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

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

Showing times and prices for May 22

Cheapest

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

Avanti West Coast
09:15PM9h45
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
07:00AMSouthampton Central (SOU)
$771One-way
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
07:15PM4h35
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
11:50PMSouthampton Central (SOU)
$801One-way
0 transfers
Cross Country
07:25PM4h20
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
11:45PMSouthampton Central (SOU)
$1011One-way
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
06:35PM4h47
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
11:22PMSouthampton Central (SOU)
$1211One-way
0 transfers
Cross Country
05:11AM4h32
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
09:43AMSouthampton Central (SOU)
$1901One-way
0 transfers

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

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wednesday, May 22
Cross Country
05:11AM4h32
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
09:43AMSouthampton Central (SOU)
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
09:15PM9h45
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
07:00AMSouthampton Central (SOU)
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
07:15PM4h35
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
11:50PMSouthampton Central (SOU)
0 transfers
Cross Country
07:25PM4h20
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
11:45PMSouthampton Central (SOU)
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
06:35PM4h47
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
11:22PMSouthampton Central (SOU)
0 transfers

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Fastest train times from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Southampton Central (SOU)

Showing times and prices for May 22

Fastest Journey

4 h 20 m

Average

5 h 35 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

291 km

Of the 5 trains that leave Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) for Southampton Central (SOU) every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Cross Country
07:25PM4h20
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
11:45PMSouthampton Central (SOU)
$1011One-way
0 transfers
Cross Country
05:11AM4h32
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
09:43AMSouthampton Central (SOU)
$1901One-way
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
07:15PM4h35
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
11:50PMSouthampton Central (SOU)
$801One-way
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
06:35PM4h47
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
11:22PMSouthampton Central (SOU)
$1211One-way
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
09:15PM9h45
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
07:00AMSouthampton Central (SOU)
$771One-way
0 transfers

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

distanceDistance180 miles (291 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 14 min
priceAverage train ticket price$124 (€107)
frequencyTrain frequency10 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 9 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesCrossCountry or Virgin Trains

Trains from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Southampton Central (SOU) cover the 180 miles (291 km) 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 route costs around $124 (€107), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $76 (€66). Travelers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Southampton Central.

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

Travel to Southampton Central (SOU) from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) from $76 (€66) with Omio’s train partners CrossCountry and Virgin Trains! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient route for you.

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.

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

  • Average Duration: 4 h 14 min
  • Cheapest Price: $77
  • Virgin Trains frequency: 1 a day

FAQs: Trains from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Southampton Central (SOU)

FAQs: Travel by train from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Southampton Central (SOU) 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 Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Southampton Central (SOU).
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Southampton Central (SOU) can start from as little as $76 (€66) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Southampton Central (SOU) is $124 (€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 Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Southampton Central (SOU) train travel time is 4 h 14 min   for the 180 mile (291 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Southampton Central (SOU) leaves at 5: 11 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Southampton Central (SOU) leaves at 9: 15 PM.
There are 10 trains a day from Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Southampton Central (SOU) which require at least one change with CrossCountry or Virgin Trains. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
Take the Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) to Southampton Central (SOU) train with CrossCountry or Virgin Trains. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the journey between Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) and Southampton Central (SOU) as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 9: 15 PM.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly, which is located around 0.5 miles (766 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.

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

Trains departing from Manchester Piccadilly

Distance from Manchester Piccadilly to city center
Distance from Manchester Piccadilly to city center
0.5 miles (767 m)
Ticket Office Hours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 04: 30 - 22: 30 | Sun: 07: 00 - 22: 30
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Bus lines: 1, 2, 3, 147
Train lines: Northern, TransPennine Express, Avanti West Coast, CrossCountry, East Midlands Trains, Transport for Wales
Nearest Airport
Nearest Airport
Manchester Airport
8 miles (13 km)
How to get to nearest airport?
How to get to nearest airport?
The airport can be reached by public transit in about 30 minutes via the Northern and TransPennine Express trains.
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
Pay as you go Wi-Fi is available through BT Wi-Fi.
ATM
ATM
There are ATM machines on the main concourse, Platform 10 and on the mezzanine level.
Taxi
Taxi
Lockers
Lockers
Operated by Excess Baggage Co. Llocated between Platforms 10 and 11 and open daily from 08: 00 to 21: 00.
Dining
Dining
Burger King | Caffè Nero | Carluccio’s | Hotel Chocolat | Starbucks | The Pasty Shop | Costa Coffee | Pret a Manger | Upper Crust | McDonald's | & more
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
Hertz | Europcar
Information Desk
Information Desk
Located near the Fairfield Street entrance on the mezzanine level.
Accessibility
Accessibility
There is step-free access throughout the station. Ramps for train access and wheelchairs are also available.

Trains arriving to 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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