Southport travel guide

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You're Going to Love Southport

With a population of 93,044, Southport is a must-see destination in England, United Kingdom.

Where to Eat in Southport

If you’re looking for affordable options, Spago (7 Dicconson Terrace) and Henry's Bar & Grill (5-7 Henry Street) are great picks.

When to visit Southport

Southport in October
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Southport in October
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Southport


When flying to Southport, you’ll arrive at Blackpool (BLK), which is located 14 km from the city centre. The shortest flight to Southport from New Zealand departs from Auckland and takes around 28h 30m.


AccesRail is the most popular train carrier serving Southport, followed by Avanti West Coast. The train journey from Southport to Dewsbury takes 0h 48m and costs around $45 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Liverpool, expect to pay about $28 for a 0h 55m trip. Located 3.1 km from the city centre, Southport Hillside, Merseyside is the busiest station in Southport. Another popular train station is Southport Birkdale, located 1.7 km from the centre.


Another option to get to Southport is to pick up a car hire from London, which is about 308 km from Southport. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and Hertz, among others, in London.


Several bus lines operate bus routes to Southport, including National Express, FlixBus and Megabus. From Liverpool, the bus ride to Southport takes 72 km and will cost you around $7. From Leeds, the ticket costs about $16 for a journey of 113 km.

Airports near Southport

Airlines serving Southport

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British Airways
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Turkish Airlines
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Air France
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United Airlines
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Qatar Airways
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Austrian Airlines
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Air Canada
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Brussels Airlines
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Scandinavian Airlines
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Singapore Airlines
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Where to stay in Southport

Average rates range from around $125 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $160 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Southport

Most booked hotels in Southport

The Bold Hotel, BW Signature Collection
Excellent (8.8, Excellent reviews)
The Imperial Hotel
Excellent (8, Excellent reviews)
Travelodge Southport
Excellent (8.5, Excellent reviews)
Travelodge Blackpool South Promenade
Excellent (8.1, Excellent reviews)
Travelodge Blackpool South Shore
Excellent (8, Excellent reviews)
Prince Of Wales Hotel
Good (6.4, Good reviews)

Hiring a car in Southport

Expect to pay $2.94 per litre in Southport (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $35.23 and $46.98. Mini (Fiat 500 or similar) is the most popular car type to hire in Southport, while also 75% cheaper than other types, on average.