There are 5 ways to get from Southport to Chester by train, taxi, car or towncar

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train Merseyrail Electrics  •  1 h 37 min

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

$12 - $26

4 alternative options

Train Northern Rail  •  2 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Southport to Chester

$29 - $45

Taxi  •  55 min

  1. Take a taxi from Southport to Chester 47.2 miles

$170 - $210

Drive  •  55 min

  1. Drive from Southport to Chester 47.2 miles

$10 - $15

Uber  •  55 min

  1. Take an Uber from Southport to Chester 47.2 miles

$90 - $130

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

You can take a train from Southport to Chester via Liverpool Central and Liverpool Central Loop Line in around 1 h 37 min.

Train operators
Merseyrail Electrics
Phone
0151 330 1000
Website
merseyrail.org
Train from Southport to Liverpool Central
Ave. Duration
44 min
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
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Liverpool Central Loop Line to Chester
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$4 - $6
Off-Peak Single
$8 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Single
$11 - $17
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Liverpool Central Loop Line to Chester
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$8 - $13
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $17
Other operators
Uber Merseyside
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Southport to Chester
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Signup at
uber.com
uberACCESS
$85 - $120
uberASSIST
$85 - $120
uberX
$90 - $130
UberExec
$120 - $170
uberXL
$120 - $170
Taxi from Southport to Chester
Ave. Duration
55 min
Estimated price
$170 - $210
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Southport and Chester is 51 km. The road distance is 75 km.

The cheapest way to get from Southport to Chester is to drive which costs £7 - £11 and takes 55 min.

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

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Southport and arriving at Chester. Services depart six times a week. The journey takes approximately 2 h 41 min.

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