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

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Bus, train  •  1 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Southport, Duke Street to Preston City Centre, Railway Station X2 / ...
  2. Take the train from Preston to Blackpool North

$13 - $30

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Train  •  1 h 38 min

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

$17 - $44

Bus, line 61 bus  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Southport, Duke Street to Preston City Centre, Arrival Stand X2 / ...
  2. Take the line 61 bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 5) to Blackpool Town Centre, Church St (Cookson St / Church St) 61

$15

Taxi  •  45 min

  1. Take a taxi from Southport to Blackpool 32.6 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  45 min

  1. Drive from Southport to Blackpool 32.6 miles

$7 - $11

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No, there is no direct bus from Southport to Blackpool. However, there are services departing from Southport, Duke Street and arriving at Blackpool Town Centre, Church St (Cookson St / Church St) via Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 5). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Southport to Blackpool. However, there are services departing from Southport and arriving at Blackpool North via Wigan North Western. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 38 min.

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The distance between Southport and Blackpool is 12 miles. The road distance is 32.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Southport to Blackpool without a car is to bus and train which takes 1 h 22 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 22 min to get from Southport to Blackpool, including transfers.

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Southport to Blackpool bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Lancashire, depart from Southport, Duke Street station.

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Southport to Blackpool train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Southport station.

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The best way to get from Southport to Blackpool is to train which takes 1 h 38 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus and line 61 bus, which costs and takes 2 h 20 min.

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Southport to Blackpool bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Lancashire, arrive at Blackpool Town Centre, Church St (Cookson St / Church St) station.

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

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Map of how to get from Southport to Blackpool.
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  • Distance: 12 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 22 min

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

You can take a train from Southport to Blackpool via Wigan Wallgate and Wigan North Western in around 1 h 38 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southport to Blackpool via Preston City Centre, Arrival Stand and Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 5) in around 2 h 20 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Preston to Blackpool North
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Southport to Wigan Wallgate
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Wigan North Western to Blackpool North
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Preston to Blackpool North
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $23
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $23
Train from Wigan North Western to Blackpool North
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$23 - $35
Bus operators
Stagecoach in Lancashire
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Southport, Duke Street to Preston City Centre, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Southport, Duke Street to Preston City Centre, Arrival Stand
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 5) to Blackpool Town Centre, Church St (Cookson St / Church St)
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Southport to Blackpool
Ave. Duration
45 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
New City Taxis
Phone
+44 1772 824000
Website
newcityviptaxis.com
Ace Ringway Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1772 200200
Website
ace-ringwaytaxis.co.uk
Taxi In Liverpool
Phone
+44 151 236 1915
Comcab Liverpool
Phone
+44 151 298 2222
Website
comcab-liverpool.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Southport to Blackpool is 33 miles. It takes approximately 45 min to drive from Southport to Blackpool.

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