Preston to Southport bus

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Overview: Coach from Preston to Southport

distanceDistance14 miles
durationAverage coach duration1 h 58 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£22 (€24)
changesDirect coachNo

Coaches from Preston to Southport cover the 14 miles long route and usually take around 1 h 58 min. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this route for as low as £22, but the average price of coach tickets is £22. Travellers depart most frequently from Preston, Bus Station and arrive in Southport, Eastbank Street.

Coaches from Preston to Southport

Coaches from Preston to Southport leave only once daily and pass through Manchester and Liverpool along the way, adding up to a trip that can take four and a half to six and a half hours. Passengers in a hurry might want to seek alternative means of transport. However, the long journey has an upside for travellers who wish to call in at these intermediate stops, especially the weekend service, which leaves plenty of time for shopping en route.

Which coach companies travel from Preston to Southport?

At present, National Express is the only coach service between these two towns.

How long is the coach from Preston to Southport?

On weekdays, coaches from Preston to Southport take about four and a half hours, following a roundabout route with a 30-minute stop at Manchester Coach Station and a 55-minute stop at the One Bus Station, Canning Place, Liverpool. Passengers should expect to add another two hours to the journey at the weekend, with an hour's stop in Liverpool and almost two hours in Manchester.

How many coaches are there from Preston to Southport?

There's one coach from Preston to Southport every day. On Monday to Friday, it departs in the early afternoon and arrives in the middle of the evening. On Saturday and Sunday, the coach leaves around lunchtime.

What are the departure and arrival stations for coaches from Preston to Southport?

Departure bus station: Coaches leave from Preston Bus Station, which has been recently renovated to the tune of £35 million. The new complex includes sports and leisure centres and an area dedicated to young people's activities. The city centre is just on the other side of the building to the coach and bus bays, through a pleasant pedestrianised zone. With 40 stops in operation, Preston City, South Lancashire and East Lancashire bus routes run to and from Moss Side, Chorley, Leyland, Fleetwood and many other destinations.

Arrival bus station: Southport Bus and Coach Stop is on the corner of Eastbank Street and Lord Street, a four-minute walk from the town centre. Passengers from Preston are delivered right into the heart of the town's many attractions. Victoria Park, Splash World, the Royal Clifton Hotel and Spa, Southport Pleasureland and a number of nature trails and hikes are all less than a mile away, and visitors can also hire bikes at the nearby Eco Centre.

FAQs: Preston to Southport coach

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Cheap coach tickets from Preston to Southport can start from as little as £22 when you book in advance. The average coach ticket price for Preston to Southport is £22; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The average journey time by coach from Preston to Southport is 1 h 58 min   to travel the 14 mile long trip. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner to search for a specific date.
The first coach from Preston to Southport leaves at 07: 18. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last coach from Preston to Southport leaves at 12: 18.

When departing from Preston, you have various coach station options to start your route from including Preston, Bus Station, Preston, Sir Tom Finney Way (PNE Deepdale Stadium) and Preston, Fishergate (Railway Station). When arriving in Southport, you can end your trip in coach stations like Southport, Eastbank Street and Southport Lord Street, Duke Street.

Passengers board the coach most frequently from Preston, Bus Station, which is located around 1.2 miles (1.9 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the coach at Southport, Eastbank Street, located 0.1 miles (112 m) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month for a coach from Preston to Southport is February.
You have options as you can travel between Preston and Southport 2 different ways: train or coach.

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