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from Southampton to Liverpool

You can get from Southampton to Liverpool by train, bus or flight.

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16 Oct
£97Avanti West Coast
£38National Express
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17 Oct
£97Avanti West Coast
£27National Express
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18 Oct
£98Avanti West Coast
£14National Express
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19 Oct
£60Avanti West Coast
£14National Express
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20 Oct
£45Cross Country
£14National Express
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21 Oct
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£16National Express
Fri
22 Oct
£97Avanti West Coast
£21National Express
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23 Oct
£69Cross Country
£27National Express
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24 Oct
£90Avanti West Coast
£30National Express
Mon
25 Oct
£69Cross Country
£23National Express
Tue
26 Oct
£69Cross Country
£16National Express
Wed
27 Oct
£68Cross Country
£14National Express
Thu
28 Oct
£68Cross Country
£16National Express
Fri
29 Oct
£97Avanti West Coast
£28National Express
Sat
30 Oct
£98Avanti West Coast
£26National Express
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31 Oct
£90Avanti West Coast
£26National Express
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4 Nov
£58Avanti West Coast
£14National Express

Travel Information to Liverpool from Southampton

distanceDistance185 miles (298 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£16 - £97
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £16 • 9 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £97 • 4 h 19 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Avanti West Coast

Travel 185 miles (298 km) by coach or train to Liverpool from Southampton. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 4 h 19 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £16. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are National Express or Avanti West Coast among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Southampton to Liverpool.

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Travel from Southampton to Liverpool
Travel 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
What are my Southampton to Liverpool travel options?

There are 2 travel options from Southampton to Liverpool: coach or train.

How do I get from Southampton to Liverpool the cheapest way?

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Southampton to Liverpool, which costs on average £16.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Liverpool:

A coach is £81 less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Southampton to Liverpool costing on average £97.

What is the fastest way to Liverpool from Southampton?

The fastest way to get to Liverpool from Southampton is by train with an average travel time of 4 h 19 min.

There are alternative travel options to Liverpool that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 9 h 25 min   of travel time.

How many miles from Southampton to Liverpool would I travel?

The distance between Southampton and Liverpool is around 185 miles (298 km).

How many services a day are there between Southampton and Liverpool?

The average frequency per day from Southampton to Liverpool is:

  • Around 12 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Liverpool from Southampton as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from Southampton to Liverpool?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Southampton to Liverpool:

  • Most travellers catch their coach from Southampton, Coach Station and arrive in Liverpool, Liverpool One.
  • Most travellers board their train from Southampton Central and arrive in Liverpool Lime Street.
Which travel operators can get me from Southampton to Liverpool?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Southampton to Liverpool:

  • You can travel by coach between Southampton and Liverpool with National Express, and you can find National Express Southampton to Liverpool tickets for £16 on Omio.
  • You can travel to Liverpool from Southampton by train with Avanti West Coast. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £97 with Avanti West Coast from Southampton to Liverpool.
Can I travel directly between Southampton and Liverpool?

Yes, there are direct services available from Southampton to Liverpool with the following travel operators:

  • You can find around direct coaches per day and book this direct coach with.
  • You'll find 12 direct trains per day with.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Liverpool as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Liverpool from Southampton.

Where should I go next after I travel to Liverpool from Southampton?
Many of our customers travelling from Southampton to Liverpool don't make Liverpool their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are London, Manchester or Edinburgh, either of which you could add to your Southampton and Liverpool trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Liverpool to any of these top destinations today!
How early should I book Southampton to Liverpool tickets online to score the best deals?

Before travelling from Southampton to Liverpool, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket is £16 one way on average for this journey.
  • The price of a train ticket for this journey is £97 one way on average.

But we recommend booking Southampton to Liverpool tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.