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 gives passengers free Wi-Fi on board trains
Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) has started to roll out free Wi-Fi on board more of its trains, helping passengers stay in touch on the go. ...
Govia Thameslink restores full timetables for major Sussex events
Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) welcomes the news that industrial action that had threatened the success of several popular events in Sussex next month will not now take place. ...
GTR's plans to support Brighton and Hove Pride
Govia Thameslink Railway will be running longer Thameslink trains to and from Brighton during next month's renowned Pride celebrations, but the event will still be affected by the ASLEF drivers’ strike on Southern. ...
GTR responds to DfT settlement of force majeure claim
GTR is pleased that DfT has settled its Force Majeure claim for the disruption caused by the industrial action on Southern ...
GTR response to ASLEF strike dates
Southern driver ASLEF members will strike on three days - 1, 2 and 4 August ...
South West Trains Travel News
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20:07 Romsey to Salisbury due 21:15
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14:47 Salisbury to London Waterloo due 16:19
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16:50 London Waterloo to Westbury due 20:06
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17:50 London Waterloo to Yeovil Pen Mill due 20:25
Facilities on the 17:50 London Waterloo to Yeovil Pen Mill due 20:25.
Thu, 27 July 00:30 Eastleigh to Portsmouth Harbour due 01:12
27/07/17 00:30 Eastleigh to Portsmouth Harbour due 01:12 will be terminated at Fratton.
Thu, 27 July 04:25 Portsmouth Harbour to London Waterloo due 06:39
27/07/17 04:25 Portsmouth Harbour to London Waterloo due 06:39 will be started from Fratton.