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There are 7 ways to get from Southampton to Cheshire East by train, bus, car or plane

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Train CrossCountry  •  4h 27m

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

$94 - $171

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Bus  •  7h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth National Express
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Stoke-On-Trent National Express

$24 - $33

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Train Arriva Trains Wales  •  6h

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

$108 - $182

Drive  •  3h 17m

  1. Drive from Southampton to Cheshire East 198 miles

$40 - $65

Fly Southampton to Manchester  •  3h 41m

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Manchester (MAN) SOU - MAN

$48 - $186

Fly Southampton to Leeds Bradford, train  •  5h 22m

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) SOU - LBA
  2. Take the train from Leeds to Manchester Piccadilly
  3. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Sandbach

$104 - $306

Train, train to London Heathrow, fly to Manchester  •  5h 23m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
  3. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN

$125 - $345

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The cheapest way to get from Southampton to Cheshire East is to bus which costs £18 - £26 and takes 7h 33m.

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The quickest way to get from Southampton to Cheshire East is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 3h 17m.

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No, there is no direct train from Southampton to Cheshire East. However, there are services departing from Southampton Central and arriving at Sandbach via Birmingham New Street and Crewe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 27m.

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The distance between Southampton and Cheshire East is 163 miles. The road distance is 198 miles.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Cheshire East without a car is to train which takes 4h 27m and costs £70 - £140.

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It takes approximately 4h 27m to get from Southampton to Cheshire East, including transfers.

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Southampton to Cheshire East train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Southampton Central station.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Cheshire East is to train which takes 4h 27m and costs £70 - £140. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £18 - £26 and takes 7h 33m, you could also fly, which costs £35 - £150 and takes 3h 41m.

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The quickest flight from Southampton Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Southampton to Cheshire East train services, operated by West Midlands, arrive at Crewe station.

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Cheshire East.
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  • Distance: 162.5 miles
  • Duration: 4h 27m

What companies run services between Southampton, England and Cheshire East, England?

You can take a train from Southampton to Cheshire East via Birmingham New Street and Crewe in around 4h 27m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southampton to Cheshire East via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth, Hanley, Bus Station, Crewe, station, and Crewe in around 7h 33m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Flights from Southampton to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $110
Off-Peak Single
$65 - $95
Train from Birmingham New Street to Crewe
Ave. Duration
48m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$28 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $65
Off-Peak Single
$29 - $45
Train from Southampton Central to Reading
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$24 - $40
Virgin West Coast Trains
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Southampton Central to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $100
Train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $15
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $24
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Crewe
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
First Anytime Day Single
$80 - $120
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $26
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Website
National Express
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Stoke-On-Trent
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
National Express

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Yes, the driving distance between Southampton to Cheshire East is 198 miles. It takes approximately 3h 17m to drive from Southampton to Cheshire East.

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Flybe offers flights from Southampton Airport to Manchester Airport.

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There are 335+ hotels available in Cheshire East. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Southampton Airport is to train which takes 10m and costs £1 - £28.

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