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Duration 2h 52m
Distance 119.1 miles
Average price £80
Frequency Hourly

Trip overview

The average train between Southampton and Gillingham takes 2h 52m and the fastest train takes 2h 26m. There is an hourly train service from Southampton to Gillingham. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Southampton Central
  2. London Victoria
  3. Gillingham
2h 22m
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£52 - £105

Southampton to Gillingham train times

Trains run hourly between Southampton and Gillingham. The earliest departure is at 15:00 in the afternoon, and the last departure from Southampton is at 23:00 which arrives into Gillingham at 08:26. All services require a transfer, and take on average 2h 52m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Southampton to Gillingham. However, there are services departing from Southampton Central and arriving at Gillingham (Kent) via Clapham Junction and London Victoria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 22m.

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The distance between Southampton and Gillingham is 92 miles. The road distance is 119.1 miles.

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Southampton to Gillingham train services, operated by South Western Railway, depart from Southampton Central station.

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Southampton to Gillingham train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Gillingham (Kent) station.

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