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There are 4 ways to get from Preston to Southport by bus, train, taxi or car

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Line 2 bus  •  1h 7m

  1. Take the line 2 bus from Preston City Centre, station to Southport, Eastbank Street 2

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Train  •  1h 8m

  1. Take the train from Wigan Wallgate to Southport

$12 - $30

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  24m

  1. Take a taxi from Preston to Southport 17.7 miles

$65 - $80

Drive  •  24m

  1. Drive from Preston to Southport 17.7 miles

$3 - $6

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The cheapest way to get from Preston to Southport is to drive which costs £2 - £5 and takes 24m.

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The quickest way to get from Preston to Southport is to taxi which costs £50 - £60 and takes 24m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Preston City Centre, station station and arriving at Southport, Eastbank Street. Services depart hourly, and operate Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 1h 7m.

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No, there is no direct train from Preston to Southport. However, there are services departing from Preston and arriving at Southport via Wigan Wallgate. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 8m.

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The distance between Preston and Southport is 15 miles. The road distance is 17.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Preston to Southport without a car is to line 2 bus which takes 1h 7m and costs .

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The line 2 bus from Preston City Centre, station to Southport, Eastbank Street takes 1h 7m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Preston to Southport bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Lancashire, arrive at Preston City Centre, station.

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Preston to Southport train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Wigan Wallgate station.

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The best way to get from Preston to Southport is to line 2 bus which takes 1h 7m and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs £8 - £24 and takes 1h 8m.

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  • Distance: 15 miles
  • Duration: 1h 7m

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

Stagecoach in Lancashire operates a bus from Preston to Southport hourly, and the journey takes 1h 7m. Alternatively, Northern Rail operates a train from Preston to Southport hourly. Tickets cost $6 - $10 and the journey takes 33m.

Train operators
Bus operators
Stagecoach in Lancashire
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Preston City Centre, station to Southport, Eastbank Street
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Stagecoach in Lancashire
Other operators
Taxi from Preston to Southport
Ave. Duration
24m
Estimated price
$65 - $80
New City Taxis
Phone
+44 1772 824000
Website
newcityviptaxis.com
Ace Ringway Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1772 200200
Website
ace-ringwaytaxis.co.uk

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Preston to Southport bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Lancashire, arrive at Southport, Eastbank Street station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Preston to Southport is 18 miles. It takes approximately 24m to drive from Preston to Southport.

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