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Trains from Southampton to London

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Trip Summary

There are 17 daily trains from Southampton to London. Traveling by train from Southampton to London usually takes around one hour and 22 minutes, but the fastest South Western Railway train can make the trip in one hour and 9 minutes.

Distance69 mi (111 km)
Fastest train1h 9m
Lowest price$19.67
Trains per day17
Most frequent serviceSouth Western Railway
Train lines1

Which train should you take from Southampton to London?

South Western Railway is the one and only train line which connects Southampton, Southampton to London, London, City of. However, there are 17 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
South Western Railway171h 22m$48.30
  • South Western Railway

    South Western Railway

    South Western Railway train tickets from Southampton to London start from $20, and on average cost . Daily there are 17 South Western Railway schedules to London. South Western Railway in Southampton leaves from Southampton Airport Parkway . And in London trains arrive at Waterloo Station .

    From Southampton to London train travel on South Western Railway takes 1 hours and 22 minutes. If you are looking to get to London faster, South Western Railway offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 1 hours and 9 minutes.

    If you're considering a weeked trip, South Western Railway offers 18 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay for a one-way train ticket to London.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Southampton to London during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the train journey from Southampton to London?

The distance between Southampton and London is approximately 69 miles, or 111 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 1 hour 22 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour 9 minutes. As a relatively short ride, taking the train is an easy way to travel between these two cities.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains departing from Southampton to London tend to have the most passangers on Monday. With higher demand ticket prices also tend to be higher on Monday. If you are trying to snag a cheap train tickets or just want an emptier train you'll have better luck by booking travel departing on Saturday as the least number of people tend to travel then.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Southampton at 5:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 7:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Southampton to London?

There are 17 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from Southampton to London.

You can also take a train for your return trip from London to Southampton. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Southampton to London for $10.21.

City Information

London

One of the most important cities in the world, London is where the traditional blends seamlessly with the modern. As a vibrant modern city, London has something for everyone. For visitors interested in the Royal Family as well as their history, check out Buckingham Palace. The palace is open all days in summer, but only on selected days in winter. The Tower of London, where the crown jewels are put on exhibition, is also a great spot to check out. For fans of history, you might not want to miss out on the famous British Museum, considered by many to be the best museum in all of London. The museum currently carries an impressive collection of 8 million historic objects from all around the world, making it an eye-opening destination for many.

London’s food scene reflects its multiculturalism. Here you can find restaurants serving cuisines from various countries around the world, from India to Malaysia. If you opt for a lavish dining experience, Restaurant Gordon Ramsay, run by the famous chef himself, will be a great choice. Also don’t forget to stop by at a local pub and enjoy the beer like a true Londoner.

The city’s centers of intercity rail services are King’s Cross Station and Euston Station, from which you can take a train to other places in the UK or hop on the Eurostar train to Paris and beyond. The largest coach station in the city is Victoria Coach Station, serving big local carriers like National Express. The city’s air services are fulfilled by eight airports, of which London Heathrow Airport, located west of the city, is the busiest one.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Southampton?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Southampton.

All train stations in Southampton:

  • Southampton Airport Parkway

Where is the train station in London?

Arrival stations

London has one train station.

Train stations in London:

  • Waterloo Station

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