There are 7 ways to get from Chester to St Helens by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train Arriva Trains Wales  •  1 h

  1. Take the train from Chester to Earlestown
  2. Take the train from Earlestown to St Helens Junction

$11 - $18

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Train Merseyrail Electrics  •  1 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Chester to Liverpool Central Loop Line
  2. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to St Helens Central

$10 - $20

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Line 1 bus, train  •  2 h 18 min

  1. Take the line 1 bus from Chester, Bull & Stirrup to Liverpool, Hood street (Queen Square Bus Station) 1 / ...
  2. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to St Helens Central

$13 - $16

Bus, line 34 bus  •  2 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Chester Bus Interchange to Warrington, Bus Interchange (Golden Square) X30
  2. Take the line 34 bus from Newton le Willows, Newton-le-Willows Station (Newton Station) to St Helens Central Station 34

$14 - $18

Taxi  •  31 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chester to St Helens 26.7 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  31 min

  1. Drive from Chester to St Helens 26.7 miles

$5 - $9

Uber  •  31 min

  1. Take an Uber from Chester to St Helens 26.7 miles

$45 - $70

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Chester to St Helens station. However, there are services departing from Chester Bus Interchange and arriving at St Helens Central Station via Warrington, Bus Interchange (Golden Square) and Newton le Willows, Newton-le-Willows Station (Newton Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 29 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Chester to St Helens. However, there are services departing from Chester and arriving at St Helens Junction via Earlestown. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h.

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The distance between Chester and St Helens is 19 miles. The road distance is 26.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Chester to St Helens without a car is to train which takes 1 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h to get from Chester to St Helens, including transfers.

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Chester to St Helens bus services, operated by Arriva North West, depart from Chester Bus Interchange station.

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Chester to St Helens train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, depart from Chester station.

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The best way to get from Chester to St Helens is to train which takes 1 h and costs . Alternatively, you can bus and line 34 bus, which costs and takes 2 h 29 min.

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Chester to St Helens bus services, operated by Arriva Merseyside, arrive at St Helens Central Station.

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Chester to St Helens train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at St Helens Junction station.

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Map of how to get from Chester to St Helens.
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  • Distance: 19.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h

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

You can take a train from Chester to St Helens via Earlestown in around 1 h. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chester to St Helens via Warrington, Bus Interchange (Golden Square) and Newton le Willows, Newton-le-Willows Station (Newton Station) in around 2 h 29 min.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Chester to Earlestown
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $8
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $15
First Anytime Day Single
$14 - $22
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Earlestown to St Helens Junction
Ave. Duration
4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to St Helens Central
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Chester to Liverpool Central Loop Line
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$4 - $6
Off-Peak Single
$8 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Single
$11 - $17
Bus operators
Stagecoach Merseyside & South Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
enquiries.merseyside@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Chester, Bull & Stirrup to Liverpool, Hood street (Queen Square Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Arriva North West
Phone
0344 800 44 11
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Chester Bus Interchange to Warrington, Bus Interchange (Golden Square)
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Arriva Merseyside
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Newton le Willows, Newton-le-Willows Station (Newton Station) to St Helens Central Station
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Uber Merseyside
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Chester to St Helens
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Signup at
uber.com
Access
$45 - $65
Assist
$45 - $65
UberX
$45 - $70
Exec
$65 - $95
UberXL
$65 - $95
Taxi from Chester to St Helens
Ave. Duration
31 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Comcab Liverpool
Phone
+44 151 298 2222
Website
comcab-liverpool.co.uk
Taxi In Liverpool
Phone
+44 151 236 1915

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Yes, the driving distance between Chester to St Helens is 27 miles. It takes approximately 31 min to drive from Chester to St Helens.

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