There are 8 ways to get from London to St Helens by train, bus, car or plane

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Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  2 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Wigan North Western

$118 - $181

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Wigan National Express

$22 - $29

6 alternative options

Train Chiltern Railways  •  4 h 30 min

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

$109 - $157

Drive  •  3 h 26 min

  1. Drive from London to St Helens 202.5 miles

$40 - $65

Fly London Heathrow to Manchester, train  •  3 h 58 min

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

$102 - $303

Train to Southend, fly to Manchester, train  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Airport
  2. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Manchester (MAN) SEN - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to St Helens Junction

$93 - $351

Train to Southampton, fly to Manchester, train  •  4 h 52 min

  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 St Helens Junction

$75 - $194

Fly London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford, train  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) LHR - LBA
  2. Take the train from Leeds to Lea Green

$113 - $262

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to St Helens is to bus which costs £16 - £22 and takes 6 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from London to St Helens is to train which costs £85 - £140 and takes 2 h 24 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London station to St Helens station. However, there are services departing from London Victoria Coach Station and arriving at St Helens Bus Station via Wigan, North Western Stn (Rail Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 14 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London to St Helens. However, there are services departing from London Euston and arriving at St Helens Central via Wigan North Western. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 24 min.

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The distance between London and St Helens is 174 miles. The road distance is 202.5 miles.

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The best way to get from London to St Helens without a car is to train which takes 2 h 24 min and costs £85 - £140.

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It takes approximately 2 h 24 min to get from London to St Helens, including transfers.

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London to St Helens bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Victoria Coach Station.

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London to St Helens train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, depart from London Euston station.

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The best way to get from London to St Helens is to train which takes 2 h 24 min and costs £85 - £140. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £16 - £22 and takes 6 h 14 min.

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Map of how to get from London to St Helens.
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  • Distance: 174.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 24 min

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

Virgin West Coast Trains operates a train from London to St Helens hourly. Tickets cost $110 - $180 and the journey takes 1 h 54 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London to St Helens once daily. Tickets cost $19 - $25 and the journey takes 5 h 15 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southend to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Wigan North Western
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $180
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$70 - $110
Anytime Day Single
$110 - $180
Chiltern Railways
Phone
+44 345 600 5165
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Train from London Marylebone to Birmingham Moor Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $100
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Lea Green
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$12 - $18
Off-Peak Day Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $40
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Wigan
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Website
nationalexpress.com

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