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Southport to Manchester train information

Southport Manchester train map

Train duration 1h15m
Arrival Manchester, England
Departure Southport, England
Distance 34 Miles
  • The journey from Southport, situated in England and Manchester, which is in England is well connected by trains. Use our travel search engine to find your ticket and identify the train operator for this journey.
  • On average, it takes around 1h15m by train because of the 34 miles to travel to Manchester from Southport. The journey time will change depending if the train is direct or with stops.
  • Depending how far in advance you purchase your ticket and the travel date, the price of the ticket can vary.

Best prices for Southport to Manchester train tickets

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Southport - Manchester prices calendar

Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Southport to Manchester by train, bus, ride sharing and plane.

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Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 72 hours from the data provided by our partners.

Southport - Manchester: the best time to book cheap trains

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Generally, the earlier you buy your train ticket, the cheaper it will be but there can be some exceptions. We collected the data from the last six months in order to find the best time to buy your train tickets Southport to Manchester. The figures illustrate that buying your train from Southport to Manchester in advance is not always cheaper.

We found tickets at £13 when purchasing your ticket 1 day in advance while you will have to pay a minimum of £15 if you book your seat 3 days in advance. Thus, based on our data, the best time to get your ticket is 1 day in advance as it is 17% cheaper than 3 days in advance.

Best prices for Southport to Manchester trains

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

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Discount Southport - Manchester train tickets

The most efficient way to spend less on your Southport Manchester train ticket may be to get a railcard. While regional railcards can be obtained in some areas, National railcards enable you to save money on most rail fares across the country. Everyone is eligible to at least 1 of the 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.

  • The main benefit of using a railcard is that it only takes a couple of trips to be profitable.

    You will need to purchase at least £88 of train tickets throughout the duration of the railcard's validity for the card to be worthwile. This number corresponds to the cost of the railcard, £30, divided by the discount, 34%. On every ticket that you buy afterwards, you will save money.

    As an example, train tickets from Southport to Manchester cost on average £50.00 (1). If you're dividing £88 by £50.00 (£88/£50.00 = 1.76), it turns out that after only 2 one way journeys from Manchester to Southport, the railcard will have paid for itself.

  • Railcards enable you to save 34% off most adult fares for 12 months. A Disabled persons railcard costs £20 and the five other ones £30.

(1)Average prices observed over the last 3 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 Manchester train £50.00 £33.33 £16.67 1.76

(1)Average price observed over the last 3 months for one way

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

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