Southampton Central (SOU) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) train

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Cheap train tickets from Southampton Central (SOU) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)

Showing times and prices for 21 May

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Southampton Central (SOU) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Cross Country
15:154h14
Southampton Central (SOU)
19:29Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
£1591One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
06:154h14
Southampton Central (SOU)
10:29Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
£1671One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
07:154h14
Southampton Central (SOU)
11:29Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
£1751One-way
0 changes

Train timetableSouthampton Central (SOU) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)

Showing trains for tomorrow, Tuesday, 21 May
Cross Country
06:154h14
Southampton Central (SOU)
10:29Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
0 changes
Cross Country
07:154h14
Southampton Central (SOU)
11:29Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
0 changes
Cross Country
15:154h14
Southampton Central (SOU)
19:29Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
0 changes

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Train times from Southampton Central (SOU) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)

Showing times and prices for 21 May

Fastest Journey

4 h 14 m

Average

4 h 14 m

Trains per day

3

Distance

291 km

Of the 3 trains that leave Southampton Central (SOU) for Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Cross Country
06:154h14
Southampton Central (SOU)
10:29Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
£1671One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
07:154h14
Southampton Central (SOU)
11:29Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
£1751One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
15:154h14
Southampton Central (SOU)
19:29Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
£1591One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Southampton Central (SOU) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)

distanceDistance180 miles
durationAverage train duration4 h 14 min
priceAverage train ticket price£117 (€130)
frequencyTrain frequency10 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 11 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersCrossCountry or Virgin Trains

Trains from Southampton Central (SOU) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) cover the 180 miles long route taking on average 4 h 14 min with our travel partners like CrossCountry or Virgin Trains. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £117, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £59. Travellers depart most frequently from Southampton Central and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

Train providers: CrossCountry and Virgin Trains trains Southampton Central (SOU) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)

Buy your official CrossCountry and Virgin Trains train tickets to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) from Southampton Central (SOU) from £107 with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient 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.

Southampton Central (SOU) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) train information with Virgin Trains:

  • Average Duration: 5 h 9 min
  • Cheapest Price: £107

FAQs: Southampton Central (SOU) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) train

FAQs: Travel by train from Southampton Central (SOU) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) 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 Southampton Central (SOU) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN).
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Cheap train tickets from Southampton Central (SOU) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) can start from as little as £59 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Southampton Central (SOU) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) is £117; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) from Southampton Central (SOU) is on average 4 h 14 min   for the 180 mile long journey, but the time it takes to go to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) from Southampton Central (SOU) by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Southampton Central (SOU) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) leaves at 05: 11. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Southampton Central (SOU) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) leaves at 19: 15.
There are 10 trains a day from Southampton Central (SOU) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) 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 Southampton Central (SOU) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN), you can count on CrossCountry or Virgin Trains for the best way to get you to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN). You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service from Southampton Central (SOU) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) 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: 15.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Southampton Central, which is located around 0.7 miles (1.2 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Manchester Piccadilly, located 0.5 miles (766 m) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month to travel from Southampton Central (SOU) to Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) by train is November.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel between Southampton Central (SOU) and Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) including taking a train or coach.

Trains departing from Southampton Central

Distance from Southampton Central to city center
Distance from Southampton Central to city center
0.7 miles (1.2 km)
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement bus service goes from the north side (Blechynden Terrace) during engineering works. Overnight onward transport goes from the South side (West Quay side)
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
ATM
ATM
Taxi
Taxi
Taxi: Yes outside Platform 4 exit
Shopping
Shopping
Dining
Dining
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
Hertz | U-Drive
Accessibility
Accessibility
Staff help available: Yes | Step free access coverage: Yes | Step free access note: Step-free category A Station - This station has step-free access to all platforms. Please be aware that this station has no tactile paving on the platform edge. | Accessible ticket machines: There are accessible ticket machines at this station | Accessible ticket machines note: 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 | Accessible toilets: Yes | Ramp for train access: Yes | Wheelchairs available: Yes | Impaired mobility set down / pick up points available: Yes

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