There are 5 ways to get from Greater Manchester to Southport by bus, train, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Line 111 bus, train  •  1 h 59 min

  1. Take the line 111 bus from Moss Side, Horton Rd to Manchester City Centre, Dickinson St (Hotel) 111
  2. Take the train from Salford Crescent to Southport

$16 - $23

Cheapest option

Train  •  2 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Manchester Oxford Road to Wigan North Western
  2. Take the train from Wigan Wallgate to Southport

$15 - $23

3 alternative options

Bus  •  3 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Manchester City Centre, Art Gallery to Leigh, Bus Station Access (Spinning Jenny Way) V1
  2. Take the bus from Wigan, North Western Stn (Rail Station) to Southport, Wellington Street 375 / ...

$16 - $21

Taxi  •  53 min

  1. Take a taxi from Greater Manchester to Southport 44.3 miles

$160 - $190

Drive  •  53 min

  1. Drive from Greater Manchester to Southport 44.3 miles

$9 - $14

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Greater Manchester to Southport is to drive which costs £7 - £11 and takes 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Greater Manchester to Southport is to taxi which costs £120 - £150 and takes 53 min.

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The distance between Greater Manchester and Southport is 35 miles. The road distance is 44.3 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 59 min to get from Greater Manchester to Southport, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Greater Manchester to Southport. However, there are services departing from Moss Side, Horton Rd and arriving at Southport, Wellington Street via Manchester City Centre, Art Gallery, Leigh Bus Station and Wigan, North Western Stn (Rail Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 54 min.

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What companies run services between Greater Manchester, England and Southport, England?

You can take a train from Greater Manchester to Southport via Manchester City Centre, Hulme St (The Dancehouse), Manchester Oxford Road, Wigan North Western, and Wigan Wallgate in around 2 h 4 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Greater Manchester to Southport via Manchester City Centre, Dickinson St (Hotel), Manchester City Centre, Art Gallery, Leigh, Bus Station Access (Spinning Jenny Way), Leigh Bus Station, Wigan, Wallgate (Waverleys), and Wigan, North Western Stn (Rail Station) in around 3 h 54 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Salford Crescent to Southport
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Oxford Road to Wigan North Western
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Wigan Wallgate to Southport
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Bus operators
Stagecoach Manchester
Phone
0161 273 3377
Email
manchester.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Moss Side, Horton Rd to Manchester City Centre, Dickinson St (Hotel)
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Arriva Merseyside
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Wigan, North Western Stn (Rail Station) to Southport, Wellington Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Greater Manchester to Southport
Ave. Duration
53 min
Estimated price
$160 - $190
Street Cars Manchester
Phone
+44 161 228 7878
Website
streetcarsmanchester.co.uk
Radio Cars
Phone
+44 161 236 8033
Website
radiocarsmanchester.co.uk
Manchester Cars
Phone
+44 161 228 3355
Website
ilovemanchestercars.co.uk

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