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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 20 min

$10 - $15

Cheapest option

Line 352 bus, bus  •  2 h 59 min

  1. 352
  2. 375 / ...

$8 - $12

4 alternative options

Line 152 bus, line 375 bus  •  1 h 36 min

  1. 152
  2. 375 / ...

$9 - $11

Taxi  •  29 min

  1. 19.5 miles

$70 - $90

Drive  •  29 min

  1. 19.5 miles

$4 - $7

Uber  •  29 min

  1. 19.5 miles

$35 - $55

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

You can take a train from St Helens Central Station to Southport via Wigan North Western and Wigan Wallgate in around 1 h 20 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from St Helens Central Station to Southport via St Helens Bus Station, Ormskirk, Bus Station (Bus Station Stand 3), and Ormskirk, Bus Station (Bus Station Stand 4) in around 1 h 36 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from St Helens Central to Wigan North Western
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Wigan Wallgate to Southport
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Bus operators
Huyton Travel
Phone
0151 449 3868
Email
info@huytontravel.co.uk
Website
huytontravel.co.uk
Bus from St Helens Bus Station to Ormskirk, Bus Station (Bus Station Stand 3)
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
huytontravel.co.uk
Arriva Merseyside
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Ormskirk, Bus Station (Bus Station Stand 4) to Southport, Wellington Street
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from St Helens Bus Station to Wigan, Wallgate/Wallgate Stn (Takeaway)
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Wigan, Wallgate/North Western Stn (Rail Station) to Southport, Wellington Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Uber Merseyside
Website
uber.com
Towncar from St Helens Central Station to Southport
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Signup at
uber.com
uberACCESS
$35 - $50
uberASSIST
$35 - $50
uberX
$35 - $55
UberExec
$50 - $75
uberXL
$50 - $75
Taxi from St Helens Central Station to Southport
Ave. Duration
29 min
Estimated price
$70 - $90
Comcab Liverpool
Phone
+44 151 298 2222
Website
comcab-liverpool.co.uk
Taxi In Liverpool
Phone
+44 151 236 1915

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Questions & Answers

The distance between St Helens Central Station and Southport is 28 km. The road distance is 31 km.

The cheapest way to get from St Helens Central Station to Southport is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 29 min.

The quickest way to get from St Helens Central Station to Southport is to taxi which takes 29 min and costs £55 - £65.

No, there is no direct train from St Helens Central Station to Southport. However, there are services departing from St Helens Central and arriving at Southport via Wigan Wallgate. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 20 min.

No, there is no direct bus from St Helens Central Station to Southport. However, there are services departing from St Helens Bus Station and arriving at Southport, Wellington Street via Ormskirk, Bus Station (Bus Station Stand 4). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 36 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 20 min to get from St Helens Central Station to Southport, including transfers.