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Train to Southampton

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Getting to the Hampshie town of Southampton by train is a stress free process with four train operators serving the town giving you he flexibility to travel when it suits you.  

Train To Southampton

The majority of trains to Southampton will terminate at Southampton Central station in the centre of the town.  There is also a rail station that serves it's port, docks, and Maritime Museum, Southampton Town Key and a station that serves Southampton Airport, Southampton Airport Parkway station.  A train to Southampton could also take you to one of it's many local, or surburban stations, alight at St Deny's rail station for Southampton University.  A few train companies operate the trains to Southampton: South West operate the trains to Southampton from Hampshire, Devon and London; Crosscountry operate trains to Southampton from Birmingham; First Great Western operate trains to Southampton from Wales, the welsh marches and the west country.  Lastly Southern Rail operate services from Sussex.  A train to Southampton from London will run from London Waterloo.

Popular Trains to Southampton

London (1h14) 4 per hour (3 direct)
Reading (56m) 2 per hour (1 direct)
Oxford (1h25) 1 direct per hour
Bath Spa (1h 26) 1 direct per hour
Bristol (1h39) 1 direct per hour
Coventry (2h16) 1 direct per hour
Exeter (2h22) 1-2 per hour (+1change)
Cardiff (2h32) 2 per hour (1 direct)
Birmingham (2h38) 1 direct per hour

Why Take a Train to Southampton?

The famous coastal town of Southampton sits proudly overlooking the English Channel and is a major gateway to the continent. The most famous ship in history set sail on its maiden voyage from Southampton The Titanic and its story is told as you walk around.

Whether you are into the arts, theatre, shopping or leisure activities Southampton has plenty to offer in each department so make sure you pack enough for a few days of excitement and culture.

Sport in Southampton

County cricket is played just outside Southampton in the wonderful Rose Bowl stadium so why not take a picnic and enjoy first class cricket inthe summer. Southampton Football Club recently moved to the magnificent St Mary's Stadium and are looking to get back into the Premier League so why not go along and watch some great football.

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