Due to industrial action by the RMT Union we will be running a significantly reduced service on many routes on Sunday 25 August.
Customers looking to travel between Yorkshire, the North East and Scotland are strongly advised to avoid travelling on Sunday. We will do all we can to keep customers informed and updated, so please check this page regularly for the latest information.
Running 14 times a day with CrossCountry*
*Based on scheduled timetable
Your journey from Manchester to Southampton will be a comfortable one when you travel with CrossCountry. You can purchase Advance tickets even on the day of travel, up until 15 minutes before departure.
The train from Manchester to Southampton is an enjoyable journey through English cities and countryside. As you leave Manchester you may catch glimpse of the beautiful Peak District National Park before passing through the metropolitan borough of Birmingham. On your journey into Reading you will have two Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty either side of you; North Wessex Downs and Chiltern Hills. Our train will drop you off at Southampton Central Station, right in the heart of the city, perfect for you to begin exploring.
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