There are 5 ways to get from Southport to City of Lancaster by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  1 h 16 min

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

$14 - $33

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Train  •  1 h 24 min

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

$18 - $49

Bus, line 40 bus  •  2 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Southport, Duke Street to Preston City Centre, Arrival Stand X2 / ...
  2. Take the line 40 bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 2) to Lancaster City Centre, Queens Square (Queens Square A6 North) 40 / ...

$16

Taxi  •  52 min

  1. Take a taxi from Southport to City of Lancaster 39.4 miles

$140 - $170

Drive  •  52 min

  1. Drive from Southport to City of Lancaster 39.4 miles

$8 - $13

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No, there is no direct bus from Southport to City of Lancaster. However, there are services departing from Southport, Duke Street and arriving at Lancaster City Centre, Queens Square (Queens Square A6 North) via Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 2). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 13 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Southport to City of Lancaster. However, there are services departing from Southport and arriving at Lancaster via Wigan North Western. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 24 min.

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The distance between Southport and City of Lancaster is 29 miles. The road distance is 39.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Southport to City of Lancaster without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 16 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 16 min to get from Southport to City of Lancaster, including transfers.

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

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Southport to City of Lancaster train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Southport station.

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The best way to get from Southport to City of Lancaster is to bus which takes 1 h 16 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 1 h 24 min.

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Southport to City of Lancaster bus services, operated by Stagecoach Lancaster, arrive at Lancaster City Centre, Queens Square (Queens Square A6 North) station.

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Southport to City of Lancaster train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, arrive at Lancaster station.

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Map of how to get from Southport to City of Lancaster.
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  • Distance: 29.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 16 min

What companies run services between Southport, England and City of Lancaster, England?

Stagecoach in Lancashire operates a bus from Southport to City of Lancaster every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $8 and the journey takes 50 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Southport to City of Lancaster via Wigan Wallgate and Wigan North Western in around 1 h 24 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
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 Lancaster
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Wigan North Western to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $40
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
Stagecoach Lancaster
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 2) to Lancaster City Centre, Queens Square (Queens Square A6 North)
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Southport to City of Lancaster
Ave. Duration
52 min
Estimated price
$140 - $170
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 City of Lancaster is 39 miles. It takes approximately 52 min to drive from Southport to City of Lancaster.

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