There are 5 ways to get from Greater Manchester to St Helens Central Station by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Manchester Oxford Road to Wigan North Western
  2. Take the train from Wigan North Western to St Helens Central

$11 - $18

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Bus First, line 34 bus  •  2 h 18 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

3 alternative options

Bus, line 34 bus via Piccadilly Gardens (Plaza)  •  2 h 51 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

$13 - $15

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

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 18 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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The best way to get from Greater Manchester to St Helens Central Station without a car is to train which takes 1 h 35 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 35 min to get from Greater Manchester to St Helens Central Station, including transfers.

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Greater Manchester to St Helens Central Station bus services, operated by First, depart from Manchester City Centre, Art Gallery station.

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The best way to get from Greater Manchester to St Helens Central Station is to train which takes 1 h 35 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus and line 34 bus, which costs and takes 2 h 18 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Greater Manchester to St Helens Central Station is 26 miles. It takes approximately 31 min to drive from Greater Manchester to St Helens Central Station.

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There are 648+ hotels available in St Helens Central Station. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Greater Manchester to St Helens Central Station.
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  • Distance: 20.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 35 min

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

You can take a train from Greater Manchester to St Helens Central Station via Manchester City Centre, Whitworth St West (RITZ), Manchester Oxford Road, and Wigan North Western in around 1 h 35 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Greater Manchester to St Helens Central Station via Manchester City Centre, Portland St (Premier Inn), Manchester City Centre, Art Gallery, Leigh, Bus Station Access (Spinning Jenny Way), and Leigh Bus Station in around 2 h 18 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
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
Bus operators
Arriva Merseyside
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
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
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Stagecoach Manchester
Phone
0161 273 3377
Email
manchester.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Piccadilly Gardens (Plaza) to Leigh Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
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
$7
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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