Lewes to Southampton by train

  • First train
    05:11
  • Last train
    00:29
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 6m
  • Distance
    97 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    44
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 41m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Lewes to Southampton by train

Fast trains from Lewes to Southampton take around 2 hours and 6 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 97 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Lewes and Southampton.

1. Are there direct trains from Lewes to Southampton?

Journeys between Lewes and Southampton usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 35 departures on the route from Lewes 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 72 departures.

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

The Lewes to Southampton train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 6 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Southampton is usually scheduled to depart Lewes around 05:11 and the last train is around 00:29. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Lewes around 05:24, and the last at 21:21.

When to book Lewes 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 Lewes to Southampton by train.

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Which train companies operate between Lewes and Southampton?

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

  • First Great Western
  • Great Western Railway
  • South West Trains
  • South Western Railway
  • Southern

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.