London to Winchester by Train
Going from London to Winchester by train is easy, and the best way of making a day trip to Winchester from London. Trains to Winchester leave from London's Waterloo station, and there are several trains an hour, from early morning to late at night, operated by South West Trains. The journey time is just under or just over an hour, depending on the particular train you catch. The only thing to watch out for is that some services require a change of train at Basingstoke, so as there are plenty of direct trains, avoid the ones which require you to change.
Winchester Railway Station
The railway station in Winchester is about a half-mile from the cathedral and main part of the city centre. It’s an easy 10-minute walk. If you need to take a taxi then these are available at a taxi rank outside the station. You shouldn’t need to book one ahead.
London to Winchester Train Times, Prices and Routes
Check the current times and prices of trains from London to Winchester on the National Rail Enquiries website or direct with South West Trains. You can often find the best train ticket prices online at the Raileasy website or on thetrainline website.
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