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There are 6 ways to get from Southport to Chester by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  1h 37m

  1. Take the train from Southport to Liverpool Central
  2. Take the train from Liverpool Central Loop Line to Chester

$9 - $13

5 alternative options

Train via Liverpool South Parkway  •  2h 16m

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

$16 - $24

Bus  •  2h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Southport to Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place National Express
  2. Take the bus from Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place to Chester National Express

$12 - $18

Taxi  •  55m

  1. Take a taxi from Southport to Chester 47.2 miles

$160 - $200

Drive  •  55m

  1. Drive from Southport to Chester 47.2 miles

$10 - $15

Uber  •  55m

  1. Take an Uber from Southport to Chester 47.2 miles

$85 - $120

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The cheapest way to get from Southport to Chester is to train which costs £7 - £11 and takes 1h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from Southport to Chester is to taxi which costs £120 - £160 and takes 55m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Southport to Chester. However, there are services departing from Southport and arriving at Chester via Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 40m.

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No, there is no direct train from Southport to Chester. However, there are services departing from Southport and arriving at Chester via Liverpool Central Loop Line. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 37m.

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The distance between Southport and Chester is 32 miles. The road distance is 47.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Southport to Chester without a car is to train which takes 1h 37m and costs £7 - £11.

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It takes approximately 1h 37m to get from Southport to Chester, including transfers.

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Southport to Chester bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Southport station.

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Southport to Chester train services, operated by Merseyrail Electrics, depart from Southport station.

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The best way to get from Southport to Chester is to train which takes 1h 37m and costs £7 - £11. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £9 - £14 and takes 2h 40m.

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Map of how to get from Southport to Chester.
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  • Distance: 32 miles
  • Duration: 1h 37m

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

You can take a train from Southport to Chester via Liverpool Central Loop Line in around 1h 37m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southport to Chester via Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place in around 2h 40m.

Train operators
Merseyrail Electrics
Phone
0151 330 1000
Website
merseyrail.org
Train from Southport to Liverpool Central
Ave. Duration
44m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Train from Liverpool Central Loop Line to Chester
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Train from Southport to Liverpool South Parkway
Ave. Duration
58m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Liverpool South Parkway to Chester
Ave. Duration
33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $14
First Anytime Day Single
$13 - $20
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 Southport to Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
National Express
Bus from Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place to Chester
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
National Express
Other operators
Uber Merseyside
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Southport to Chester
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Signup at
uber.com
Access
$80 - $110
Assist
$80 - $110
UberX
$85 - $120
UberXL
$110 - $160
Exec
$110 - $160
Taxi from Southport to Chester
Ave. Duration
55m
Estimated price
$160 - $200
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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Southport to Chester bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Chester station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Southport to Chester is 47 miles. It takes approximately 55m to drive from Southport to Chester.

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