Which operators can I use?
Find your ticket on gopili to identify the different operators for your train connecting Southport (North West England) to Glasgow (South Western Scotland). The services on board may vary depending on the rail operator.
How far is it by train?
The journey time to go to Glasgow from Southport may change depending if the train is direct or if you need to make a change. There are 161 miles between the two cities.
What is the price of a train ticket for this journey?
Fares may change depending on the travel date as well as how much time in advance you book your ticket.
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Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Southport to Glasgow by train, bus, ride sharing and plane.
Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 72 hours from the data provided by our partners.
The chart above illustrates the best prices found over the last six months depending on how much time in advance the ticket is purchased. Buying your train from Southport to Glasgow in advance will enable you to pay less for your train.
The cheapest tickets we found were from £12 when purchasing your train 15 days in advance which is 83% cheaper than the best price we found when purchasing your seat on the day you're travelling.
We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Southport and Glasgow by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Glasgow to Southport and find the best deal for your outbound journey.
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National Railcards can offer great value for money if you're travelling by train. Depending on your age as well as your situation, you can get one of the 5 different railcards: Disabled persons, 16-25, Two together, Senior or Family and Friends railcards. Railcards can enable you to save money for your Southport Glasgow train ticket.
What are the benefits of a railcard?
In order to understand the benefits of a railcard, you can evaluate how many trips you need to break even. You will see that usually only a few trips are needed.
For your assessment, you have to include the railcard cost, for instance £30, your savings on each trip (i.e.: 34%) and the cost of your ticket. The average price of a Southport Glasgow ticket is £50.00 (1).
Divide the railcard cost by the saving: £30/34%= £88. Now divide £88 by £50.00: £88/£50.00 = 1.76. It will take you about 2 trips from Glasgow to Southport (one way journey) with your railcard to break even.
How much does a railcard cost?
The cost to purchase a Disabled persons railcard is £20 while it will cost you £30 to get a 16-25, Two together, Family and Friends or the Senior railcard. All of them enable you to get a third off most train fares for a complete year.
(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|
|Southport to Glasgow 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
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