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Sun
Aug 18
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£11National Express
Mon
Aug 19
£36Southern
£7National Express
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Aug 20
£31South Western Railway
£7National Express
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Aug 21
£31South Western Railway
£19National Express
Thu
Aug 22
£27South Western Railway
£7National Express
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Aug 23
£27South Western Railway
£18National Express
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Aug 24
£13Southern
£7National Express
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Aug 25
£22South Western Railway
£7National Express
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Aug 26
£10South Western Railway
£10National Express
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Aug 27
£10South Western Railway
£7National Express
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Aug 28
£10South Western Railway
£10National Express
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Aug 29
£10South Western Railway
£7National Express
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Aug 30
£10South Western Railway
£7National Express
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Aug 31
£13Southern
£7National Express
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Sep 1
£49South Western Railway
£7National Express
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Sep 2
£36Southern
£7National Express
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Sep 3
£10South Western Railway
£7National Express
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Sep 4
£10South Western Railway
£7National Express
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Sep 5
£10South Western Railway
£6National Express
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£10South Western Railway
£7National Express
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£13Southern
£7National Express

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Journey Summary

London to Southampton Train Information

Avg. Train Duration:
2 hours 46 minutes
Train Ticket Price: £20
Trains depart from:London
Trains arrive in:Southampton
Distance:112 km
TrainTrain Companies:Great Western Railway, Cross Country, Southern, South Western Railway

Trains from London to Southampton: Journey Details

Trains from London to Southampton run frequently throughout the day from London. Trains to Southampton leave from London Waterloo, which is one of the busiest stations in London, as well as London Victoria station. The majority of departures run direct between London and Southampton, although a few journeys may require a change at Basingstoke.

South West trains are the main service provider for this route. As this rail connection is a popular one, service schedules generally remain constant throughout the week and weekend, however pre-booking tickets before taking the train is still always best as a ticket must be purchased before boarding and it could save you money.

 

Trains from London to Southampton: Train Journey Information


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Which train companies go from London to Southampton? South West Trains are the main provider on this route, although some services are also run by Crosscountry.

How long is the train from London to Southampton? The average journey time for trains from London to Southampton is about 1 hour and 30 minutes. This can vary depending on whether the journey is direct or requires a connection.

When are the first and last trains of the day from London to Southampton? The earliest train that leaves London to Southampton is the 05:30 a.m service from London Waterloo station. The last train of the day is the 23:40 p.m also running from London Waterloo. There are usually two trains an hour running from London to Southampton.

How often are trains from London to Southampton? Services on this line run regulary with up to 4 connections available per hour from 7:00 a.m until midnight.

Tips for Booking Cheap Trains from London to Southampton


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How far in advance to book cheap train tickets from London to Southampton? The best time to book trains from London to Southampton in advance is 6 weeks before departure.

When is the cheapest and most expensive time of day to catch the train from London to Southampton? The cheapest time of day to travel from London to Southampton is during off peak hours. The most expensive day to catch the train from London to Southampton is in the morning.

Train Station Info and Getting to the City Centre


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Where do trains from London to Southampton depart from? The train from London to Southampton departs from the London Waterloo station. London Waterloo is connected to Transport for London services via bus and underground, as it is a stop on the Northern (Charing Cross Branch), Bakerloo and Jubilee Lines.

There are also a large number of buses that run to London Waterloo including night buses. The other station where passengers can catch trains to Southampton is London Victoria Station. Located in the west of Central London, this station has transport connections to Victoria Bus Station, Victoria Coach Station, and the London Underground on the Victoria, District and Circle Lines.

Where do trains from London to Southampton arrive at? All trains from London to Southampton arrive at Southampton train station. The station in Southampton is located just north of the harbour where ferry connections are available, the station is connected to local transport via a number of buses including the UniLink bus U1, which offers regular service to the Town Quay.

A taxi rank is also available at the station, as well as a car park for drivers. The Town Quay is also a 15 to 20-minute walk along the main road leading from the station, and on a lovely day makes for a chance to take in Southampton’s great coastal feel.

 

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Best fares for trains from London to Southampton

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Fri, Aug 23
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07:391h 38m09:17
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Sat, Aug 24
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07:362h 27m10:03
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Tue, Aug 20
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South Western Railway
07:351h 15m08:50
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Mon, Sep 23
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South Western Railway
07:351h 15m08:50
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Thu, Sep 26
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South Western Railway
07:351h 15m08:50
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Return Train Tickets for Southampton to London
Tue, Aug 20
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South Western Railway
07:301h 23m08:53
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Wed, Aug 21
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Southern
07:092h 32m09:41
SouthamptonLondon
Thu, Aug 22
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07:092h 32m09:41
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Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
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Southampton
TrainLondon Bridge

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TrainLondon Charing Cross

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TrainLondon Euston

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TrainLondon Fenchurch Street

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TrainLondon Kings Cross

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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.
Metro lines Victoria, Circle
Bus lines 91, 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 63, 73, 205, 214
TrainLondon Liverpool Street

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Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.
Metro lines Central, Circle, Hammersmith, City
TrainLondon Paddington

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Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.
Metro lines Bakerloo, Circle, District
Bus lines 7, 15, 18, 23, 27, 36, 46, 105, 436
TrainLondon St Pancras

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TrainLondon Victoria

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Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.
Metro lines Circle, District, Victoria
Bus lines 22, 211, 239, C1, N11
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.
TrainLondon Waterloo East

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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.
Metro lines Bakerloo, Northern, Jubilee, Waterloo, City
Bus lines 1, 4, 26, 59, 68, 76, 77, 100, 139, 168, 171, 172, 176

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