Liverpool to Southampton

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5 suggested routes to go from Liverpool to Southampton by train, car, bus

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Trip Liverpool Southampton

Modes of transportcarpooling, bus, train
Distance186 mi
Direct lineYes

How to get from Liverpool to Southampton?

We are suggesting 5 routes by train, bus, carpooling to plan your trip Liverpool Southampton. Routes displayed are sorted depending on a performance indicator (calculated from number of changes, expected duration, distance between an airport and the center of the city it serves...). You'll be able to:
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  • Locate cities of Liverpool and Southampton on a map as well as the route Liverpool Southampton and the different connecting points (Southampton Airport (Parkway) Railway Station, Southampton Coach Station, Southampton Airport Coach Station, Southampton Central Railway Station, Liverpool Lime Street Railway Station, ...) by clicking on the 'Details & Map' button.
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Which carriers to travel between Liverpool and Southampton?

Depending on the requested date, Blablacar can display an offer to share a ride Liverpool-Southampton (185.8 mi)
Bus companies
MegaBus operates the intercity bus services from the bus station of Liverpool in Liverpool and to the one of Birmingham Airport (England United Kingdom) and between the city of Birmingham (serving Birmingham Airport bus station at 7.5 mi from centre) and the city of Southampton where the coach will drop you off at Southampton station situated at about 0.3 mi from Southampton city centre.
National Express is the bus carrier that allows to travel on the line from the bus station of Liverpool in Liverpool and to the one of Southampton (England United Kingdom)
Railway companies
Virgin Trains provides a rail connection Liverpool-London with the train from Liverpool Lime Street railway station (0.2 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of London Euston at arrival (2 mi from centre)
South West Trains transports passengers on a rail line from London to Southampton with the train which leaves London Waterloo station to arrive at Southampton Airport (Parkway) railway station (England United Kingdom)
Southern Railways operates the train journey London-Southampton with the train Mainline West from London Victoria railway station (0.9 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Southampton Central at arrival (0.5 mi from centre)
London Midland provides a rail connection from Liverpool to Wolverhampton with the train which leaves Liverpool Lime Street station to arrive at Wolverhampton railway station (England United Kingdom)
CrossCountry transports passengers on a rail line Wolverhampton-Southampton with the train from Wolverhampton railway station (0.3 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Southampton Airport (Parkway) at arrival (3.7 mi from centre)
Merseyrail operates the train journey from Liverpool to Birkenhead with the train which leaves Liverpool Central station to arrive at Bebington railway station (England United Kingdom)

All modes of transport Liverpool-Southampton

If you have any preferences for a particular mode of transport, get more information on these sections:

Carpool from Liverpool to Southampton

The practice of carsharing has greatly expanded in the recent years, so you may have a chance to find a Liverpool-Southampton ride. Instead of driving alone the car from Liverpool to Southampton, it allows drivers to share the travel costs with other passengers.

The important difference between carsharing and the other modes of transport is that it has not a scheduled timetable. So, you surely have better chances to get Liverpool-Southampton rides searching three days in advance than one month. Good option for lastminute stay in Southampton!

Liverpool to Southampton bus

There is a direct connection by intercity coach between Liverpool and Southampton.

Going by bus from Liverpool to Southampton may not be so obvious to you. Here are some reasons that may encourage you to take the bus to Southampton.

  • The presence of electrical outlets at your seat and USB ports will allow you to charge smartphone and laptop. You'll be able to spend all your time from Liverpool to Southampton watching a good movie, listening to music, and why not even working!
  • The modern buses that you take from Liverpool to Southampton are all comfortable, with toilets and reclining seats.
  • You are driven to Southampton by professional and experienced drivers which inspires confidence and security!

Which coach companies to travel between Liverpool and Southampton?

Only the coach company National Express operates the direct line Liverpool Southampton.

National Express Liverpool Southampton

Bus stops in Liverpool

It is recommended that you arrive at the Liverpool bus station between 15 and 30 minutes before the departure time, depending on the coach company. The name of the destination 'Southampton' is always mentioned on the front of the bus. Then, all you have to do is to validate your ticket with the driver of National Express, to deposit your luggage in the trunk and to find your seat.

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Bus stops at arrival in Southampton

Once the bus has arrived at Southampton, check and collect your belongings so as not to forget anything.

  • Southampton

Train Liverpool to Southampton

Is there a direct train for the Liverpool-Southampton route?

No, unfortunately no train line allows to go from Liverpool to Southampton without making any changes.

Liverpool Southampton train companies

These are the 6 railways companies that you may take during your trip to Southampton: Virgin Trains, South West Trains, Southern Railways, London Midland, CrossCountry and Merseyrail.
Virgin Trains Liverpool SouthamptonSouth West Trains Liverpool SouthamptonSouthern Railways Liverpool SouthamptonLondon Midland Liverpool SouthamptonCrossCountry Liverpool SouthamptonMerseyrail Liverpool Southampton

Intercity Train Liverpool Southampton

The railway station bewteen Liverpool and Southampton are served by intercity trains which are faster than regional trains.

Railway stations from Liverpool

  • Liverpool Lime Street
  • Liverpool Central

Railway stations in Southampton

  • Southampton Airport (Parkway)
  • Southampton Central

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