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

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Train  •  1 h 37 min

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

$11 - $21

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Bus, line 1 bus  •  3 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Southport, The Monument (Christ Church) to Queen Square Bus Station X2 / ...
  2. Take the line 1 bus from Liverpool, Whitechapel (Met Quarter) to Chester, Delamere Street 1 / ...

$13 - $17

Taxi  •  55 min

  1. Take a taxi from Southport to Chester 47.2 miles

$160 - $200

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

$85 - $120

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The cheapest way to get from Southport to Chester is to drive which costs £7 - £12 and takes 55 min.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Southport to Chester. However, there are services departing from Southport, The Monument (Christ Church) and arriving at Chester, Delamere Street via Liverpool, Whitechapel (Met Quarter). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 34 min.

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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 1 h 37 min.

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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 1 h 37 min and costs £8 - £17.

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

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Southport to Chester bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Lancashire, depart from Southport, The Monument (Christ Church) station.

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

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. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southport to Chester via Queen Square Bus Station and Liverpool, Whitechapel (Met Quarter) in around 3 h 34 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
$5 - $8
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
$8 - $13
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$3 - $6
Off-Peak Single
$7 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $13
Anytime Single
$11 - $16
Bus operators
Stagecoach in Lancashire
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Southport, The Monument (Christ Church) to Queen Square Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Arriva Merseyside
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Southport, Part Street (Vauxhall Dealers) to Queen Square Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Stagecoach Merseyside & South Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
enquiries.merseyside@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Liverpool, Whitechapel (Met Quarter) to Chester, Delamere Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Uber Merseyside
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Southport to Chester
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Signup at
uber.com
Access
$80 - $110
Assist
$80 - $110
UberX
$85 - $120
Exec
$120 - $170
UberXL
$110 - $160
Taxi from Southport to Chester
Ave. Duration
55 min
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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