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There are 7 ways to get from Southampton to Liverpool Lime Street Station by train, bus, car or plane

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Train CrossCountry  •  4h 35m

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

$104 - $153

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Bus  •  7h 21m

  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 Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place National Express

$25 - $34

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Train Arriva Trains Wales  •  6h 51m

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

$116 - $192

Drive  •  3h 53m

  1. Drive from Southampton to Liverpool Lime Street Station 236.4 miles

$50 - $75

Fly Southampton to Manchester, train  •  3h 50m

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

$57 - $199

Fly Southampton to Leeds Bradford, train  •  4h 58m

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

$107 - $311

Train, train to London Heathrow, fly to Manchester  •  5h 33m

  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

$134 - $358

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The cheapest way to get from Southampton to Liverpool Lime Street Station is to bus which costs £19 - £27 and takes 7h 21m.

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The quickest way to get from Southampton to Liverpool Lime Street Station is to fly and train which costs £40 - £160 and takes 3h 50m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Southampton station to Liverpool Lime Street Station station. However, there are services departing from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade and arriving at Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 21m.

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No, there is no direct train from Southampton to Liverpool Lime Street Station. However, there are services departing from Southampton Central and arriving at Liverpool Lime Street via Birmingham New Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 35m.

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The distance between Southampton and Liverpool Lime Street Station is 186 miles. The road distance is 236.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Liverpool Lime Street Station without a car is to train which takes 4h 35m and costs £80 - £120.

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It takes approximately 4h 35m to get from Southampton to Liverpool Lime Street Station, including transfers.

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Southampton to Liverpool Lime Street Station bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade.

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Southampton to Liverpool Lime Street Station train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Southampton Central station.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Liverpool Lime Street Station is to train which takes 4h 35m and costs £80 - £120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £19 - £27 and takes 7h 21m.

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Liverpool Lime Street Station.
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  • Distance: 186.4 miles
  • Duration: 4h 35m

What companies run services between Southampton, England and Liverpool Lime Street Station, England?

You can take a train from Southampton to Liverpool Lime Street Station via Birmingham New Street in around 4h 35m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southampton to Liverpool Lime Street Station via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth and Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place in around 7h 21m.

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 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
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 Chester
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $35
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
1h 26m
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
3h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Website
National Express
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
National Express

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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 Liverpool Lime Street Station bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Southampton to Liverpool Lime Street Station is 236 miles. It takes approximately 3h 53m to drive from Southampton to Liverpool Lime Street Station.

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Flybe offers flights from Southampton Airport to Manchester Airport.

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There are 798+ hotels available in Liverpool Lime Street Station. Prices start at $58 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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