Trains from Southampton to London

Southampton to London train information

Southampton London train map

Train duration 1h43m
Arrival London, England
Departure Southampton, England
Distance 70 Miles

Find your ticket on gopili to identify the different operators for your train from Southampton (South East England) to London (London England). The services on board will vary depending on the rail provider.

Using the train is a quick and convenient way to get to London from Southampton. The average journey time from Southampton to London is 1h43m to cover the 70 miles.

Depending how much time in advance you book your ticket as well as when you travel, the cost of the train will change.

Best prices for Southampton to London train tickets

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from £10.80 MORE 2h51m
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from £116.93 MORE 8h34m

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The table above is based on the best prices found over the last six months depending on how much time in advance the train is bought. Purchasing your train from Southampton to London in advance should enable you to spend less for your trip.

We found tickets available from £13 when booking your ticket 7 days in advance which is 39% cheaper than the best ticket we found when buying your ticket 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.

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Discount Southampton - London train tickets

The most efficient way to pay less on your Southampton London train ticket may be to get 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 residents. National railcards available: 16-25 discount card, Senior railcard, Two together discount card, Family and Friends railcard and Disabled persons discount card.

Why should I buy a railcard?

When purchasing a railcard, you want to save money after several trips. But is it really worth it when taking the train from Southampton to London? Check with your calculator, taking into account:

A = the railcard cost (i.e.: £30)

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

C = average price for a Southampton London ticket (i.e.: £50.00)(1)

Initially, divide A by B: this will show you the budget from which the card will be profitable. Now divide that number by C. The result is the minimum number of trips needed throughout the duration of the railcard's validity to start saving money.

In our example, A/B = £30/34% = £88.00. Then, 88/£50.00 = 1.76. Your railcard will be worthwile once you will have done at least 2 trips from Southampton to London (one way journey).

What is the cost of a railcard?

All railcards cost £30 except the Disabled persons railcard for which you will pay £20. Railcards give you 34% off most train fares, so you will save 1/3 on most rail fares.

(1)Average prices observed over the last 6 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 £50.00 £33.33 £16.67 1.76

(1)Average price observed over the last 6 months for one way

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

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