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Bristol to Southport by train

  • First train
    06:15
  • Last train
    22:00
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 53m
  • Distance
    239 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    27
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 35m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Bristol to Southport by train

Fast trains from Bristol to Southport take around 3 hours and 53 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 239 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Bristol and Southport.

1. Are there direct trains from Bristol to Southport?

Journeys between Bristol and Southport usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 26 departures on the route from Bristol to Southport every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 30 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Bristol to Southport?

The Bristol to Southport train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 53 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Bristol to Southport train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Southport is usually scheduled to depart Bristol around 06:27 and the last train is around 22:00. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Bristol around 06:15, and the last at 22:10.

When to book Bristol to Southport train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Bristol to Southport by train.

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Which train companies operate between Bristol and Southport?

More than one train company operates on the route from Bristol to Southport, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • CrossCountry
  • Great Western Railway
  • London Midland
  • Merseyrail
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • Virgin Trains
  • West Midlands Trains

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

Southport to Bristol by train

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.