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Southampton Central Train Station

Southampton Central

Southampton Central station
Blechynden Terrace
Southampton
Hampshire
SO15 1AL

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Ticket office opening hours:

Monday - Friday - 05:40 to 20:45
Saturday - 06:00 to 20:45
Sunday - 06:30 to 20:45

  • NO Waiting room
  • YES Ticket machine
  • YES Toilet
  • YES Impaired Access Staff

Station facilities

  • Accessibility
    • Accessible Public Telephones No
    • Accessible Taxis No
    • First Class Lounge No
    • Help Points YES Yes
    • Impaired Accessible Booking Office Counter YES Yes
    • Impared Access Staff YES Yes
    • Impared Access Ticket Gate YES Yes
    • Impaired Accessible Ticket Machines YES Yes
    • Induction Loop No
    • Impaired Mobility Set Down No
    • National Key Toilets YES Yes
    • Ramp for Train Access YES Yes
    • Wheel chairs Available YES Yes
    • Impaired Access Helpline Hours Monday - Friday - open 24h
      Saturday - open 24h
      Sunday - open 24h
    • Impaired Access Staff Help Hours Saturday - to
      Sunday - to
    • Accesible Ticket Machine

      All South Western Railway ticket machines are able to sell tickets with Disabled Persons Railcard discounts. All machines are accessible, however the station may not be so please check the station access note for further details

    • Customer Help Point Help points are available on all platforms
    • Helpline YES Yes
    • Helpline Contact Details 0800 5282100
    • Helpline Contact URL https://www.nationalrail.co.uk/
    • Step Free Access Step-free category A Station - This station has step-free access to all platforms
      Coverage: whole Station
    • Step Free Access Coverage Whole Station
    • Staff Help

      The station is staffed 24 hours a day. 

    • Helpline Open Note 24 hours a day, except Christmas Day and Boxing Day
  • Restrooms
    • Toilets YES Yes
    • Baby Change YES Yes
    • Toilets Note The toilets are located in the Waiting Rooms on Platforms 1 and 4. The National key toilets are located on Platforms 1 and 4; these toilets are operated by a radar key. A radar key is available from station staff upon request. A 'National Key Scheme' key [RADAR] can be purchased by contacting the following. Address: 12 City Forum, 250 City Road, London, EC1V 8AF. Tel: 020 7250 3222. Minicom: 020 7250 4119. Fax: 020 7250 0212. Email: radar@radar.org.uk.
  • Ticketing Services & Information
    • Oyster Pre-Pay No
    • Pre-Purchase Collection YES Yes
    • Ticket Machine YES Yes
    • Customer Service Note In main entrance and both booking halls
    • Penalty Fares SW
    • Smartcard Notes Smartcard Issued: Yes
      Smartcard Validator: Yes

      Southampton Central ticket office has Smartcard facilities including issuing new cards and selling tickets to Smartcards. 

  • Ticketing Hours
    • Ticket Office Hours Monday - Friday - 05:40 to 20:45
      Saturday - 06:00 to 20:45
      Sunday - 06:30 to 20:45
  • Subway/transit
    • Metro: Availability No
  • Station Information
    • ATM YES Yes
    • Baby Change YES Yes
    • Bureau De Change No
    • Lost Property YES Yes
    • Post Box YES Yes
    • Shops YES Yes
    • Seated Area YES Yes
    • Station Buffet YES Yes
    • Showers No
    • Trolley YES Yes
    • Wifi YES Yes
    • Waiting Room No
    • Lost Property
      Operator Name:

      Please register your lost property using the form at S W R Lost Property. It can take several days for items to turn up, we will let you know if they do.

    • Lost Property: URL https://www.nationalrail.co.uk/
    • Customer Service Note Please contact our Customer Service Centre on 0345 6000 650
    • Staffing Level YES Yes
  • Station Location & Directions
    • Latitude 50.90743864
    • Longitude -1.413602474
  • Parking
    • Car Parking Details Parking 1:

      Weekend tickets available after 1200 Friday £10.00

      Off Peak from 1600 Monday to Sunday



      Name: Station Car Park - upside
      Spaces: 182
      Charges:
      Off-peak: £3.50
      PerHour: N/A
      Daily: £9.30
      Weekly: £45.90
      Monthly: £125.90
      ThreeMonthly: £377.70
      SixMonthly: N/A
      Annual: £1149.00
      Saturday: £5.00
      Sunday: £5.00
      Note:

      Bank Holiday £5.00 



      Number Accessible Spaces: 2
      Accessible Car Park Equipment: Yes
      Cctv: No
      Open:
      Monday - Friday - open 24h
      Saturday - open 24h
      Sunday - open 24h
      Url: https://www.nationalrail.co.uk/

      Parking 2:

      Weekend tickets available after 1200 Friday £13.20

      Off Peak from 1600 Monday to Sunday



      Name: Premium-downside
      Spaces: 19
      Charges:
      Off-peak: £4.50
      PerHour: N/A
      Daily: £13.50
      Weekly: N/A
      Monthly: N/A
      ThreeMonthly: N/A
      SixMonthly: N/A
      Annual: N/A
      Saturday: £6.50
      Sunday: £6.50
      Note:

      Bank Holiday £6.50 



      Number Accessible Spaces: 2
      Accessible Car Park Equipment: Yes
      Cctv: No
      Open:
      Monday - Friday - open 24h
      Saturday - open 24h
      Sunday - open 24h
      Url: https://www.nationalrail.co.uk/

  • Phones, Internet & Wi-fi
    • Station Amenities: Telephone No
    • Web Kiosk: Available No
    • Station Amenities: Wi-Fi Find WiFi Hotspots around Southampton Central station (http://btopenzone.hotspot-directory.com)
    • Telephone: Usage Type Cards And Coins
  • Mail and Express Services
    • Post Box: Note

      Outside Platform 1 entrance 

  • Dining and Shopping
    • Dining & Shopping: Shops YES Yes
    • Dining & Shopping: Station Buffet YES Yes
  • Cycle Storage
    • Availability YES Yes
    • Closed Circuit TV YES Yes
    • Cycle Hire: Note Brompton Dock 0208 232 3931 www.bromptondock.co.uk (http://www.bromptondock.co.uk/)
    • Location

      Platform 1 - 200 spaces

      Platform 4 - 44 spaces

      Outside Platform 4 entrance - 4 spaces

      Outside Platform 1 entrance - A new bike hut with 140 two tier spaces

    • Note

      There is partial CCTV coverage of the Cycle Storage Area.

    • Sheltered YES Yes
    • Spaces 392
    • Type
      Lockers
      Stands
      Wheel Racks
  • Bus information
    • Bus Service: Availability YES Yes
    • Bus Service: Note Information to plan your onward journey is available in a printable format  here (http://www.nationalrail.co.uk/posters/SOU.pdf)
  • Baggage Services
    • Left Luggage: Available No
    • Left Luggage: URL https://www.nationalrail.co.uk/
  • Other transportation
    • Cycle Hire YES Yes
    • Port YES Yes
    • Port UniLink bus route U1 provides a regular service from the station forecourt to the Town Quay. For details: www.unilinkbus.co.uk  
    • Rail Replacement Services

      Ikea side off Western Esplanade (A3024)

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