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Southampton to Hastings by train

  • First train
    06:10
  • Last train
    23:00
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 1m
  • Distance
    137 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    46
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 30m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Southampton to Hastings by train

Fast trains from Southampton to Hastings take around 3 hours and 1 minute, covering a distance of approximately 137 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Southampton and Hastings.

1. Are there direct trains from Southampton to Hastings?

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

We usually find around 49 departures on the route from Southampton to Hastings every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 40 departures.

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

The Southampton to Hastings train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 1 minute, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Hastings is usually scheduled to depart Southampton around 05:15 and the last train is around 23:12. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Southampton around 06:00, and the last at 22:00.

When to book Southampton to Hastings 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 Southampton to Hastings by train.

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Which train companies operate between Southampton and Hastings?

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

  • First Great Western
  • GWR
  • Great Western Railway
  • South West Trains
  • South Western Railway
  • Southeastern
  • 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.