Southampton to Croydon by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    04:52
  • Last train
    23:12
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 32m

Travelling from Southampton to Croydon by train

The fastest trains from Southampton to Croydon take around 1 hour and 32 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 100 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Southampton and Croydon.

Journeys between Southampton and Croydon usually involve one change of train. We have found some direct departures on this route but these are less frequent than routes requiring a change.

We usually find around 29 departures on the route from Southampton to Croydon every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 40 departures. The duration is normally about 1 hour and 32 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

On weekdays the earliest train to Croydon is usually scheduled to depart Southampton around 04:52 and the last train is around 23:12. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Southampton around 05:12, and the last at 22:55.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

When to book Southampton to Croydon train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Southampton to Croydon by train.

Which trains operate between Southampton and Croydon?

More than one type of train operates on the route from Southampton to Croydon, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Great Western Railway
  • London Underground
  • South West Trains
  • Southern
  • Thameslink

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and rail operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.

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