Trains from Southampton to Liverpool

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Southampton to Liverpool train information

Southampton Liverpool train map

Train duration 4h55m
Arrival Liverpool, England
Departure Southampton, England
Distance 186 Miles
Train operators Cross Country
Lowest train price from £29.00
Average train price £52.00

Which operators can I use?

The route connecting Southampton, which is in England and Liverpool, located in England is well served by trains. The trains are operated by these several companies: Cross Country.

How long is the train?

There are 186 miles between the two cities and the average duration between Southampton to Liverpool is around 4h55m. Train travel is most of the time the quickest way to travel to Liverpool from Southampton, and it's also more environmentally friendly than driving or taking the plane.

What is the price of the train?

The lowest ticket price we've found for the next 30 days is £29.00 one way.

Best prices for Southampton to Liverpool train tickets

from £29.00 MORE 4h32m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £11.00 MORE 8h52m
Flight
from £103.93 MORE 15h18m

Southampton - Liverpool prices calendar

Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Southampton to Liverpool by train, bus, ride sharing and plane.

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National Express£24

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Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 72 hours from the data provided by our partners.

Train times Southampton to Liverpool

When are the next trains to Liverpool?

Departure Arrival Duration Company
Today
There are no more services available today.
Saturday 21 September
Southampton Airport Parkway
07:01
Liverpool Lime Street
11:11
4h10m Cross Country
Southampton Airport Parkway
07:18
Liverpool Lime Street
11:43
4h25m Cross Country
Southampton Airport Parkway
07:56
Liverpool Lime Street
12:09
4h13m Cross Country
Southampton Airport Parkway
08:27
Liverpool Lime Street
12:43
4h16m Cross Country
Southampton Airport Parkway
09:25
Liverpool Lime Street
13:41
4h16m Cross Country
Southampton Airport Parkway
12:27
Liverpool Lime Street
16:43
4h16m Cross Country
Southampton Airport Parkway
13:27
Liverpool Lime Street
17:43
4h16m Cross Country
Southampton Airport Parkway
13:54
Liverpool Lime Street
18:10
4h16m Cross Country
Southampton Airport Parkway
14:27
Liverpool Lime Street
18:42
4h15m Cross Country
Southampton Airport Parkway
17:27
Liverpool Lime Street
21:39
4h12m Cross Country
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Southampton - Liverpool: the best time to book cheap trains

Price of the ticket when booking in advance or at the last minute

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£25

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30

£47

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£54

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£52

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£60

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£61

Same day

Days before Departure

The Prices for train tickets Southampton to Liverpool are increasing if you don't book early. According to our data, if you buy your train 2 months in advance, you can find tickets from £25 whereas when purchasing your seat on the day you're travelling, you will need to spend at least £61 for your train. Thus, you may save 59% on the price of your ticket by booking 2 months in advance instead of on the day you're travelling.

The figures are based on the best fares found over the past 6 months when buying in advance versus at the last minute.

Best prices for Southampton to Liverpool trains

We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Southampton and Liverpool by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Liverpool to Southampton and find the best deal for your outbound journey.

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Southampton
Airport Parkway
Liverpool
Lime Street
£29.00 17/10/2019 18:38 5 days ago
Southampton
Airport Parkway
Liverpool
Lime Street
£30.20 17/10/2019 18:22 Cross Country 5 days ago
Southampton
Airport Parkway
Liverpool
Lime Street
£36.50 21/09/2019 17:54 Cross Country 3 days ago
Southampton
Airport Parkway
Liverpool
Lime Street
£36.50 17/10/2019 17:54 Cross Country 5 days ago
Southampton
Airport Parkway
Liverpool
Lime Street
£37.50 17/10/2019 08:38 5 days ago
Southampton
Airport Parkway
Liverpool
Lime Street
£39.10 21/09/2019 18:27 Cross Country 3 days ago
Southampton
Airport Parkway
Liverpool
Lime Street
£39.55 17/10/2019 13:23 Cross Country 5 days ago
Southampton
Airport Parkway
Liverpool
Lime Street
£40.50 21/09/2019 14:38 3 days ago
Southampton
Airport Parkway
Liverpool
Lime Street
£43.85 21/09/2019 13:27 Cross Country 3 days ago
Southampton
Airport Parkway
Liverpool
Lime Street
£43.85 21/09/2019 13:54 Cross Country 3 days ago

Best prices for the next 30 days.

Southampton Liverpool train

Discount Southampton - Liverpool train tickets

Do you want to travel at the lowest fares? Many railcards and tricks can be obtained to pay less for your Southampton Liverpool train ticket and make even more savings on your tickets: special train fares for children, railcards for all ages, group travel, or charity discount. There are many types of railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Two together railcard, Family and Friends Railcard, Senior railcard, Disabled persons railcard.

  • The main benefit of purchasing a railcard is that it only takes a couple of trips to break even.

    You will need to buy at least £88 of train tickets in a year for the card to break-even. This number corresponds to the cost of the railcard, £30, divided by the discount, 34%. On every ticket that you purchase afterwards, you will spare money.

    As an example, train tickets from Southampton to Liverpool cost on average £51.85 (1). When dividing £88 by £51.85 (£88/£51.85 = 1.7), you can see that after only 2 one way journeys from Liverpool to Southampton, the railcard will have paid for itself.

  • All railcards cost £30 except the Disabled persons railcard that costs £20. Railcards enable you to get 34% off most adult fares, hence you will save 1/3 on most train tickets.

(1)Average prices observed over the last 3 months for one way journey

Train Journey Average price without railcard(1) With a railcard 34% off(2) Saving based on a one-way trip Number of return trips to pay off the cost
Southampton to Liverpool train £51.85 £34.57 £17.28 1.7

(1)Average price observed over the last 3 months for one way

(2)Price calculated with an average reduction of 34% on train tickets fare

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