There are 3 ways to get from Preston to Southport by train, taxi or car

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Train  •  1h 7m

  1. Take the train from Wigan Wallgate to Southport

£12 - £36

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Taxi  •  27 min

  1. Take a taxi from Preston to Southport 17.8 miles

£40 - £50

Drive  •  27 min

  1. Drive from Preston to Southport 17.8 miles

£3 - £5

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The cheapest way to get from Preston to Southport is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Preston to Southport is to taxi which costs £40 - £50 and takes 27 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 1h 7m.

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The distance between Preston and Southport is 15 miles. The road distance is 17.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Preston to Southport without a car is to train which takes 1h 7m and costs £12 - £40.

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It takes approximately 1h 7m to get from Preston to Southport, including transfers.

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Preston to Southport train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Wigan Wallgate 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 27 min to drive from Preston to Southport.

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

Northern Rail operates a train from Wigan Wallgate to Southport hourly. Tickets cost £7 - £13 and the journey takes 33 min.

Train operators
Other operators
Taxi from Preston to Southport
Ave. Duration
27 min
Estimated price
£40 - £50
Preston City Taxi
Phone
+44 1772 217 217
Website
prestoncitytaxis.co.uk
New City Taxis
Phone
+44 1772 824 000
Website
newcityviptaxis.co.uk
Eagle Taxis
Phone
+44 1772 200 300
Website
eagletaxipreston.co.uk
Ashton Allied Taxis
Phone
+44 1772 734 000
Website
ashtonallied.co.uk
AAA Taxis
Phone
+44 1772 555 444
Website
aaataxispreston.co.uk

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