Southampton Central (SOU) to London Waterloo (WAT) train

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Cheap train tickets from Southampton Central (SOU) to London Waterloo (WAT)

Showing times and prices for 21 May

Cheapest

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

Cheapest
South Western Railway
09:301h19
Southampton Central (SOU)
10:49London Waterloo (WAT)
£311One-way
0 changes
Cheapest
South Western Railway
09:001h24
Southampton Central (SOU)
10:24London Waterloo (WAT)
£311One-way
0 changes
Cheapest
South Western Railway
10:001h20
Southampton Central (SOU)
11:20London Waterloo (WAT)
£311One-way
0 changes
Cheapest
South Western Railway
10:301h19
Southampton Central (SOU)
11:49London Waterloo (WAT)
£311One-way
0 changes
South Western Railway
08:301h23
Southampton Central (SOU)
09:53London Waterloo (WAT)
£541One-way
0 changes

Train timetableSouthampton Central (SOU) to London Waterloo (WAT)

Showing trains for tomorrow, Tuesday, 21 May
South Western Railway
08:001h26
Southampton Central (SOU)
09:26London Waterloo (WAT)
0 changes
South Western Railway
08:301h23
Southampton Central (SOU)
09:53London Waterloo (WAT)
0 changes
South Western Railway
09:001h24
Southampton Central (SOU)
10:24London Waterloo (WAT)
0 changes
South Western Railway
09:301h19
Southampton Central (SOU)
10:49London Waterloo (WAT)
0 changes
South Western Railway
10:001h20
Southampton Central (SOU)
11:20London Waterloo (WAT)
0 changes
South Western Railway
10:301h19
Southampton Central (SOU)
11:49London Waterloo (WAT)
0 changes

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Train times from Southampton Central (SOU) to London Waterloo (WAT)

Showing times and prices for 21 May

Fastest Journey

1 h 19 m

Average

1 h 21 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

112 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Southampton Central (SOU) for London Waterloo (WAT) every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
South Western Railway
09:301h19
Southampton Central (SOU)
10:49London Waterloo (WAT)
£311One-way
0 changes
Fastest
South Western Railway
10:301h19
Southampton Central (SOU)
11:49London Waterloo (WAT)
£311One-way
0 changes
South Western Railway
10:001h20
Southampton Central (SOU)
11:20London Waterloo (WAT)
£311One-way
0 changes
South Western Railway
08:301h23
Southampton Central (SOU)
09:53London Waterloo (WAT)
£541One-way
0 changes
South Western Railway
09:001h24
Southampton Central (SOU)
10:24London Waterloo (WAT)
£311One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Southampton Central (SOU) to London Waterloo (WAT)

distanceDistance69 miles
durationAverage train duration1 h 14 min
priceAverage train ticket price£40 (€44)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 14 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesSouth Western Railway, CrossCountry, Southern or Great Western Rail

Trains from Southampton Central (SOU) to London Waterloo (WAT) cover the 69 miles long journey taking on average 1 h 14 min with our travel partners like South Western Railway, CrossCountry, Southern or Great Western Rail. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £40, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £10. Travellers depart most frequently from Southampton Central and arrive in London Waterloo.

Train providers: South Western Railway, CrossCountry and Southern trains Southampton Central (SOU) to London Waterloo (WAT)

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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.

South Western Railway from Southampton Central (SOU) to London Waterloo (WAT) train information:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 17 min
  • Cheapest Price: £23
  • South Western Railway frequency: 14 a day

FAQs: Southampton Central (SOU) to London Waterloo (WAT) train

FAQs: Travel by train from Southampton Central (SOU) to London Waterloo (WAT) 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 Waterloo (WAT).
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Southampton Central (SOU) to London Waterloo (WAT) can start from as little as £10 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Southampton Central (SOU) to London Waterloo (WAT) is £40; 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 Waterloo (WAT) train travel time is 1 h 14 min   for the 69 mile long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Southampton Central (SOU) to London Waterloo (WAT) leaves at 05: 55. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Southampton Central (SOU) to London Waterloo (WAT) leaves at 23: 00.
There are 16 trains a day from Southampton Central (SOU) to London Waterloo (WAT) which require at least one change with South Western Railway, CrossCountry, Southern or Great Western Rail. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
Take the Southampton Central (SOU) to London Waterloo (WAT) train with South Western Railway, CrossCountry, Southern or Great Western Rail. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the trip between Southampton Central (SOU) and London Waterloo (WAT) as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 23: 00.

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 Waterloo, located 1.2 miles (2 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month to travel from Southampton Central (SOU) to London Waterloo (WAT) by train is September.
You have options as you can travel to London Waterloo (WAT) from Southampton Central (SOU) 2 different ways: coach or train.

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 Waterloo

Distance from London Waterloo to city center
Distance from London Waterloo to city center
1.2 miles (2 km)
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
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).
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
ATM
ATM
Shopping
Shopping
Type of shops available: A wide range of shops including convenience store, supermarket, pharmacy, newsagent, bookseller, clothing, gifts, travel accessories and passport photobooth.
Dining
Dining
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
Avis Budget | Europcar
Information Desk
Information Desk
Information available from staff: Yes - from help point, Yes - from information point, Yes - from ticket office | Passenger Information Systems: Departure screens, Announcements, Arrival screens
Accessibility
Accessibility
Staff help available: Yes | Step free access coverage: Yes | Step free access note: There is step free access from the main concourse to all platforms, shops and facilities. Step free exits are exit 1 (Station approach), exit 2 (with a lift to Waterloo Road and lift access to the London Underground Jubilee line), and exit 3 for taxis and onward travel towards the South Bank. | Accessible car park equipment: Wheelchair users can use car park equipment at this station unaided | Accessible taxis: Accessible taxis are available from the taxi rank on Cab Road / Station Approach | Accessible ticket machines: There are accessible ticket machines at this station | Accessible ticket machines note: Ticket machines are located at various locations on the main concourse and are accessible to wheelchair users. | Accessible toilets: Yes | Ramp for train access: Yes | Wheelchairs available: Yes | Impaired mobility set down / pick up points available: Yes

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