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Sun
Oct 24
$34South Western Railway
$14Megabus
Mon
Oct 25
$31Southern
$13Megabus
Tue
Oct 26
$19Southern
$15National Express
Wed
Oct 27
$31Southern
$15National Express
Thu
Oct 28
$19Southern
$11Megabus
Fri
Oct 29
$19Southern
$12Megabus
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Oct 30
$28South Western Railway
$11Megabus
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Oct 31
$17South Western Railway
$11Megabus
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Nov 1
$34South Western Railway
$9Megabus
Tue
Nov 2
$19Southern
$9National Express
Wed
Nov 3
$13Southern
$9National Express
Thu
Nov 4
$13Southern
$9Megabus
Fri
Nov 5
$19Southern
$9National Express
Sat
Nov 6
$24South Western Railway
$9National Express
Sun
Nov 7
$14South Western Railway
$9National Express
Mon
Nov 8
$8Southern
$9Megabus
Tue
Nov 9
$13Southern
$9National Express
Wed
Nov 10
$19Southern
$9National Express
Thu
Nov 11
$13Southern
$9Megabus
Fri
Nov 12
$13Southern
$9National Express
Sat
Nov 13
$14South Western Railway
$11Megabus

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Train Information to London from Southampton

distanceDistance69 miles (111 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 19 min
priceAverage train ticket price$26 (€21)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersSouth Western Railway, Southern or Cross Country

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 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 route for as low as $19 (€15), but the average price of train tickets is $26 (€21). Travelers depart most frequently from Southampton Central and arrive in London Victoria.

Train companies

Travel with CrossCountry between Southampton and London

Travel between Southampton and London from $19 (€15) with Omio’s train partners CrossCountry! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular trip for you.

CrossCountry

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

CrossCountry tickets between Southampton and London are available online on Omio. We help you compare and book your perfect trip with CrossCountry from Southampton to London all in one place. If you’re specifically looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train, you can find all the current CrossCountry train schedules and train tickets available on Omio for the 69 miles (111 km) trip. You can also see relevant travel information for the CrossCountry 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 CrossCountry Southampton to London train ticket that fits your needs. If you purchase tickets in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the CrossCountry 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 CrossCountry!

    CrossCountry has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and traveling by train from Southampton to London:

    • 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 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
    How much do cheap trains to London from Southampton cost?
    Train tickets between Southampton and London for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $19 (€15)  one way in the next 7 days.
    How much is a train ticket from Southampton to London?
    The train price from Southampton to London is on average $26 (€21)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this trip in the next 7 days.
    How many miles is it from Southampton to London by train?
    The train distance from Southampton to London is around 69 miles (111 km).
    What is the Southampton to London train travel time?
    On average the Southampton to London train travel time is 1 h 19 min  for the 69 miles (111 km) long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
    What is the departure train station in Southampton and arrival train station in London?

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

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

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

    Passengers board their train most frequently from Southampton Central and travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center to this train station.

    Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at London Victoria and need to travel approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the train station to the city center in London.

    What train companies offer a service to London from Southampton?
    If you're looking for trains from Southampton to London, you can rely on South Western Railway, Southern or Cross Country to get you to London. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Southampton to London route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    Are there any direct trains from Southampton to London?
    Yes, there are 25 direct trains a day from Southampton to London. If you’re looking for a direct train, consider traveling with Southern or South Western Railway. Nonstop train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your train tickets.
    How many trains are there from Southampton to London a day?
    On average, there are 25 trains a day from Southampton to London. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
    What time is the earliest train from Southampton to London? What time is the last train from Southampton to London?
    The earliest train departing from Southampton to London leaves at 4: 49 AM. The last train departing from Southampton to London leaves at 9: 55 AM. You can find the latest Southampton to London train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
    When should I purchase the Southampton to London train for the best deals on tickets?
    If you buy a train ticket from Southampton to London within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $26 (€21) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets to London from Southampton are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Southampton
    London
    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.