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There are 4 ways to get from Preston to St Helens Central Station by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  30 min

  1. Take the train from Preston to St Helens Central

$8 - $13

3 alternative options

Line 352 bus  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Take the line 352 bus from Wigan, North Western Station to St Helens Bus Station 352

$9 - $25

Taxi  •  33 min

  1. Take a taxi from Preston to St Helens Central Station 26.5 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  33 min

  1. Drive from Preston to St Helens Central Station 26.5 miles

$5 - $9

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The cheapest way to get from Preston to St Helens Central Station is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Preston to St Helens Central Station is to train which costs £6 - £10 and takes 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Preston and arriving at St Helens Central. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 30 min.

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The distance between Preston and St Helens Central Station is 22 miles. The road distance is 26.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Preston to St Helens Central Station without a car is to train which takes 30 min and costs £6 - £10.

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The train from Preston to St Helens Central takes 30 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Preston to St Helens Central Station train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Preston station.

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The best way to get from Preston to St Helens Central Station is to train which takes 30 min and costs £6 - £10. Alternatively, you can line 352 bus, which costs £6 - £20 and takes 1 h 5 min.

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Preston to St Helens Central Station train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at St Helens Central station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Preston to St Helens Central Station is 26 miles. It takes approximately 33 min to drive from Preston to St Helens Central Station.

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  • Distance: 21.5 miles
  • Duration: 30 min

What companies run services between Preston, England and St Helens Central Station, England?

Northern Rail operates a train from Preston to St Helens Central Station hourly. Tickets cost $8 - $13 and the journey takes 30 min. Alternatively, Arriva Merseyside operates a bus from Preston to St Helens Central Station every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $3 - $5 and the journey takes 43 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Arriva Merseyside
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Wigan, North Western Station to St Helens Bus Station
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Preston to St Helens Central Station
Ave. Duration
33 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120
New City Taxis
Phone
+44 1772 824000
Website
newcityviptaxis.com
Ace Ringway Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1772 200200
Website
ace-ringwaytaxis.co.uk

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