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There are 6 ways to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to St Helens Central Station (Great Central Railway) by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Recommended option

Train  •  1h 27m

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

£15 - £27

Cheapest option

Train, line 34 bus  •  1h 47m

  1. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Newton-le-Willows
  2. Take the line 34 bus from Newton-le-Willows Rail Station to St Helens Bus Station 34

£12 - £29

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  1h 42m

  1. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Earlestown
  2. Take the bus from Earlestown, Earlstown Station to St Helens Bus Station 34A / ...

£12 - £30

Taxi  •  28 min

  1. Take a taxi from Manchester Airport (MAN) to St Helens Central Station (Great Central Railway) 26.6 miles

£55 - £70

Drive  •  28 min

  1. Drive from Manchester Airport (MAN) to St Helens Central Station (Great Central Railway) 26.6 miles

£4 - £7

Towncar  •  28 min

  1. Take a town car from Manchester Airport to St Helens Central Station (Great Central Railway) 26.6 miles

£55 - £85

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The cheapest way to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to St Helens Central Station (Great Central Railway) is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to St Helens Central Station (Great Central Railway) is to taxi which costs £55 - £70 and takes 28 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Manchester Airport (MAN) to St Helens Central Station (Great Central Railway). However, there are services departing from Manchester Airport and arriving at St Helens Central via Wigan North Western. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 27m.

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The distance between Manchester Airport (MAN) and St Helens Central Station (Great Central Railway) is 20 miles. The road distance is 26.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to St Helens Central Station (Great Central Railway) without a car is to train which takes 1h 27m and costs £14 - £28.

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It takes approximately 1h 27m to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to St Helens Central Station (Great Central Railway), including transfers.

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Manchester Airport (MAN) to St Helens Central Station (Great Central Railway) train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Manchester Airport station.

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Manchester Airport (MAN) to St Helens Central Station (Great Central Railway) train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at St Helens Central station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manchester Airport (MAN) to St Helens Central Station (Great Central Railway) is 27 miles. It takes approximately 28 min to drive from Manchester Airport (MAN) to St Helens Central Station (Great Central Railway).

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There are 1076+ hotels available in St Helens Central Station (Great Central Railway). Prices start at £75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to St Helens Central Station (Great Central Railway).
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  • Distance: 20.2 miles
  • Duration: 1h 27m

What companies run services between Manchester Airport (MAN), England and St Helens Central Station (Great Central Railway), England?

You can take a train from Manchester Airport (MAN) to St Helens Central Station (Great Central Railway) via Wigan North Western and St Helens Central in around 1h 27m.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Wigan North Western
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £20
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£11 - £15
Anytime Day 1st Class
£14 - £20
Train from Wigan North Western to St Helens Central
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£4 - £8
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£4 - £6
Anytime Day 1st Class
£5 - £8
Train from Manchester Airport to Earlestown
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £19
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£11 - £14
Anytime Day 1st Class
£13 - £19
Train from Manchester Airport to Newton-le-Willows
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£10 - £18
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£10 - £14
Anytime Day 1st Class
£13 - £18
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Wigan North Western to St Helens Central
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£3 - £5
Off-Peak Day Single
£6 - £10
Anytime Day Single
£3 - £5
Transport for Wales
Website
tfw.gov.wales
Train from Manchester Airport to Earlestown
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£19 - £27
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Manchester Airport to Newton-le-Willows
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£18 - £27
Website
tfw.wales
Bus operators
Arriva Merseyside
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Earlestown, Earlstown Station to St Helens Bus Station
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£1 - £3
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Newton-le-Willows Rail Station to St Helens Bus Station
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£1 - £3
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Hattons Travel
Phone
01744 811818
Email
info@hattonstravel.co.uk
Website
hattonstravel.co.uk
Bus from Earlestown, Earlstown Station to St Helens, Bickerstaffe Street
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
Hattons Travel
Other operators
Taxi from Manchester Airport (MAN) to St Helens Central Station (Great Central Railway)
Ave. Duration
28 min
Estimated price
£55 - £70
Wilsmslow Taxi
Phone
+44 1625 527 963
Website
wilmslowtaxi.co.uk
Mayo Cab
Phone
+44 7951 865 108
A Wilmslow Taxi Service
Phone
+44 1625 530 161
Website
awilmslowtaxiservice.co.uk
A Carr Taxis Wilmslow
Phone
+44 1625 541 347
Website
acarrtaxis-wilmslow.co.uk
Station Cars
Phone
+44 161 928 6666
Altrincham Cars & Taxis
Phone
+44 161 8503 750
Metro Taxis
Phone
+44 161 480 8000
Website
metro-taxis.com
Lynx Taxis
Phone
+44 161 483 1099
Website
lynxtaxis.uk
ASAPPcars Ltd
Phone
+44 161 477 3666
Website
asappcars.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Manchester Airport to St Helens Central Station (Great Central Railway)
Estimated price
£55 - £85

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