There are 5 ways to get from St Helens to Skelmersdale by train, bus, taxi, car or foot

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, line 395 bus  •  1 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from St Helens Central to Wigan North Western
  2. Take the line 395 bus from Wigan, Wallgate/North Western Stn (Rail Station) to Skelmersdale, Concourse (Concourse Stand 3) 395 / ...

$6 - $9

Cheapest option

Line 352 bus, line 395 bus  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Take the line 352 bus from St Helens Bus Station to Wigan, Wallgate/Wallgate Stn (Takeaway) 352
  2. Take the line 395 bus from Wigan, Wallgate/North Western Stn (Rail Station) to Skelmersdale, Concourse (Concourse Stand 3) 395 / ...

$5 - $8

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  15 min

  1. Take a taxi from St Helens to Skelmersdale 11.1 miles

$40 - $55

Drive  •  15 min

  1. Drive from St Helens to Skelmersdale 11.1 miles

$2 - $4

Walk  •  3 h

  1. Walk from St Helens to Skelmersdale 9.4 miles

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

You can take a bus from St Helens to Skelmersdale via Wigan, Wallgate/Wallgate Stn (Takeaway) and Wigan, Wallgate/North Western Stn (Rail Station) in around 1 h 36 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Arriva Merseyside
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Wigan, Wallgate/North Western Stn (Rail Station) to Skelmersdale, Concourse (Concourse Stand 3)
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 20 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
Other operators
Taxi from St Helens to Skelmersdale
Ave. Duration
15 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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Questions & Answers

The distance between St Helens and Skelmersdale is 11 km. The road distance is 18 km.

The cheapest way to get from St Helens to Skelmersdale is to drive which costs £1 - £3 and takes 15 min.

The quickest way to get from St Helens to Skelmersdale is to taxi which takes 15 min and costs £30 - £40.

No, there is no direct bus from St Helens to Skelmersdale. However, there are services departing from St Helens Bus Station and arriving at Skelmersdale, Concourse (Concourse Stand 3) via Wigan, Wallgate/North Western Stn (Rail Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 36 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 3 min to get from St Helens to Skelmersdale, including transfers.