There are 7 ways to get from Liverpool to Southampton by train, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  4 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Southampton Central

$152 - $235

Cheapest option

Train to Manchester, fly to Southampton  •  3 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Southampton (SOU) MAN - SOU

$58 - $202

5 alternative options

Train CrossCountry  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Southampton Central

$108 - $162

Train Arriva Trains Wales  •  7 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Chester to Newport (S Wales)
  2. Take the train from Newport (S Wales) to Southampton Central

$121 - $218

Drive  •  3 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Liverpool to Southampton 237.9 miles

$50 - $75

Train to Leeds Bradford, fly to Southampton  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to Leeds
  2. Fly from Leeds Bradford (LBA) to Southampton (SOU) LBA - SOU

$114 - $319

Train to Chester, fly to Bristol, train  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street Low Level to Chester
  2. Fly from Chester (CEG) to Bristol (BRS) CEG - BRS
  3. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Southampton Central

$133 - $272

What companies run services between Liverpool, England and Southampton, England?

You can take a train from Liverpool to Southampton via London Euston, Euston Underground Station, Waterloo Underground Station, and London Waterloo in around 4 h 8 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Manchester to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Germania
Website
flygermania.com
Flights from Chester to Bristol
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$75 - $160
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Southampton via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Chester to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $90
First Anytime Day Single
$90 - $140
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $110
Train from Liverpool Lime Street Low Level to Chester
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $18
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$8 - $13
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $18
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$25 - $40
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $80
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$15 - $21
Off-Peak Day Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Liverpool Lime Street Low Level to Chester
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$4 - $6
Off-Peak Single
$8 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Single
$12 - $18

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Liverpool and Southampton is 299 km. The road distance is 381 km.

The cheapest way to get from Liverpool to Southampton is to drive which costs £35 - £55 and takes 3 h 54 min.

The quickest way to get from Liverpool to Southampton is to train and fly which takes 3 h 19 min and costs £40 - £150.

No, there is no direct train from Liverpool to Southampton. However, there are services departing from Liverpool Lime Street and arriving at Southampton Central via Birmingham New Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 53 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 8 min to get from Liverpool to Southampton, including transfers.