Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Southampton Central (SOU) train

Wed, 29 May
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Cheap train tickets from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Southampton Central (SOU)

Showing times and prices for 29 May

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Southampton Central (SOU) is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Cheapest
Southern
05:492h31
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
08:20Southampton Central (SOU)
£251One-way
1 change
Cheapest
Southern
06:312h49
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
09:20Southampton Central (SOU)
£251One-way
1 change
Cheapest
Southern
06:262h26
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
08:52Southampton Central (SOU)
£251One-way
0 changes
Cheapest
Southern
01:585h27
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
07:25Southampton Central (SOU)
£251One-way
1 change
South Western Railway
05:572h00
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
07:57Southampton Central (SOU)
£521One-way
1 change

Train timetableGatwick Airport (GTW) to Southampton Central (SOU)

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wednesday, 29 May
Southern
01:585h27
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
07:25Southampton Central (SOU)
1 change
Southern
05:492h31
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
08:20Southampton Central (SOU)
1 change
South Western Railway
05:572h00
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
07:57Southampton Central (SOU)
1 change
Southern
06:262h26
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
08:52Southampton Central (SOU)
0 changes
South Western Railway
06:281h57
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
08:25Southampton Central (SOU)
1 change
Southern
06:312h49
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
09:20Southampton Central (SOU)
1 change

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Train times from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Southampton Central (SOU)

Showing times and prices for 29 May

Fastest Journey

1 h 57 m

Average

2 h 51 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

92 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Gatwick Airport (GTW) for Southampton Central (SOU) every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
South Western Railway
06:281h57
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
08:25Southampton Central (SOU)
£521One-way
1 change
South Western Railway
05:572h00
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
07:57Southampton Central (SOU)
£521One-way
1 change
Southern
06:262h26
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
08:52Southampton Central (SOU)
£251One-way
0 changes
Southern
05:492h31
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
08:20Southampton Central (SOU)
£251One-way
1 change
Southern
06:312h49
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
09:20Southampton Central (SOU)
£251One-way
1 change

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Overview: Train from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Southampton Central (SOU)

distanceDistance56 miles
durationAverage train duration1 h 53 min
priceAverage train ticket price£24 (€27)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain providersSouthern, South Western Railway, Great Western Rail or CrossCountry

Trains from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Southampton Central (SOU) cover the 56 miles long trip taking on average 1 h 53 min with our travel partners like Southern, South Western Railway, Great Western Rail or CrossCountry. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £8, but the average price of train tickets is £24. Travellers depart most frequently from Gatwick Airport and arrive in Southampton Central.

Train companies: Southern, South Western Railway and Great Western Rail trains Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Southampton Central (SOU)

Southern, South Western Railway and Great Western Rail trains will get you to Southampton Central (SOU) from Gatwick Airport (GTW) from £7. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Southampton Central (SOU) you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

FAQs: Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Southampton Central (SOU) train

FAQs: Travel by train from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Southampton Central (SOU) 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 Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Southampton Central (SOU).
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Southampton Central (SOU) can start from as little as £8 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Southampton Central (SOU) is £24; 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 Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Southampton Central (SOU) is 1 h 53 min   to travel the 56 mile long journey, with around there are 25 trains per day. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Southampton Central (SOU) leaves at 06: 26. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Southampton Central (SOU) leaves at 23: 21.
There are 25 trains a day from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Southampton Central (SOU) which require at least one change with Southern, South Western Railway, Great Western Rail or CrossCountry. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
For the journey from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Southampton Central (SOU) you can take a train with Southern, South Western Railway, Great Western Rail or CrossCountry. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Southampton Central (SOU) on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 23: 21.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Gatwick Airport, which is located around 29.3 miles (47.2 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Southampton Central, located 0.7 miles (1.2 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month to travel from Gatwick Airport (GTW) to Southampton Central (SOU) by train is December.
You have options as you can travel between Gatwick Airport (GTW) and Southampton Central (SOU) 2 different ways: train or coach.

Trains departing from Gatwick Airport

Distance from Gatwick Airport to city center
Distance from Gatwick Airport to city center
29.3 miles (47.2 km)
Ticket Office Hours
Ticket Office Hours
24/7
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Bus lines: GH1, 17, 18
Train lines: Thameslink, Brighton Main Line, Gatwick Express, Redhill Line, Mainline East, Mainline West
Onward travel information: Available from airport.
Location for Rail Replacement Services: The upper level of the bus station
Nearest Airport
Nearest Airport
London Gatwick Airport
1 miles
How to get to nearest airport?
How to get to nearest airport?
The airport can be reached from the station by public transit in 5 minutes via the inter-terminal shuttle.
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
Free Wi-Fi in the station.
ATM
ATM
Located outside the station as well as on concourse.
Taxi
Taxi
Taxi: Taxis are located in the South Terminal bus Station, about 200 yards from station concourse through airport complex
Lockers
Lockers
Provided by Excess Baggage Co located in the North Terminal, open daily from 06: 00 until 18: 00.
Dining
Dining
Costa Coffee | KFC | McDonald's
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
Enterprise | Alamo | Hertz | SIXT | Europcar | Avis
Information Desk
Information Desk
Located inside the main terminal.
Accessibility
Accessibility
Escalators, elevators, induction loop, accessible ticket machines, impaired mobility set down, wheelchair ramp for train access, accessible toilets, accessible booking office.

Trains arriving to 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

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