Directions from London to St Helens

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Recommended option

Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  2 h 25 min

$119 - $184

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 35 min

  1. National Express

$19 - $25

6 alternative options

Train Chiltern Railways  •  4 h 53 min

$107 - $156

Drive  •  3 h 26 min

  1. 202.5 miles

$40 - $65

Fly London Heathrow to Manchester, train  •  3 h 54 min

  1. LHR - MAN

$102 - $303

Train to Southend, fly to Manchester, train  •  4 h 44 min

  1. SEN - MAN

$94 - $352

Fly London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford, train  •  4 h 40 min

  1. LHR - LBA

$113 - $262

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

  1. SOU - MAN

$76 - $195

Questions & Answers

The distance between London and St Helens is 279 km. The road distance is 324 km.

The cheapest way to get from London to St Helens is to bus which costs £14 - £19 and takes 5 h 35 min.

The quickest way to get from London to St Helens is to train which takes 2 h 25 min and costs £85 - £140.

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 25 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from London Victoria Coach Station and arriving at St Helens. Services depart four times a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 35 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 25 min to get from London to St Helens, including transfers.

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 55 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London to St Helens 4 times a week. Tickets cost $19 - $25 and the journey takes 5 h 35 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 55 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 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$12 - $18
Off-Peak Day Single
$21 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $40
Bus operators

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