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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

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Storm Doris predicted to hit Southern Network
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Southern offers travel advice for RMT strike next week
Southern Rail has today released details of the trains it expects to run on Wednesday 22 February, when the RMT stages a 24 hour strike ...

Response to latest RMT strike date
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A brighter approach for Newhaven Town
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South West Trains Travel News

13:55 Salisbury to Bristol Temple Meads due 15:06
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15:18 Weymouth to Poole due 16:02
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16:04 Bristol Temple Meads to Salisbury due 17:16
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16:25 Exeter St Davids to London Waterloo due 19:59
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16:25 Poole to Weymouth due 17:09
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17:22 Weymouth to Poole due 18:06
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17:45 London Waterloo to Salisbury due 19:05
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18:25 Poole to Weymouth due 19:09
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19:18 Weymouth to Poole due 20:02
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19:55 Salisbury to Bristol Temple Meads due 21:05
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Southampton <> West Cowes, Isle of Wight

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Southampton <> East Cowes, Isle of Wight

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