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Trip Manchester Southampton

Plan your trip by train, bus, carpooling, plane from Manchester to Southampton


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How to get from Manchester to Southampton?

We are suggesting 14 routes by train, bus, carpooling, plane to plan your trip Manchester 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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All modes of transport Manchester Southampton

For your trip from Manchester (England, United Kingdom) to Southampton (England, United Kingdom) with a distance of 181 mi you will be able to take 4 modes of transport, eventually by combining plane, carpooling, bus and/or train, and according to which the duration of the journey will be significantly different.
The train Manchester Southampton is a direct bound.
Trains of CrossCountry to Southampton leave from Manchester Piccadilly railway station in Manchester. Arrival in Southampton will take place at Southampton Airport (Parkway) station (3.7 mi from the city centre).
You are lucky, there is a direct intercity bus line Manchester-Southampton that often turns out to be the most economical solution.
You will board a coach of MegaBus or National Express in Manchester. The bus will drop you off at Southampton bus station (0.3 mi from Southampton, United Kingdom). Please make sure to show up on time at Manchester bus station (0.2 mi from Manchester) at least 15 minutes before the time of departure for Southampton.
With Blablacar you will probably find drivers sharing a ride on the itinerary Manchester-Southampton.
The direct flight Manchester > Southampton will be the fastest way to get to your destination.
Leave Manchester and arrive early enough (at least 2 hours before the departure time) at Manchester International MAN airport, 9.3 mi away, to check in your luggage for the flight to Southampton (Southampton airport, IATA code: SOU) operated by FlyBE.

Which carriers to travel between Manchester and Southampton?

Bus companies
The bus company National Express operates the intercity service from the bus station of Manchester in Manchester and to the one of Southampton (England United Kingdom)
MegaBus is the bus carrier that allows to travel on the line between the city of Manchester (serving Manchester bus station at 0.2 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.
Railway companies
South West Trains provides a rail connection Basingstoke-Southampton with the train from Basingstoke railway station (0.4 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Southampton Airport (Parkway) at arrival (3.7 mi from centre)
CrossCountry transports passengers on a rail line from Manchester to Southampton with the train which leaves Manchester Piccadilly station to arrive at Southampton Airport (Parkway) railway station (England United Kingdom)
First Great Western operates the train journey Portsmouth-Southampton with the train from Fratton railway station (0.9 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Southampton Central at arrival (0.5 mi from centre)
FlyBE carries out a flight from Manchester International MAN airport situated 9.3 mi away from the city centre of Manchester to Southampton (arrival at Southampton SOU airport)
Depending on the requested date, Blablacar can display an offer to share a ride Manchester-Southampton (182.1 mi)

Stop cities from Manchester or cities to visit near Southampton

When travelling from Southampton to Manchester by plane, carpooling, bus, train, you might have to change at Basingstoke located at 29 mi from Southampton, Oxford 127 mi away from Manchester and situated at 59 mi from Southampton, Birmingham at approximately 71 mi from Manchester and located at 111 mi from Southampton, Portsmouth 16 mi away from Southampton, Winchester situated at 12 mi from Southampton (United Kingdom). If you have some time on your way to Southampton or back to Manchester, this may be a really good opportunity to visit and have a short stay in those cities.
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