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

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Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  2h 9m

  1. Take the train from Wigan North Western to London Euston

$141 - $217

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Bus  •  5h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Wigan to London Marble Arch National Express

$51 - $62

5 alternative options

Train West Midlands  •  5h 57m

  1. Take the train from Liverpool South Parkway to London Euston

$109 - $152

Drive  •  3h 29m

  1. Drive from Skelmersdale to London 208.7 miles

$45 - $65

Train to Manchester, fly to London Heathrow  •  3h 26m

  1. Take the train from Wigan North Western to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to London Heathrow (LHR) MAN - LHR

$132 - $342

Train to Manchester, fly to Southampton, train  •  4h 40m

  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

$106 - $232

Train, train to Leeds Bradford, fly to London Heathrow  •  5h 9m

  1. Take the train from Gathurst to Manchester Victoria
  2. Take the train from Manchester Victoria to Leeds
  3. Fly from Leeds Bradford (LBA) to London Heathrow (LHR) LBA - LHR

$130 - $289

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Skelmersdale to London is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 3h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from Skelmersdale to London is to train which costs £100 - £170 and takes 2h 9m.

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The distance between Skelmersdale and London is 181 miles. The road distance is 208.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Skelmersdale to London without a car is to train which takes 2h 9m and costs £100 - £170.

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It takes approximately 2h 9m to get from Skelmersdale to London, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Skelmersdale to London is to train which takes 2h 9m and costs £100 - £170. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £35 - £50 and takes 5h 23m.

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The quickest flight from Manchester Airport to London Heathrow Airport is the direct flight which takes 55m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Skelmersdale to London is 209 miles. It takes approximately 3h 29m to drive from Skelmersdale to London.

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British Airways offers flights from Manchester Airport to London Heathrow Airport.

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There are 9115+ hotels available in London. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Skelmersdale to London.
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  • Distance: 180.7 miles
  • Duration: 2h 9m

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

Virgin West Coast Trains operates a train from Skelmersdale to London hourly. Tickets cost $110 - $180 and the journey takes 1h 57m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Skelmersdale to London once daily. Tickets cost $19 - $24 and the journey takes 5h 10m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from Leeds Bradford to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Manchester to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Wigan North Western to London Euston
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $180
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$70 - $110
Anytime Day Single
$110 - $180
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Wigan North Western to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Gathurst to Manchester Victoria
Ave. Duration
43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Victoria to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $22
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
46m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $25
Bus operators
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 Marble Arch
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Website
National Express

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