There are 5 ways to get from St Helens Central Station to Runcorn by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  1 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from St Helens Central to Liverpool Lime Street
  2. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to Runcorn

$9 - $25

Cheapest option

Bus, line 61 bus  •  1 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from St Helens Bus Station to St Anns, Warrington Road 10A / ...
  2. Take the line 61 bus from St Anns, Rainhill Rail Staiton to Simms Cross, Widnes Shopping Park 61 / ...

$7 - $8

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  14 min

  1. Take a taxi from St Helens Central Station to Runcorn 11.5 miles

$40 - $55

Drive  •  14 min

  1. Drive from St Helens Central Station to Runcorn 11.5 miles

$2 - $4

Uber  •  14 min

  1. Take an Uber from St Helens Central Station to Runcorn 11.5 miles

$22 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from St Helens Central Station to Runcorn is to drive which costs £1 - £3 and takes 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from St Helens Central Station to Runcorn is to taxi which costs £30 - £40 and takes 14 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from St Helens Central Station station to Runcorn. However, there are services departing from St Helens Bus Station and arriving at Simms Cross, Widnes Shopping Park via St Anns, Rainhill Rail Staiton. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 46 min.

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No, there is no direct train from St Helens Central Station to Runcorn. However, there are services departing from St Helens Central and arriving at Runcorn via Liverpool Lime Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 6 min.

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The distance between St Helens Central Station and Runcorn is 8 miles. The road distance is 11.5 miles.

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The best way to get from St Helens Central Station to Runcorn without a car is to train which takes 1 h 6 min and costs £7 - £20.

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It takes approximately 1 h 6 min to get from St Helens Central Station to Runcorn, including transfers.

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St Helens Central Station to Runcorn bus services, operated by Arriva Merseyside, arrive at St Helens Bus Station.

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St Helens Central Station to Runcorn train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from St Helens Central station.

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The best way to get from St Helens Central Station to Runcorn is to train which takes 1 h 6 min and costs £7 - £20. Alternatively, you can bus and line 61 bus, which costs £5 - £7 and takes 1 h 46 min.

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Map of how to get from St Helens Central Station to Runcorn.
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  • Distance: 7.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 6 min

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

You can take a train from St Helens Central Station to Runcorn via Liverpool Lime Street in around 1 h 6 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from St Helens Central Station to Runcorn via St Helens Bus Station, St Anns, Warrington Road, and St Anns, Rainhill Rail Staiton in around 1 h 46 min.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Runcorn
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$12 - $19
Bus operators
Arriva Merseyside
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from St Helens Bus Station to St Anns, Warrington Road
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Stagecoach Merseyside & South Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
enquiries.merseyside@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from St Helens Bus Station to St Anns, Warrington Road
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Cumfy Bus
Phone
0871 200 2233
Email
info@cumfybus.co.uk
Website
cumfybus.co.uk
Bus from St Helens Bus Station to Rainhill Rail Station
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
cumfybus.co.uk
Halton Transport
Phone
01514233333
Email
enquiries@haltontransport.co.uk
Website
haltontransport.co.uk
Bus from St Anns, Rainhill Rail Staiton to Simms Cross, Widnes Shopping Park
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
haltontransport.co.uk
Other operators
Uber Merseyside
Website
uber.com
Towncar from St Helens Central Station to Runcorn
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Signup at
uber.com
Access
$21 - $30
Assist
$21 - $30
UberX
$22 - $35
Exec
$30 - $45
UberXL
$30 - $45
Taxi from St Helens Central Station to Runcorn
Ave. Duration
14 min
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Comcab Liverpool
Phone
+44 151 298 2222
Website
comcab-liverpool.co.uk
Taxi In Liverpool
Phone
+44 151 236 1915

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St Helens Central Station to Runcorn bus services, operated by Halton Transport, arrive at Simms Cross, Widnes Shopping Park station.

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St Helens Central Station to Runcorn train services, operated by West Midlands, arrive at Runcorn station.

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Yes, the driving distance between St Helens Central Station to Runcorn is 11 miles. It takes approximately 14 min to drive from St Helens Central Station to Runcorn.

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