London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southampton Central (SOU) train

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Cheap train tickets from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southampton Central (SOU)

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Cheapest

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

Cheapest
Southern
08:092h22
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
10:31Southampton Central (SOU)
£121One-way
1 change
Cheapest
Southern
08:392h24
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
11:03Southampton Central (SOU)
£121One-way
1 change
Southern
08:452h46
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
11:31Southampton Central (SOU)
£251One-way
1 change
Southern
08:523h16
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
12:08Southampton Central (SOU)
£251One-way
2 changes
South Western Railway
08:321h50
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
10:22Southampton Central (SOU)
£551One-way
1 change

Train timetableLondon Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southampton Central (SOU)

Showing trains for tomorrow, Saturday, 15 June
Southern
08:092h22
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
10:31Southampton Central (SOU)
1 change
South Western Railway
08:321h50
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
10:22Southampton Central (SOU)
1 change
Southern
08:392h24
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
11:03Southampton Central (SOU)
1 change
South Western Railway
08:432h07
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
10:50Southampton Central (SOU)
2 changes
Southern
08:452h46
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
11:31Southampton Central (SOU)
1 change
Southern
08:523h16
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
12:08Southampton Central (SOU)
2 changes

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Train times from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southampton Central (SOU)

Showing times and prices for 15 Jun

Fastest Journey

1 h 50 m

Average

2 h 27 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

91 km

To travel from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southampton Central (SOU) you need to make at least one change.

Fastest
South Western Railway
08:321h50
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
10:22Southampton Central (SOU)
£551One-way
1 change
South Western Railway
08:432h07
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
10:50Southampton Central (SOU)
£551One-way
2 changes
Southern
08:092h22
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
10:31Southampton Central (SOU)
£121One-way
1 change
Southern
08:392h24
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
11:03Southampton Central (SOU)
£121One-way
1 change
Southern
08:452h46
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
11:31Southampton Central (SOU)
£251One-way
1 change

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

distanceDistance56 miles
durationAverage train duration1 h 49 min
priceAverage train ticket price£21 (€24)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesSouthern, South Western Railway or Great Western Rail

Trains from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southampton Central (SOU) cover the 56 miles long journey taking on average 1 h 49 min with our travel partners like Southern, South Western Railway or Great Western Rail. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £8, but the average price of train tickets is £21.

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

You can travel by train to Southampton Central (SOU) from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) with Southern, South Western Railway and Great Western Rail for as low as £17. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

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.

    FAQs: London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southampton Central (SOU) train

    FAQs: Travel by train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 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 London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southampton Central (SOU).
    FAQs
    Cheap train tickets from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southampton Central (SOU) can start from as little as £8 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southampton Central (SOU) is £21; 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 London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southampton Central (SOU) is 1 h 49 min   to travel the 56 mile long trip, with around there are 16 trains per day. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays.
    The first train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southampton Central (SOU) leaves at 07: 09. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
    The last train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southampton Central (SOU) leaves at 22: 13.
    Yes, it is possible to travel from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southampton Central (SOU) without having to change trains with Southern. There are 16 direct trains from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southampton Central (SOU) each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
    When taking a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southampton Central (SOU), you can count on Southern, South Western Railway or Great Western Rail for the best way to get you to Southampton Central (SOU). You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southampton Central (SOU) and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
    No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 22: 13.
    A day trip to Southampton Central (SOU) from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is worth doing with a journey time of 1 h 49 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
    The cheapest month for a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southampton Central (SOU) is November.
    You have options as you can travel between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Southampton Central (SOU) 2 different ways: train or coach.

    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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