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Directions by Road:

From the South

Join the M6 and continue north until Junction 26.
Leave at J26 and go straight ahead onto the M58 heading towards Southport/Skelmersdale.
Exit the M58 at J3 signposted for Ormskirk.
From here follow signs for Southport (You will be travelling along the A570), after approx 10 miles you will enter Southport.
Continue to follow signs for the Promenade/Town Centre.
The venue is situated on the main promenade next to the Ramada Plaza Hotel and to the right of Funland at the pier (as you look at it).
The entrance to the car park is at the far end of the building.

From the North

Join the M6 and continue North until Junction 31.
Leave at J31 and follow signs for the A59 towards Southport.
After approx 8.5 miles you will lead straight onto the A565 which will lead you into Southport.
The venue is situated on the main promenade next to the Ramada Plaza Hotel and to the right of Funland at the pier (as you look at it).
The entrance to the car park is at the right hand side of the building.

Directions by Rail:

A frequent rail service runs from Southport to Liverpool Central Station.
From the station, you can either walk the short distance to the Promenade or take a taxi from outside the station.
There are rail connections to Southport from most parts of the country via the Wigan and Manchester stations.

Local Stations:
Ainsdale Train Station (5.98 km)
Birkdale Train Station (2.01 km)
Hillside Train Station (3.5 km)
Meols Cop Train Station (2.2 km)
Southport Train Station (0.6 km)

Northern Rail:
Operate regular services to Southport from Manchester Airport. Manchester (Piccadilly, Oxford Road and Victoria stations) & Bolton and Wigan.
Connecting services to & from the North East and Yorkshire are available at Manchester Piccadilly and from the North, Scotland and the South at Wigan.

Run fast and frequent services between Liverpool South Parkway (for Liverpool John Lennon Airport), Liverpool City Centre and Southport.

Useful Numbers:
Merseytravel Information (Local rail lines): 0151 236 7676.
National Rail Enquiries: 0845 7484950.

Useful Information:

There is on-road pay and display parking around Southport as well as a number of off-road car parks.
There are also two ‘park and ride’ car parks, one situated on The Esplanade at the Eco Centre and the other at Fairways.
Beach parking is also available subject to tide times and heights.

Once you have arrived in Southport, it’s easy to get around with a number of local taxi companies who can transport you door to door. If you require a taxi when you’re in the town, Kwik Cars provide a reliable service and they can be contact on 01704 547 000.

Private Hire:
Contact Andrew Globe from Intx Cars UK Ltd they can provide private cars, mini buses and coaches.

INTX Launch Eco Chauffeur Service!!!!
We have added the lastest Toyota Prius to our fleet which is one of the cleanest and greenest passenger cars available on the market. Surprisingly spacious and can fit 3 passengers with lugguage very comfortably. Ideal for aiport transfers!

Tele: 0151 733 9490 or (Mobile: 07977 922159).

For direct routes please visit the AA Route planner.

Directions by Bus/Coach:

By Bus
Call Travel Line on: 0870 608 2608

By Bus or Coach
With a network of travel centres across Merseyside, Merseytravel operate a number of bus services to and from Southport.
National Express coaches serve Southport from all major UK towns and cities making the town easily accessibly by coach.

Directions by Air:

With 3 airports less than an hour away, Southport is easily accessible by air:

Liverpool John Lennon Airport is one of the UK’s longest established operational airports, and is located 7 miles from Liverpool City Centre with major operators including KLM, Ryanair, Easyjet and Wizz Air.

Liverpool John Lennon Airport is fully integrated into the North West’s Public transport system and located just ten minutes from the major motorway network making it easily accessible.

Blackpool International Airport offers passengers a congestion-free alternative for air travel in and out of the Northwest. It is conveniently located at the end of the M55 which links up with the M6 and has public transport links nearby.

Manchester International Airport is one of the UK’s most accessible international gateways operating to more than 200 destinations. You can connect to the airport via a number of options including train, coach and road links.


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