Southampton

London to Southampton Trains From US$8.87

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Buy cheap train tickets from London to Southampton for just US$8.87! Book in advance to secure the cheapest tickets, instead of the average ticket price of US$51.87. The train journey from London to Southampton typically takes approximately 1h 5m. You can expect 86 available trains a day. For further information, please consult our Train Journey Planner and Train Timetable.

London to Southampton Train Prices and Times

To find the cheapest train tickets from London to Southampton, it is recommended to book in advance and avoid traveling during peak times. Compare the train prices and times below for the best deals on rail fares.

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  1. 05:13
    London Victoria
    08:31
    Southampton Central
    3h 18m, Changes required
    Gatwick ExpressSouthern
  2. 05:30
    London Waterloo
    06:52
    Southampton Airport Parkway
    1h 22m, Direct
    South Western Railway
  3. 05:59
    London Victoria
    09:05
    Southampton Central
    3h 6m, Changes required
    Gatwick ExpressSouthern
  4. 06:30
    London Waterloo
    07:49
    Southampton Airport Parkway
    1h 19m, Direct
    South Western Railway
  5. 06:59
    London Victoria
    10:02
    Southampton Central
    3h 3m, Changes required
    Gatwick ExpressSouthern
  6. 07:03
    London Waterloo
    08:17
    Southampton Airport Parkway
    1h 14m, Direct
    South Western Railway
  7. 07:15
    London Waterloo
    09:53
    Southampton Central
    2h 38m, Direct
    South Western Railway
  8. 07:20
    London Paddington
    08:34
    Southampton Airport Parkway
    1h 14m, Changes required
    Great Western RailwayCrossCountry
  9. 07:29
    London Victoria
    10:31
    Southampton Central
    3h 2m, Changes required
    Gatwick ExpressSouthern
  1. 07:35
    London Waterloo
    08:49
    Paris
    1h 14m, Direct
    South Western Railway
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  2. London to Southampton Train Route Details

    The London to Southampton train ticket is from US$8.87. The average travel time is 1h 5m, covering a distance of approximately 111 mile. There are usually 86 daily trains provided by South Western Railway. To plan your train journey in advance, please refer to our train route table below.

    First train
    00:02
    Last train
    23:40
    Departure station
    London
    Arrival station
    Southampton
    Journey time
    1h 5m
    Distance
    111 mile
    Price
    US$8.87
    Train operators
    South Western Railway

    Choose London to Southampton Train Ticket Types

    Find the train ticket type that best suits your travels from London to Southampton. Discover more about these ticket types and how they can help you save in our guides below.

    Off-Peak & Super-Off Peak train tickets

    Off-Peak & Super-Off Peak train tickets

    Off-Peak tickets are cheaper and more flexible, allowing for travel during less busy times. Super Off-Peak tickets are even cheaper and are perfect for less conventional schedules.

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    Return train tickets

    Return train tickets

    Valid for both an outward and return journey from the same destination on your chosen route.

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    Advance train tickets

    Advance train tickets

    Typically the most cost-effective option for train travel. They are usually available for purchase 12 weeks before the travel date.

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    Season train tickets

    Season train tickets

    Season tickets allow unlimited travel between two stations and can save you more than 1/3 on train fares.

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    Save 1/3 on London to Southampton Trains with Railcards

    Railcards offering up to 1/3 off London to Southampton train fares for eligible passengers. There are Student Railcards for young people, Senior Railcards for seniors, check below to find the Railcard type that suits you best.

    TypeDiscount
    16-25 Railcard1/3 OFFFrom US$51.87 Save US$17.12
    26-30 Railcard1/3 OFFFrom US$51.87 Save US$17.12
    Two Together Railcard1/3 OFFFrom US$51.87 Save US$17.12
    Senior Railcard1/3 OFFFrom US$51.87 Save US$17.12

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    Save More on London to Southampton Train Fares

    Found out more ways to save money on your train travel.

    Book in Advance

    Book in Advance

    Advanced train tickets are typically the most cost-effective option for train travel. They are usually available for purchase 12 weeks before the travel date.

    Group Travel

    Group Travel

    Get a 1/3 discount on Off-Peak tickets through GroupSave if you are traveling with a group of 3 to 9 adults.

    Season Tickets

    Season Tickets

    A weekly or monthly train pass which includes unlimited travel between two stations. It could help you save more than 1/3 on train fares.

    Flexi Travel

    Flexi Travel

    8 days of unlimited travel between two stations within a 28-day period.

    London to Southampton train FAQs

    • When is the first train from London to Southampton?

      The first train from London to Southampton is at 00:02.
    • Are there direct trains from London to Southampton?

      No, there is no direct train from London to Southampton, and passengers would need to make 2 changes during the journey.
    • How long is the train journey from London to Southampton ?

      The train journey from London to Southampton typically takes an average of 2h 0m, with the fastest journey duration being around 1h 5m.
    • How much is a train from London to Southampton ?

      The cost of a train from London to Southampton can vary, with the cheapest fare typically starting at US$9.22 and the average price being around US$51.87.
    • What times are off-peak trains from London to Southampton ?

      In general, the off-peak period typically starts after 09:30 and excludes the evening rush hours of 15:30-18:15 for travel to and from major cities. The specific times may differ depending on the route and train company, but generally, you can expect off-peak times to fall outside the usual commuting hours. For Transport for London, off-peak times are observed on weekdays from the first service until 06:30, from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.