Croydon to Southampton by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    06:00
  • Last train
    00:52
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 29m

Travelling from Croydon to Southampton by train

Fast trains from Croydon to Southampton take around 1 hour and 29 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 100 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Croydon and Southampton.

Are there direct trains from Croydon to Southampton?

Journeys between Croydon and Southampton 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 68 departures on the route from Croydon to Southampton 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 88 departures.

How long is the train journey from Croydon to Southampton?

The Croydon to Southampton train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 29 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Croydon to Southampton train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Southampton is usually scheduled to depart Croydon around 06:15 and the last train is around 00:52. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Croydon around 06:00, and the last at 00:50.

When to book Croydon to Southampton 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 Croydon to Southampton by train.

Which train companies operate between Croydon and Southampton?

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

  • Great Western Railway
  • London Underground
  • South West Trains
  • South Western Railway
  • Southeastern
  • 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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