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from Southampton to Liverpool

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

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Oct 18
$136Avanti West Coast
$23National Express
Oct 19
$97Cross Country
$23National Express
Oct 20
$63Cross Country
$20National Express
Oct 21
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$23National Express
Oct 22
$136Avanti West Coast
$48National Express
Oct 23
$97Cross Country
$46National Express
Oct 24
$126Avanti West Coast
$42National Express
Oct 25
$96Cross Country
$31National Express
Oct 26
$96Cross Country
$23National Express
Oct 27
$95Cross Country
$20National Express
Oct 28
$94Cross Country
$22National Express
Oct 29
$136Avanti West Coast
$43National Express
Oct 30
$136Avanti West Coast
$37National Express
Oct 31
$125Avanti West Coast
$36National Express
Nov 4
$80Avanti West Coast
$20National Express
Nov 5
$95Cross Country
$20National Express
Nov 6
$97Cross Country
$23National Express
Nov 7
$134South Western Railway
$20National Express

Travel Information to Liverpool from Southampton

distanceDistance185 miles (298 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$22 - $134
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $22 (€18) • 9 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $134 (€109) • 4 h 19 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Avanti West Coast

Take a bus or train to travel 185 miles (298 km) 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 bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $22 (€18). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are National Express or Avanti West Coast among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Southampton to Liverpool.

Travel Tips

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.
How do I go from Southampton to Liverpool?

You can travel between Southampton and Liverpool 2 different ways: bus or train.

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

The cheapest way to get from Southampton to Liverpool is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $22 (€18) compared to other travel options to Liverpool:

A bus is $111 (€91) less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Southampton to Liverpool costing on average $134 (€109).

What is the quickest way from Southampton to Liverpool?

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

Other travel options to Liverpool can usually take longer:

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

How far is it from Southampton to Liverpool?

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

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Southampton to 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 trip to Liverpool from Southampton as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

When traveling from Southampton to Liverpool, where do I depart from Southampton and where do I arrive in Liverpool?

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

  • Buses mostly leave from Southampton, Coach Station and tend to arrive in Liverpool, Liverpool One.
  • Trains mostly leave from Southampton Central and tend to arrive in Liverpool Lime Street.
Which travel companies 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 bus between Southampton and Liverpool with National Express, and you can find National Express Southampton to Liverpool tickets for $22 (€18) on Omio.
  • You can travel from Southampton to Liverpool by train with Avanti West Coast. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $134 (€109) with Avanti West Coast from Southampton to Liverpool.
Is it possible to travel directly between Southampton and Liverpool?

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

  • You can find 12 direct trains per day to take to Liverpool with.

Direct services to Liverpool 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 route.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Southampton to Liverpool?
Many of our customers traveling from Southampton to Liverpool don't make Liverpool their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Liverpool are London, Manchester or Edinburgh, either of which you could add to your 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 buy tickets between Southampton and Liverpool online for the best deals?

When planning your trip from Southampton to Liverpool, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost $22 (€18) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $134 (€109) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Southampton to Liverpool online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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