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

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Train  •  1 h 15 min

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

$9 - $15

Cheapest option

Line 352 bus, bus  •  2 h 55 min

  1. Take the line 352 bus from St Helens Bus Station to Wigan, Wallgate Stn 352
  2. Take the bus from Wigan, North Western Station to Southport, Princes Street 375 / ...

$8 - $12

4 alternative options

Train Merseyrail Electrics  •  1 h 30 min

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

$10 - $15

Taxi  •  29 min

  1. Take a taxi from St Helens Central Station to Southport 19.5 miles

$70 - $85

Drive  •  29 min

  1. Drive from St Helens Central Station to Southport 19.5 miles

$4 - $7

Uber  •  29 min

  1. Take an Uber from St Helens Central Station to Southport 19.5 miles

$35 - $55

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

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

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No, there is no direct bus from St Helens Central Station station to Southport. However, there are services departing from St Helens Bus Station and arriving at Southport, Princes Street via Wigan, North Western Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 55 min.

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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 15 min.

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The distance between St Helens Central Station and Southport is 18 miles. The road distance is 19.5 miles.

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The best way to get from St Helens Central Station to Southport without a car is to train which takes 1 h 15 min and costs £7 - £12.

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It takes approximately 1 h 15 min to get from St Helens Central Station to Southport, including transfers.

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

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St Helens Central Station to Southport 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 Southport is to train which takes 1 h 15 min and costs £7 - £12. Alternatively, you can line 352 bus and bus, which costs £6 - £10 and takes 2 h 55 min.

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Map of how to get from St Helens Central Station to Southport.
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  • Distance: 17.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 15 min

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 15 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from St Helens Central Station to Southport via St Helens Bus Station, Wigan, Wallgate Stn, and Wigan, North Western Station in around 2 h 55 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from St Helens Central to Wigan North Western
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Wigan Wallgate to Southport
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from St Helens Central to Liverpool Lime Street
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Bus operators
Arriva Merseyside
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from St Helens Bus Station to Wigan, Wallgate Stn
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Wigan, North Western Station to Southport, Princes Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
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
Access
$35 - $50
Assist
$35 - $50
UberX
$35 - $55
Exec
$50 - $75
UberXL
$50 - $70
Taxi from St Helens Central Station to Southport
Ave. Duration
29 min
Estimated price
$70 - $85
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 Southport bus services, operated by Arriva Merseyside, arrive at Southport, Princes Street station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between St Helens Central Station to Southport is 20 miles. It takes approximately 29 min to drive from St Helens Central Station to Southport.

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