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Southern is a popular train company offering very affordable ticket options to top travel destinations. You will always find the cheapest Southern tickets by searching Wanderu.com. Overall, Southern serves 16 routes, connecting 1 cities in one country. To cover all these routes Southern runs an average of 28 trips per day and 28 trips per month. These train trips range in price from $34.20 to $59.89 based on a variety of factors.
Do Southern trains have WiFi?
Yes, Southern offers WiFi on their trains. Although most trips with Southern 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. Southern 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?
Southern 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 Southern's schedule?
On a typical day, Southern has 28 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, Southern 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 Southern, 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, Southern 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 Southern’s COVID-19 policies?
Are there bathrooms on Southern trains?
No, there are no bathrooms available on Southern 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?
Southern does not offer meals or beverages onboard. We recommend you bring a drink and some snacks for your trip. We also suggest packing a reusable water bottle with you to reduce your impact on the environment. However, note that most trains do not allow you to bring your own alcoholic drinks.
Do you have to print your Southern ticket?
Yes, Southern 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 Southern offer any premium features like extra legroom or movies?
Southern 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.