London to Southampton by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from London to Southampton by train
Fast trains from London to Southampton take around 1 hour and 3 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 108 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between London and Southampton.
1. Are there direct trains from London to Southampton?
Direct trains from London to Southampton have been found.
We usually find around 54 direct trains on the route from London to Southampton every weekday.
Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 58 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from London to Southampton?
The London to Southampton train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 3 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the London to Southampton train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Southampton is usually scheduled to depart London around 05:30 and the last train is around 00:05.
This is the same at the weekend.
What's the London to Southampton train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from London to Southampton are $6.63.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $11 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $28. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book London 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 London to Southampton by train.
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Which train companies operate between London and Southampton?
More than one train company operates on the route from London to Southampton, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- South West Trains
- South Western Railway
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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