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
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South West Trains Travel News
19:06 London Waterloo to Hampton Court due 19:43
Facilities on the 19:06 London Waterloo to Hampton Court due 19:43.
19:54 Hampton Court to London Waterloo due 20:31
Facilities on the 19:54 Hampton Court to London Waterloo due 20:31.
20:39 London Waterloo to Guildford due 21:46
Facilities on the 20:39 London Waterloo to Guildford due 21:46.
22:07 Guildford to London Waterloo due 23:07
Facilities on the 22:07 Guildford to London Waterloo due 23:07.
Tue, 26 September 00:21 Basingstoke to London Waterloo due 01:45
26/09/17 00:21 Basingstoke to London Waterloo due 01:45 will be terminated at Clapham Junction.
17:20 London Waterloo to Exeter St Davids due 20:43
17:20 London Waterloo to Exeter St Davids due 20:43 will be started from Basingstoke.
13:25 Exeter St Davids to London Waterloo due 16:49
13:25 Exeter St Davids to London Waterloo due 16:49 will be diverted between Salisbury and Basingstoke and terminated at Basingstoke.
15:44 Yeovil Pen Mill to London Waterloo due 18:16
15:44 Yeovil Pen Mill to London Waterloo due 18:16 will be diverted between Salisbury and Basingstoke.
15:47 Salisbury to London Waterloo due 17:19
15:47 Salisbury to London Waterloo due 17:19 will be diverted between Salisbury and Basingstoke and terminated at Woking.
17:50 London Waterloo to Yeovil Pen Mill due 20:25
17:50 London Waterloo to Yeovil Pen Mill due 20:25 will be started from Basingstoke.