How to travel from Birmingham to Southport

Wed, Jul 17
+ Add return
Scan to get our free app
Use our app to get live travel updates and book mobile tickets for trains, buses, flights, and ferries.
App Store
42K ratings
Google Play
136K reviews

Travel Information between Birmingham and Southport

distanceDistance92 miles (149 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$22 - $24
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $22 (€19) • 2 h 18 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $22 (€19) • 2 h 18 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus or Virgin Trains

Take a train or bus to travel 92 miles (149 km) from Birmingham to Southport. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are FlixBus or Virgin Trains among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Birmingham to Southport.

Travel options
from Birmingham to Southport

How to get from Birmingham to Southport by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

The best way to travel from Birmingham to Southport is by taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

Avanti West Coast
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
0 transfers
Other options
Avanti West Coast
0 transfers

Find all the dates and times for this journey by train, bus, flight, and ferry .

Compare prices and tickets Prices for trains, buses and flights

Jul 18
Jul 19
Jul 20
Jul 21
Jul 22
Jul 23
Jul 24

More than 1,000 travel companies trust us to sell their tickets all in one place.

Deutsche Bahn

All travel companies: Train and Bus from Birmingham to Southport

FlixBus and Northern Rail (3) will get you to Southport from Birmingham at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best travel times, prices and tickets for your trip.

Northern Rail is a train company based in the United Kingdom operating trains from Birmingham to Southport. It operates a wide range of services, from express trains to local services, and offers a variety of ticket types. Express trains are the fastest services, with journey times of up to two hours. Local services are slower, but offer more stops and a more relaxed atmosphere. Northern Rail also offers a range of ticket types, including single, return, and season tickets. Onboard facilities include comfortable seating, free Wi-Fi, and a range of refreshments. The most popular routes for Northern Rail are between major cities such as Manchester, Liverpool, and Leeds.

    FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost travel companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance travel services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

      FAQs: Travel from Birmingham to Southport

      FAQs: Travel to Southport easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Birmingham to Southport.

      There are 2 travel options from Birmingham to Southport. You can take a train or bus.

      The cheapest way to travel between Birmingham and Southport is a train with an average price of $22 (€19).

      This is compared to other travel options from Birmingham to Southport:

      Taking a train costs $3 (€2) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $24 (€21) for the same trip.

      The quickest way to travel to Southport from Birmingham is by train, which takes on average 2 h 18 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

      Getting to Southport by bus takes 2 h 58 min on average.

      You should expect to travel around 92 miles (149 km) between Birmingham and Southport.

      The average frequency per day from Birmingham to Southport is:

      • 1 bus per day.
      • 9 trains per day.

      However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Birmingham and Southport as scheduled services by train or bus can vary by season or day of the week.

      These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Birmingham to Southport:

      • Most travelers catch their bus from Birmingham, Coach Station and arrive in Southport, Eastbank Street.
      • Most travelers board their train from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Southport.

      The following travel companies offer services from Birmingham to Southport:

      • Travel with FlixBus to go to Southport by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find FlixBus Birmingham to Southport tickets on Omio for $31 (€27).
      • Virgin Trains, West Midlands Trains or Northern Rail (3) can take you to Southport by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Virgin Trains from Birmingham to Southport for $22 (€19).

      Yes, there are direct routes from Birmingham to Southport with the following travel companies:

      • You can book a direct bus with.
      • You can book a direct train with.

      Direct services to Southport tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your trip.

      Many of our customers who book a trip from Birmingham to Southport often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Manchester, London, Liverpool, Glasgow City or Preston. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Birmingham and Southport itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Southport and any of these top destinations today!

      Travelling from Birmingham to Southport: related information

      Here are some other resources that might have the information you need

      HomeTravelTravel to United KingdomTravel to SouthportHow to travel from Birmingham to Southport

      The Omio App Makes Travel Planning Easy

      We’ll get you where you want to go. From live train updates to mobile tickets, our innovative app is the ideal way to plan and keep track of your travel.

      Hand With Phone
      More routes, destinations and providers