There are 9 ways to get from Southampton to Ellesmere Port by train, bus, car or plane

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Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  5 h 30 min

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

$142 - $234

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Bus  •  7 h 30 min

  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 Chester National Express

$29 - $37

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Train CrossCountry  •  5 h 40 min

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

$108 - $164

Train Arriva Trains Wales  •  7 h 4 min

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

$118 - $194

Drive  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Southampton to Ellesmere Port 232.1 miles

$50 - $75

Fly Southampton to Manchester, train  •  4 h 58 min

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

$61 - $209

Train to Bristol, fly to Chester, bus  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Chester (CEG) BRS - CEG
  3. Take the bus from Chester, Bull & Stirrup to Ellesmere Port, Bus Station

$161 - $305

Fly Southampton to Leeds Bradford, train  •  5 h 47 min

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

$116 - $326

Train, train to London Heathrow, fly to Manchester  •  6 h 44 min

  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
  4. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Liverpool Lime Street

$138 - $369

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Southampton station to Ellesmere Port station. However, there are services departing from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade and arriving at Ellesmere Port, Bus Station via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth and Chester Bus Interchange. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Southampton to Ellesmere Port. However, there are services departing from Southampton Central and arriving at Ellesmere Port via Wolverhampton and Liverpool Central Loop Line. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 40 min.

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The distance between Southampton and Ellesmere Port is 177 miles. The road distance is 232.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Ellesmere Port without a car is to train which takes 5 h 30 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 30 min to get from Southampton to Ellesmere Port, including transfers.

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Southampton to Ellesmere Port bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade.

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Southampton to Ellesmere Port train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Southampton Central station.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Ellesmere Port is to train which takes 5 h 30 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 7 h 30 min.

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The quickest flight from Southampton Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Southampton to Ellesmere Port bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Chester station.

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Ellesmere Port.
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  • Distance: 177 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 30 min

What companies run services between Southampton, England and Ellesmere Port, England?

You can take a train from Southampton to Ellesmere Port via London Waterloo, Waterloo Underground Station, Euston Underground Station, London Euston, Liverpool Lime Street, and Liverpool Central Loop Line in around 5 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southampton to Ellesmere Port via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth, Chester, and Chester Bus Interchange in around 7 h 30 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Flights from Southampton to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Southampton to Leeds Bradford via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Germania
Website
flygermania.com
Flights from Bristol to Chester
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $210
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Wolverhampton
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Single
$70 - $110
Off-Peak Single
$70 - $110
Train from Southampton Central to Reading
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$24 - $40
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Southampton Central to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
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 Southampton Central to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $40
Advanced Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $25
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $15
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $25
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Chester
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $85
First Anytime Day Single
$85 - $130
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Liverpool Lime Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$14 - $20
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
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
3 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Chester
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach Merseyside & South Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
enquiries.merseyside@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Chester, Bull & Stirrup to Ellesmere Port, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Arriva Cymru
Phone
0344 800 44 11
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Chester, Northgate Church to Ellesmere Port, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5
Website
arrivabus.co.uk

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Southampton to Ellesmere Port train services, operated by West Midlands, arrive at Liverpool Lime Street station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Southampton to Ellesmere Port is 232 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 48 min to drive from Southampton to Ellesmere Port.

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Flybe offers flights from Southampton Airport to Manchester Airport.

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There are 844+ hotels available in Ellesmere Port. Prices start at $62 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Southampton Airport is to train which takes 10 min and costs .

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