Exclusive train fares for Channel Islanders
only £36.00 anytime
 return

Blue Islands has partnered with South Western Railway to once again provide easy access to central London via Southampton Airport.

  • Exclusive train fares only £36 anytime return
  • As little as 99 steps from plane to train
  • Up to four trains per hour
  • Free WiFi on most trains
  • Train time of just over one hour to London Waterloo
  • Train tickets valid for one month from date of outbound travel
  • Guernsey-London Waterloo air and rail combined from £115.98 return*

 

  Standard First class  
Single  £34 £58 book now
Anytime return £36 £61

To access fares, select 'From' Southampton Airport Parkway (SOA) and 'To' London Waterloo 

Child fares (ages 5-15) are 50% of adult fares. Under 5s travel free.


Arrive in London in 5 easy steps

SWR aircraft  1 Book your flight
Book your Blue Islands operated flight to Southampton at flybe.com. Blue Islands is a Flybe franchise partner.

SWR train 2 Book your train
Choose from up four trains per hour and access South Western Railway's special air-rail fares when you click here.

SWR 99 steps 3 Plane to train in 99 steps
No big terminals and long walks! On arrival in Southampton Airport, it's as little as 99 steps from plane to train.

tickets 4 Collect your train tickets
On the way to the platform, Southampton Airport has train ticket collection machines in the terminal.

SWR waterloo 5 Arrive in Waterloo
With free WiFi on most trains you can work or relax and in just over an hour you'll be in Waterloo, within walking distance to major London landmarks or the underground will connect you to wherever you need to be.

Important information

How do I access the fly / rail fare?
Click the link above or here and then you need to select Southampton Airport Parkway (SOA) as the 'From' station and London Waterloo (WAT) as the 'To' station.

Why am I seeing other train fares also?
The exclusive fly / rail fares Blue Islands has negotiated is available on every service from Southampton Airport Parkway to Waterloo. Where cheaper fares are available these will also be displayed, however these will carry certain restrictions, such as travel must be on specific train, whereas the fly / rail fares can be used on any service on the date of outbound travel and are valid anytime for up to one month for the return.

Do I have to purchase the ticket online?
All rail tickets must be purchased online through the link on this webpage.

Is there a child fare?
Yes child fares (ages 5-15) are available at 50% of the adult fare. Under 5s travel free. Adult fares apply from the age of 16.

How do I collect my tickets?
Rail tickets can be collected from a machine in the baggage hall at Southampton Airport, or one of the ticket machines at the train station.

Alternatively, you can choose to have tickets posted to you, this service costs an additional £1 and can be selected when purchasing the tickets online.

How far in advance can I purchase a ticket?
Train tickets can be purchased a maximum of three months in advance of outbound travel date.

How long is the train ticket valid for?
The train ticket is an anytime return ticket, these are valid for up to one month from the start date.

What do I need to have to collect the rail tickets?
To collect rail tickets from the ticket machines you will need the reference and the credit/debit card used to make the booking.

Can I use a company credit/debit card to make the booking?
Any credit/debit card can be used to make the booking, but you will need to have that card with you to collect the rail tickets from the ticket machine.

Is there a way to collect the train tickets from the ticket machine without the credit/debit card used to make the booking?
You need to have the credit/debit card used to make the booking to collect tickets from the ticket machine. However, an alternative option is to choose to have the train tickets posted to you, this service costs an additional £1 and can be selected when purchasing the tickets online. 

What if my train is delayed? 
We suggest adequate time is allowed to travel from Waterloo to Southampton Airport. If you wish to change your flight, ticket change fees plus fare difference may apply subject to your flight ticket type. If you miss your flight, this would be classified as a missed departure or 'no-show' and you would need to book another flight. 

What if my outbound flight is delayed?
Rail tickets are valid on the specified day of collection, so if a flight is delayed the train ticket will not need to be changed. If there is weather related disruption and your flight date changes you will need to call South Western Railway on 0345 6000 650 to amend the ticket, would could be subject to a £10 administration charge per ticket.

Do I need to change my train ticket if I change my flight to a different departure date?
Yes, train tickets are valid on the specified day of collection only. If you change your day of travel, for whatever reason, you will need to call South Western Railway on 0345 6000 650 to amend the ticket, which could be subject to a £10 administration charge.

If a change my return flight date, do I need to change my train ticket?
Fly / rail train tickets are valid for up to one month from the date of outbound travel, therefore providing the return date is not beyond one month, you will not need to change the date of return travel. If your day of return travel is longer than one month, you will need to call South Western Railway on 0345 6000 650 to amend the ticket, which could be subject to a £10 administration charge.

 


*Terms & Conditions:

  • £115.98 based on Guernsey-Southampton air fares from £39.99 one way, plus £36.00 anytime return train fare.
  • Train bookings are made separately with South Western Railway, as such your contract for train travel is with South Western Railway and subject to the Terms and Conditions of South Western Railway.
  • Blue Islands is not responsible for the performance of the South Western Railway website.
  • Train bookings do not form part of your flight ticket or contract with Blue Islands.
  • Train bookings must be made at least two hours in advance of travel.
  • Blue Islands (nor Flybe - Blue Islands is a Flybe franchise partner) is not liable for any additional costs or loss incurred should a train be delayed. We always recommend travel insurance to protect your journey.
  • In the event of flight disruption, Blue Islands (nor Flybe - Blue Islands is a Flybe franchise partner) is not liable for cost of amending train bookings. Outbound train tickets are valid for the entirety of the day of collection. Any amendments to the date of outbound train travel needs to be made with South Western Railway and could be subject to a £10 administration fee.
  • To validate your train travel, you will need your booking confirmation email or a print out of the booking confirmation page which must be carried at all times for ticket inspections.
  • Return train travel is valid for up to one month from the date of outbound travel.
  • The fly / rail fares are exclusive to Channel Islands residents only.