Trains from Glasgow to Southport

Glasgow to Southport train information

Glasgow Southport train map

Train duration 3h46m
Arrival Southport, England
Departure Glasgow, Scotland
Distance 162 Miles

Search for your ticket on gopili to see the different companies for your train between Glasgow (South Western Scotland) to Southport (North West England). The services on board can change depending on the train company.

The train is a quick and simple solution to travel to Southport from Glasgow. The average train time from Glasgow to Southport is 3h46m to cover the 162 miles.

Depending how much time in advance you book your ticket as well as when you travel, the price of the ticket will vary.

Best prices for Glasgow to Southport train tickets

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Best prices for Glasgow to Southport trains

We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Glasgow and Southport by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Southport to Glasgow and find the best deal for your outbound journey.

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Discount Glasgow - Southport train tickets

The easiest way to spend less on your Glasgow Southport train ticket is probably to buy a railcard. While regional railcards are available in some areas, National railcards enable you to spend less on most rail fares across the UK. Everyone is eligible to at least a certain railcard, even non-UK citizens. National railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Senior discount card, Two together railcard, Family and Friends discount card and Disabled persons railcard.

When getting a railcard, the idea is to make savings after several journeys. But is it really relevant when travelling from Glasgow to Southport? Grab your calculator, considering:

A = the cost of the railcard (i.e.: £30)

B = average discount offered by the railcard (i.e.: 34%)

C = average fare for a Glasgow Southport ticket (i.e.: £50.00)(1)

Start by dividing A by B: this will give you the budget from which the card will be worthwile. Then divide that number by C. You will see the average number of journeys needed per year to be profitable.

In our example, A/B = £30/34% = £88.00. Then, 88/£50.00 = 1.76. Your railcard will be worth the investment after on average 2 trips from Glasgow to Southport (one way trip).

Railcards enable you to get a third off most train fares for a year. The Disabled persons railcard costs £20 and the 5 other railcards £30.

(1)Average prices observed over the last 6 months for one way journey

Train Journey Average price without railcard(1) With a railcard 34% off(2) Saving based on a one-way trip Number of return trips to pay off the cost
Glasgow to Southport train £50.00 £33.33 £16.67 1.76

(1)Average price observed over the last 6 months for one way

(2)Price calculated with an average reduction of 34% on train tickets fare