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There are 6 ways to get from London Paddington Station to Rainhill by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3h 58m

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Liverpool Lime Street

£76 - £260

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7h 3m

  1. Take the bus from London Finchley Road to Warrington Interchange Uk021

£20 - £26

4 alternative options

Train via Birmingham  •  5h 44m

  1. Take the train from London Marylebone to Birmingham Moor Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Runcorn

£81 - £110

Drive  •  3h 20m

  1. Drive from London Paddington Station to Rainhill 199.8 miles

£30 - £45

Fly from London Heathrow, train  •  3h 58m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN
  2. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Rainhill

£62 - £224

Train to Southampton, fly, train  •  5h 33m

  1. Take the train from London Waterloo to Southampton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Manchester (MAN) SOU - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Rainhill

£90 - £440

London Paddington Station to Rainhill by subway and train

The journey time between London Paddington Station and Rainhill is around 3h 25m and covers a distance of around 205 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 53m. Operated by London Underground (Tube), Avanti West Coast and Northern Rail, the London Paddington Station to Rainhill service departs from Paddington and arrives in Rainhill. Typically 106 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
3h 25m
Fastest journey time:
2h 53m
Services per week:
106
Cheapest price:
£76
Carbon emissions:
17 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:05
Last service departs at:
21:04

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

London Paddington Station to Rainhill subway and train schedules

Departing Saturday, June 19, 2021

London Paddington Station → Rainhill
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Rainhill is 111.

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Last updated: 14 Jun 2021
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The cheapest way to get from London Paddington Station to Rainhill is to bus which costs £19 - £26 and takes 7h 3m.

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The quickest way to get from London Paddington Station to Rainhill is to drive which costs £30 - £45 and takes 3h 20m.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Paddington Station to Rainhill. However, there are services departing from Warwick Avenue and arriving at St Anns, Lawton Road via London Finchley Road, Warrington, Bus Interchange and Widnes, Green Oaks. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 3m.

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No, there is no direct train from London Paddington Station to Rainhill. However, there are services departing from Paddington and arriving at Rainhill via London Euston and Liverpool Lime Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 58m.

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The distance between London Paddington Station and Rainhill is 171 miles. The road distance is 199.8 miles.

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The best way to get from London Paddington Station to Rainhill without a car is to train which takes 3h 58m and costs £75 - £260.

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It takes approximately 3h 58m to get from London Paddington Station to Rainhill, including transfers.

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London Paddington Station to Rainhill bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from London Finchley Road station.

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London Paddington Station to Rainhill train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, depart from London Euston station.

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The best way to get from London Paddington Station to Rainhill is to train which takes 3h 58m and costs £75 - £260. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £19 - £26 and takes 7h 3m.

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  • Distance: 171.2 miles
  • Duration: 3h 58m

What companies run services between London Paddington Station, England and Rainhill, England?

Avanti West Coast operates a train from London Euston to Liverpool Lime Street hourly. Tickets cost £70 - £250 and the journey takes 2h 13m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from London Finchley Road to Warrington Interchange 5 times a week. Tickets cost £14 - £18 and the journey takes 4h.

Airlines
Blue Islands Limited
Website
blueislands.com
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £200
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £240
Eastern Airways
Website
easternairways.com
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£70 - £250
Train operators
London Midland
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Runcorn
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£28 - £32
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single/Anytime Advance
£6 - £10
Anytime Day Single
£28 - £32
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London Finchley Road to Warrington Interchange
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£14 - £18
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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London Paddington Station to Rainhill bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Warrington Interchange station.

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London Paddington Station to Rainhill train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, arrive at Liverpool Lime Street station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Paddington Station to Rainhill is 200 miles. It takes approximately 3h 20m to drive from London Paddington Station to Rainhill.

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British Airways offers flights from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester Airport.

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There are 315+ hotels available in Rainhill. Prices start at £75 per night.

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The best way to get from London Paddington Station to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 15 min and costs £4 - £35.

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