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

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Train  •  1 h 2 min

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

$9 - $14

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  1 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Southport, Wellington Street to Queen Square Bus Station X2
  2. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to St Helens Central

$4 - $7

4 alternative options

Line 375 bus, line 152 bus  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Take the line 375 bus from Southport, Duke Street to Ormskirk, Bus Station 375 / ...
  2. Take the line 152 bus from Ormskirk, Bus Station to St Helens, Baldwin Street 152

Taxi  •  29 min

  1. Take a taxi from Southport to St Helens 19.7 miles

$70 - $85

Drive  •  29 min

  1. Drive from Southport to St Helens 19.7 miles

$4 - $7

Uber  •  29 min

  1. Take an Uber from Southport to St Helens 19.7 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Southport to St Helens is to bus and train which costs £3 - £5 and takes 1 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Southport to St Helens is to taxi which costs £55 - £70 and takes 29 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Southport to St Helens. However, there are services departing from Southport, Duke Street and arriving at St Helens, Baldwin Street via Ormskirk, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 15 min.

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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 1 h 2 min.

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The distance between Southport and St Helens is 18 miles. The road distance is 19.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Southport to St Helens without a car is to train which takes 1 h 2 min and costs £7 - £11.

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It takes approximately 1 h 2 min 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, Duke Street station.

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

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The best way to get from Southport to St Helens is to train which takes 1 h 2 min and costs £7 - £11. Alternatively, you can line 375 bus and line 152 bus, which costs and takes 2 h 15 min.

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Map of how to get from Southport to St Helens.
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  • Distance: 17.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 2 min

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 1 h 2 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southport to St Helens via Ormskirk, Bus Station in around 2 h 15 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Southport to Wigan Wallgate
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Wigan North Western to St Helens Central
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
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
Bus operators
Stagecoach in Lancashire
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Southport, Wellington Street to Queen Square Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Stagecoach in Lancashire
Arriva Merseyside
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Southport, Duke Street to Ormskirk, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Huyton Travel
Phone
0151 449 3868
Email
info@huytontravel.co.uk
Website
huytontravel.co.uk
Bus from Ormskirk, Bus Station to St Helens, Baldwin Street
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
huytontravel.co.uk
Other operators
Uber Merseyside
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Southport to St Helens
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Signup at
uber.com
Access
$35 - $50
Assist
$35 - $50
UberX
$35 - $55
Exec
$50 - $75
UberXL
$50 - $70
Taxi from Southport to St Helens
Ave. Duration
29 min
Estimated price
$70 - $85
New City Taxis
Phone
+44 1772 824000
Website
newcityviptaxis.com
Ace Ringway Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1772 200200
Website
ace-ringwaytaxis.co.uk
Taxi In Liverpool
Phone
+44 151 236 1915
Comcab Liverpool
Phone
+44 151 298 2222
Website
comcab-liverpool.co.uk

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Southport to St Helens bus services, operated by Huyton Travel, 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 29 min to drive from Southport to St Helens.

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There are 691+ hotels available in St Helens. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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