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There are 3 ways to get from Skelmersdale to Huyton by bus, train, taxi or car

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Line 395 bus, train

  1. Take the line 395 bus from Skelmersdale, Concourse to Wigan, Wallgate Station
  2. Take the train from Wigan North Western to Huyton

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  1. Take a taxi from Skelmersdale to Huyton


  1. Drive from Skelmersdale to Huyton

Skelmersdale to Huyton by bus and train

The journey time between Skelmersdale and Huyton is around 1h 14m and covers a distance of around 24 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 14 min. The fastest journey normally takes 57 min. Operated by Arriva Merseyside and Northern Rail, the Skelmersdale to Huyton service departs from Skelmersdale, Concourse and arrives in Huyton. Typically 144 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
59 min
Layover time:
14 min
Total time:
1h 14m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
57 min
Journey distance:
24 miles
Services per week:
Cheapest price:
Carbon emissions:
3 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
Last service departs at:

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Skelmersdale to Huyton bus and train schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Skelmersdale to Huyton is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Skelmersdale to Huyton is to taxi which costs £35 - £50 and takes 21 min.

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It is 10 miles from Skelmersdale to Huyton. It is approximately 17.8 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from Skelmersdale to Huyton without a car is to line 395 bus and train which takes 1h 25m and costs £8 - £14.

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It takes approximately 1h 25m to get from Skelmersdale to Huyton, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Skelmersdale to Huyton is 18 miles. It takes approximately 21 min to drive from Skelmersdale to Huyton.

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Map of how to get from Skelmersdale to Huyton.
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  • Distance: 10 miles
  • Duration: 1h 25m

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

There is no direct connection from Skelmersdale to Huyton. However, you can take the line 395 bus to Wigan, Wallgate Station, take the walk to Wigan North Western, then take the train to Huyton. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Huyton.

Train operators
Bus operators
Arriva Merseyside
Other operators
Taxi from Skelmersdale to Huyton
Ave. Duration
21 min
Estimated price
£35 - £50
Ormskirk Taxis
+44 1695 57 57 57
Blueline Five-O Taxis
+44 1695 57 50 50
Premier Taxis
+44 1942 244 424
Hindley Taxis
+44 1942 253 535
Crusader Taxis
+44 1942 49 49 49
Bluestar Taxis
+44 1942 24 24 24
Newtown Cabs
+44 151 546 5555
Kirkby Cabs
+44 151 546 9317
Alpha Taxis
+44 151 546 4444
Rainbow Taxis
+44 1942 711 441

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