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Best price £ 15.75
Journey duration 1 h 21 min
Connections per day 32
First departure 06:48
Last departure 23:18
Distance 14.3 mi

Traveling from Southport to Preston with Virail

What's the best way to get from Southport to Preston? If you're not sure, don't worry - Virail can help you. The only thing you have to do is enter your planned travel dates, and let Virail's powerful search tool deal with the rest. We'll look at the routes offered by our trusted travel partners to give you all your available options. Whether you want to travel by plane, train, bus, carpool, or something else, we'll find your ideal solution. You can filter your results according to price, departure or arrival time, journey duration, number of connections, one-way or round trip - anything you want. Virail will give you a full, clear picture of how to get from Southport to Preston, then transfer you to your chosen provider's website to complete your booking.

How much do train tickets from Southport to Preston cost?

Prices will vary when you travel from Southport to Preston. On average, though, you'll pay about £ 18.26 for a train ticket. You can find train tickets for prices as low as £ 15.75, but it may require some flexibility with your travel plans. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper train tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest train tickets.

Trains from Southport to Preston

How long will it take me to travel from Southport to Preston by train?

The distance between Southport and Preston is around 14.9 mi. Depending on the exact route and provider you travel with, your journey time can vary. On average, this journey will take approximately 1 h 21 min. However, the fastest routes between Southport and Preston take 57 min. If a fast journey is a priority for you when traveling, look out for express services that may get you there faster. Some flexibility may be necessary when booking. Often, these services only leave at particular times of day - or even on certain days of the week. You may also find a faster journey by taking an indirect route and connecting in another station along the way.

When do the first and last departures from Southport to Preston leave?

The first daily departure from Southport to Preston leaves at 06:48, while the last journey of the day sets out at 23:18. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Southport and Preston. However, different providers' timetables can vary from day to day or month to month, so these particular departures may not be available every day. Some providers may change their schedules on public holidays and weekends, or during the summer months. Check your travel dates when making your booking.

Which stations can I use on the Southport to Preston route?

There are different options to choose from when traveling between Southport and Preston. You can start your journey in Southport at stations such as Southport [ SOP ]. These connect to stations including Preston (Lancs) [ PRE ] in Preston. There may not be a direct connection between all the stations in the two locations. Some providers will only serve a selection of the stations, and you may have to travel from one station to another in the same city after arrival to reach your ultimate destination. Virail will show you both all direct routes and any connecting services which you can take to get from Southport to Preston.

How many daily journeys are there from Southport to Preston?

You will be able to travel from Southport to Preston using companies such as Nationalrail. Combined, these providers offer an average of 32 journeys each day. This average figure may not necessarily reflect your chosen travel dates. On certain days of the week, there may be more or less journeys available. At the busiest times, there will be up to 32 departures available in a single day. You can choose to travel from Southport to Preston using both direct and indirect routes. These options will help you find a journey that suits your budget, your time frame, and the circumstances of your trip. There are, on average, direct connections from Southport to Preston each day. Indirect connections add more possibilities, giving you extra flexibility when traveling. In an average day, you will find 32 journeys with at least one change. These figures may vary at certain times of year, and some routes might not run every day of the week.