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Southampton to London train information

Southampton London train map

Train duration 1h43m
Arrival London, England
Departure Southampton, England
Distance 70 Miles
Train operators Southern, Cross Country, South West Trains
Lowest train price from £5.00
Average train price £27.00

All trains from Southampton (South East England) to London (London England) are provided by Southern, Cross Country, South West Trains. The services on board can change depending on the rail provider.

Using the train is a fast and convenient solution to get to London from Southampton. The average journey time from Southampton to London is 1h43m to travel the 70 miles.

According to our data, the lowest fare to take the train in the next 30 days is £5.00. This price is based on an adult fare and is not including the savings you can make with a railcard.

Best prices for Southampton to London train tickets

from £5.00 MORE 1h40m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £6.00 MORE 2h33m
Flight
from £36.98 MORE 8h35m

Southampton - London prices calendar

Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Southampton to London by train, bus, ride sharing and plane.

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Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 72 hours from the data provided by our partners.

Southampton - London: the best time to book cheap trains

Price of the ticket when booking in advance or at the last minute

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Days before Departure

The graph above illustrates the cheapest prices found over the past six months depending on how many time in advance the train ticket is bought. Getting your train from Southampton to London in advance will enable you to pay less for your journey.

The cheapest tickets we found were from £13 when buying your seat 7 days in advance which is 39% cheaper than the best ticket we found when booking on the day you're travelling.

Best prices for Southampton to London trains

We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Southampton and London by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets London to Southampton and find the best deal for your outbound journey.

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Southampton
Central
London
Victoria
£12.00 23/06/2018 17:13 Southern 5 days ago
Southampton
Central
London
Victoria
£12.00 23/06/2018 12:13 Southern 5 days ago
Southampton
Central
London
Waterloo
£38.60 23/06/2018 17:30 South West Trains 5 days ago
Southampton
Central
London
Waterloo
£38.60 23/06/2018 12:20 Cross Country 5 days ago
Southampton
Central
London
Waterloo
£38.60 23/06/2018 17:00 South West Trains 5 days ago
Southampton
Central
London
Paddington
£38.60 23/06/2018 17:47 Cross Country 5 days ago
Southampton
Central
London
Waterloo
£38.60 23/06/2018 12:30 South West Trains 5 days ago

Best prices for the next 30 days.

Southampton London train

Discount Southampton - London train tickets

The best way to spend less on your Southampton London train ticket must be to have a railcard. While regional railcards can be obtained in some areas, National railcards enable you to save money on most rail fares across the country. Everyone is eligible to at least 1 of the railcard, even non-UK citizens. National railcards available: 16-25 discount card, Senior discount card, Two together railcard, Family and Friends railcard and Disabled persons railcard.

How much can I save with a railcard?

When buying a railcard, you want to make savings after several trips. But is it really profitable when taking the train from Southampton to London? Check with your calculator, considering:

A = the cost of the railcard (i.e.: £30)

B = average saving with the railcard (i.e.: 34%)

C = average fare for a Southampton London ticket (i.e.: £26.67)(1)

Start by dividing A by B: this will show you the budget from which the card will be worthwile. Then divide that number by C. The result is the average number of trips needed per year to start saving money.

In our example, A/B = £30/34% = £88.00. Then, 88/£26.67 = 3.3. Your railcard will be worthwile once you will have done on average 4 trips from Southampton to London (one way trip).

What is the cost of a railcard?

All railcards cost £30 except the Disabled persons railcard that costs £20. Railcards enable you to get 34% off most train fares, so you will save 1/3 on most train fares.

(1)Average prices observed over the last 3 months for one way journey

Train Journey Average price without railcard(1) With a railcard 34% off(2) Saving based on a one-way trip Number of return trips to pay off the cost
Southampton to London train £26.67 £17.78 £8.89 3.31

(1)Average price observed over the last 3 months for one way

(2)Price calculated with an average reduction of 34% on train tickets fare

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