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Sholing railway station is used by the Southampton neighbourhood of Sholing. It was opened in the mid-19th century as a commuter stop on the line running into the city and today serves more than 110,000 passengers every year. It’s a basic, unstaffed station with no ticket office, though there are self-service machines on both platforms where you can buy tickets prior to travel. The two platforms are connected by a footbridge. As of 2018, there are no waiting shelters, though locals are campaigning to have them installed. The station and the trains that pass through are operated by South Western Railway. There’s an hourly direct service to Southampton Central in 15 minutes and an eastbound service to Portsmouth & Southsea in 47 minutes.

There are several green spaces to go walking near Sholing railway station, one of which houses the Mayfield Park Bowling Club on the grounds of what was once a 19th century stately home.

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Station details & facilities

Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelUnstaffed
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
Lost PropertyAvailable
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetUnavailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Customer Service notes
Please contact our Customer Service Centre on 0345 6000 650
Customer help pointsAvailable
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces4
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Step-free accessPart of station
Step-free access notes

Only Portsmouth bound services are accessible to wheelchair users at Sholing station. Wheelchair users wishing to travel to London are advised to use Netley.

Ramps for train accessAvailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesAvailable
Accessible Booking Office counterUnavailable

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Departures and arrivals from Sholing

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Sholing station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to Southampton CentralSouth Western Railway17:22On time
to FrattonSouth Western Railway17:58On time
to Southampton CentralSouth Western Railway18:22On time
to FrattonSouth Western Railway18:58On time
to Southampton CentralSouth Western Railway19:22On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from FrattonSouth Western Railway17:22On time
from Southampton CentralSouth Western Railway17:58On time
from FrattonSouth Western Railway18:22On time
from Southampton CentralSouth Western Railway18:58On time
from FrattonSouth Western Railway19:22On time
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