There are 7 ways to get from Skelmersdale to London by bus, train, car or plane

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Line 375 bus, train  •  2h 54m

  1. Take the line 375 bus from Skelmersdale, Concourse to Wigan, Wallgate Stn 375 / ...
  2. Take the train from Wigan North Western to London Euston

£72 - £253

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Bus  •  7h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Wigan to London Victoria Coach Station National Express

£11 - £15

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Line 310 bus, train  •  7h 14m

  1. Take the line 310 bus from Skelmersdale, Concourse to Queen Square Bus Station 310
  2. Take the train from Liverpool South Parkway to London Euston

£65 - £93

Drive  •  3h 25m

  1. Drive from Skelmersdale to London Paddington 206.5 miles

£30 - £50

Line 375 bus, train to Manchester, fly to London Heathrow  •  4h 51m

  1. Take the line 375 bus from Skelmersdale, Concourse to Wigan, Wallgate Stn
  2. Take the train from Wigan North Western to Manchester Airport
  3. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to London Heathrow (LHR) MAN - LHR

£65 - £240

Line 375 bus, train, train to Leeds Bradford, fly to London Heathrow  •  5h 48m

  1. Take the line 375 bus from Skelmersdale, Concourse to Wigan, Wallgate Stn
  2. Take the train from Wigan Wallgate to Manchester Victoria
  3. Take the train from Manchester Victoria to Leeds
  4. Fly from Leeds Bradford (LBA) to London Heathrow (LHR) LBA - LHR

£63 - £205

Train to Manchester, fly to Southampton, train  •  5h 51m

  1. Take the train from Wigan North Western to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Southampton (SOU) MAN - SOU
  3. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to London Waterloo

£70 - £190

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The cheapest way to get from Skelmersdale to London is to bus which costs £11 - £15 and takes 7h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Skelmersdale to London is to line 375 bus and train which costs £70 - £260 and takes 2h 54m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Skelmersdale to London station. However, there are services departing from Skelmersdale, Concourse and arriving at London Victoria Coach Station via Wigan. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 20m.

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The distance between Skelmersdale and London is 181 miles. The road distance is 206.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Skelmersdale to London without a car is to line 375 bus and train which takes 2h 54m and costs £70 - £260.

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It takes approximately 2h 54m to get from Skelmersdale to London, including transfers.

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Skelmersdale to London bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Wigan station.

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The quickest flight from Manchester Airport to London Heathrow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Skelmersdale to London bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Victoria Coach Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Skelmersdale to London is 206 miles. It takes approximately 3h 25m to drive from Skelmersdale to London.

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  • Distance: 180.7 miles
  • Duration: 2h 54m

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

National Express operates a bus from Skelmersdale to London Victoria once daily. Tickets cost £9 - £12 and the journey takes 5h 45m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£60 - £280
Flights from Leeds Bradford to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £210
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Manchester to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £170
Train operators
Virgin Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Wigan North Western to London Euston
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£70 - £250
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£70 - £95
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£180 - £250
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Wigan North Western to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£8 - £12
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Wigan Wallgate to Manchester Victoria
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Victoria to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£11 - £16
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Victoria to Leeds
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£13 - £19
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£7 - £11
Off-Peak Day Single
£12 - £18
Anytime Day Single
£13 - £19
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Southampton Airport Parkway to London Waterloo
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£30 - £65
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£30 - £45
Anytime Day 1st Class
£55 - £65
Bus operators
Arriva Merseyside
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Skelmersdale, Concourse to Wigan, Wallgate Stn
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Skelmersdale, Concourse to Queen Square Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Wigan to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£9 - £12
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