure and arrival station for trains from Southampton to London?

Southampton: The central station at Southampton is conveniently situated on the Western outskirts of the town center, with good transport links to the University and all points of cultural and historic interest.

London: Paddington offers a further connection service to Heathrow Airport as well as good London Underground links including the Bakerloo and Hammersmith & City lines. If arriving into Waterloo, travelers can change to the Jubilee line. Both stations also have good bus connections including night buses.

Train tickets from Southampton to London: when to book to save $

Time Price Savings
1 week earlier 15 €
2 weeks earlier 11 €36%
3 weeks earlier 11 €36%
1 month before 10 €50%
2 months earlier 10 €50%
3 months earlier 10 €50%


Train companies often offer promotional prices and offers—by buying in advance—you can get access the best prices for trains in the U.S., Canada, and the major European railroad operators. Search on Omio to check prices and cheap train tickets from Southampton - London. Easily find the most attractive rates and choose the your preferred route for your journey. Book and choose your mobile ticket: avoid the queues at the station and the added stress of printing your ticket.

The rule of buying in advance to save money is not only valid when booking a flight but also for train travel. Train tickets are generally on sale 6 months before the departure date. Some train booking tips from us:

  • Buying your train ticket from Southampton - London 3 weeks in advance means you can save on average up to 36% compared to the price available on the day of departure.
  • If you book a ticket Southampton - London with 2 months in advance you save up to about 50% compared to the initial price.
  • By booking 3 months in advance, you could save up to 50%.
  • On Omio you can find all offers, train times and prices for train travel in Europe, the U.S., and Canada.

Travel Tips: Trains from Southampton to London

Travel by train to London 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 to London.
FAQs
Train tickets between Southampton and London for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $19 (€17)  one way in the next 7 days.
The train price from Southampton to London is on average $47 (€43)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this journey in the next 7 days.
The train distance from Southampton to London is around 69 miles (111 km).
The Southampton to London train duration is on average 1 h 19 min, which is to be expected when traveling 69 miles (111 km) from Southampton to London. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

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

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

Passengers booking this route most frequently board their trains from Southampton Central and need to travel around 0.7 miles (1.2 km) from the city center to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in London most often arrive at London Victoria and need to travel around 1.8 miles (2.9 km) from this train station to the city center.

Take the Southampton to London train with Cross Country, South Western Railway or Southern. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the journey to London from Southampton as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Yes, there are 34 direct trains per day from Southampton to London, and you can find a direct train for this trip with South Western Railway  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you purchase your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.
On average, there are 37 trains a day from Southampton to London. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The first Southampton to London train departs at 5: 15 AM   and the last train from Southampton to London leaves at 10: 00 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Southampton to London on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this route and save money. If you purchase train tickets from Southampton to London within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $47 (€43) one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from Southampton to London a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Southampton Central is the most popular Southampton 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 Southampton for your trip to London.
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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)
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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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