The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.
The average ticket from London to Winchester will cost around £ 42 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 42.
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Trains per day
Of the 5 train that leave London for Winchester every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct train cover the 97 km distance in an average of 1h 4m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 57m .
The slowest train will take 1h 9m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Avg. Train Duration:|
1 hours 7 minutes
|Train Ticket Price:||£24|
|Trains depart from:||London|
|Trains arrive in:||Winchester|
|Train Companies:||Great Western Railway, Cross Country, South Western Railway|
Trains offer a quick and comfortable way to travel from London to Winchester with around 83 services running each day. The first departure for the 100-kilometre journey leaves just after midnight and the last just before midnight. Trains run every 15 minutes or less during peak hours. Most services are direct with a few requiring changes at Basingstoke. Journey time for most services is just over an hour with some taking around 90 minutes. A few daily services are also operated from London Paddington with a change at Reading.
Trains from London to Winchester leave from Waterloo Station. Located on Waterloo Road in the borough of Lambeth near the South Bank, the station is open 24 hours a day. As a major transport hub, Waterloo Station is very well served with transport links including the London underground, buses and taxis. Waterloo underground station is on the Bakerloo, Northern, Jubilee and Waterloo and City lines for fast access to anywhere in London. Many bus routes ply the area including the N1, N68, N76, N171, N343 and N381 night buses. Buses stop on Waterloo Road and nearby Tenison Way.
Winchester is a historic city of quiet charm in Hampshire home to a notable Cathedral and a castle along with some fine Elizabethan and Regency architecture. Visitors can enjoy city walks and head out of town by bicycle or on foot to explore the surrounding river valleys. Trains from London arrive at Winchester Railway Station on Station Hill. Regular bus services operated by Stagecoach connect the station with Broadway Guildhall and other locations in town. Departures are every 30 minutes or so from morning until evening.