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Travel from Newcastle to Southampton in comfort with CrossCountry and book Advance tickets on journeys up to 15 minutes before their scheduled departure time.
Travel down the length of Britain on your journey from Newcastle to Southampton. Our trains will take you down the spine of the country, allowing you to sit back and relax as you get whisked from Newcastle Central Station to Southampton Central Station in comfort. With no need to worry about clearing security, our trains are an excellent way to travel.
Buy tickets for any train journey in Britain. We cross more of the country than any other train company.
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Southampton has much to offer visitors, with beaches, forests and wild countryside, as well as excellent shopping, theatre, music and museums. With so much to choose from, the real choice will be how long to stay for!
Yes, with CrossCountry it is possible to travel direct from Newcastle to Southampton without the need to change in London.
On your journey from Newcastle to Southampton, you can make the most of all the amenities CrossCountry offers passengers. With comfortable seating options, including table seats, charge points and dedicated luggage storage areas, you will find your journey easy. An at-seat service of light refreshments and hot and cold drinks is also available. However, should you want to make the most of free WiFi, complimentary drinks and snacks, and extra leg room, we recommend upgrading to First Class.
Yes, Southampton Central Station has step-free access throughout. The station is also accessible to those with a range of mobility needs, ramps are available for train access, and there are accessible ticket machines and counters in the station. Help reaching platforms is also available for those who require it.
It’s quick and easy to reach the main shopping areas and tourist attractions from Southampton Central Station thanks to its convenient location.
Southampton Central Station has baby changing facilities, as well as waiting rooms which are ideal for families. Should you prefer, there are also cafés in the station where you can wait with children.
For more information about Southampton Central Station, check out our station guide.
If you are planning on continuing your journey via Southampton Airport, then we recommend taking the train to Southampton Airport Parkway. For travel within the city or the surrounding areas, the excellent local bus network is a good option. However, should you prefer to travel by cab, a taxi rank is available at the station.
Southampton offers unrivalled shopping options, including excellent indoor shopping malls for when the weather is bad. Westquay is a great choice for those looking for a blend of high street favourites, local independents, cafés and restaurants. However, if you prefer to explore all the quirky boutiques and shops tucked away around the city, there are two areas you should definitely include in your itinerary: Bedford Place and Oxford Street. Both exude local charm and are great places for discovering unique finds, as well as offering a great selection of eateries if you find you’ve shopped until you’ve dropped.
Southampton has plenty to offer families, with parks, museums and galleries hosting many family-friendly events. There’s always something new and exciting happening in the city, whether it’s a festival, sporting event or themed activity. Whatever age your little ones are, there’s sure to be something for the whole family.
If you’re looking for something a little more grown up, there’s also an excellent choice of traditional pubs and exciting cocktail bars. Southampton also offers a wide range of restaurants from across the world, many of which are within walking distance of the station.
Bored of getting wet in downpours? Are the kids going stir-crazy cooped up inside? There’s no need to get fed up sheltering from the rain, as there are plenty of rainy day activities to enjoy when you visit Southampton.Find Out More