Liverpool to Southampton train

Tue, 18 Jun
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Cheap train tickets from Liverpool to Southampton

Showing times and prices for 18 Jun

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Liverpool to Southampton is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Cheapest
Cross Country
08:335h10
Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
13:43Southampton Central (SOU)
£1661One-way
1 change
Cheapest
Cross Country
08:584h45
Liverpool Central (LVC)
13:43Southampton Central (SOU)
£1661One-way
2 changes
Cross Country
08:084h40
Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
12:48Southampton Central (SOU)
£2141One-way
1 change
Avanti West Coast
08:434h39
Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
13:22Southampton Central (SOU)
£2911One-way
2 changes

Train timetableLiverpool to Southampton

Showing trains for tomorrow, Tuesday, 18 June
Cross Country
08:084h40
Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
12:48Southampton Central (SOU)
1 change
Cross Country
08:335h10
Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
13:43Southampton Central (SOU)
1 change
Avanti West Coast
08:434h39
Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
13:22Southampton Central (SOU)
2 changes
Cross Country
08:584h45
Liverpool Central (LVC)
13:43Southampton Central (SOU)
2 changes

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Train times from Liverpool to Southampton

Showing times and prices for 18 Jun

Fastest Journey

4 h 39 m

Average

4 h 48 m

Trains per day

4

Distance

299 km

To travel from Liverpool to Southampton you need to make at least one change.

Fastest
Avanti West Coast
08:434h39
Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
13:22Southampton Central (SOU)
£2911One-way
2 changes
Cross Country
08:084h40
Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
12:48Southampton Central (SOU)
£2141One-way
1 change
Cross Country
08:584h45
Liverpool Central (LVC)
13:43Southampton Central (SOU)
£1661One-way
2 changes
Cross Country
08:335h10
Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
13:43Southampton Central (SOU)
£1661One-way
1 change

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Overview: Train from Liverpool to Southampton

distanceDistance185 miles
durationAverage train duration4 h 32 min
priceAverage train ticket price£107 (€121)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersCrossCountry or Virgin Trains

Trains from Liverpool to Southampton cover the 185 miles long trip taking on average 4 h 32 min with our travel partners like CrossCountry or Virgin Trains. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £61, but the average price of train tickets is £107. Travellers depart most frequently from Liverpool Lime Street and arrive in Southampton Central.

Train companies: CrossCountry, Virgin Trains and South Western Railway trains Liverpool to Southampton

CrossCountry, Virgin Trains and South Western Railway trains will get you between Liverpool and Southampton from £74. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

Avanti West Coast is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates high-speed trains between London and major cities in the UK, including Birmingham, Manchester, Liverpool, Glasgow and Edinburgh. The company offers a range of ticket types, including Standard, First Class and Advance tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, comfortable seating and a range of food and drinks. The most popular routes for Avanti West Coast are London to Birmingham, London to Manchester and London to Glasgow. The company operates a fleet of Pendolino and Super Voyager trains, which offer a smooth and comfortable journey.

Liverpool to Southampton train information with Virgin Trains:

  • Average Duration: 4 h 38 min
  • Cheapest Price: £104
  • Virgin Trains frequency: 12 a day

Trains from Liverpool to Southampton: Journey Details

Although there is no direct** train from Liverpool to Southampton**, there are a number of ways in which the journey can be completed. Both Virgin Trains and London Midland provide regular services throughout the day from Liverpool Lime Street to various destinations, from which a connection to Southampton can be made. The quickest is the Virgin Trains service to London Euston. After taking the tube from Euston to London Waterloo, it is then possible to take a direct South West Trains service to Southampton Central. Other stations which have a direct service to both Liverpool Lime Street and Southampton Central include Wolverhampton, Stafford and Birmingham New Street.

Return journeys for trains from Southampton to Liverpool are also available.

Taking the Train from Liverpool

Liverpool Lime Street is the main station in Liverpool from which to depart for Southampton. It is conveniently located in the centre of the city, with a number of public transport options available to reach it. Both Arriva and Stagecoach operate bus routes which service Lime Street and the main bus station in Roe Street is located just a short four-minute walk away.

Getting into Southampton by Train

The Hampshire city of Southampton is often referred to as the cruise capital of Europe. In addition to its status as a world-renowned port, the city is also a hub of cultural activity, boasting a variety of museums, galleries and theatres.

When taking the train from Liverpool to Southampton, the journey will terminate at Southampton Central. This is the main train station servicing Southampton but is located just outside the city itself. Bluestar operates a regular free shuttle service which links Southampton Central with both the city centre and the ferry terminals at Town Quay. The station also has two taxi ranks located directly outside.

Southampton

FAQs: Liverpool to Southampton train

FAQs: Travel by train from Liverpool to Southampton easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Liverpool to Southampton.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Liverpool to Southampton can start from as little as £61 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Liverpool to Southampton is £107; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Liverpool to Southampton train travel time is 4 h 32 min   for the 185 mile long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Liverpool to Southampton leaves at 05: 10. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Liverpool to Southampton leaves at 19: 43.
There are 12 trains a day from Liverpool to Southampton which require at least one change with CrossCountry or Virgin Trains. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
When taking a train from Liverpool to Southampton, you can count on CrossCountry or Virgin Trains for the best way to get you to Southampton. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service from Liverpool to Southampton and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 19: 43.

When departing from Liverpool, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Liverpool Lime Street, Liverpool South Parkway and Liverpool Central. When arriving in Southampton, you can end your journey in train stations like Southampton Central and Southampton Airport Parkway.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Liverpool Lime Street, which is located around 0.4 miles (732 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Southampton Central, located 0.7 miles (1.2 km) away from the city centre.

A trip to Southampton from Liverpool is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 4 h 32 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Liverpool to Southampton by train is September.
You have options as you can travel to Southampton from Liverpool 2 different ways: coach or train.

Important Stations and Airports in Liverpool and Southampton

Liverpool
Southampton
Liverpool Lime Street is the most popular Liverpool railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Liverpool for your journey to Southampton.
Amenities at station
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LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
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TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 3457114141
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 00 - 23: 38 | Sun: 07: 15 - 23: 05
Public transport options for Liverpool Lime Street
Suburban train lines: Wirral Line (green)
Bus lines: 9, 10, 61, 82, 79, 86C, 500
Train lines: Northern, West Midlands, TransPennine Express, East Midlands, Avanti West Coast, Transport for Wales, London Northwestern
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement services depart at the Bus stop on Skelhorne Street, near the Tesco Express. L3 5GA.
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ParkingParking
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phone
Phone Number
+44 1515551111
Public transport options for Liverpool South Parkway
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Bus Stand 4, located in the main concourse area
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ParkingParking
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Public transport options for Liverpool Central
Location for Rail Replacement Services: 32 Great Charlotte Street, Liverpool 1
Liverpool Lime Street, Central, James Street or MoorfieldsAccessibility
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Liverpool, John Lennon Airport
Liverpool, Sandhills Station (stop A)Accessibility
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