Southport to Leeds by train

  • First train
    05:38
  • Last train
    23:18
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 1m
  • Distance
    97 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    77
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 44m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Southport to Leeds by train

Fast trains from Southport to Leeds take around 2 hours and 1 minute, covering a distance of approximately 97 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Southport and Leeds.

1. Are there direct trains from Southport to Leeds?

Journeys between Southport and Leeds 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 71 departures on the route from Southport to Leeds 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 92 departures.

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

The Southport to Leeds train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 1 minute, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Leeds is usually scheduled to depart Southport around 05:38 and the last train is around 23:18. This is the same at the weekend.

When to book Southport to Leeds 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 Southport to Leeds by train.

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Which train companies operate between Southport and Leeds?

More than one train company operates on the route from Southport to Leeds, 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 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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