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Trains London to Southampton: Times, Prices and Tickets

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How much do train tickets from London to Southampton cost?

Prices will vary when you travel from London to Southampton. On average, though, you'll pay about £ 51.99 for a train ticket. You can find train tickets for prices as low as £ 32.83, but it may require some flexibility with your travel plans. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper train tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest train tickets.

London to Southampton by train

Best price £ 37.22
Journey duration 34 min
Connections per day 146
First departure 19:16
Last departure 16:09
Distance 70.8 mi
Departure London
Arrival Southampton
Carriers Nationalrail, South Western Railway, Southern, Great Western Railway, Cross country, Thameslink, London Overground, Tube, TfL Rail

Ticket price London - Southampton every day

£ 6.43
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Route Summary by Train

Minimum price
£ 32.83
Maximum price
£ 37,829.78

London - Southampton


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By Train

£ 34.39

Monday, July 4th 2022
West Sutton - Wimbledon
18:22 - 18:36
CO2: 0.33kg
By Bus

£ 10.24

Monday, July 4th 2022
National Express-logo
London Victoria Coach Station - Southampton Coach Station
06:30 - 08:25
National Express
1h 55min
CO2: 4kg

How much time will it take to go from London to Southampton by train?

The journey between London and Southampton by train usually takes 34 min to cover a distance of 70.8 mi. The shortest journey from London to Southampton will take you 2 min. Remember, as always, that this time does not include any delays that might occur due to weather conditions, construction, or unexpected diversions and disruptions. If arriving in Southampton quickly is a priority for you, look for express or non-stop services. You may also find that a connecting route reaches your destination faster than some direct journeys. Virail will allow you to explore all your options and come to a decision that suits your needs.

When do the first and last departures from London to Southampton leave?

The first journey of the day departs from London at 19:20. If you prefer to travel later in the day, the last departure will leave at 16:09. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between London and Southampton. However, they are somewhat changeable as they may be affected by local events or holidays, peak seasons, or other factors. Always check your travel dates in advance to be on the safe side.

What are the stations on the London to Southampton route?

Depending on the type of transport, and the provider you decide to use for your journey, you will be able to depart London from the following stations: London Waterloo [ WAT ], London Victoria [ VIC ], London Victoria, London Waterloo, London, Queens Road Car Park, Fratton, Southampton Central, Guildford, Epsom and Reading. Arriving at Southampton, your route will pass through all or some of the following stations: Southampton Central [ SOU ], Southampton Airport Parkway [ SOA ], Southampton Central, Sutton Common, London Waterloo, Fratton, Guildford, Clapham Junction, London Paddington and Epsom. Not all transport providers serve every station, so check in advance to see exactly where your route takes you. You may need to use another form of transport to get from one station to another or to your final destination when you arrive in Southampton.

How many times a day do journeys run from London to Southampton?

The route from London to Southampton is served by providers including South Western Railway, Southern, Great Western Railway, Cross country, Thameslink, London Overground, Tube and TfL Rail. From this list of transport providers, there are up to 167 departures each day. However, this exact number will vary. On average, journeys depart from London 129 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from London to Southampton, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of 129 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 0 journeys with one change or more each day. These numbers are all averages. They can slightly vary depending on the day of the week, the season of the year, local festivals, and other factors.


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