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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

Southern warns of reduced service across network tomorrow, Friday

Press statement - GTR vs ASLEF legal action

2017 fares announced. Compensation scheme unveiled for Southern passengers
Fares on Southern and Gatwick Express trains will rise by an average of 1.8% from January 2, in line with the annual increases of other train operators, it was confirmed today... ...

Union industrial action to cause “severe and significant” disruption to services

Cubs Go-Learn with Southern

South West Trains Travel News

07:24 Portsmouth Harbour to London Waterloo due 09:38
This train will be started from Eastleigh.

06:28 London Waterloo to Windsor & Eton Riverside due 07:25
This train is being delayed from London Waterloo and is now expected to be 12 minutes late.

07:55 Portsmouth Harbour to London Waterloo due 10:08
Will be formed of 9 coaches instead of 10.

06:20 Weymouth to Southampton Central due 07:55
Catering is not available.

10:39 London Waterloo to Poole due 13:55
Catering is not available.

06:15 Portsmouth Harbour to London Waterloo due 07:54
Catering is not available.

08:30 London Waterloo to Portsmouth Harbour due 10:08
Catering is not available.

06:40 Salisbury to Bristol Temple Meads due 07:52
This train has been delayed at Westbury and is now 16 minutes late.

Piccadilly Line Services Disrupted
Piccadilly Line: Severe delays while we carry out repairs to our trains. London Underground tickets are being accepted on local buses, Chiltern Railways, Great Western Railway, South West Trains, Great Northern and London Overground Customers for stations between Ealing Common and Rayners Lane should change at Acton Town. Customers for stations between Rayners Lane and Uxbridge should use Metropolitan line services. A shuttle train service operates between Acton Town and Rayners Lane and a reduced bus service operates between Acton Town and Rayners Lane calling at Hanger Lane for the Central line instead of Park Royal

Addlestone: Ticket Vending Machine problem
The ticket vending machines are not accepting notes at Addlestone station.

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Southampton <> West Cowes, Isle of Wight

Service is operating normally


Southampton <> East Cowes, Isle of Wight

Service is operating normally

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