Southampton to Manchester by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from Southampton to Manchester by train
Fast trains from Southampton to Manchester take around 4 hours and 4 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 287 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Southampton and Manchester.
1. Are there direct trains from Southampton to Manchester?
Direct trains from Southampton to Manchester have been found.
We usually find around 16 direct trains on the route from Southampton to Manchester every weekday.
Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 28 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Southampton to Manchester?
The Southampton to Manchester train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 4 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Southampton to Manchester train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Manchester is usually scheduled to depart Southampton around 05:15 and the last train is around 19:17.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Southampton around 05:09, and the last at 19:20.
What's the Southampton to Manchester train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Southampton to Manchester are $48.38.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $59 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $76. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Southampton to Manchester train tickets?
Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance.
If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Southampton to Manchester by train.
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Which train companies operate between Southampton and Manchester?
CrossCountry is the train company that operates on the route from Southampton to Manchester.
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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