London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southampton train

Wed, 24 Jul
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Cheap train tickets from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southampton

Showing times and prices for 24 Jul

Cheapest

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

Cheapest
Southern
09:092h22
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
11:31Southampton Central (SOU)
£221One-way
1 change
Southern
08:092h22
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
10:31Southampton Central (SOU)
£231One-way
1 change
Southern
08:392h22
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
11:01Southampton Central (SOU)
£231One-way
1 change
South Western Railway
08:321h50
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
10:22Southampton Central (SOU)
£501One-way
1 change
South Western Railway
09:132h09
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
11:22Southampton Central (SOU)
£501One-way
1 change

Train timetableLondon Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southampton

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wednesday, 24 July
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
08:392h22
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
11:01Southampton Central (SOU)
1 change
South Western Railway
08:432h06
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
10:49Southampton Central (SOU)
2 changes
Southern
09:092h22
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
11:31Southampton Central (SOU)
1 change
South Western Railway
09:132h09
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
11:22Southampton Central (SOU)
1 change

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Train times from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southampton

Showing times and prices for 24 Jul

Fastest Journey

1 h 50 m

Average

2 h 11 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

90 km

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

Fastest
South Western Railway
08:321h50
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
10:22Southampton Central (SOU)
£501One-way
1 change
South Western Railway
08:432h06
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
10:49Southampton Central (SOU)
£501One-way
2 changes
South Western Railway
09:132h09
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
11:22Southampton Central (SOU)
£501One-way
1 change
Southern
09:092h22
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
11:31Southampton Central (SOU)
£221One-way
1 change
Southern
08:092h22
Gatwick Airport (GTW)
10:31Southampton Central (SOU)
£231One-way
1 change

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

distanceDistance56 miles
durationAverage train duration1 h 50 min
priceAverage train ticket price£23 (€26)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersSouthern, South Western Railway, Great Western Rail or CrossCountry

Trains from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southampton cover the 56 miles long route taking on average 1 h 50 min with our travel partners like Southern, South Western Railway, Great Western Rail or CrossCountry. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £10, but the average price of train tickets is £23.

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

For as little as £10 you can travel by train between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Southampton with Southern, South Western Railway and Great Western Rail. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this journey.

Cross Country trains are a UK-based train operator that provides services across the country including trains between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Southampton. They offer a range of services, from express services to local services, and have a variety of ticket types to suit different needs. Their express services, such as the CrossCountry Voyager and CrossCountry XC Trains, offer a fast and comfortable journey, with onboard facilities such as free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a selection of snacks and drinks. Their local services, such as the CrossCountry Regional and CrossCountry Regional Express, provide a more leisurely journey, with stops at smaller stations along the way. They also offer a range of ticket types, such as Advance, Anytime, and Off-Peak tickets, to suit different budgets and travel needs. The most popular routes for Cross Country trains include London to Birmingham, Manchester to Edinburgh, and Bristol to Reading.

FAQs: London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southampton train

FAQs: Travel by train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southampton 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.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southampton can start from as little as £10 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southampton is £23; 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 is 1 h 50 min   to travel the 56 mile long route, 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 leaves at 07: 05. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southampton leaves at 22: 56.
Yes, there are 16 direct trains a day from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southampton with Southern. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct trains.
Take the London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southampton train with Southern, South Western Railway, Great Western Rail or CrossCountry. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the route between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Southampton as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 22: 56.
A day trip to Southampton from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is worth doing with a journey time of 1 h 50 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southampton by train is December.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Southampton including taking a coach or train.

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