Guildford to Southampton by train

  • First train
    05:14
  • Last train
    00:25
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    52m
  • Distance
    63 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    59
  • Avg. journey time
    1hr 36m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Guildford to Southampton by train

Fast trains from Guildford to Southampton take around 52 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 63 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Guildford and Southampton.

1. Are there direct trains from Guildford to Southampton?

Journeys between Guildford and Southampton usually involve one change of train. We have found some direct departures on this route but these are less frequent than routes requiring a change.

We usually find around 55 departures on the route from Guildford to Southampton every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 65 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Guildford to Southampton?

The Guildford to Southampton train travel time is normally about 52 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Guildford to Southampton train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Southampton is usually scheduled to depart Guildford around 05:14 and the last train is around 00:25. This is the same at the weekend.

When to book Guildford to Southampton train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Guildford to Southampton by train.

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Which train companies operate between Guildford and Southampton?

More than one train company operates on the route from Guildford to Southampton, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • CrossCountry
  • First Great Western
  • GWR
  • Great Western Railway
  • South West Trains
  • South Western Railway
  • Southern
  • UK Rail Connections

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.