Driving Lessons in Southport

If you’re looking to take driving lessons in Southport, then look no further than PassMeFast. Our range of crash courses are available in both Southport and throughout Sefton, including Bootle, Crosby, Formby, Litherland and Maghull. Read on to learn about lessons with PassMeFast, and find out how you could get your licence in weeks.

Booking an Intensive Driving Course in Southport

PassMeFast don’t offer just a single 5 day course. Instead, we offer a variety of different courses, each of which is suited to a different level of prior driving experience. Courses range from as little as ten hours up to as many as forty-eight hours, at either a fully intensive or semi-intensive pace.

Not sure which course to take?

Take our Course Recommender for a quick spin. Answer a few quick and easy questions about your driving experience and we'll tell you exactly what course you need to pass.

Interested in automatic intensive driving lessons in Southport?

If you’re looking to take lessons in an automatic car, then you’ve come to the right place: our driving school offers driving courses in both manual and automatic cars in Southport. Please note that prices and availability may vary depending on your choice of transmission. Check out our full comparison of manual vs automatic cars.

All of our courses are taught by fully qualified, DVSA-approved instructors. They’ll teach you the skills you need to know in order to be ready for your test. We’ll also look for driving test cancellations in order to fast-track your practical test. This means that it will take place weeks or even months ahead of normal waiting times, at a time, date and location to suit you.

So, forget about the other driving schools charging thousands for a “guaranteed pass”, and come to a place where you’ll get tailored lessons that suit your needs. Book your course with PassMeFast by calling 0333 123 4949, or by clicking below.

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Why Choose PassMeFast?

  • Courses to suit all drivers
  • Flexible driving lessons to fit any schedule
  • Learn with experienced instructors
  • Home and workplace pickups
  • Pass in as little as one week

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Practical Driving Test Centres in Southport

With Sefton stretching out across the coast, the best practical test centre for you is likely to vary depending on your exact location. If you live in or close to the town of Southport, then your best option will probably be the Southport practical test centre. Meanwhile, those living further south in towns such as Bootle, Crosby and Maghull may be better served by Liverpool’s Norris Green test centre.

Theory Test Centres in Southport

Though people are generally (and understandably) more preoccupied with their practical test than with their theory test, both tests are equally important to getting your licence. In fact, you can’t book a practical test without having already passed your theory. Luckily, if you need to take your theory test in Southport, you can simply head to the Southport theory test centre. Other nearby options are Liverpool and Blackpool.

Haven't taken your theory test yet?

Add a theory test onto your booking if you haven’t passed yet—and brush up your skills by visiting our guide to passing the hazard perception test!

Driving Around Southport

If, like most learners in this area, you’re taking your test at the Southport driving test centre, you’ll have to face busy urban roads such as the A570 right from the off. However, as an area that’s not too far from the countryside, your test route is likely to incorporate a number of rural roads as well. For an extra challenge, you’ll also have to deal with a number of different traffic systems, as well as demonstrating your knowledge of manoeuvres and driving skills.

Map showing Southport within Merseyside

Whilst your test will intentionally be complex, these are all skills that you’ll need to demonstrate in real life as a competent and safe driver. And whilst it may seem a daunting prospect now, by the time you finish your course with PassMeFast, all of these skills will be fresh in your mind, and you’ll be feeling confident and ready to take on the road.

Southport Fact File

Famous for... Southport Flower Show
Population 90,381
County Merseyside
Local council Sefton Council
Major local roads A565 to Liverpool and Tarleton
A570 to St Helens
Railway station Southport train station
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Places near Southport


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  • Bootle derives from the Anglo Saxon 'Bold' or 'Botle', meaning a dwelling
  • The old civic centre contains large Victorian buildings such as the town hall and municipal baths
  • The area has one association football non-league team known as Bootle F.C. who currently play in the North West Counties League
  • Notable footballers born in Bootle include Jamie Carragher, Steve McManaman and Roy Evans


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  • The town used to be known as 'Krossabyr' in Old Norse, meaning 'village with the cross'
  • The opening of the Liverpool, Crosby and Southport Railway in 1848 brought about the growth of Crosby as suburb of Liverpool
  • Crosby Beach is the location of Antony Gormley's art installation Another Place
  • It has featured recently in The Sunday Times 'Best Places to Live' list


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  • Formby was originally spelt 'Fornebei' and means 'the old settlement' or 'village belonging to Forni'
  • The town is home to RAF Woodvale, a small RAF station on the outskirts of Formby
  • Formby Hall is a Grade II listed building which dates all the way back to 1223
  • Current home and previous home to famous footballers including Steven Gerrard, Mike Newell, Howard Kendall, Wayne Rooney and Phil Neal


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  • The town's name may be derived from the Celtic work 'magos', the Old Irish 'Magh' and the Old English 'halh', meaning 'flat land in a bend of the river'
  • It's separated from the rest of Greater Liverpool by a green belt which runs from the Switch Island motorway junction and through which flows the River Alt
  • The Maghull Townswomen's Guild was formed in 1929. It's now known as the Maghull Summerhill Townswomen's Guild and is a Registered Charity
  • Key footballers who have lived here include Ian Callaghan, Duncan Ferguson, Brian Labone, Gordon West and Mick Lyons

Which Areas Does PassMeFast Cover?

Southport is just one of the many areas that PassMeFast covers—so, if you’re outside the local area, don’t fret! We also offer courses throughout the entirety of Merseyside, including:

Ready to join the hundreds of PassMeFast alumni? It starts with a call or a click. Give us a ring on 0333 123 4949, or simply click the button below to book online.

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