There are 9 ways to get from Southampton to St Helens Central Station by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Wigan North Western

$123 - $193

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Bus  •  7 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth National Express
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Wigan National Express

$28 - $38

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Train via Wolverhampton  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Wolverhampton
  2. Take the train from Wolverhampton to Liverpool Lime Street

$108 - $161

Train via Newport (S Wales)  •  8 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Newport (S Wales)
  2. Take the train from Newport (S Wales) to Crewe
  3. Take the train from Crewe to Lea Green

$125 - $211

Drive  •  3 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Southampton to St Helens Central Station 227.5 miles

$45 - $75

Fly Southampton to Manchester, train  •  4 h 17 min

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

$55 - $196

Fly Southampton to Leeds Bradford, train  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) SOU - LBA
  2. Take the train from Leeds to Lea Green

$109 - $315

Train, train to London Heathrow, fly to Manchester  •  6 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
  3. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN
  4. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Wigan North Western

$132 - $356

Train to Bristol, fly to Chester, train  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Chester (CEG) BRS - CEG
  3. Take the train from Chester to Liverpool Central Loop Line
  4. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to St Helens Central

$165 - $320

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Southampton station to St Helens Central Station station. However, there are services departing from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade and arriving at St Helens Bus Station via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth and Wigan, The Anvil. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 32 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Southampton to St Helens Central Station. However, there are services departing from Southampton Central and arriving at St Helens Central via Birmingham New Street and Wigan North Western. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 14 min.

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The distance between Southampton and St Helens Central Station is 186 miles. The road distance is 227.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Southampton to St Helens Central Station without a car is to train which takes 5 h 14 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 14 min to get from Southampton to St Helens Central Station, including transfers.

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Southampton to St Helens Central Station bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade.

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Southampton to St Helens Central Station train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Southampton Central station.

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The best way to get from Southampton to St Helens Central Station is to train which takes 5 h 14 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 7 h 32 min.

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The quickest flight from Southampton Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Southampton to St Helens Central Station bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Wigan station.

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Map of how to get from Southampton to St Helens Central Station.
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  • Distance: 186 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 14 min

What companies run services between Southampton, England and St Helens Central Station, England?

You can take a train from Southampton to St Helens Central Station via Birmingham New Street and Wigan North Western in around 5 h 14 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southampton to St Helens Central Station via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth, Wigan, and Wigan, The Anvil in around 7 h 32 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Flights from Southampton to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Southampton to Leeds Bradford via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Germania
Website
flygermania.com
Flights from Bristol to Chester
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $210
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $110
Off-Peak Single
$65 - $95
Train from Southampton Central to Wolverhampton
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Single
$70 - $110
Off-Peak Single
$70 - $110
Train from Southampton Central to Reading
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$24 - $40
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Wigan North Western
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $85
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Southampton Central to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $100
Train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $25
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $15
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $25
Train from Southampton Central to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $40
Advanced Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Crewe
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
First Anytime Day Single
$80 - $120
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Crewe to Lea Green
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Wigan North Western
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to St Helens Central
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Lea Green
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$12 - $18
Off-Peak Day Single
$20 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $40
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Chester to Liverpool Central Loop Line
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$4 - $6
Off-Peak Single
$8 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Single
$11 - $17
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.

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Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Wigan
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Southampton to St Helens Central Station train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, arrive at Wigan North Western station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Southampton to St Helens Central Station is 227 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 46 min to drive from Southampton to St Helens Central Station.

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Flybe offers flights from Southampton Airport to Manchester Airport.

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There are 648+ hotels available in St Helens Central Station. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Southampton Airport is to train which takes 10 min and costs .

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