COMPARE Prices across different modes

Mon
Nov 29
$133Avanti West Coast
$22National Express
Tue
Nov 30
$95Avanti West Coast
$19National Express
Wed
Dec 1
$88Avanti West Coast
$19National Express
Thu
Dec 2
$133Avanti West Coast
$22National Express
Fri
Dec 3
$133Avanti West Coast
$24National Express
Sat
Dec 4
$133Avanti West Coast
$19National Express
Sun
Dec 5
$133Avanti West Coast
$23Megabus
Mon
Dec 6
$93Cross Country
$19National Express
Tue
Dec 7
$78Avanti West Coast
$19National Express
Wed
Dec 8
$93Cross Country
$19National Express
Thu
Dec 9
$82Avanti West Coast
$19National Express
Fri
Dec 10
$133Avanti West Coast
$19National Express
Sat
Dec 11
$94Cross Country
$20Megabus
Sun
Dec 12
$92Cross Country
$19National Express
Mon
Dec 13
$86Avanti West Coast
$19National Express
Wed
Dec 15
$86Avanti West Coast
$20National Express
Thu
Dec 16
$80Avanti West Coast
$19Megabus
Fri
Dec 17
$134Avanti West Coast
$26Megabus
Sat
Dec 18
$94Cross Country
$19Megabus

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Travel with CrossCountry between Southampton and Manchester

You can travel by train between Southampton and Manchester with CrossCountry for as low as $88 (€74). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.

CrossCountry

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train between Southampton and Manchester you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

CrossCountry is one of the best options when traveling by train between Southampton and Manchester. Omio quickly shows you current CrossCountry train schedules for the Southampton - Manchester trip and makes it easier than ever for you to buy train tickets online for the cheapest, fastest or earliest trip available. The distance between Southampton and Manchester is around 181 miles (292 km) and the cheapest CrossCountry one-way ticket you can book starts at $185 (€154). As you check the latest Southampton to Manchester train schedule from CrossCountry for your ideal departure and arrival times, you can also review travel information, such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard, and compare the best route available to arrive to Manchester safely. If you search for CrossCountry tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless. Let Omio quickly find you the perfect CrossCountry ticket from Southampton to Manchester so you can spend more time enjoying the smooth and easy journey!

These are CrossCountry's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the train from Southampton to Manchester:

  • Refund or voucher policy
  • If you have an Off-Peak or Anytime ticket, you can get a full refund and the £10 admin fee has been waived. Advance tickets are normally non-refundable but you can now also get a full refund if your Advance ticket was booked before 23 March 2020.
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Travel Tips

Trains from Southampton to Manchester
Travel by train to Manchester 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 Manchester.
FAQs
How much do cheap train tickets between Southampton and Manchester cost?
Train tickets between Southampton and Manchester for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $88 (€74)  one way in the next 7 days.
How much is the train from Southampton to Manchester on average?
If you’re looking to book your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Southampton to Manchester train price to come in at an average of $128 (€107)  one way.
How far is Manchester from Southampton by train?
You should expect to travel around 181 miles (292 km)  between Southampton and Manchester by train.
How long is a train from Southampton to Manchester on average?
The train time to Manchester from Southampton is on average 4 h 6 min  for the 181 miles (292 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Southampton and Manchester by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What train station in Southampton goes to Manchester? What train station do I come into Manchester from Southampton?

When taking the train between Southampton and Manchester, you can choose to depart from train stations like Southampton Central, Southampton Airport Parkway and Southampton Town Quay. Your journey can end in train stations such as Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Victoria and Manchester Oxford Road.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Southampton Central   and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

Where do I find the Southampton train station to Manchester? Where is the Manchester train station?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Southampton Central and travel around 0.5 miles (757 m) from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Manchester Piccadilly and need to travel approximately 0.4 miles (587 m) from the train station to the city center in Manchester.

What train companies go from Southampton to Manchester?
Take the Southampton to Manchester train with Cross Country or Avanti West Coast. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the journey between Southampton and Manchester as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many trains per day are there to Manchester from Southampton?
The average number of trains departing Southampton for Manchester is 7 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When should I book the Southampton to Manchester train for the best deals on tickets?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this trip and save money. If you purchase train tickets from Southampton to Manchester within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $128 (€107) one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your train ticket from Southampton to Manchester a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Southampton
Manchester
Southampton Central is the most popular Southampton railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Southampton for your trip to Manchester.