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

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

Showing times and prices for 21 May

Cheapest

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

Southern
10:282h11
Southampton Central (SOU)
12:39London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
£111One-way
0 changes
Southern
08:282h11
Southampton Central (SOU)
10:39London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
£111One-way
0 changes
Southern
15:172h22
Southampton Central (SOU)
17:39London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
£221One-way
0 changes

Train timetableSouthampton Central (SOU) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)

Showing trains for tomorrow, Tuesday, 21 May
Southern
10:282h11
Southampton Central (SOU)
12:39London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
0 changes
Southern
15:172h22
Southampton Central (SOU)
17:39London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
0 changes
Southern
08:282h11
Southampton Central (SOU)
10:39London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
0 changes

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

Showing times and prices for 21 May

Fastest Journey

2 h 11 m

Average

2 h 14 m

Trains per day

3

Distance

91 km

Of the 3 trains that leave Southampton Central (SOU) for London Gatwick Airport (LGW) every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Southern
10:282h11
Southampton Central (SOU)
12:39London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
£111One-way
0 changes
Southern
08:282h11
Southampton Central (SOU)
10:39London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
£111One-way
0 changes
Southern
15:172h22
Southampton Central (SOU)
17:39London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
£221One-way
0 changes

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

distanceDistance56 miles
durationAverage train duration1 h 56 min
priceAverage train ticket price£16 (€17)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersSouthern, South Western Railway or CrossCountry

Trains from Southampton Central (SOU) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) cover the 56 miles long route taking on average 1 h 56 min with our travel partners like Southern, South Western Railway or CrossCountry. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £16, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £3.

Train providers: Southern and South Western Railway trains Southampton Central (SOU) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW)

For as little as £7 you can travel by train to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) from Southampton Central (SOU) with Southern and South Western Railway. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this route.

Southern Rail is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates a wide range of services, from high-speed intercity trains to local commuter services. Its trains include the InterCity 125, InterCity 225, and Class 444 and 450. It also offers a variety of ticket types, such as Advance, Off-Peak, and Super Off-Peak. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a range of food and drink options. The most popular routes for Southern Rail are London to Brighton, London to Southampton, and London to Portsmouth.

Southampton Central (SOU) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) train information with Southern:

  • Average Duration: 2 h
  • Cheapest Price: £7
  • Southern frequency: 16 a day

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

FAQs: Travel by train from Southampton Central (SOU) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 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 Southampton Central (SOU) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW).
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Cheap train tickets from Southampton Central (SOU) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) can start from as little as £3 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Southampton Central (SOU) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is £16; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Southampton Central (SOU) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) train time is 1 h 56 min   covering the 56 mile long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Southampton Central (SOU) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) leaves at 08: 00. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Southampton Central (SOU) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) leaves at 15: 30.
There are 25 trains a day from Southampton Central (SOU) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) which require at least one change with Southern, South Western Railway or CrossCountry. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
For the journey from Southampton Central (SOU) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) you can take a train with Southern, South Western Railway or CrossCountry. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) from Southampton Central (SOU) on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
The cheapest month for a train from Southampton Central (SOU) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is November.
You have options as you can travel from Southampton Central (SOU) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) 2 different ways: train or coach.

Trains departing from 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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