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Cardiff to Southport by train
Fastest journey4hr 19m
Trains per day28
Avg. journey time5hr 19m
Travelling from Cardiff to Southport by train
Fast trains from Cardiff to Southport take around 4 hours and 19 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 243 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Cardiff and Southport.
1. Are there direct trains from Cardiff to Southport?
Journeys between Cardiff and Southport usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 26 departures on the route from Cardiff 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 37 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Cardiff to Southport?
The Cardiff to Southport train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 19 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Cardiff to Southport train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Southport is usually scheduled to depart Cardiff around 04:35 and the last train is around 21:55. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Cardiff around 04:35, and the last at 21:12.
When to book Cardiff 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 Cardiff to Southport by train.
Which train companies operate between Cardiff and Southport?
More than one train company operates on the route from Cardiff to Southport, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Arriva Trains Wales
- First Great Western
- London Midland
- Northern Rail
- TransPennine Express
- Transport For Wales
- Virgin Trains
- West Midlands Trains
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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