• Our partners include:

  • National Express
  • RailEurope
  • ThamesLink
  • Virgin Trains
  • BlaBlaCar
  • Booking.com
  • Skyscanner
  • Airbnb
  • Expedia
  • Uber

There are 8 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 Virgin West Coast Trains  •  2 h 53 min

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

$120 - $184

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 55 min

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

$21 - $27

6 alternative options

Train Chiltern Railways  •  4 h 54 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

$103 - $151

Drive  •  3 h 47 min

  1. Drive from London to Southport 220.4 miles

$45 - $70

Fly London Heathrow to Manchester, train  •  4 h 49 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 39 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 - $360

Fly London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford, train  •  5 h 47 min

  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

$118 - $271

Train to Southampton, fly to Manchester, train  •  5 h 48 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

$81 - $203

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to Southport is to bus which costs £16 - £21 and takes 6 h 55 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from London to Southport is to train which costs £90 - £150 and takes 2 h 53 min.

More details

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 6 h 55 min.

More details

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 53 min.

More details

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

Get driving directions

The best way to get from London to Southport without a car is to train which takes 2 h 53 min and costs £90 - £150.

More details

It takes approximately 2 h 53 min to get from London to Southport, including transfers.

More details

London to Southport bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Victoria Coach Station.

More details

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

More details

The best way to get from London to Southport is to train which takes 2 h 53 min and costs £90 - £150. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £16 - £21 and takes 6 h 55 min.

Mode details

Map of how to get from London to Southport.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 192.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 53 min

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 53 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London to Southport once daily. Tickets cost $21 - $27 and the journey takes 6 h 55 min.

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 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
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 5 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
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
Chiltern Railways
Phone
+44 345 600 5165
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Train from London Marylebone to Birmingham Moor Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $100
Merseyrail Electrics
Phone
0151 330 1000
Website
merseyrail.org
Train from Liverpool South Parkway to Southport
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Train from Liverpool Central to Southport
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
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
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$14 - $20
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
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 Southport
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $27
Website
nationalexpress.com

Want to know more about travelling around United Kingdom

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

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

Search flights

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

More details

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

More details

Yes, the driving distance between London to Southport is 220 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 47 min to drive from London to Southport.

Get driving directions

British Airways offers flights from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester Airport.

Search flights

Book your London to Southport bus tickets online with Distribusion.

Search and book

There are 958+ hotels available in Southport. Prices start at $39 USD per night.

More details

The best way to get from London to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 14 min and costs £20 - £29.

More details

Where to next?