How to travel from Liverpool to Southampton

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Travel Information between Liverpool and Southampton

distanceDistance185 miles (298 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$24 - $123
fastestFastest modeTrain • $123 (€114) • 4 h 31 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Avanti West Coast

Travel 185 miles (298 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train between Liverpool and Southampton. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are National Express or Avanti West Coast among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Liverpool to Southampton.

Travel Tips: Travel from Liverpool to Southampton

Travel to Southampton 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 Liverpool to Southampton.

There are 4 ways that you can travel between Liverpool and Southampton. You can take a bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to go to Southampton from Liverpool is by taking a flight, which costs on average $24 (€22).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Southampton:

A flight is generally $11 (€10) less than a bus for the same route. Taking a bus costs on average $34 (€32) from Liverpool to Southampton.

A flight is $100 (€92) less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Liverpool to Southampton costing on average $123 (€114).

The quickest way to travel between Liverpool and Southampton is by train, which takes on average 4 h 31 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by bus can take 7 h 45 min   on average.

In comparison, going by flight can take 0 h 0 min   on average.

The distance from Liverpool to Southampton is approximately 185 miles (298 km).

The average frequency per day from Liverpool to Southampton is:

  • Around 22 trains per day.

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

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

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Liverpool, Liverpool One and arrive in Southampton, Coach Station.
  • Most travelers catch their flight from Liverpool John Lennon Airport and arrive in Southampton Airport.
  • Most travelers who purchase a train ticket from Liverpool to Southampton depart from Liverpool Lime Street to Southampton Central.

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

  • You can travel between Liverpool and Southampton by bus with National Express. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $34 (€32) with National Express from Liverpool to Southampton.
  • You can travel to Southampton from Liverpool by train with Avanti West Coast. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $123 (€114) with Avanti West Coast from Liverpool to Southampton.

Yes, there are direct routes from Liverpool to Southampton with the following travel companies:

  • You can book a direct bus with.
  • You can travel directly by train with.

Direct services to Southampton tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your journey.

Omio customers who travel from Liverpool to Southampton often also extend their vacation to go to London, Bournemouth or Manchester. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Southampton and these popular destinations at a great price.

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

  • A bus ticket costs $34 (€32) one way on average for this route.
  • A plane ticket for this journey is costing $24 (€22) one way on average.
  • A train ticket for this trip costs on average $123 (€114) one way.

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

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