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There are 8 ways to get from Southampton to St Helens Central Station by train, bus, car or plane

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Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  4h 36m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Wigan North Western

$141 - $230

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Bus  •  7h 13m

  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 - $39

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Train CrossCountry  •  5h 16m

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

$106 - $162

Train Arriva Trains Wales  •  7h 41m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Newport (S Wales)
  2. Take the train from Newport (S Wales) to Chester

$120 - $200

Drive  •  3h 46m

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

$45 - $75

Fly Southampton to Manchester, train  •  4h 12m

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

$55 - $197

Fly Southampton to Leeds Bradford, train  •  5h 40m

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) SOU - LBA
  2. Take the train from Leeds to Liverpool Lime Street

$111 - $319

Train, train to London Heathrow, fly to Manchester  •  5h 55m

  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

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Southampton to St Helens Central Station is to bus which costs £21 - £30 and takes 7h 13m.

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The quickest way to get from Southampton to St Helens Central Station is to drive which costs £35 - £55 and takes 3h 46m.

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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 Wolverhampton and Liverpool Lime Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 16m.

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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 4h 36m and costs £100 - £180.

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It takes approximately 4h 36m to get from Southampton to St Helens Central Station, including transfers.

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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 4h 36m and costs £100 - £180. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £21 - £30 and takes 7h 13m.

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

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Southampton to St Helens Central Station train services, operated by West Midlands, arrive at Liverpool Lime Street 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: 4h 36m

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 London Waterloo, Waterloo station, Euston station, London Euston, and Wigan North Western in around 4h 36m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southampton to St Helens Central Station via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth, Wigan, and Wigan North Western in around 7h 13m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Flights from Southampton to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Wigan North Western
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $180
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$70 - $110
Anytime Day Single
$110 - $180
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Wolverhampton
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
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
47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$24 - $40
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Southampton Central to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
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
36m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $15
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $24
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Chester
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $85
First Anytime Day Single
$85 - $130
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Liverpool Lime Street
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$14 - $20
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
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 Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Website
National Express
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Wigan
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
National Express

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Yes, the driving distance between Southampton to St Helens Central Station is 227 miles. It takes approximately 3h 46m 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 718+ 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 10m and costs £1 - £28.

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