There are 6 ways to get from Glasgow to Southport by train, car or plane

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Train via Wigan North Western  •  3h 27m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Wigan North Western

£71 - £276

Cheapest option

Fly Glasgow to Liverpool, train  •  5h 27m

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Liverpool (LPL) GLA - LPL
  2. Take the train from Liverpool South Parkway to Southport

£64 - £259

4 alternative options

Train  •  4h 18m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Bolton
  2. Take the train from Bolton to Southport

£76 - £108

Drive  •  3h 30m

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Southport 202 miles

£35 - £55

Train to Edinburgh, fly to Manchester, train  •  6h 1m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Haymarket
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Manchester (MAN) EDI - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Wigan North Western

£64 - £208

Fly Glasgow to Birmingham, train  •  6h 21m

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Birmingham (BHX) GLA - BHX
  2. Take the train from Birmingham International to Wigan North Western

£80 - £281

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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Southport is to drive which costs £35 - £55 and takes 3h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Southport is to train via Wigan North Western which costs £70 - £280 and takes 3h 27m.

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No, there is no direct train from Glasgow to Southport. However, there are services departing from Glasgow Central and arriving at Southport via Wigan Wallgate. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 27m.

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The distance between Glasgow and Southport is 162 miles. The road distance is 202 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Southport without a car is to train via Wigan North Western which takes 3h 27m and costs £70 - £280.

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It takes approximately 3h 27m to get from Glasgow to Southport, including transfers.

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Glasgow to Southport train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, depart from Glasgow Central station.

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There is no direct flight from Glasgow Airport to Liverpool Airport. The quickest flight takes 2h 40m and has one stopover.

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

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What companies run services between Glasgow, Scotland and Southport, England?

Avanti West Coast operates a train from Glasgow Central to Wigan North Western hourly. Tickets cost £75 - £270 and the journey takes 2h 30m. TransPennine Express also services this route twice daily.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Liverpool via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£85 - £440
Flights from Glasgow to Liverpool via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£85 - £440
Flights from Glasgow to Liverpool via Jersey
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£85 - £440
Flights from Glasgow to Liverpool via London Stansted, Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
6h 7m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£85 - £440
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
£80 - £270
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £280
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £180
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£35 - £180
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £220
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£35 - £220
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Glasgow to Liverpool via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£50 - £320
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
£35 - £240
Train operators
Avanti West Coast
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Wigan North Western
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£75 - £270
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£75 - £110
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£200 - £270
Train from Birmingham International to Wigan North Western
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£35 - £130
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £50
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£95 - £130
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Wigan North Western
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£60 - £90
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£25 - £35
Off-Peak Day Single
£40 - £60
Anytime Day Single
£60 - £90
Train from Glasgow Central to Bolton
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£65 - £90
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£25 - £40
Off-Peak Day Single
£40 - £60
Anytime Day Single
£65 - £90
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Bolton to Southport
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £19
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£11 - £14
Anytime Day 1st Class
£13 - £19
Train from Manchester Airport to Wigan North Western
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £20
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£11 - £15
Anytime Day 1st Class
£14 - £20
Merseyrail Electrics
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£10 - £29
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£10 - £15
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£23 - £29

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow to Southport is 202 miles. It takes approximately 3h 30m to drive from Glasgow to Southport.

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Ryanair and easyJet offer flights from Glasgow Airport to Liverpool Airport.

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There are 1162+ hotels available in Southport. Prices start at £75 per night.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Glasgow Airport is to line 500 bus which takes 19 min and costs £8.

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