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There are 4 ways to get from Southport to Preston (Station) by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  48 min

  1. Take the bus from Southport, Nevill Street to Preston City Centre, station 2 / ...

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Train  •  55 min

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

$11 - $30

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  24 min

  1. Take a taxi from Southport to Preston (Station) 17.7 miles

$65 - $80

Drive  •  24 min

  1. Drive from Southport to Preston (Station) 17.7 miles

$3 - $6

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The cheapest way to get from Southport to Preston (Station) is to drive which costs £2 - £5 and takes 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Southport to Preston (Station) is to taxi which costs £50 - £60 and takes 24 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Southport, Nevill Street and arriving at Preston City Centre, station station. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 48 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Southport to Preston (Station). However, there are services departing from Southport and arriving at Preston via Wigan North Western. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 55 min.

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The distance between Southport and Preston (Station) is 15 miles. The road distance is 17.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Southport to Preston (Station) without a car is to bus which takes 48 min and costs .

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The bus from Southport, Nevill Street to Preston City Centre, station takes 48 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Southport to Preston (Station) bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Lancashire, depart from Southport, Nevill Street station.

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Southport to Preston (Station) train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Southport station.

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The best way to get from Southport to Preston (Station) is to bus which takes 48 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs £8 - £24 and takes 55 min.

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Map of how to get from Southport to Preston (Station).
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  • Distance: 14.6 miles
  • Duration: 48 min

What companies run services between Southport, England and Preston (Station), Lancashire, England?

Stagecoach in Lancashire operates a bus from Southport to Preston (Station) every 30 minutes, and the journey takes 48 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Southport to Preston (Station) via Wigan Wallgate and Wigan North Western in around 55 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 Preston
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Wigan North Western to Preston
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $21
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $21
Bus operators
Stagecoach in Lancashire
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Southport, Nevill Street to Preston City Centre, station
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Stagecoach in Lancashire
Other operators
Taxi from Southport to Preston (Station)
Ave. Duration
24 min
Estimated price
$65 - $80
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 Preston (Station) bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Lancashire, arrive at Preston City Centre, station.

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Southport to Preston (Station) train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, arrive at Preston station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Southport to Preston (Station) is 18 miles. It takes approximately 24 min to drive from Southport to Preston (Station).

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There are 1033+ hotels available in Preston (Station). Prices start at $41 USD per night.

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