Southampton to Liverpool train

Thu, Jul 25
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Cheap train tickets from Southampton to Liverpool

Showing times and prices for Jul 25

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 traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
Avanti West Coast
10:00AM5h04
Southampton Central (SOU)
03:04PMLiverpool Lime Street (LIV)
$1571One-way
3 transfers
Cheapest
Avanti West Coast
08:30AM4h34
Southampton Central (SOU)
01:04PMLiverpool Lime Street (LIV)
$1571One-way
2 transfers
Cheapest
Avanti West Coast
09:30AM4h34
Southampton Central (SOU)
02:04PMLiverpool Lime Street (LIV)
$1571One-way
2 transfers
Cross Country
09:15AM5h02
Southampton Central (SOU)
02:17PMLiverpool Lime Street (LIV)
$2331One-way
1 transfer
Cross Country
08:15AM5h02
Southampton Central (SOU)
01:17PMLiverpool Lime Street (LIV)
$2411One-way
1 transfer

Train schedule from Southampton to Liverpool

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thursday, July 25
Avanti West Coast
08:15AM4h44
Southampton Central (SOU)
12:59PMLiverpool Lime Street (LIV)
5 transfers
Cross Country
08:15AM5h02
Southampton Central (SOU)
01:17PMLiverpool Lime Street (LIV)
1 transfer
Avanti West Coast
08:30AM4h34
Southampton Central (SOU)
01:04PMLiverpool Lime Street (LIV)
2 transfers
Cross Country
09:15AM5h02
Southampton Central (SOU)
02:17PMLiverpool Lime Street (LIV)
1 transfer
Avanti West Coast
09:30AM4h34
Southampton Central (SOU)
02:04PMLiverpool Lime Street (LIV)
2 transfers
Avanti West Coast
10:00AM5h04
Southampton Central (SOU)
03:04PMLiverpool Lime Street (LIV)
3 transfers

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Fastest train times from Southampton to Liverpool

Showing times and prices for Jul 25

Fastest Journey

4 h 34 m

Average

4 h 50 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

299 km

It's difficult to get from Southampton to Liverpool without transferring at least once.

Fastest
Avanti West Coast
08:30AM4h34
Southampton Central (SOU)
01:04PMLiverpool Lime Street (LIV)
$1571One-way
2 transfers
Fastest
Avanti West Coast
09:30AM4h34
Southampton Central (SOU)
02:04PMLiverpool Lime Street (LIV)
$1571One-way
2 transfers
Avanti West Coast
08:15AM4h44
Southampton Central (SOU)
12:59PMLiverpool Lime Street (LIV)
$3381One-way
5 transfers
Cross Country
08:15AM5h02
Southampton Central (SOU)
01:17PMLiverpool Lime Street (LIV)
$2411One-way
1 transfer
Cross Country
09:15AM5h02
Southampton Central (SOU)
02:17PMLiverpool Lime Street (LIV)
$2331One-way
1 transfer

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Overview: Train from Southampton to Liverpool

distanceDistance185 miles (298 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 27 min
priceAverage train ticket price$140 (€121)
frequencyTrain frequency10 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesCrossCountry, Virgin Trains, South Western Railway, Great Western Rail or West Midlands Trains

Trains from Southampton to Liverpool cover the 185 miles (298 km) 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 trip costs around $140 (€121), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $80 (€69). Travelers depart most frequently from Southampton Central and arrive in Liverpool Lime Street.

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

Buy your official CrossCountry, Virgin Trains and South Western Railway train tickets between Southampton and Liverpool from $80 (€69) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient trip.

South Western Railway is a train operating company in the United Kingdom, providing services in the south and south-west of England. It operates a variety of train types, including high-speed trains, local stopping services, and suburban commuter trains. It also offers a range of ticket types, including Advance, Off-Peak, and Super Off-Peak tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a range of food and drink options. The most popular routes for South Western Railway include London Waterloo to Portsmouth Harbour, London Waterloo to Weymouth, and London Waterloo to Bournemouth.

Train information from Southampton to Liverpool with South Western Railway:

  • Average Duration: 5 h 16 min
  • Cheapest Price: $147

FAQs: Trains from Southampton to Liverpool

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 $80 (€69) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Southampton to Liverpool is $140 (€121); 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 Liverpool from Southampton is on average 4 h 27 min   for the 185 mile (298 km) 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 5: 15 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Southampton to Liverpool leaves at 6: 30 PM.
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.
Take the Southampton to Liverpool train with CrossCountry, Virgin Trains, South Western Railway, Great Western Rail or West Midlands Trains. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the journey to Liverpool from Southampton as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 6: 30 PM.

When departing from Southampton, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Southampton Central, Southampton Airport Parkway and Southampton Town Quay. When arriving in Liverpool, you can end your route 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 bus.

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