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There are 4 ways to get from Southport to Skipton by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  3 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Southport, Duke Street to Preston City Centre, Arrival Stand X2 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station to Skipton, Fire Station 280

Cheapest option

Train  •  3 h 37 min

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

$33 - $71

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  3 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Southport to Burnley Manchester Road
  2. Take the bus from Burnham Gate, Railway Station to Skipton, Bus Station Stand 2 X43

Drive  •  1 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Southport to Skipton 55.3 miles

$11 - $18

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The cheapest way to get from Southport to Skipton is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Southport to Skipton is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1 h 8 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Southport to Skipton station. However, there are services departing from Southport, Duke Street and arriving at Skipton, Fire Station via Preston City Centre, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 14 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Southport to Skipton. However, there are services departing from Southport and arriving at Skipton via Wigan North Western and Lancaster. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 37 min.

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The distance between Southport and Skipton is 46 miles. The road distance is 55.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Southport to Skipton without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 14 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 14 min to get from Southport to Skipton, including transfers.

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

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Southport to Skipton train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Southport station.

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The best way to get from Southport to Skipton is to bus which takes 3 h 14 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs £25 - £55 and takes 3 h 37 min.

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Map of how to get from Southport to Skipton.
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  • Distance: 46.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 14 min

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

You can take a bus from Southport to Skipton via Preston City Centre, Bus Station in around 3 h 14 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Southport to Skipton via Wigan Wallgate, Wigan North Western, and Lancaster in around 3 h 37 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Southport to Burnley Manchester Road
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
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 - $18
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Lancaster to Skipton
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $22
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
$24 - $40
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $40
Bus operators
Stagecoach in Lancashire
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Southport, Duke Street to Preston City Centre, Arrival Stand
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Stagecoach in Lancashire
Preston Bus
Phone
01772 253671
Website
prestonbus.co.uk
Bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station to Skipton, Fire Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
prestonbus.co.uk
The Burnley Bus Company
Phone
0345 60 40 110
Email
hello@burnleybuses.co.uk hello@burnleybuses.co.uk
Website
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Burnham Gate, Railway Station to Skipton, Bus Station Stand 2
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk

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Southport to Skipton bus services, operated by Preston Bus, arrive at Skipton, Fire Station.

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Southport to Skipton train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Skipton station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Southport to Skipton is 55 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 8 min to drive from Southport to Skipton.

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There are 637+ hotels available in Skipton. Prices start at $97 USD per night.

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