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Sheffield to Southport by train

  • First train
    05:11
  • Last train
    22:48
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 16m
  • Distance
    106 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    34
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 59m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Sheffield to Southport by train

Fast trains from Sheffield to Southport take around 2 hours and 16 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 106 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Sheffield and Southport.

1. Are there direct trains from Sheffield to Southport?

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

We usually find around 35 departures on the route from Sheffield to Southport every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 31 departures.

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

The Sheffield to Southport train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 16 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Southport is usually scheduled to depart Sheffield around 05:11 and the last train is around 22:48. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Sheffield around 05:11, and the last at 22:24.

When to book Sheffield 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 Sheffield to Southport by train.

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Which train companies operate between Sheffield and Southport?

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

  • East Midlands Railway
  • East Midlands Trains
  • First TransPennine Express
  • Merseyrail
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • TransPennine Express

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

Southport to Sheffield 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.