Southampton to London train

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Cheap train tickets from Southampton to London

Showing times and prices for Jun 25

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Southampton to London 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)
$401One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
South Western Railway
10:00AM1h21
Southampton Central (SOU)
11:21AMLondon Waterloo (WAT)
$401One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
South Western Railway
09:00AM1h24
Southampton Central (SOU)
10:24AMLondon Waterloo (WAT)
$401One-way
0 transfers
South Western Railway
08:00AM1h25
Southampton Central (SOU)
09:25AMLondon Waterloo (WAT)
$701One-way
0 transfers
South Western Railway
08:30AM1h23
Southampton Central (SOU)
09:53AMLondon Waterloo (WAT)
$701One-way
0 transfers

Train schedule from Southampton to London

Showing trains for tomorrow, Tuesday, June 25
South Western Railway
08:00AM1h25
Southampton Central (SOU)
09:25AMLondon Waterloo (WAT)
0 transfers
Cross Country
08:15AM1h27
Southampton Central (SOU)
09:42AMLondon Paddington (PAD)
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 to London

Showing times and prices for Jun 25

Fastest Journey

1 h 19 m

Average

1 h 23 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
South Western Railway
09:30AM1h19
Southampton Central (SOU)
10:49AMLondon Waterloo (WAT)
$401One-way
0 transfers
South Western Railway
10:00AM1h21
Southampton Central (SOU)
11:21AMLondon Waterloo (WAT)
$401One-way
0 transfers
South Western Railway
08:30AM1h23
Southampton Central (SOU)
09:53AMLondon Waterloo (WAT)
$701One-way
0 transfers
South Western Railway
09:00AM1h24
Southampton Central (SOU)
10:24AMLondon Waterloo (WAT)
$401One-way
0 transfers
South Western Railway
08:00AM1h25
Southampton Central (SOU)
09:25AMLondon Waterloo (WAT)
$701One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from Southampton to London

distanceDistance69 miles (111 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 14 min
priceCheapest ticket price$17 (€15)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 22 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersSouth Western Railway, Southern, CrossCountry, Great Western Rail or Tfl Rail
Cheapest travel modebus
Cheapest bus ticket $9 (€8)

Trains from Southampton to London run on average 6 times per day, taking around 1h 23m for the 112 km journey. Cheap train tickets for this journey start at $17 (€15) but you can travel from only $9 (€8) by bus.

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

South Western Railway, Southern and CrossCountry trains will get you from Southampton to London from $17 (€15). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

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.

Southampton to London train information with South Western Railway:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 14 min
  • Cheapest Price: $17
  • South Western Railway frequency: 23 a day

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.

FAQs: Trains from Southampton to London

FAQs: Travel by train from Southampton 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
Cheap train tickets from Southampton to London can start from as little as $17 (€15) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Southampton to London 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 to London is 1 h 14 min   to travel the 69 mile (111 km) long journey, with around there are 25 trains per day. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Southampton to London leaves at 7: 00 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Southampton to London leaves at 11: 00 PM.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Southampton to London without having to change trains with South Western Railway. There are 22 direct trains from Southampton to London each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
When taking a train from Southampton to London, you can count on South Western Railway, Southern, CrossCountry, Great Western Rail or Tfl Rail for the best way to get you to London. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service from Southampton to London 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.

When departing from Southampton, you have various train station options to start your trip 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 Waterloo, London Euston and London St Pancras International.

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 from Southampton 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 to travel from Southampton to London by train is April.
You have options as you can travel between Southampton and London 2 different ways: bus or train.

Important Stations and Airports in Southampton and London

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.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 345 600 0650
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)
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 345 600 0650
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)
Southampton Town Quay

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