|Train operators||Cross Country|
|Lowest train price||from £50.85|
|Average train price||£74.00|
All trains between Southampton (South East England) to Manchester (North West England) are operated by Cross Country. The services on board may vary depending on the rail operator.
There are 182 miles between both cities and the average train duration connecting Southampton to Manchester is normally 4h19m. Travelling by train is normally the quickest solution to go to Manchester from Southampton, and it's also more environmentally friendly than taking your car or using the plane.
The cheapest ticket price we've found to travel in the next month is £50.85 one way.
Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Southampton to Manchester by train, bus, ride sharing and plane.
Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 72 hours from the data provided by our partners.
The Prices for train tickets Southampton to Manchester 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 £31 whereas when purchasing your seat 3 days in advance, you will need to spend at least £71 for your train. Thus, you may save 57% on the price of your ticket by booking 2 months in advance instead of 3 days in advance.
The figures are based on the best fares found over the past 6 months when buying in advance versus at the last minute.
We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Southampton and Manchester by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Manchester to Southampton and find the best deal for your outbound journey.
|£50.85||18/06/2019||18:22||Cross Country||13 days ago|
|£52.35||18/06/2019||19:24||Cross Country||13 days ago|
|£55.35||18/06/2019||17:54||Cross Country||13 days ago|
|£61.90||18/06/2019||17:24||Cross Country||13 days ago|
Best prices for the next 30 days.
National Railcards can offer great value for money if you're travelling by train. Depending on your age as well as your situation, you can get one of the 5 different railcards: Disabled persons, 16-25, Two together, Senior or Family and Friends railcards. Railcards can enable you to save money for your Southampton Manchester train ticket.
For your evaluation, you need to include the cost of your railcard, i.e £30, how much you're saving on each journey (i.e.: 34%) as well as the cost of your ticket. The average fare of a Southampton Manchester ticket is £73.18 (1).
Divide the cost of your railcard by the discount: £30/34%= £88. Then divide £88 by £73.18: £88/£73.18 = 1.2. You will need to make approximately 2 trips from Manchester to Southampton (one way trip) with your railcard to be profitable.
(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 Manchester train||£73.18||£48.78||£24.39||1.21|
(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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