Southampton Central (SOU) to London Paddington (PAD) train

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Cheap train tickets from Southampton Central (SOU) to London Paddington (PAD)

Showing times and prices for 21 May

Cheapest

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

Cheapest
Southern
06:083h09
Southampton Central (SOU)
09:17London Paddington (PAD)
£541One-way
1 change
South Western Railway
04:522h23
Southampton Central (SOU)
07:15London Paddington (PAD)
£601One-way
1 change
South Western Railway
05:552h08
Southampton Central (SOU)
08:03London Paddington (PAD)
£601One-way
1 change
South Western Railway
06:301h53
Southampton Central (SOU)
08:23London Paddington (PAD)
£601One-way
1 change
Cross Country
06:151h37
Southampton Central (SOU)
07:52London Paddington (PAD)
£641One-way
1 change

Train timetableSouthampton Central (SOU) to London Paddington (PAD)

Showing trains for tomorrow, Tuesday, 21 May
South Western Railway
04:522h23
Southampton Central (SOU)
07:15London Paddington (PAD)
1 change
Cross Country
05:151h22
Southampton Central (SOU)
06:37London Paddington (PAD)
1 change
South Western Railway
05:552h08
Southampton Central (SOU)
08:03London Paddington (PAD)
1 change
Southern
06:083h09
Southampton Central (SOU)
09:17London Paddington (PAD)
1 change
Cross Country
06:151h37
Southampton Central (SOU)
07:52London Paddington (PAD)
1 change
South Western Railway
06:301h53
Southampton Central (SOU)
08:23London Paddington (PAD)
1 change

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Train times from Southampton Central (SOU) to London Paddington (PAD)

Showing times and prices for 21 May

Fastest Journey

1 h 22 m

Average

2 h 5 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

110 km

To travel from Southampton Central (SOU) to London Paddington (PAD) you need to make at least one change.

Fastest
Cross Country
05:151h22
Southampton Central (SOU)
06:37London Paddington (PAD)
£641One-way
1 change
Cross Country
06:151h37
Southampton Central (SOU)
07:52London Paddington (PAD)
£641One-way
1 change
South Western Railway
06:301h53
Southampton Central (SOU)
08:23London Paddington (PAD)
£601One-way
1 change
South Western Railway
05:552h08
Southampton Central (SOU)
08:03London Paddington (PAD)
£601One-way
1 change
South Western Railway
04:522h23
Southampton Central (SOU)
07:15London Paddington (PAD)
£601One-way
1 change

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Overview: Train from Southampton Central (SOU) to London Paddington (PAD)

distanceDistance68 miles
durationAverage train duration1 h 29 min
priceAverage train ticket price£39 (€44)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesSouth Western Railway, CrossCountry, Great Western Rail, Tfl Rail or Southern

Trains from Southampton Central (SOU) to London Paddington (PAD) cover the 68 miles long trip taking on average 1 h 29 min with our travel partners like South Western Railway, CrossCountry, Great Western Rail, Tfl Rail or Southern. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £39, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £16. Travellers depart most frequently from Southampton Central and arrive in London Paddington.

Train providers: South Western Railway, CrossCountry and Great Western Rail trains Southampton Central (SOU) to London Paddington (PAD)

Find the best trains from Southampton Central (SOU) to London Paddington (PAD) with Omio's travel partners South Western Railway, CrossCountry and Great Western Rail from £31. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.

Cross Country trains are a UK-based train operator that provides services across the country including trains between Southampton Central (SOU) and London Paddington (PAD). 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.

CrossCountry from Southampton Central (SOU) to London Paddington (PAD) train information:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 19 min
  • Cheapest Price: £124
  • CrossCountry frequency: 8 a day

FAQs: Southampton Central (SOU) to London Paddington (PAD) train

FAQs: Travel by train from Southampton Central (SOU) to London Paddington (PAD) 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 Paddington (PAD).
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Southampton Central (SOU) to London Paddington (PAD) can start from as little as £16 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Southampton Central (SOU) to London Paddington (PAD) is £39; 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 Paddington (PAD) train time is 1 h 29 min   covering the 68 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 Paddington (PAD) leaves at 04: 52. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Southampton Central (SOU) to London Paddington (PAD) leaves at 22: 55.
There are 12 trains a day from Southampton Central (SOU) to London Paddington (PAD) which require at least one change with South Western Railway, CrossCountry, Great Western Rail, Tfl Rail or Southern. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
For the best Southampton Central (SOU) to London Paddington (PAD) train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with South Western Railway, CrossCountry, Great Western Rail, Tfl Rail or Southern. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services between Southampton Central (SOU) and London Paddington (PAD) to compare what amenities they may offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 22: 55.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Southampton Central, which is located around 0.7 miles (1.2 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at London Paddington, located 3 miles (4.8 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month for a train from Southampton Central (SOU) to London Paddington (PAD) is January.
You have options as you can travel from Southampton Central (SOU) to London Paddington (PAD) 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

Trains arriving to London Paddington

Distance from London Paddington to city center
Distance from London Paddington to city center
3 miles (4.8 km)
Ticket Office Hours
Ticket Office Hours
24/7
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Underground lines: Bakerloo Line, Circle Line, District Line, Hammersmith Line
Bus lines: N7, 23, 27, N27, 36, 205, N205, 332, 7, 46, A1, 18, N18
Train lines: Great Western Main Line, Heathrow Express
Metro: Tube Lines.
Nearest Airport
Nearest Airport
London Heathrow Airport
16 miles
How to get to nearest airport?
How to get to nearest airport?
The Heathrow Express departs from the station every 15 minutes and drives directly to Heathrow Airport Terminal 5. The journey takes about 20 minutes.
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
Free Wi-Fi in the station.
ATM
ATM
Located next to the ticket office.
Taxi
Taxi
Taxi: The taxi deck is situated above Platform 12 and is accessed via the concourse and platform 12, which has escalators and lifts to the upper level to the covered marshalled taxi rank. A queuing system is in operation. There is also a separate collection point for pre-booked taxis and a drop off point | Accessible taxis: All London Black Cabs can accommodate wheelchair passengers without wheelchair users having to leave their wheelchair. There is also a separate collection point for prebooked taxis also further away from the lifts.
Lockers
Lockers
Luggage lockers are located near the taxi stand beside Platform 11.
Shopping
Shopping
Type of shops available: News agent Flower stall Shoe repairer Wide range of shops Mini supermarket Pharmacy Convenience store High street shops Off Licence Passport Photo Booth
Dining
Dining
Wasabi | The Beer House | Barburrito | Upper Crust | The Mad Bishop & Bear (Fullers) | The Pasty Shop | Burger King | Pret a Manger | The Savanna | Soboro Bakery | & more
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
Virtuo Car Hire | Hertz
Information Desk
Information Desk
Located near Platform 1.
Accessibility
Accessibility
Wheelchair access, escalators, elevators.

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