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

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Recommended option

Line 395 bus, train  •  1 h 38 min

  1. Take the line 395 bus from Skelmersdale, Concourse (Concourse Stand 5) to Wigan, Wallgate Stn (Takeaway) 395 / ...
  2. Take the train from Wigan North Western to Preston
  3. Take the train from Preston to Chorley

$11 - $30

Cheapest option

Line 395 bus, line 362 bus  •  1 h 51 min

  1. Take the line 395 bus from Skelmersdale, Concourse (Concourse Stand 5) to Wigan, Wallgate Stn (Takeaway) 395 / ...
  2. Take the line 362 bus from Wigan, Richmond St (Royal Mail) to Chorley Town Centre, Bus Station (CHORLEY Bus Station Stand K) 362

$8 - $9

3 alternative options

Line 313 bus, line 337 bus  •  2 h 32 min

  1. Take the line 313 bus from Skelmersdale, Concourse (Concourse Stand 4) to Burscough Bridge, Tesco 313
  2. Take the line 337 bus from Burscough Bridge, Tesco to Chorley Town Centre, Bus Station (CHORLEY Bus Station Stand M) 337

$15

Taxi  •  23 min

  1. Take a taxi from Skelmersdale to Chorley 15.8 miles

$55 - $70

Drive  •  23 min

  1. Drive from Skelmersdale to Chorley 15.8 miles

$3 - $5

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The cheapest way to get from Skelmersdale to Chorley is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Skelmersdale to Chorley is to taxi which costs £45 - £55 and takes 23 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Skelmersdale to Chorley station. However, there are services departing from Skelmersdale, Concourse (Concourse Stand 5) and arriving at Chorley Town Centre, Bus Station (CHORLEY Bus Station Stand K) via Wigan, Richmond St (Royal Mail). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 51 min.

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The distance between Skelmersdale and Chorley is 9 miles. The road distance is 15.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Skelmersdale to Chorley without a car is to line 395 bus and train which takes 1 h 38 min and costs £8 - £23.

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It takes approximately 1 h 38 min to get from Skelmersdale to Chorley, including transfers.

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Skelmersdale to Chorley bus services, operated by Arriva Merseyside, depart from Skelmersdale, Concourse (Concourse Stand 5) station.

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Skelmersdale to Chorley bus services, operated by Arriva North West, arrive at Chorley Town Centre, Bus Station (CHORLEY Bus Station Stand K).

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Map of how to get from Skelmersdale to Chorley.
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  • Distance: 9.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 38 min

What companies run services between Skelmersdale, England and Chorley, Lancashire, England?

You can take a bus from Skelmersdale to Chorley via Wigan, Wallgate Stn (Takeaway) and Wigan, Richmond St (Royal Mail) in around 1 h 51 min.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Wigan North Western to Preston
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $21
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $21
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Wigan North Western to Preston
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Preston to Chorley
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Bus operators
Arriva Merseyside
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Skelmersdale, Concourse (Concourse Stand 5) to Wigan, Wallgate Stn (Takeaway)
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Arriva North West
Phone
0344 800 44 11
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Wigan, Richmond St (Royal Mail) to Chorley Town Centre, Bus Station (CHORLEY Bus Station Stand K)
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Preston Bus
Phone
01772 253671
Website
prestonbus.co.uk
Bus from Skelmersdale, Concourse (Concourse Stand 4) to Burscough Bridge, Tesco
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
prestonbus.co.uk
Bus from Burscough Bridge, Tesco to Chorley Town Centre, Bus Station (CHORLEY Bus Station Stand M)
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
prestonbus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Skelmersdale to Chorley
Ave. Duration
23 min
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Comcab Liverpool
Phone
+44 151 298 2222
Website
comcab-liverpool.co.uk
Taxi In Liverpool
Phone
+44 151 236 1915
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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