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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

Southern responds to latest RMT strike dates
The RMT’s desire to heap yet further travel misery on the public and affect the everyday lives of so many people is shameful ...

Southern restores Seaford and Lewes services to timetable
All Brighton – Lewes/Seaford services reinstated next week ...

Govia Thameslink Railway consults on ‘biggest timetable shake-up in a generation’
2018 timetable provides new connections, many faster journeys and increased capacity for expanded Thameslink network ...

Southern shortlisted for community awards
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Southern staff vote to donate £651 to coastal charity
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South West Trains Travel News

18:57 Guildford to London Waterloo due 19:55
This train will now be formed of the usual number of coaches.

20:10 London Waterloo to Guildford due 21:14
This train will now be formed of the usual number of coaches.

21:27 Guildford to London Waterloo due 22:25
This train will now be formed of the usual number of coaches.

22:40 London Waterloo to Guildford due 23:45
This train will now be formed of the usual number of coaches.

20:07 Dorking to London Waterloo due 21:00
Will be formed of 4 coaches instead of 8.

21:32 London Waterloo to Guildford due 22:41
Will be formed of 4 coaches instead of 8.

22:50 Guildford to London Waterloo due 23:48
Will be formed of 4 coaches instead of 8.

17:50 London Waterloo to Portsmouth Harbour due 20:14
Service full and standing from Clapham Junction.

19:35 London Waterloo to Brockenhurst due 21:17
Service full and standing from London Waterloo.

Ascot: Ticket Office Closure
The ticket office will be closed from 17:30 on 26/09/2016 until the end of the day, from 17:30 on 29/09/2016 until the end of the day, from 17:30 on 30/09/2016 until the end of the day and from 18:30 on 01/10/2016 until the end of the day at Ascot station.



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Southampton <> West Cowes, Isle of Wight

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