Travel to and around Southport


By Rail

From London the Journey time is under just over three and a half hours and there are direct trains to Liverpool and Manchester.

Journey Times - the fastest trains to Southport are as follows:

   Start       Travel time   
London 3h 5m
Edinburgh 3h 24m
Manchester 1h 15m
Sheffield 2h 13m
Cardiff 4h 18m
Glasgow 3h 20m
Newcastle 3h 55m
Nottingham 3h 7m
Bristol 4h 7m
Liverpool 45m
Derby 3h
Carlisle 2h 5m
Birmingham 2h 38m

Southport Theatre & Convention Centre is a 10 minute walk or short taxi ride from Southport Station.

By Air

Southport is in easy travelling distance of three international airports - Blackpool International Airport, John Lennon International Airport and Manchester Airport.

By Coach (discounted travel)

National Express, the UK’s largest coach network, will offer all delegates attending the spring conference in Bournemouth a discount on travel.

Please check back for the booking portal and discount code.


24 hour Pay & Display Car Park adjacent to the venue, or road parking free after 6pm.

There are disabled spaces on the Promenade at the front of the venue and round the back by the West entrance. Please make sure you display your blue badge on your dashboard.

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Spring Conference

Southport 9-11 March 2018

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