There are 6 ways to get from Skelmersdale to Widnes by bus, train, taxi or car

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Line 395 bus, train, bus  •  1 h 42 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 Warrington Bank Quay
  3. Take the bus from Warrington Bank Quay Station to Warrington, Bus Interchange (Golden Square)
  4. Take the train from Warrington Central to Widnes

$19 - $31

Cheapest option

Line 395 bus, line 360 bus  •  2 h 3 min

  1. Take the line 395 bus from Skelmersdale, Concourse (Concourse Stand 5) to Wigan, Wallgate Stn (Takeaway) 395 / ...
  2. Take the line 360 bus from Wigan, Wallgate to Warrington, Bus Interchange (Golden Square) 360

$8 - $15

4 alternative options

Line 310 bus, train  •  1 h 53 min

  1. Take the line 310 bus from Pennylands, Aspen Way to Ormskirk, Bus Station (Bus Station Stand 7) 310 / ...
  2. Take the train from Ormskirk to Liverpool Central
  3. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to Widnes

$11 - $20

Line 310 bus, line 14 bus  •  3 h 47 min

  1. Take the line 310 bus from Skelmersdale, Concourse (Concourse Stand 2) to Queen Square Bus Station 310
  2. Take the line 14 bus from Queen Square Bus Station to Simms Cross, Widnes Shopping Park 14 / ...

$12 - $13

Taxi  •  22 min

  1. Take a taxi from Skelmersdale to Widnes 18.9 miles

$65 - $85

Drive  •  22 min

  1. Drive from Skelmersdale to Widnes 18.9 miles

$4 - $6

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The cheapest way to get from Skelmersdale to Widnes is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Skelmersdale to Widnes is to taxi which costs £50 - £65 and takes 22 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Skelmersdale to Widnes. However, there are services departing from Skelmersdale, Concourse (Concourse Stand 2) and arriving at Simms Cross, Widnes Shopping Park via Queen Square Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 47 min.

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The distance between Skelmersdale and Widnes is 13 miles. The road distance is 18.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Skelmersdale to Widnes without a car is to line 395 bus and train and bus which takes 1 h 42 min and costs £14 - £24.

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It takes approximately 1 h 42 min to get from Skelmersdale to Widnes, including transfers.

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Skelmersdale to Widnes bus services, operated by Arriva Merseyside, depart from Skelmersdale, Concourse (Concourse Stand 2) station.

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Skelmersdale to Widnes bus services, operated by Halton Transport, arrive at Simms Cross, Widnes Shopping Park station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Skelmersdale to Widnes is 19 miles. It takes approximately 22 min to drive from Skelmersdale to Widnes.

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There are 807+ hotels available in Widnes. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Skelmersdale to Widnes.
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  • Distance: 13.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 42 min

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

You can take a bus from Skelmersdale to Widnes via Wigan, Wallgate Stn (Takeaway), Wigan, Wallgate, Warrington, Bus Interchange (Golden Square), and Warrington Central in around 2 h 3 min.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Wigan North Western to Warrington Bank Quay
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $18
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Warrington Central to Widnes
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Widnes
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Warrington Central to Widnes
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$1 - $2
Off-Peak Single
$2 - $5
Anytime Day Single
$3 - $6
Anytime Single
$4 - $6
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Widnes
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$2 - $4
Off-Peak Single
$5 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$6 - $10
Anytime Single
$8 - $12
Merseyrail Electrics
Phone
0151 330 1000
Website
merseyrail.org
Train from Ormskirk to Liverpool Central
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Widnes
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
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
Bus from Pennylands, Aspen Way to Ormskirk, Bus Station (Bus Station Stand 7)
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Wigan, Wallgate to Warrington, Bus Interchange (Golden Square)
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Skelmersdale, Concourse (Concourse Stand 2) to Queen Square Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Network Warrington
Phone
01925 634296
Email
travelcentre@networkwarrington.co.uk
Website
warringtonboroughtransport.co.uk
Bus from Warrington Bank Quay Station to Warrington, Bus Interchange (Golden Square)
Ave. Duration
4 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
warringtonboroughtransport.co.uk
Halton Transport
Phone
01514233333
Email
enquiries@haltontransport.co.uk
Website
haltontransport.co.uk
Bus from Queen Square Bus Station to Simms Cross, Widnes Shopping Park
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
haltontransport.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Skelmersdale to Widnes
Ave. Duration
22 min
Estimated price
$65 - $85
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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