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The cheapest trains

from Manchester
to Southampton

Showing times and prices for Aug 23

Cheapest

£110

Average

£154

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Manchester to Southampton will cost around £ 154 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 110.

Cheapest
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08:35Manchester Piccadilly4h4213:17Southampton Central
2 changes
£1101One-way
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09:35Manchester Piccadilly4h1413:49Southampton Central
1 change
£1311One-way
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08:27Manchester Piccadilly4h1612:43Southampton Central
0 changes
£1361One-way
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09:27Manchester Piccadilly4h1513:42Southampton Central
0 changes
£1421One-way
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08:55Manchester Piccadilly4h2713:22Southampton Central
1 change
£2531One-way

Train Times

Manchester to Southampton

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08:27Manchester Piccadilly4h1612:43Southampton Central
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08:35Manchester Piccadilly4h4213:17Southampton Central
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08:55Manchester Piccadilly4h2713:22Southampton Central
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09:27Manchester Piccadilly4h1513:42Southampton Central
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09:35Manchester Piccadilly4h1413:49Southampton Central
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Prices across different modes

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Bus
Flight
Thu
Aug 22
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£151Flybe
Fri
Aug 23
£109Cross Country
£28National Express
£115Flybe
Sat
Aug 24
£107Cross Country
£26National Express
£114Flybe
Sun
Aug 25
£73Virgin Trains
£23National Express
£62Flybe
Mon
Aug 26
£104Virgin Trains
£26National Express
£62Flybe
Tue
Aug 27
£64Cross Country
£15National Express
£21Flybe
Wed
Aug 28
£64Cross Country
£13National Express
£21Flybe
Thu
Aug 29
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£18National Express
£62Flybe
Fri
Aug 30
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£18National Express
£62Flybe
Sat
Aug 31
£63Cross Country
£14National Express
£45Flybe
Sun
Sep 1
£64Cross Country
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£113Flybe
Mon
Sep 2
£107Cross Country
£15National Express
£40Flybe
Wed
Sep 4
£106Cross Country
£12National Express
£34Flybe
Thu
Sep 5
£43Cross Country
£12National Express
£46Flybe
Fri
Sep 6
£63Cross Country
£12National Express
£40Flybe
Sat
Sep 7
£64Cross Country
£12National Express
£40Flybe
Sun
Sep 8
£42Cross Country
£12National Express
£46Flybe
Mon
Sep 9
£64Cross Country
£12National Express
£40Flybe
Tue
Sep 10
£107Cross Country
£12National Express
£40Flybe
Wed
Sep 11
£54Cross Country
£12National Express
£41Flybe

The fastest trains

from Manchester
to Southampton

Showing times and prices for Aug 23

Fastest Journey

4h 14m

Average

4h 22m

Trains per day

5

Distance

292 km

Of the 5 train that leave Manchester for Southampton every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct train cover the 292 km distance in an average of 4h 22m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 4h 14m .

The slowest train will take 4h 42m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
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09:35Manchester Piccadilly4h1413:49Southampton Central
1 change
£1311One-way
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09:27Manchester Piccadilly4h1513:42Southampton Central
0 changes
£1421One-way
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08:27Manchester Piccadilly4h1612:43Southampton Central
0 changes
£1361One-way
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08:55Manchester Piccadilly4h2713:22Southampton Central
1 change
£2531One-way
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08:35Manchester Piccadilly4h4213:17Southampton Central
2 changes
£1101One-way

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Journey Summary

Manchester to Southampton Train Information

Avg. Train Duration:
4 hours 22 minutes
Train Ticket Price: £88
Trains depart from:Manchester
Trains arrive in:Southampton
Distance:292 km
TrainTrain Companies:Virgin Trains, Cross Country

Trains From Manchester To Southampton: Journey Details

Taking one of the regular trains from Manchester to Southampton can be a faster and simpler option than travelling by road. Direct trains make the distance in just over 4 hours starting at Manchester Piccadilly Station and arriving at Southampton Central. Although some trains travel to Southampton direct, others may take about 4.5 hours and involve up to two changes en route at London Euston and London Waterloo. Services begin as early as 5:00 a.m. and run approximately every 20 minutes throughout the day until about 10:00 p.m.

Where do trains from Manchester to Southampton depart from and arrive to?

All trains from Manchester to Southampton depart from Manchester Piccadilly, which is located on the east side of Manchester city centre. The station can easily be reached on foot from the city centre by walking to Station Approach just off Ducie Street.

All trains from Manchester to Southampton arrive at Southampton Central Station, which is situated on Blechynden Terrace near the city centre. The station is within a 10-minute walk of many of Southampton's attractions and shopping areas. Several bus stops and a taxi rank are situated outside the station.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
Manchester
Southampton
TrainManchester Oxford Road

Amenities

TrainManchester Piccadilly

Amenities

Refreshments
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.
Bus lines 1, 2, 3, 147
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.
TrainManchester Victoria

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