There are 5 ways to get from Rainhill to Skelmersdale by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train, line 395 bus  •  1 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Huyton to Wigan North Western
  2. Take the line 395 bus from Wigan, North Western Stn (Rail Station) to Skelmersdale, Concourse (Concourse Stand 3) 395 / ...

$8 - $13

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Line 780 bus  •  1 h 51 min

  1. Take the line 780 bus from Prescot, Kelly Street (Smith Street) to Skelmersdale, Concourse (Concourse Stand 7) 780

$10

Line 61 bus, line 310 bus  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Take the line 61 bus from St Anns, Lawton Road to Queen Square Bus Station 61
  2. Take the line 310 bus from Queen Square Bus Station to Skelmersdale, Concourse (Concourse Stand 6) 310

$10 - $13

Taxi  •  19 min

  1. Take a taxi from Rainhill to Skelmersdale 14.8 miles

$55 - $65

Drive  •  19 min

  1. Drive from Rainhill to Skelmersdale 14.8 miles

$3 - $5

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The cheapest way to get from Rainhill to Skelmersdale is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rainhill to Skelmersdale is to taxi which costs £40 - £50 and takes 19 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rainhill to Skelmersdale. However, there are services departing from St Anns, Lawton Road and arriving at Skelmersdale, Concourse (Concourse Stand 7) via Prescot, Kelly Street (Smith Street). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 51 min.

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The distance between Rainhill and Skelmersdale is 10 miles. The road distance is 14.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Rainhill to Skelmersdale without a car is to train and line 395 bus which takes 1 h 34 min and costs £5 - £11.

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It takes approximately 1 h 34 min to get from Rainhill to Skelmersdale, including transfers.

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Rainhill to Skelmersdale bus services, operated by A1 Coaches Ltd, depart from Prescot, Kelly Street (Smith Street) station.

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Rainhill to Skelmersdale bus services, operated by A1 Coaches Ltd, arrive at Skelmersdale, Concourse (Concourse Stand 7) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rainhill to Skelmersdale is 15 miles. It takes approximately 19 min to drive from Rainhill to Skelmersdale.

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There are 699+ hotels available in Skelmersdale. Prices start at $55 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Rainhill to Skelmersdale.
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  • Distance: 9.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 34 min

What companies run services between Rainhill, England and Skelmersdale, England?

A1 Coaches Ltd operates a bus from Rainhill to Skelmersdale once daily. Tickets cost $7 and the journey takes 42 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Arriva Merseyside
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Wigan, North Western Stn (Rail Station) to Skelmersdale, Concourse (Concourse Stand 3)
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Queen Square Bus Station to Skelmersdale, Concourse (Concourse Stand 6)
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
A1 Coaches Ltd
Phone
(01592) 713443
Email
info@a1coaches.com
Website
a1coaches.com
Bus from Prescot, Kelly Street (Smith Street) to Skelmersdale, Concourse (Concourse Stand 7)
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
a1coaches.com
Halton Transport
Phone
01514233333
Email
enquiries@haltontransport.co.uk
Website
haltontransport.co.uk
Bus from St Anns, Lawton Road to Queen Square Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
haltontransport.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Rainhill to Skelmersdale
Ave. Duration
19 min
Estimated price
$55 - $65
Comcab Liverpool
Phone
+44 151 298 2222
Website
comcab-liverpool.co.uk
Taxi In Liverpool
Phone
+44 151 236 1915

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