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

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Bus  •  49 min

  1. Take the bus from Preston City Centre, Railway Station to Southport, The Monument (Christ Church) X2

$7

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Train  •  1 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Wigan Wallgate to Southport

$12 - $30

Taxi  •  24 min

  1. Take a taxi from Preston to Southport 17.7 miles

$65 - $80

Drive  •  24 min

  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 24 min.

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

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Preston City Centre, Railway Station station and arriving at Southport, The Monument (Christ Church). Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 49 min.

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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 1 h 8 min.

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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 bus which takes 49 min and costs £6.

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The bus from Preston City Centre, Railway Station to Southport, The Monument (Christ Church) takes 49 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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Preston to Southport bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Lancashire, arrive at Preston City Centre, Railway 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 bus which takes 49 min and costs £6. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £8 - £23 and takes 1 h 8 min.

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  • Distance: 15 miles
  • Duration: 49 min

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

Stagecoach in Lancashire operates a bus from Preston to Southport every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $7 and the journey takes 49 min. Alternatively, Northern Rail operates a train from Preston to Southport hourly. Tickets cost $6 - $10 and the journey takes 33 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Stagecoach in Lancashire
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Preston City Centre, Railway Station to Southport, The Monument (Christ Church)
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Preston to Southport
Ave. Duration
24 min
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, The Monument (Christ Church) 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 24 min to drive from Preston to Southport.

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