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About South Western Railway

South Western Railway is a popular train company offering very affordable ticket options to top travel destinations. You will always find the cheapest South Western Railway tickets by searching Overall, South Western Railway serves 23 routes, connecting 2 cities in one country. To cover all these routes South Western Railway runs an average of 54 trips per day and 108 trips per month. These train trips range in price from $11.11 to $77.30 based on a variety of factors.

Contact South Western Railway

Phone number: GB: 0345 6000 650


South Western Railway train coverage

Daily Trips54

South Western Railway train amenities

South Western Railway + Connections

Most popular South Western Railway routes

Top South Western Railway routes

RouteDaily TripsDurationPrice
Southampton to London820h 0m$11

South Western Railway Train Guide & FAQs

Do South Western Railway trains have WiFi?

Yes, South Western Railway offers WiFi on their trains. Although most trips with South Western Railway will have WiFi as advertised, some trains might not come equipped with WiFi and onboard WiFi can lose its connection in rural areas. We recommend you bring a book or download a movie just to play it safe. South Western Railway WiFi is generally best used for surfing the web, checking emails and chatting with friends; you shouldn’t count on the WiFi to binge watch your favorite show.

Are there power outlets or USB plugs on the train?

South Western Railway does not offer power outlets on their trains at this time. We suggest you charge up your laptop ahead of time and bring a power bank for your phone to extend its battery life for the duration of the trip. And remember - a good book doesn’t require any power.

What is South Western Railway's schedule?

On a typical day, South Western Railway has 54 scheduled train trips in total. However, the exact departure and arrival times vary depending on the day and route. The best way to find the exact schedule for your trip is to use the search tool on this page.

Can you pick up will call tickets at the station?

Yes, South Western Railway offers the option to purchase will call tickets. Will call tickets are an option that allows you to book the tickets ahead of time online, then pick up the tickets from an agent or kiosk once you arrive at the station. Note that you will need to bring the confirmation information you received when you made your ticket purchase. If you choose to use the will call ticket option with South Western Railway, please make sure to bring the same credit card you used to purchase the tickets with you when you pick them up.

Do you need an ID to get on the train?

No, South Western Railway does not require an ID to board its trains at this time. Of course, it is always a good idea to carry a government-issued ID whenever you hit the road.

What are South Western Railway’s COVID-19 policies?

Visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide to view the most up-to-date information about South Western Railway’s cleaning protocols and adjusted ticket change policies during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Are there bathrooms on South Western Railway trains?

No, there are no bathrooms available on South Western Railway trains. Though there are no bathrooms onboard, typically breaks are scheduled in the itinerary to allow passengers to use bathroom facilities along the way.

Are meals or beverages available?

South Western Railway provides snacks to satisfy your hunger during your travels. Be sure to pack a credit card and some cash in case you get hungry. Don’t worry about being parched while traveling with South Western Railway as they offer a beverage service to make sure you stay hydrated. Though we always recommend bringing a reusable water bottle with you to make sure you have water within easy reach and help reduce unnecessary plastic waste.

Do you have to print your South Western Railway ticket?

Yes, South Western Railway requires that all passengers have printed tickets to board the train. When you book with Wanderu and activate your account, you will be able to easily find and download your tickets for most trains.

Does South Western Railway offer any premium features like extra legroom or movies?

South Western Railway focuses on delivering a great travel experience at a low price and currently does not offer premium features like extra legroom or onboard entertainment. But these days, between your laptop, tablet, smartphone and e-reader, you’re the master of your own entertainment even on longer journeys.