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There are 6 ways to get from Burnley to St Helens by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train via Preston  •  1 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Burnley Manchester Road to Preston
  2. Take the train from Preston to St Helens Central

$15 - $24

Cheapest option

Bus, line 34 bus  •  3 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Burnham Gate, Railway Stn to Albert Square, Town Hall X43
  2. Take the bus from Manchester City Centre, St James Square to Leigh, Bus Station Access V1
  3. Take the line 34 bus from Leigh Bus Station to St Helens Bus Station 34

$6 - $9

4 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Burnley Manchester Road to Wigan Wallgate

$19 - $28

Train, line 352 bus  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Burnley Manchester Road to Wigan Wallgate
  2. Take the line 352 bus from Wigan, North Western Station to St Helens Bus Station 352

$19 - $28

Taxi  •  47 min

  1. Take a taxi from Burnley to St Helens 42.4 miles

$150 - $180

Drive  •  47 min

  1. Drive from Burnley to St Helens 42.4 miles

$9 - $14

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The cheapest way to get from Burnley to St Helens is to bus and line 34 bus which costs £5 - £7 and takes 3 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Burnley to St Helens is to taxi which costs £110 - £140 and takes 47 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Burnley to St Helens station. However, there are services departing from Burnham Gate, Railway Stn and arriving at St Helens Bus Station via Manchester City Centre, St James Square and Leigh Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 7 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Burnley to St Helens. However, there are services departing from Burnley Manchester Road and arriving at St Helens Central via Preston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 51 min.

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The distance between Burnley and St Helens is 31 miles. The road distance is 42.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Burnley to St Helens without a car is to train which takes 1 h 51 min and costs £11 - £19.

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It takes approximately 1 h 51 min to get from Burnley to St Helens, including transfers.

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Burnley to St Helens bus services, operated by The Burnley Bus Company, depart from Burnham Gate, Railway Stn station.

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Burnley to St Helens train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Burnley Manchester Road station.

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The best way to get from Burnley to St Helens is to train which takes 1 h 51 min and costs £11 - £19. Alternatively, you can bus and line 34 bus, which costs £5 - £7 and takes 3 h 7 min.

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Map of how to get from Burnley to St Helens.
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  • Distance: 31.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 51 min

What companies run services between Burnley, England and St Helens, England?

You can take a train from Burnley to St Helens via Preston in around 1 h 51 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Burnley to St Helens via Albert Square, Town Hall, Manchester City Centre, St James Square, Leigh, Bus Station Access, and Leigh Bus Station in around 3 h 7 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Burnley Manchester Road to Preston
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Preston to St Helens Central
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Burnley Manchester Road to Wigan Wallgate
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Bus operators
Arriva Merseyside
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Wigan, North Western Station to St Helens Bus Station
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Leigh Bus Station to St Helens Bus Station
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
The Burnley Bus Company
Phone
0345 60 40 110
Email
hello@burnleybuses.co.uk hello@burnleybuses.co.uk
Website
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Burnham Gate, Railway Stn to Albert Square, Town Hall
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Burnley to St Helens
Ave. Duration
47 min
Estimated price
$150 - $180

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Burnley to St Helens bus services, operated by Arriva Merseyside, arrive at St Helens Bus Station.

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Burnley to St Helens train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at St Helens Central station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Burnley to St Helens is 42 miles. It takes approximately 47 min to drive from Burnley to St Helens.

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