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
RMT talks 24/25 April
GTR and the RMT have completed two days of.... ...
Prince's Trust youths offered jobs with Southern
Six young people from London Bridge, Streatham Hill and East Croydon hoping to get a foothold on the employment ladder, have been given a job by Southern after graduating from a scheme the rail company runs with the Prince of Wales' charity, The Prince's Trust. ...
South West Trains Travel News
Alterations to services between Fareham and Botley
Due to a speed restriction over defective track between Fareham and Botley 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.
Bracknell: Lifts out of order
The lifts will be out of order from now until further notice. at Bracknell station.
Brockenhurst: Ticket Vending Machine problem
The ticket vending machines are out of order at Brockenhurst station.
Camberley: Ticket Vending Machine problem
The ticket vending machines are out of order at Camberley station.
Fratton: Ticket Office Closure
The ticket office is closed at Fratton station.
Grateley: Ticket Vending Machine problem
The ticket vending machines are out of order at Grateley station.
Havant: Lifts out of order
The lifts will be out of order from now until 23:59 on 02/05/2017. at Havant station.
Hounslow: Ticket Office Closure
The ticket office is closed at Hounslow station.
Netley: Ticket Vending Machine problem
The ticket vending machines are only accepting cards at Netley station.