Preston to Southport train

Cheap train tickets from Preston to Southport

Showing times and prices for 18 Aug

Cheapest

£20

Average

£20

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Northern Rail
09:00Preston1h06 10:06Southport
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£201One-way
Northern Rail
09:26Preston1h01 10:27Southport
0 changes
£201One-way
Northern Rail
10:02Preston1h09 11:11Southport
0 changes
£201One-way

Train schedule Preston to Southport

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thursday, 18 August
Northern Rail
09:00Preston1h06 10:06Southport
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Northern Rail
09:26Preston1h01 10:27Southport
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Northern Rail
10:02Preston1h09 11:11Southport
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Fastest train times from Preston to Southport

Showing times and prices for 18 Aug

Fastest Journey

1 h 1 m

Average

1 h 5 m

Trains per day

3

Distance

23 km

Of the 3 trains that leave Preston for Southport every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Northern Rail
09:26Preston1h01 10:27Southport
0 changes
£201One-way
Northern Rail
09:00Preston1h06 10:06Southport
0 changes
£201One-way
Northern Rail
10:02Preston1h09 11:11Southport
0 changes
£201One-way

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Overview: Train from Preston to Southport

distanceDistance14 miles
durationAverage train duration1 h 8 min
priceAverage train ticket price£20 (€23)
frequencyTrain frequency30 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersNorthern Rail, Avanti West Coast or TransPennine Express Service

Trains from Preston to Southport cover the 14 miles long trip taking on average 1 h 8 min with our travel partners like Northern Rail, Avanti West Coast or TransPennine Express Service. Normally, there are 30 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £20, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £20. Travellers depart most frequently from Preston and arrive in Southport.

Train companies: First TransPennine Express 3 and Northern Rail (3) trains Preston to Southport

First TransPennine Express 3 and Northern Rail (3) trains will get you between Preston and Southport from £20. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

Northern Rail (3)
First TransPennine Express 3

Northern Trains is one of many publicly owned train providers in the United Kingdom. Headquartered in York, Northern operates local and regional trains across the entire north of England connecting regions of the North East, North West, East Midlands, Staffordshire, Yorkshire and the Humber coast line. Advance, Off-Peak and Anytime Day tickets can be purchased for Northern train journeys to Southport from Preston. There is only one class option on Northern trains: Standard.

Train information from Preston to Southport with Northern Rail (3):

  • Average Duration: 20 min
  • Average Price: £20
  • Northern Rail (3) frequency: 14 a day

One of the best ways to travel to Southport from Preston is by taking a train with First TransPennine Express 3. Omio helps you find the ideal First TransPennine Express 3 train to Southport from Preston by showing you First TransPennine Express 3 current train timetables, the train tickets on offer (including amenities offered onboard and travel information like luggage policy) and the best prices for this Preston to Southport trip. You can expect to travel 14 miles (23 km) from Preston to Southport on a train with First TransPennine Express 3. If you are using the Omio app to search for trains to Southport from Preston, you can check straight away if the First TransPennine Express 3 ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when travelling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Once you’ve found that perfect train, book your First TransPennine Express 3 train ticket on Omio quickly and easily, then enjoy your upcoming trip from Preston to Southport!

First TransPennine Express 3 from Preston to Southport train information:

  • Average Duration: 11 min
  • First TransPennine Express 3 frequency: 1 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Preston to Southport

Travel by train 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 Preston to Southport.
FAQs
You can find a cheap train from Preston to Southport for some dates and times for as low as £20  one way in the next 7 days.
If you’re looking to book your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Preston to Southport train price to come in at an average of £20  one way.
When travelling this route you should expect the distance between Preston and Southport via train to be approximately 14 miles.
On average the train from Preston to Southport duration is 1 h 8 min  for the 14 miles long trip, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.

Omio customers book a train from Preston   to Southport   most frequently for this route.

You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Preston, located approximately 1.4 miles (2.2 km) from the city centre of Preston. The most popular arrival train station in Southport, called Southport, is located around 0.3 miles (483 m) away from its city centre.

For the best Preston to Southport train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Northern Rail, Avanti West Coast or TransPennine Express Service. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services between Preston and Southport to compare what amenities they may offer.
The average number of trains departing Preston for Southport is 30 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The first Preston to Southport train departs at 05: 57   and the last train from Preston to Southport leaves at 20: 30. Check out the most up-to-date Preston to Southport train times on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
The price of a one way train ticket from Preston to Southport is on average £20 if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this trip. In general, you can find train tickets between Preston and Southport available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Preston
Southport
The major railway station for departures from Preston is Preston. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Preston for your trip to Southport from Preston.

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