Southampton to Liverpool train

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Cheap train tickets from Southampton to Liverpool

Showing times and prices for 21 Jun

Cheapest

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

Avanti West Coast
16:304h35
Southampton
21:05Liverpool
£1071One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
10:005h04
Southampton
15:04Liverpool
£1081One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
16:005h05
Southampton
21:05Liverpool
£1081One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
08:304h34
Southampton
13:04Liverpool
£1081One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
09:005h04
Southampton
14:04Liverpool
£1131One-way
0 changes

Train timetableSouthampton to Liverpool

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, 21 June
Avanti West Coast
08:304h34
Southampton
13:04Liverpool
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
16:005h05
Southampton
21:05Liverpool
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
10:005h04
Southampton
15:04Liverpool
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
16:304h35
Southampton
21:05Liverpool
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
09:005h04
Southampton
14:04Liverpool
0 changes

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Train times from Southampton to Liverpool

Showing times and prices for 21 Jun

Fastest Journey

4 h 34 m

Average

4 h 52 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

299 km

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

Avanti West Coast
08:304h34
Southampton
13:04Liverpool
£1081One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
16:304h35
Southampton
21:05Liverpool
£1071One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
10:005h04
Southampton
15:04Liverpool
£1081One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
09:005h04
Southampton
14:04Liverpool
£1131One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
16:005h05
Southampton
21:05Liverpool
£1081One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Southampton to Liverpool

distanceDistance185 miles
durationAverage train duration4 h 27 min
priceAverage train ticket price£107 (€121)
frequencyTrain frequency10 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersCrossCountry, Virgin Trains, South Western Railway, Great Western Rail or West Midlands Trains

Trains from Southampton to Liverpool cover the 185 miles long route taking on average 4 h 27 min with our travel partners like CrossCountry, Virgin Trains, South Western Railway, Great Western Rail or West Midlands Trains. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £107, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £62. Travellers depart most frequently from Southampton Central and arrive in Liverpool Lime Street.

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

Travel from Southampton to Liverpool from £62 with Omio’s train partners CrossCountry, Virgin Trains and South Western Railway! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular journey for you.

Cross Country trains are a UK-based train operator that provides services across the country including trains from Southampton to Liverpool. They offer a range of services, from express services to local services, and have a variety of ticket types to suit different needs. Their express services, such as the CrossCountry Voyager and CrossCountry XC Trains, offer a fast and comfortable journey, with onboard facilities such as free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a selection of snacks and drinks. Their local services, such as the CrossCountry Regional and CrossCountry Regional Express, provide a more leisurely journey, with stops at smaller stations along the way. They also offer a range of ticket types, such as Advance, Anytime, and Off-Peak tickets, to suit different budgets and travel needs. The most popular routes for Cross Country trains include London to Birmingham, Manchester to Edinburgh, and Bristol to Reading.

CrossCountry from Southampton to Liverpool train information:

  • Average Duration: 4 h 27 min
  • Cheapest Price: £79
  • CrossCountry frequency: 10 a day

FAQs: Southampton to Liverpool train

FAQs: Travel by train from Southampton to Liverpool 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 to Liverpool.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Southampton to Liverpool can start from as little as £62 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Southampton to Liverpool is £107; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time between Southampton and Liverpool is on average 4 h 27 min   for the 185 mile long journey, but the time it takes to go to Liverpool from Southampton by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Southampton to Liverpool leaves at 05: 15. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Southampton to Liverpool leaves at 18: 30.
There are 10 trains a day from Southampton to Liverpool which require at least one change with CrossCountry, Virgin Trains, South Western Railway, Great Western Rail or West Midlands Trains. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
When taking a train from Southampton to Liverpool, you can count on CrossCountry, Virgin Trains, South Western Railway, Great Western Rail or West Midlands Trains for the best way to get you to Liverpool. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service between Southampton and Liverpool and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 18: 30.

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

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 Liverpool Lime Street, located 0.4 miles (732 m) away from the city centre.

A trip to Liverpool from Southampton is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 4 h 27 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Southampton to Liverpool is October.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel between Southampton and Liverpool including taking a train or coach.
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