Southampton Rail connections
Getting to Southampton by train
Southampton Central is a busy station hub with services provided by South West Trains, First Great Western, Cross Country and Southern. CityLink, a free shuttle bus operates every 15 minutes between the station and Red Funnel's ferry terminals on Town Quay. Aprroximate journey time: 10 minutes.
Ferry terminals (B) in relation to Southampton Central (A)
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Integrated ticketing: Did you know that both East Cowes and West Cowes are part of the national rail network? This means you can buy a single, day return or period return fare from any train station ticket office, rail appointed travel agent, self-service ticket machine or train company telesales service which includes ferry travel between Southampton & East Cowes or Southampton & West Cowes.
South West Trains operate frequent services on the line between Weymouth and London Waterloo (Clapham Jct, Woking, Basingstoke, Winchester, Southampton Airport, Southampton Central, Bournemouth Poole, Weymouth). Approximate journey time between Southampton Central and London Waterloo is 75 minutes. Note: Eurostar services to and from Brussels, Paris and Lille have moved to St. Pancras station.
Cross Country Trains operate between Scotland, the North, Midlands and Birmingham; First Great Western run from South Wales through Bristol and Salisbury; South West Trains run services from Weymouth, Poole and Bournemouth and Southern provide services to Portsmouth and Brighton.
Southern Railway Travel News
Amendments to West London Line on Monday 27 May 2013
For safety reasons, and in agreement with the British Transport Police, some services running between South Croydon and Watford Junction will not stop at Wembley Central on Monday 27 May. ...
Essential engineering work - Sunday 2 June
Essential engineering work Clapham Junction – London Victoria Sunday 2 June ...
Engineering work to affect London Bridge over the late May Bank Holiday weekend
From 01:25 on Saturday 25 May at to 04:00 on Tuesday 28 May, platforms 8 to 13 at London station will be closed as part of as part of the £6 billion Thameslink Programme... ...
New Southern summer timetable – changes at London Bridge and more trains for East Grinstead
Southern’s summer 2013 timetable comes into effect on Sunday 19 May and because of changes to platform availability at London Bridge, passengers are being advised... ...
Southern employees’ marathon efforts to raise money for charity
Six Southern employees are gearing up for the upcoming marathon season, with the aim of raising cash for their favourite charities along the way... ...
South West Trains Travel News
Platform Alterations Due to Engineering Work.
From 23:30 on Saturday 26 May to 11:30 Sunday 27 May essential maintenance work will be taking place to one of the bridges between Clapham Junction and London Waterloo.
17:45 London Waterloo to Portsmouth & Southsea due 19:44
This train has been delayed at Woking and is now 13 minutes late.
Northern Line Partly Disrupted
Northern Line: No service between Colindale and Edgware due to planned engineering work. MINOR DELAYS between Kennington and Camden Town via Charing Cross only, due to an earlier signal failure at Camden Town.
Edgware Road (Bakerloo Line) Station Closed
Edgeware Road (Bak): Closed - This station is closed due to Lift maintenance work. Call our Travel Information Centre on 0843 222 1234 if you need help planning your journey.
Hammersmith (Dist & Pic lines) Station Information
Hammersmith (Dis): No Step Free Access - Step free access is not available to the District and Piccadilly lines due to planned maintenance. Call our Travel Information Centre on 0843 222 1234 if you need help planning your journey.
Hillingdon Station Information
Hillingdon: No Step Free Access - Step free access is not available to the eastbound platform while we fix a faulty lift. Call our Travel Information Centre on 0843 222 1234 if you need help planning your journey.
Earlsfield Facilities: Lifts out of order
At Earlsfield station.
Ewell West Facilities: The ticket machines at Ewell West are out of order. Pl...
At Ewell West station.
London Waterloo Facilities: Lifts out of order
At London Waterloo station.
Vauxhall Facilities: Lifts out of order
At Vauxhall station.