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Travelling from Leeds to Southport by train

Fast trains from Leeds to Southport take around 2 hours and 4 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 97 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Leeds and Southport.

Are there direct trains from Leeds to Southport?

Journeys between Leeds and Southport usually involve one change of train. We have found some direct departures on this route but these are less frequent than routes requiring a change.

We usually find around 53 departures on the route from Leeds 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 69 departures.

How long is the train journey from Leeds to Southport?

The Leeds to Southport train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 4 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Leeds to Southport train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Southport is usually scheduled to depart Leeds around 04:16 and the last train is around 22:35. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Leeds around 04:39, and the last at 23:40.

When to book Leeds 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 Leeds to Southport by train.

Which train companies operate between Leeds and Southport?

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

  • 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.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and rail 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.

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