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Leicester to Southport by train

  • First train
    06:17
  • Last train
    22:54
  • Avg changes
    2
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 54m
  • Distance
    169 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    31
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 57m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Leicester to Southport by train

Fast trains from Leicester to Southport take around 2 hours and 54 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 169 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Leicester and Southport.

1. Are there direct trains from Leicester to Southport?

Journeys between Leicester and Southport usually involve 2 changes of train.

We usually find around 32 departures on the route from Leicester 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 33 departures.

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

The Leicester to Southport train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 54 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Southport is usually scheduled to depart Leicester around 06:17 and the last train is around 00:11. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Leicester around 07:10, and the last at 23:30.

When to book Leicester 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 Leicester to Southport by train.

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Which train companies operate between Leicester and Southport?

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

  • Avanti West Coast
  • CrossCountry
  • East Midlands Trains
  • First TransPennine Express
  • London Midland
  • Merseyrail
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • TransPennine Express
  • UK Rail Connections
  • Virgin Trains
  • West Midlands Trains

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

Southport to Leicester by train

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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.