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Gatwick Airport to Southampton

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  1. on time
    Gatwick Airport
    Platform 1
    20:39
    Gatwick Airport
    Platform 1
    21:06
    Clapham Junction
    Platform 12
    21:27
    Clapham Junction
    Platform 9 estimated
    22:05
    Basingstoke
    Platform 2 estimated
    22:10
    Basingstoke
    Platform 2 estimated
    22:41
    Southampton Central
    Platform 4 estimated
    expected to arrive at 
    Southampton Central
    Platform 4 estimated
    2 changes
    Off Peak
  2. on time
    Gatwick Airport
    Platform 5
    21:09
    Gatwick Airport
    Platform 5
    22:27
    Havant
    Platform 2 estimated
    22:43
    Havant
    22:50
    Southampton Central
    Platform 4 estimated
    on time
    Southampton Central
    Platform 4 estimated
    1 change
    Off Peak
  3. on time
    Gatwick Airport
    Platform 5
    on time
    Southampton Central
    Platform 3A estimated
    0 changes
    Off Peak
  4. expected to depart at 
    Gatwick Airport
    Platform 1
    21:09
    Gatwick Airport
    Platform 1
    21:33
    Clapham Junction
    Platform 12 estimated
    21:57
    Clapham Junction
    Platform 9 estimated
    22:35
    Basingstoke
    Platform 2 estimated
    22:44
    Basingstoke
    Platform 1 estimated
    23:20
    Southampton Central
    Platform 3 estimated
    expected to arrive at 
    Southampton Central
    Platform 3 estimated
    2 changes
    Off Peak
  5. on time
    Gatwick Airport
    Platform 2
    22:57
    Gatwick Airport
    Platform 2
    23:29
    Clapham Junction
    Platform 12 estimated
    23:42
    Clapham Junction
    Platform 9 estimated
    01:12
    Southampton Central
    Platform 2A estimated
    on time
    Southampton Central
    Platform 2A estimated
    1 change
    Off Peak
  6. on time
    Gatwick Airport
    Platform 2
    23:04
    Gatwick Airport
    Platform 2
    23:33
    Clapham Junction
    Platform 12 estimated
    23:47
    Clapham Junction
    Platform 9 estimated
    00:28
    Basingstoke
    Platform 2 estimated
    00:35
    Basingstoke
    Platform 2 estimated
    01:12
    Southampton Central
    Platform 2A estimated
    on time
    Southampton Central
    Platform 2A estimated
    2 changes
    Off Peak
  7. on time
    Gatwick Airport
    Platform 2
    23:26
    Gatwick Airport
    Platform 2
    00:01
    Clapham Junction
    Platform 14 estimated
    00:12
    Clapham Junction
    Platform 11 estimated
    01:35
    Southampton Central
    Platform 4 estimated
    on time
    Southampton Central
    Platform 4 estimated
    1 change
    Off Peak
  8. on time
    Gatwick Airport
    Platform 2 estimated
    23:55
    Gatwick Airport
    Platform 2 estimated
    00:33
    Clapham Junction
    Platform 14 estimated
    01:23
    Clapham Junction
    02:13
    Woking
    02:25
    Woking
    Platform 1 estimated
    04:04
    Southampton Central
    Platform 3A estimated
    Southampton Central
    Platform 3A estimated
    2 changes
    Off Peak

Journey information from Gatwick Airport to Southampton

  • Train Fares from: £5
  • Fastest route:
  • Slowest route:
  • Average journey time:
  • Changes: Direct
  • Trains per day: Around 22
  • Distance: 57 miles (91 km)
  • Train operators: Southern
  • Origin: Gatwick Airport
  • Destination: Southampton
  • How long does it take to travel from Gatwick Airport to Southampton by train?

    The average journey time between Gatwick Airport and Southampton is . On an average weekday, there are 22 trains travelling from Gatwick Airport to Southampton. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.

    Avg. Duration
  • What is the fastest journey from Gatwick Airport to Southampton by train?

    The fastest journey time by train is .

  • How much does the train from Gatwick Airport to Southampton cost?

    Train tickets from Gatwick Airport to Southampton can start from as little as £5 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.

  • Are there direct trains from Gatwick Airport to Southampton?

    Yes, it is possible to travel from Gatwick Airport to Southampton without having to change trains. Use our journey planner above to get direct train times from Gatwick Airport to Southampton.

    Direct
  • What is the distance between Gatwick Airport and Southampton?

    The distance between Gatwick Airport and Southampton is 57 miles.

    Distance: 57 miles
  • What time is the first train from Gatwick Airport to Southampton?

    The first train from Gatwick Airport to Southampton departs at .

    What time is the last train from Gatwick Airport to Southampton?

    The last train from Gatwick Airport to Southampton departs at .

    First train
    Last train
    No sleeper services are available. There may also be fewer services on weekends and public holidays; use the Journey Planner above to search for a specific train on your chosen travel date.
  • If you're like us, you've probably seen the sheer number of ticket types available in the UK and wondered ''Why are there so many?!'' Well, luckily we've put together a handy guide to all the variations of train ticket you may encounter on your travels.

    *Please note that not all types of train tickets are available for every journey. Factors such as the time, date and train company you'll be using can affect the availability of each one.

Gatwick Airport to Southampton timetable

Check out the next trains departing from Gatwick Airport to Southampton for Wednesday 29th Jan 2020. For the full train timetable, or to search for a later time or date, click here.

DepartsArrivesDuration
20:3922:412h 2m, 2 changes
21:0922:501h 41m, 1 change
21:0923:081h 59m, direct
21:0923:202h 11m, 2 changes
22:5701:122h 15m, 1 change
23:0401:122h 8m, 2 changes
23:2601:352h 9m, 1 change
23:5504:044h 9m, 2 changes

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Southampton to Gatwick Airport.

How to find cheap train tickets from Gatwick Airport to Southampton

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**Average savings on Advance fares booked at least one week before day of travel vs Anytime fares purchased on day of travel. Subject to availability. Excludes coach.
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