There are 6 ways to get from Greater Manchester to St Helens Central Station by bus, train, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Line 111 bus, train, line 34 bus  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Take the line 111 bus from Moss Side, Horton Rd to Manchester City Centre, Hulme St (The Dancehouse) 111
  2. Take the train from Manchester Oxford Road to Newton-le-Willows
  3. Take the line 34 bus from Newton le Willows, Newton-le-Willows Station (Newton Station) to St Helens Central Station 34

$10 - $19

Cheapest option

Bus First, line 34 bus  •  2 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Manchester City Centre, Art Gallery to Leigh, Bus Station Access (Spinning Jenny Way) V1
  2. Take the line 34 bus from Leigh Bus Station to St Helens Central Station 34

$9 - $13

4 alternative options

Bus, train  •  1 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Moss Side, Maine Rd (School) to Manchester City Centre, Hulme St (The Dancehouse) 111 / ...
  2. Take the train from Manchester Oxford Road to Wigan North Western
  3. Take the train from Wigan North Western to St Helens Central

$11 - $18

Bus, line 34 bus via Piccadilly Gardens (Plaza)  •  2 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Piccadilly Gardens (Plaza) to Leigh Bus Station 34 / ...
  2. Take the line 34 bus from Leigh Bus Station to St Helens Central Station 34

$12 - $14

Taxi  •  31 min

  1. Take a taxi from Greater Manchester to St Helens Central Station 26.1 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  31 min

  1. Drive from Greater Manchester to St Helens Central Station 26.1 miles

$5 - $9

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Greater Manchester to St Helens Central Station is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Greater Manchester to St Helens Central Station is to taxi which costs £70 - £90 and takes 31 min.

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The distance between Greater Manchester and St Helens Central Station is 21 miles. The road distance is 26.1 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 36 min to get from Greater Manchester to St Helens Central Station, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Greater Manchester to St Helens Central Station station. However, there are services departing from Moss Side, Horton Rd and arriving at St Helens Central Station via Manchester City Centre, Art Gallery and Leigh Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 19 min.

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What companies run services between Greater Manchester, England and St Helens Central Station, England?

You can take a bus from Greater Manchester to St Helens Central Station via Manchester City Centre, Dickinson St (Hotel), Manchester City Centre, Art Gallery, Leigh, Bus Station Access (Spinning Jenny Way), and Leigh Bus Station in around 2 h 19 min.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Manchester Oxford Road to Newton-le-Willows
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $6
Anytime Day Single
$7 - $11
First Anytime Day Single
$10 - $15
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Oxford Road to Newton-le-Willows
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Oxford Road to Wigan North Western
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Wigan North Western to St Helens Central
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Manchester Oxford Road to Newton-le-Willows
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$3 - $6
Off-Peak Single
$7 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Single
$10 - $15
Bus operators
Stagecoach Manchester
Phone
0161 273 3377
Email
manchester.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Moss Side, Horton Rd to Manchester City Centre, Hulme St (The Dancehouse)
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Moss Side, Maine Rd (School) to Manchester City Centre, Hulme St (The Dancehouse)
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Piccadilly Gardens (Plaza) to Leigh Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
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
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Leigh Bus Station to St Helens Central Station
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Manchester Community Transport
Phone
0161 946 9255
Email
info@manct.org
Website
manct.org
Bus from Moss Side, Claremont Rd to Manchester City Centre, Gt Bridgewater St (Palace Theatre)
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
manct.org
Diamond
Phone
0121 322 2222
Email
comments@diamondbuses.com
Website
diamondbuses.com
Bus from Piccadilly Gardens (Plaza) to Leigh Bus Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
diamondbuses.com
Other operators
Taxi from Greater Manchester to St Helens Central Station
Ave. Duration
31 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Street Cars Manchester
Phone
+44 161 228 7878
Website
streetcarsmanchester.co.uk
Radio Cars
Phone
+44 161 236 8033
Website
radiocarsmanchester.co.uk
Manchester Cars
Phone
+44 161 228 3355
Website
ilovemanchestercars.co.uk

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