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There are 7 ways to get from London to St Helens by train, bus, car or plane

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Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  2h 24m

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

$117 - $180

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Bus  •  6h 18m

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

$20 - $27

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Train West Midlands  •  4h 38m

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Liverpool South Parkway

$84 - $120

Drive  •  3h 26m

  1. Drive from London to St Helens 202.5 miles

$40 - $65

Fly London Heathrow to Manchester, train  •  3h 57m

  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 Southampton, fly to Manchester, train  •  4h 51m

  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  •  5h 3m

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

$107 - $257

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The cheapest way to get from London to St Helens is to bus which costs £15 - £21 and takes 6h 18m.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from London station to St Helens. However, there are services departing from London Victoria Coach Station and arriving at Derbyshire Hill Road via Warrington, Bus Interchange. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 18m.

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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 2h 24m.

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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 2h 24m and costs £85 - £140.

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It takes approximately 2h 24m 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 2h 24m and costs £85 - £140. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £15 - £21 and takes 6h 18m.

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

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 1h 54m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London to St Helens twice daily. Tickets cost $18 - $23 and the journey takes 4h 50m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Wigan North Western
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $180
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$70 - $110
Anytime Day Single
$110 - $180
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Lea Green
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$12 - $18
Off-Peak Day Single
$20 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $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 Warrington
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
National Express

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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 to St Helens bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Warrington station.

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London to St Helens train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, arrive at Wigan North Western station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London to St Helens is 202 miles. It takes approximately 3h 26m to drive from London to St Helens.

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

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There are 717+ hotels available in St Helens. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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The best way to get from London to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 14m and costs £20 - £29.

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