There are 6 ways to get from Southport to St Helens by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  1h 2m

  1. Take the train from Southport to Wigan Wallgate
  2. Take the train from Wigan North Western to St Helens Central

£11 - £21

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Line 47 bus, bus  •  2h 43m

  1. Take the line 47 bus from Southport, Wellington Street to Queen Square Bus Station 47
  2. Take the bus from Queen Square Bus Station to St Helens, Baldwin Street 10 / ...

£5 - £9

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Train, bus  •  2h 9m

  1. Take the train from Southport to Liverpool Central
  2. Take the bus from Queen Square Bus Station to St Helens, Hall Street 10A / ...

£7 - £10

Taxi  •  31 min

  1. Take a taxi from Southport to St Helens 19.9 miles

£40 - £55

Drive  •  31 min

  1. Drive from Southport to St Helens 19.9 miles

£3 - £5

Uber  •  31 min

  1. Take an Uber from Southport to St Helens 19.9 miles

£28 - £40

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The cheapest way to get from Southport to St Helens is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Southport to St Helens is to taxi which costs £40 - £55 and takes 31 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Southport to St Helens. However, there are services departing from Southport, Wellington Street and arriving at St Helens, Baldwin Street via Queen Square Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 43m.

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No, there is no direct train from Southport to St Helens. However, there are services departing from Southport and arriving at St Helens Central via Wigan North Western. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 2m.

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The distance between Southport and St Helens is 18 miles. The road distance is 19.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Southport to St Helens without a car is to train which takes 1h 2m and costs £10 - £21.

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It takes approximately 1h 2m to get from Southport to St Helens, including transfers.

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Southport to St Helens bus services, operated by Arriva Merseyside, depart from Southport, Wellington Street station.

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Southport to St Helens train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Southport station.

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What companies run services between Southport, England and St Helens, England?

You can take a train from Southport to St Helens via Wigan Wallgate and Wigan North Western in around 1h 2m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southport to St Helens via Queen Square Bus Station in around 2h 43m.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Southport to Wigan Wallgate
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7 - £13
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£7 - £10
Anytime Day 1st Class
£9 - £13
Train from Wigan North Western to St Helens Central
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£4 - £8
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£4 - £6
Anytime Day 1st Class
£5 - £8
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Wigan North Western to St Helens Central
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£3 - £5
Off-Peak Day Single
£6 - £10
Anytime Day Single
£3 - £5
Bus operators
Arriva Merseyside
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Queen Square Bus Station to St Helens, Hall Street
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Southport, Wellington Street to Queen Square Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Queen Square Bus Station to St Helens, Baldwin Street
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Stagecoach Merseyside & South Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
enquiries.merseyside@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Queen Square Bus Station to St Helens, Hall Street
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£3 - £4
Website
Stagecoach Merseyside & South Lancashire
Bus from Queen Square Bus Station to St Helens, Baldwin Street
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£3 - £4
Website
Stagecoach Merseyside & South Lancashire
Other operators
Uber Merseyside
Website
uber.comglobal
Towncar from Southport to St Helens
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
£28 - £40
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uber.com
Access
£27 - £40
Assist
£27 - £40
UberX
£28 - £40
Exec
£40 - £55
UberXL
£35 - £55
Taxi from Southport to St Helens
Ave. Duration
31 min
Estimated price
£40 - £55
Radio Yellow Top Cab Southport
Phone
+44 1704 538 000
Kwik Cars - Southport Taxis
Phone
+44 1704 547 000
Website
kwikcars547000.com
Central Cabs
Phone
+44 800 544 414
All White Taxis
Phone
+44 1704 547 777

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The best way to get from Southport to St Helens is to train which takes 1h 2m and costs £10 - £21. Alternatively, you can line 47 bus and bus, which costs £5 - £9 and takes 2h 43m.

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Southport to St Helens bus services, operated by Arriva Merseyside, arrive at St Helens, Baldwin Street station.

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Southport to St Helens train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at St Helens Central station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Southport to St Helens is 20 miles. It takes approximately 31 min to drive from Southport to St Helens.

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