London to Salisbury train

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Cheap train tickets from London to Salisbury

Showing times and prices for 16 Jul

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from London to Salisbury is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Cheapest
South Western Railway
09:201h24
London Waterloo (WAT)
10:44Salisbury station (SAL)
£401One-way
0 changes
South Western Railway
08:201h25
London Waterloo (WAT)
09:45Salisbury station (SAL)
£621One-way
0 changes
South Western Railway
08:501h32
London Waterloo (WAT)
10:22Salisbury station (SAL)
£621One-way
0 changes
Great Western Railway
09:302h13
London Paddington (PAD)
11:43Salisbury station (SAL)
£691One-way
2 changes

Train timetableLondon to Salisbury

Showing trains for tomorrow, Tuesday, 16 July
South Western Railway
08:201h25
London Waterloo (WAT)
09:45Salisbury station (SAL)
0 changes
South Western Railway
08:501h32
London Waterloo (WAT)
10:22Salisbury station (SAL)
0 changes
South Western Railway
09:201h24
London Waterloo (WAT)
10:44Salisbury station (SAL)
0 changes
Great Western Railway
09:302h13
London Paddington (PAD)
11:43Salisbury station (SAL)
2 changes

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Train times from London to Salisbury

Showing times and prices for 16 Jul

Fastest Journey

1 h 24 m

Average

1 h 38 m

Trains per day

4

Distance

126 km

Of the 4 trains that leave London for Salisbury every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
South Western Railway
09:201h24
London Waterloo (WAT)
10:44Salisbury station (SAL)
£401One-way
0 changes
South Western Railway
08:201h25
London Waterloo (WAT)
09:45Salisbury station (SAL)
£621One-way
0 changes
South Western Railway
08:501h32
London Waterloo (WAT)
10:22Salisbury station (SAL)
£621One-way
0 changes
Great Western Railway
09:302h13
London Paddington (PAD)
11:43Salisbury station (SAL)
£691One-way
2 changes

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Overview: Train from London to Salisbury

distanceDistance78 miles
durationAverage train duration1 h 22 min
priceAverage train ticket price£33 (€37)
frequencyTrain frequency51 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 28 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesSouth Western Railway, Great Western Rail or CrossCountry

Trains from London to Salisbury cover the 78 miles long trip taking on average 1 h 22 min with our travel partners like South Western Railway, Great Western Rail or CrossCountry. Normally, there are 51 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £15, but the average price of train tickets is £33. Travellers depart most frequently from London Waterloo and arrive in Salisbury.

Train providers: South Western Railway, Great Western Rail and CrossCountry trains London to Salisbury

South Western Railway, Great Western Rail and CrossCountry trains will get you to Salisbury from London from £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.

Train information from London to Salisbury with South Western Railway:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 22 min
  • Cheapest Price: £15
  • South Western Railway frequency: 51 a day

Trains from London to Salisbury

The Wiltshire town of Salisbury is famous for its cathedral spire and for its proximity to the ancient monument at Stonehenge. Sightseers planning a day trip from the capital can take direct trains seven days a week from London Waterloo Station. Journey times for trains from London to Salisbury are around one hour and 30 minutes. Departure times from the capital range from early morning to late evening. Indirect services with one change en route provide alternative options from Waterloo and London Paddington.

Which train companies travel from London to Salisbury?

South Western Railway operates all the direct services from London Waterloo to Salisbury. Indirect connections use South Western Railway services from Waterloo with a change at Basingstoke. An alternative option uses Great Western Railway departures from London Paddington, changing to South Western Railway departures at Reading for onward travel to Salisbury.

How long is the train from London to Salisbury?

South Western Railway connections from London Waterloo to Salisbury take around  one hour and 30 minutes to cover the 72-mile trip south-west to the Wiltshire town. Indirect connections via Basingstoke or Reading take two to three minutes longer.

How many trains are there from London to Salisbury?

The South Western Railway timetable offers hourly direct trains from London to Salisbury from  just after 8:00 a.m. to just before midnight. In addition, there are  hourly indirect services to Salisbury via Basingstoke. The Sunday schedule  offers direct trains from Waterloo every two hours, but there are more frequent indirect connections from London Paddington, changing at Reading.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from London to Salisbury?

Departure train station:  London Waterloo Station is located close to the Thames on the south side of central London, with city buses stopping at the adjacent terminus and Underground connections available on three lines. Paddington Station is west of the city centre, with five Underground lines and city bus stops on Praed Street. Both stations have coffee shops, WiFi, supermarkets,  fast food restaurants and taxi ranks.

Arrival train station: Salisbury Station is situated west of the town centre, with public transport links including a shuttle service to Stonehenge departing from the station entrance and local bus services leaving from stops on South Western Road and Fisherton Street. Passenger facilities include cash points, vending machines, a cafe and taxi ranks.

FAQs: London to Salisbury train

FAQs: Travel by train from London to Salisbury 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 to Salisbury.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from London to Salisbury can start from as little as £15 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for London to Salisbury is £33; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the London to Salisbury train time is 1 h 22 min   covering the 78 mile long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from London to Salisbury leaves at 05: 35. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from London to Salisbury leaves at 23: 40.
Yes, there are 28 direct trains a day from London to Salisbury with South Western Railway. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct trains.
For the best London to Salisbury train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with South Western Railway, Great Western Rail or CrossCountry. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services to Salisbury from London to compare what amenities they may offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 23: 40.

Passengers board the train most frequently from London Waterloo, which is located around 1.2 miles (2 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Salisbury, located 1.3 miles (2.1 km) away from the city centre.

A day trip to Salisbury from London is worth doing with a journey time of 1 h 22 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from London to Salisbury by train is April.
You have options as you can travel between London and Salisbury 2 different ways: coach or train.

Important Stations and Airports in London and Salisbury

London
Salisbury
The major railway station for departures from London is London Waterloo. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at London Waterloo for your trip to Salisbury from London.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 3451652030
Public transport options for London Waterloo
Onward travel information: Waterloo is well connected to London's public transport network. Waterloo Underground station serves the Bakerloo, Jubilee, Northern and Waterloo & City Lines. Plan a journey - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk) Buses depart from several points around the station. All Transport for London Buses are accessible with step free access and have a dedicated mobility space. Buses from Waterloo (tfl. Gov. Uk) The station has a dedicated taxi rank for London Black Taxis on the roadway outside exit 3. Santander Hire Bicycles are available from the docking stations outside. Santander Cycles - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk) Waterloo is within easy walking distance of the South Bank and a number of visitor attractions. Walking - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk).
Metro: Waterloo Underground station is served by the Bakerloo, Jubilee, Northern and Waterloo & City Lines. Step free access is available to and from the Jubilee Line. For more information on London Transport accessibility: Plan an accessible journey - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk).
The major train station for arrivals in Salisbury is Salisbury. Find all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Salisbury for your trip to Salisbury from London.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 345 600 0650
Public transport options for Salisbury
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Station forecourt, off South Western Road

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