There are 7 ways to get from London to Southport by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Wigan Wallgate  •  2h 52m

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Wigan North Western
  2. Take the train from Wigan Wallgate to Southport

£78 - £255

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Bus  •  7h 35m

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Southport National Express

£14 - £18

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Train  •  4h 58m

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Liverpool South Parkway
  2. Take the train from Liverpool South Parkway to Southport

£66 - £91

Drive  •  3h 43m

  1. Drive from London Paddington to Southport 218.5 miles

£35 - £55

Fly London Heathrow to Manchester, train  •  4h 47m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN
  2. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Wigan North Western
  3. Take the train from Wigan Wallgate to Southport

£59 - £252

Train to Southampton, fly to Manchester, train  •  5h 41m

  1. Take the train from London Waterloo to Southampton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Manchester (MAN) SOU - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Wigan North Western

£81 - £204

Fly London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford, train  •  6h 1m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) LHR - LBA
  2. Take the train from Leeds to Liverpool Lime Street
  3. Take the train from Liverpool Central to Southport

£73 - £324

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The cheapest way to get from London to Southport is to bus which costs £14 - £18 and takes 7h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from London to Southport is to train via Wigan Wallgate which costs £75 - £260 and takes 2h 52m.

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No, there is no direct bus from London station to Southport. However, there are services departing from London Victoria Coach Station and arriving at Southport via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 35m.

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No, there is no direct train from London to Southport. However, there are services departing from London Euston and arriving at Southport via Wigan Wallgate. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 52m.

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The distance between London and Southport is 192 miles. The road distance is 218.5 miles.

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The best way to get from London to Southport without a car is to train via Wigan Wallgate which takes 2h 52m and costs £75 - £260.

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It takes approximately 2h 52m to get from London to Southport, including transfers.

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London to Southport bus services, operated by National Express, depart from London Victoria Coach Station.

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London to Southport train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, depart from London Euston station.

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The best way to get from London to Southport is to train via Wigan Wallgate which takes 2h 52m and costs £75 - £260. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £14 - £18 and takes 7h 35m.

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Map of how to get from London to Southport.
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  • Distance: 192.1 miles
  • Duration: 2h 52m

What companies run services between London, England and Southport, England?

You can take a train from London Euston to Southport via Wigan North Western and Wigan Wallgate in around 2h 52m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Victoria to Southport via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth in around 7h 35m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£50 - £320
Flights from London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £350
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £210
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£60 - £290
Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Wigan Wallgate to Southport
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Wigan North Western
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£8 - £12
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Merseyrail Electrics
Phone
0151 330 1000
Website
merseyrail.org
Train from Liverpool South Parkway to Southport
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Train from Liverpool Central to Southport
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£4 - £7
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Liverpool Lime Street
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£23 - £35
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£10 - £15
Off-Peak Day Single
£17 - £26
Anytime Day Single
£23 - £35
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7 - £9
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National Express
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Southport
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£7 - £9
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National Express
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Birmingham - Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£8 - £11
Website
Blablabus

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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London to Southport bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Southport station.

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London to Southport train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Southport station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London to Southport is 218 miles. It takes approximately 3h 43m to drive from London to Southport.

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Japan Airlines and British Airways offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester Airport.

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There are 1119+ hotels available in Southport. Prices start at £75 per night.

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The best way to get from London to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 14 min and costs £5 - £35.

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Flag of United Kingdom Southport, United Kingdom

Southport is a large seaside town in the Metropolitan Borough of Sefton, Merseyside, England. During the 2001 census, Southport was recorded as having a population of 90,336, making it the eleventh most populous settlement in North West England. The statistics for the 2011 Census were maintained on a ward basis. - Wikipedia

Things to do in Southport

  • Southport Pier

    Southport Pier is a Grade II listed pleasure pier located in Southport, Merseyside, England. First opened in August 1860, it is the oldest iron pier in the country and spans a length of 1108 m, making it the second-longest in Great Britain after Southend Pier. Although at one stage reaching out 4380 ft, a succession of storms and fires during the late 19th and early 20th century have reduced its length to that of the present day.

  • Hesketh Park

    Hesketh Park is a public park situated near the north end of Lord Street in the Victorian seaside town of Southport, Merseyside, England. It was designed as a public park in the mid-19th century by Edward Kemp, and was further developed in the 20th century. The land was donated by the Rev Charles Hesketh and has many Victorian features and landscape designs.

  • Blackpool Pleasure Beach

    Blackpool Pleasure Beach commonly referred to as Pleasure Beach Resort or simply Pleasure Beach is an amusement park situated along the Fylde coast in Blackpool, Lancashire, England. The park was founded in 1896 and has been owned and operated by the Thompson family since its inception. It is one of the most visited tourist attractions in the United Kingdom, and one of the top twenty most visited amusement parks in the world, with a peak estimate of 5.5 million visitors in 2007. In 2014 it was voted as the best theme park in the United Kingdom and the ninth best park in Europe by the Travelers' Choice Awards.

  • Blackpool Tower

    Blackpool Tower is a tourist attraction in Blackpool, Lancashire, England, which was opened to the public on 14 May 1894. Inspired by the Eiffel Tower in Paris, it is 518 ft tall and is the 120th tallest freestanding tower in the world. Blackpool Tower is also the common name for Tower buildings, an entertainment complex in a red-brick three-storey block comprising the tower, the ground floor aquarium and cafeteria, Tower Circus, the Tower Ballroom and roof gardens that was designated a Grade I listed building in 1973.

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