There are 11 ways to get from London to Southport by train, bus, car or plane

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

Train via Wigan Wallgate  •  2 h 51 min

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

$122 - $187

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Southport National Express

$21 - $27

9 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 16 min

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

$119 - $183

Train Chiltern Railways  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from London Marylebone to Birmingham Moor Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Liverpool South Parkway
  3. Take the train from Liverpool South Parkway to Southport

$104 - $159

Bus via Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 23)  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Preston, Lancashire National Express / ...

$25 - $60

Drive  •  3 h 47 min

  1. Drive from London to Southport 220.4 miles

$45 - $70

Fly London Heathrow to Manchester, train  •  4 h 42 min

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

$108 - $312

Train to Southend, fly to Manchester, train  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Airport
  2. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Manchester (MAN) SEN - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Wigan North Western

$99 - $361

Fly London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford, train  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) LHR - LBA
  2. Take the train from Leeds to Manchester Victoria
  3. Take the train from Manchester Victoria to Southport

$117 - $265

Train to Southampton, fly to Manchester, train  •  5 h 36 min

  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

$82 - $204

Fly London Heathrow to Newcastle, train  •  7 h 6 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Newcastle (NCL) LHR - NCL
  2. Take the train from Newcastle to Manchester Victoria
  3. Take the train from Manchester Victoria to Southport

$167 - $425

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to Southport is to bus which costs £16 - £21 and takes 7 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from London to Southport is to train which costs £90 - £150 and takes 2 h 51 min.

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The distance between London and Southport is 192 miles. The road distance is 220.4 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 51 min to get from London to Southport, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from London Victoria Coach Station station and arriving at Southport. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 25 min.

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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 2 h 51 min.

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

You can take a train from London to Southport via Wigan North Western and Wigan Wallgate in around 2 h 51 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London to Southport 5 times a day. Tickets cost $20 - $26 and the journey takes 5 h 35 min. Megabus UK also services this route once daily.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Flights from London Heathrow to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southend to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Wigan North Western
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $180
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$70 - $110
Anytime Day Single
$110 - $180
Train from London Euston to Liverpool South Parkway
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $180
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$70 - $110
Anytime Day Single
$110 - $180
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Wigan Wallgate to Southport
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Wigan North Western
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Victoria to Southport
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Chiltern Railways
Phone
+44 345 600 5165
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Train from London Marylebone to Birmingham Moor Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $100
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Manchester Victoria
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $25
Train from Newcastle to Manchester Victoria
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$25 - $35
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $85
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Preston, Lancashire
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Southport
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $27
Website
nationalexpress.com
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 28)
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Book at
uk.megabus.com

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