How to travel from Manchester to Southport

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Travel Information between Manchester and Southport

distanceDistance33 miles (54 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$7 - $9
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $7 (€6) • 1 h 8 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $7 (€6) • 1 h 8 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Northern Rail (3)

Travel 33 miles (54 km) by train or bus between Manchester and Southport. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are National Express or Northern Rail (3) among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Manchester to Southport.

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

Our recommendation

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

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You can travel by travel between Manchester and Southport with Northern Rail (3). When you search Omio for times and tickets, we’ll show you the best deals available.

Northern Trains is a publicly owned travel operating company in the United Kingdom, headquartered in York. The company operates local and commuter travel across the entire north of England connecting regions of the North East, North West, East Midlands, Staffordshire, Yorkshire and the Humber coast line. The rail network in the UK has been run by over 20 travel companies, but they work together as National Rail with coordinated fares and ticketing. Tickets such as Advance, Off-Peak and Anytime Day are available to purchase for routes with Northern. There is only one class option on Northern travel: Standard.

    FAQs: Travel from Manchester 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 Manchester to Southport.

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

    The cheapest way to travel between Manchester and Southport is a train with an average price of $7 (€6).

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

    Taking a train costs $2 (€2) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $9 (€8) for the same trip.

    The quickest way to travel to Southport from Manchester is by train, which takes on average 1 h 8 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

    Getting to Southport by bus takes 2 h 11 min on average.

    You should expect to travel around 33 miles (54 km) between Manchester and Southport.

    The average frequency per day from Manchester to Southport is:

    • 9 buses a day.
    • Around 25 trains per day.

    However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Manchester 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 Manchester to Southport:

    • Most travelers who book a bus ticket from Manchester to Southport depart from Manchester, Coach Station to Southport, Eastbank Street.
    • Most travelers who buy a train ticket from Manchester to Southport depart from Manchester Piccadilly to Southport.

    Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Manchester to Southport:

    • You can take a bus from Manchester to Southport with National Express. Cheap tickets can be found for $30 (€26) with National Express from Manchester to Southport.
    • You can go to Southport from Manchester by train with Northern Rail (3). You'll see cheap train tickets for $7 (€6) with Northern Rail (3) from Manchester to Southport on Omio.

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

    • You can find 12 direct trains per day to Southport with Northern Rail (3).

    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 route.

    Omio customers who travel from Manchester to Southport often also extend their vacation to go to London, Liverpool, Glasgow City or Preston. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Southport and these popular destinations at a great price.

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