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London Waterloo to Salisbury by train

It takes an average of 1h 39m to travel from London Waterloo to Salisbury by train, over a distance of around 79 miles (127 km). There are normally 50 trains per day traveling from London Waterloo to Salisbury and tickets for this journey start from $12.94 when you book in advance.

First train

5:04 am

Last train

11:40 pm

Departure station

London Waterloo

Arrival station

Salisbury

Journey time

From 1h 22m

Distance

79 miles (127 km)

Frequency

50 trains per day

Changes

Direct trains available

Price

From $12.94

Train operators

South Western Railway

Taking the train from London Waterloo to Salisbury in 1 hour 22 minutes

Thinking about taking the train from London Waterloo to Salisbury? We've got you covered.

It usually takes around 1 hour 39 minutes to travel the 127 km from London Waterloo to Salisbury by train, although you can get there in as little as 1 hour 22 minutes on the fastest services. You'll normally find around 50 trains per day running on this route. You won't need to worry about making any changes along the way either as direct trains are available.

Train tickets from London Waterloo to Salisbury start from $12.94 when you book in advance, which can be cheaper than buying them on the day. Start a search in our Journey Planner to check out the latest prices.

Keen to book your train tickets to Salisbury? No need to wait, start a search with us today! If you want to find out a bit more about the journey first, you can find our train schedule below, tips on booking cheap tickets and our FAQs, including first and last train times.

FAQs for London Waterloo to Salisbury

Want to know more about your journey from London Waterloo to Salisbury? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from London Waterloo to Salisbury take?

The average journey time by train between London Waterloo and Salisbury is 1 hour and 39 minutes, with around 50 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between London Waterloo and Salisbury by train?

The fastest journey time by train from London Waterloo to Salisbury is 1 hour and 22 minutes.

How much does the train from London Waterloo to Salisbury cost?

Train tickets from London Waterloo to Salisbury can start from as little as $12.94 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from London Waterloo to Salisbury?

Yes, it is possible to travel from London Waterloo to Salisbury without having to change trains. There are 50 direct trains from London Waterloo to Salisbury each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from London Waterloo to Salisbury leave?

The first train from London Waterloo to Salisbury leaves at 05:04. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from London Waterloo to Salisbury leave?

The last train from London Waterloo to Salisbury leaves at 23:40. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between London Waterloo and Salisbury by train?

Trains travelling from London Waterloo to Salisbury cover a distance of around 79 miles (127 km) during the journey.

Cheap train tickets from London Waterloo to Salisbury

Train tickets from London Waterloo to Salisbury start at $12.94 one way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. As most UK train companies increase their prices as the departure date approaches, we’ll help you find the cheapest tickets.

Book in advance

Look out for Advance tickets – they usually come out up to 12 weeks before the departure date and can be cheaper than buying on the day. If you’re here a tad early, sign up for our Advance ticket alert today to get notified when your tickets are released.

Consider a Season Ticket

If you catch this train more than 3 times per week, you could save money with a Season Ticket. With annual, monthly and weekly options available, find out if a season ticket for London Waterloo to Salisbury is right for you.

Use your Railcard

National Railcards offer a 1/3 off eligible train tickets in the UK and can be a great investment if you travel a few times or more in a year. Find out how you can save with a National Railcard here.

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For more money-saving tips on UK and European train travel, read our cheap train tickets guide.

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