If you're after cheap Southern Railway train tickets, look no further. At Trainline, we'll show you where the Southern Rail can take you and how to book the best value fares for your journey. To find Southern Railway train tickets, simply start a search above, and we'll show you the best available journey times and prices. Wherever you’re going with Southern Railway, start your trip with us.
For more information about accessibility on Southern services, check out our Accessible Travel guide.
Unsure about where to start your adventure? Have a look at these great route ideas to get you dreaming about your next train trip with Southern Railway. And why not plan ahead by checking out our Southern Railway train times page?
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Southern Railway tickets usually go on sale 3 months before the date of travel. Look out for Advance tickets, as these tend to be cheaper when they're first released. Be quick though, as they sell out on busier routes.
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When travelling by train in the UK, you can benefit from reduced fares by choosing times of day that are less busy. When searching for Southern Railway tickets with us, we'll display all available tickets and options, highlighting the cheapest ones.
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Our clever little Price Prediction tool will peek into the future and let you know when Southern Railway ticket prices are about to rise – meaning you'll never miss out on the best value fares. Beat the rush and save on price too. (Currently available in the UK app only)
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If you travel on the same route more than three times a week, then a Southern Season Ticket could help you to save both valuable time and money. Not only that, they're available in a number of flexible options to suit different time frames.
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They're types of train discount cards you can buy for £30 for unlimited use. You can get up to a 1/3 off the price of Off-Peak train tickets when using a Railcard. From kids to elderly people, there are great discounts out there to be had.
GroupSave is a concession that allows any group of 3 - 9 passengers travelling together up to a 34% discount on Off-Peak tickets on selected routes.
Great for families and groups of friends, you can find this option in the drop-down menu when booking your train tickets.
Heading into the office less and want to save money on commuting to work? You can buy digital Flexi Season Tickets for Southern routes in our app. Travelling with a Flexi Season Ticket on eligible routes can be cheaper than buying a single or return ticket, plus it provides you with more flexibility than a normal Season Ticket. Why not check out our Commuter Calculator to see which ticket type is best for you.
Whether you're travelling for work, leisure or a bit of both, Southern Railway's First Class option offers the best in comfort and style.
Southern Railway trains provide excellent transport links into the city from the south coast. Whether you are commuting for work or to see the sights, there are several London stations to travel to, depending on which line you are on.
Southern provides services to London Victoria, Waterloo, Charing Cross and London Bridge among other, giving passengers the opportunity to move around the city at ease, perfect for planning day trips. During peak times, trains from Brighton to Victoria take less than 90 minutes, using the Gatwick Express route, giving passengers a comfortable and quick journey into the city.
Once in London, there are plenty of attractions to see and visit to make your day trip memorable. A ride on the London Eye to take in the views is a must, or a family trip to the London Dungeon or catching a show in the West End are all popular choices. Some of these attractions can also be cheaper, using the London 2 for 1 train ticket promotion.
Enjoy smoother Southern Railway journeys – go straight to the train when you use tickets on your phone. 94% of our customers wouldn't use anything else! Mobile Tickets will get sent directly to your Trainline app and etickets can be opened on your phone as a PDF. Both let you skip the queues at the ticket machine and breeze straight through the gates using your phone. They’re available on most Southern Railway journeys, so be sure to select this option when you book.
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Travelling with Southern Railway? Find out everything you need to know about peak times, bicycles and other onboard Southern Railway facilities here.
Yes, there are First Class services on most Southern Railway journeys. Check out our dedicated page to Southern First Class for more information.
Yes, there is complimentary WiFi available on most of Southern Railway’s Class 377 trains. These are marked with a blue WiFi logo on the door to every carriage. Class 377 trains operate across all the Southern Railway’s routes apart from London Bridge to Uckfield and Brighton to Ashford International.
Yes, you can take a bike on all Southern Railway trains except during peak hours.
Peak hours apply to all trains that arrive into London or Brighton between 07:00 and 10:00, and to those departing from the same destinations between 16:00 and 19:00.
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If you would like more information regarding Southern Railway train times, lost property or onboard facilities, then please call Southern Railway on +(44) 345 127 2920.