There are 5 ways to get from Sheffield to Southport by train, bus or car

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Train East Midlands Trains  •  2 h 42 min

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

$41 - $57

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Bus  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
  2. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Preston, Lancashire
  3. Take the bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 23) to Southport, The Monument (Christ Church) X2 / ...

$23 - $30

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Train TransPennine Express  •  2 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Wigan North Western
  3. Take the train from Wigan Wallgate to Southport

$27 - $49

Train, bus  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Sheffield to Manchester Airport
  2. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Wigan North Western
  3. Take the bus from Wigan, North Western Station (Rail Station) to Southport, Wellington Street 375 / ...

$37 - $53

Drive  •  1 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Sheffield to Southport 83.8 miles

$18 - $26

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Sheffield station to Southport. However, there are services departing from Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street and arriving at Southport, The Monument (Christ Church) via Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St and Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 23). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 16 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Sheffield to Southport. However, there are services departing from Sheffield and arriving at Southport via Liverpool South Parkway. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 42 min.

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The distance between Sheffield and Southport is 66 miles. The road distance is 83.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Sheffield to Southport without a car is to train which takes 2 h 42 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 42 min to get from Sheffield to Southport, including transfers.

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Sheffield to Southport bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street.

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Sheffield to Southport train services, operated by East Midlands Trains, depart from Sheffield station.

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The best way to get from Sheffield to Southport is to train which takes 2 h 42 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 16 min.

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Sheffield to Southport bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Lancashire, arrive at Southport, The Monument (Christ Church) station.

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Sheffield to Southport train services, operated by Merseyrail Electrics, arrive at Southport station.

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Map of how to get from Sheffield to Southport.
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  • Distance: 66.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 42 min

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

You can take a train from Sheffield to Southport via Liverpool South Parkway in around 2 h 42 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sheffield to Southport via Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St, Preston, Lancashire, and Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 23) in around 4 h 16 min.

Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Liverpool South Parkway
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$16 - $24
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Train from Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Single
$19 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $29
Anytime Single
$28 - $40
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $25
Train from Sheffield to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $16
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $30
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Wigan North Western
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
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
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 Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Preston, Lancashire
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach in Lancashire
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 23) to Southport, The Monument (Christ Church)
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Arriva Merseyside
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Wigan, North Western Station (Rail Station) to Southport, Wellington Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
arrivabus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Sheffield to Southport is 84 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 46 min to drive from Sheffield to Southport.

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