There are 8 ways to get from Skelmersdale to London by bus, train, car or plane

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Line 395 bus, train  •  3 h 19 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 London Euston

$113 - $184

Cheapest option

Bus National Express  •  6 h 51 min

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

$22 - $28

6 alternative options

Bus Megabus UK  •  7 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Shudehill Interchange to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals M11a / ...

$37 - $64

Drive  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Skelmersdale to London 208.7 miles

$45 - $65

Line 395 bus, train to Manchester, fly to London Heathrow  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Take the line 395 bus from Skelmersdale, Concourse (Concourse Stand 5) to Wigan, Wallgate Stn (Takeaway)
  2. Take the train from Wigan North Western to Manchester Airport
  3. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to London Heathrow (LHR) MAN - LHR

$105 - $309

Train to Manchester, fly to Southend, train  •  5 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Wigan North Western to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Southend (SEN) MAN - SEN
  3. Take the train from Southend Airport to London Liverpool Street

$91 - $335

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

  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

$78 - $199

Line 395 bus, train, train to Leeds Bradford, fly to London Heathrow  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Take the line 395 bus from Skelmersdale, Concourse (Concourse Stand 5) to Wigan, Wallgate Stn (Takeaway)
  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

$113 - $264

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The cheapest way to get from Skelmersdale to London is to bus which costs £16 - £21 and takes 6 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Skelmersdale to London is to line 395 bus and train which costs £85 - £140 and takes 3 h 19 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Skelmersdale to London. However, there are services departing from Skelmersdale, Concourse (Concourse Stand 5) and arriving at London Marble Arch via Wigan. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 51 min.

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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 line 395 bus and train which takes 3 h 19 min and costs £85 - £140.

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It takes approximately 3 h 19 min 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 1 h.

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Map of how to get from Skelmersdale to London.
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  • Distance: 180.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 19 min

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

National Express operates a bus from Skelmersdale to London once daily. Tickets cost $19 - $24 and the journey takes 5 h 10 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Manchester to Southend
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Manchester to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from Leeds Bradford to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Wigan North Western to London Euston
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
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
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Wigan Wallgate to Manchester Victoria
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $10
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
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $25
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
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
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Website
nationalexpress.com

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