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 (£1 for non Red Funnel customers) operates every 30 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
GTR responds to reports of an ASLEF overtime ban
Further to reports of an ASLEF overtime ban, Nick Brown, Chief Operating Officer at Southern’s parent company Govia Thameslink Railway, said... ...
Southern responds to RMT strike call
In response to the RMT’s new strike date, Andy Bindon, HR Director at Govia Thameslink Railway, Southern’s parent company, said: “We are hugely disappointed that once again the RMT has called a strike.... ...
Seagulls’ promotion parade – more Southern carriages, but expect long wait at stations
Train operator Southern says passengers should expect long waits at stations and allow more time for their journey if travelling by train on Sunday 14 May... ...
Broken-down engineering train
Network Rail has issued the following statement ...
Blooming Ore station!
Ore station has been improved thanks to a local initiative supported by the Sussex Community Rail Partnership, and Southern Railway... ...
South West Trains Travel News
Thu, 25 May 00:30 Eastleigh to Portsmouth Harbour due 01:12
25/05/17 00:30 Eastleigh to Portsmouth Harbour due 01:12 will be terminated at Portsmouth & Southsea.
Fri, 26 May 00:30 Eastleigh to Portsmouth Harbour due 01:12
26/05/17 00:30 Eastleigh to Portsmouth Harbour due 01:12 will be terminated at Portsmouth & Southsea.
06:42 Portsmouth Harbour to London Waterloo due 08:32
Facilities on the 06:42 Portsmouth Harbour to London Waterloo due 08:32.
07:55 Portsmouth Harbour to London Waterloo due 10:08
Facilities on the 07:55 Portsmouth Harbour to London Waterloo due 10:08.
07:46 West Byfleet to London Waterloo due 08:26
Facilities on the 07:46 West Byfleet to London Waterloo due 08:26.
08:42 London Waterloo to Basingstoke due 09:58
Facilities on the 08:42 London Waterloo to Basingstoke due 09:58.
10:24 Basingstoke to London Waterloo due 11:36
Facilities on the 10:24 Basingstoke to London Waterloo due 11:36.
Delays to services between Staines and Ashford Middlesex
Due to a problem at a level crossing between Staines and Ashford Middlesex trains have to run at reduced speed on all lines.
Holborn Station Information
HOLBORN STATION: On Monday to Friday between 07:30 and 10:00. No entry to the station from street level. No interchange from the Central to the Piccadilly line. Interchange from the Piccadilly line to the Central line is unaffected.
King's Cross St.Pancras Station Information
King's Cross St. Pancras: No Step Free Access - Step free access is not available to the Metropolitan, Hammersmith & City and Circle lines due to planned maintenance. Call our Travel Information Centre on 0343 222 1234 if you need help planning your journey.