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Duration 7h 42m
Distance 207.6 miles
Average price £148
Frequency 2/day

Trip overview

The average train between Stranraer and Southport takes 7h 42m and the fastest train takes 6h 9m. The train service runs several times per day from Stranraer to Southport. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Stranraer
  2. Glasgow Central
  3. Southport
6h 36m
Bookable on Rome2rio
£88 - £344

Stranraer to Southport train times

Trains run twice daily between Stranraer and Southport. The earliest departure is at 07:00 in the morning, and the last departure from Stranraer is at 16:59 which arrives into Southport at 23:57. All services require a transfer, and take on average 7h 42m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Stranraer to Southport. However, there are services departing from Stranraer and arriving at Southport via Glasgow Central and Wigan Wallgate. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 36m.

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The distance between Stranraer and Southport is 120 miles. The road distance is 207.6 miles.

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Stranraer to Southport train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Stranraer station.

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Stranraer to Southport train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, arrive at Wigan North Western station.

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