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Southampton to Gatwick Airport

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  1. on time
    Southampton Central
    Platform 1
    13:25
    Southampton Central
    Platform 1
    14:18
    Woking
    Platform 2 estimated
    14:32
    Woking
    Platform 6 estimated
    14:40
    Guildford
    Platform 4
    14:51
    Guildford
    Platform 4
    15:35
    Gatwick Airport
    Platform 1
    on time
    Gatwick Airport
    Platform 1
    2 changes
    Peak
  2. on time
    Southampton Central
    Platform 3A
    13:30
    Southampton Central
    Platform 3A
    14:30
    Barnham
    Platform 3
    14:44
    Barnham
    Platform 3
    15:40
    Gatwick Airport
    Platform 1
    on time
    Gatwick Airport
    Platform 1
    1 change
    Off Peak
  3. on time
    Southampton Central
    Platform 1
    13:55
    Southampton Central
    Platform 1
    15:14
    Woking
    Platform 2 estimated
    15:32
    Woking
    Platform 4 estimated
    15:41
    Guildford
    Platform 2 estimated
    15:51
    Guildford
    Platform 4 estimated
    16:35
    Gatwick Airport
    Platform 1
    on time
    Gatwick Airport
    Platform 1
    2 changes
    Peak
  4. on time
    Southampton Central
    Platform 3A
    14:30
    Southampton Central
    Platform 3A
    15:30
    Barnham
    Platform 3
    15:44
    Barnham
    Platform 3
    16:40
    Gatwick Airport
    Platform 1
    on time
    Gatwick Airport
    Platform 1
    1 change
    Off Peak
  5. on time
    Southampton Central
    Platform 1 estimated
    15:25
    Southampton Central
    Platform 1 estimated
    16:18
    Woking
    Platform 2 estimated
    16:32
    Woking
    Platform 6 estimated
    16:40
    Guildford
    Platform 2 estimated
    16:51
    Guildford
    Platform 4 estimated
    17:35
    Gatwick Airport
    Platform 1 estimated
    on time
    Gatwick Airport
    Platform 1 estimated
    2 changes
    Peak
  6. on time
    Southampton Central
    Platform 3A estimated
    15:30
    Southampton Central
    Platform 3A estimated
    16:30
    Barnham
    Platform 3
    16:44
    Barnham
    Platform 3
    17:40
    Gatwick Airport
    Platform 1 estimated
    on time
    Gatwick Airport
    Platform 1 estimated
    1 change
    Off Peak
  7. on time
    Southampton Central
    Platform 1 estimated
    15:55
    Southampton Central
    Platform 1 estimated
    16:10
    Eastleigh
    Platform 2 estimated
    16:15
    Eastleigh
    Platform 2 estimated
    17:14
    Woking
    Platform 2 estimated
    17:32
    Woking
    Platform 4 estimated
    17:41
    Guildford
    Platform 2 estimated
    17:51
    Guildford
    Platform 4 estimated
    18:35
    Gatwick Airport
    Platform 1 estimated
    on time
    Gatwick Airport
    Platform 1 estimated
    3 changes
    Peak
  8. on time
    Southampton Central
    Platform 3A estimated
    16:30
    Southampton Central
    Platform 3A estimated
    17:30
    Barnham
    Platform 3
    17:44
    Barnham
    Platform 3
    18:40
    Gatwick Airport
    Platform 1 estimated
    on time
    Gatwick Airport
    Platform 1 estimated
    1 change
    Off Peak
  9. on time
    Southampton Central
    Platform 1 estimated
    17:25
    Southampton Central
    Platform 1 estimated
    18:18
    Woking
    Platform 2 estimated
    18:32
    Woking
    Platform 6 estimated
    18:40
    Guildford
    Platform 2 estimated
    18:51
    Guildford
    Platform 4 estimated
    19:35
    Gatwick Airport
    Platform 1 estimated
    on time
    Gatwick Airport
    Platform 1 estimated
    2 changes
    Peak
  10. on time
    Southampton Central
    Platform 3A estimated
    17:30
    Southampton Central
    Platform 3A estimated
    18:30
    Barnham
    Platform 3 estimated
    18:44
    Barnham
    Platform 3 estimated
    19:40
    Gatwick Airport
    Platform 1 estimated
    on time
    Gatwick Airport
    Platform 1 estimated
    1 change
    Off Peak

Journey information from Southampton to Gatwick Airport

  • Train Fares from: £5
  • Fastest route:
  • Slowest route:
  • Average journey time:
  • Changes: Direct
  • Trains per day: Around 16
  • Distance: 57 miles (91 km)
  • Train operators: Southern
  • Origin: Southampton
  • Destination: Gatwick Airport
  • How long does it take to travel from Southampton to Gatwick Airport by train?

    The average journey time between Southampton and Gatwick Airport is . On an average weekday, there are 16 trains travelling from Southampton to Gatwick Airport. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.

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

    The fastest journey time by train is .

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

    Train tickets from Southampton to Gatwick Airport 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 Southampton to Gatwick Airport?

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

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

    The distance between Southampton and Gatwick Airport is 57 miles.

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

    The first train from Southampton to Gatwick Airport departs at .

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

    The last train from Southampton to Gatwick Airport 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.

Southampton to Gatwick Airport timetable

Check out the next trains departing from Southampton to Gatwick Airport for Sunday 19th Jan 2020. For the full train timetable, or to search for a later time or date, click here.

DepartsArrivesDuration
13:2515:352h 10m, 2 changes
13:3015:402h 10m, 1 change
13:5516:352h 40m, 2 changes
14:3016:402h 10m, 1 change
15:2517:352h 10m, 2 changes
15:3017:402h 10m, 1 change
15:5518:352h 40m, 3 changes
16:3018:402h 10m, 1 change
17:2519:352h 10m, 2 changes
17:3019:402h 10m, 1 change

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

How to find cheap train tickets from Southampton to Gatwick Airport

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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.
Advance adult single fare. Excludes booking fee. Prices seen by Trainline customers in the last 30 days. Availability limited.