The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Southampton to London will cost around $ 60 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 47.
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Trains per day
Of the 5 train that leave Southampton for London every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct train cover the 112 km distance in an average of 1h 39m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 1h 23m .
The slowest train will take 2h 32m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Avg. Train Duration:|
2 hours 8 minutes
|Train Ticket Price:||$29|
|Trains depart from:||Southampton|
|Trains arrive in:||London|
|Train Companies:||Cross Country, Southern, South Western Railway|
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.
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.