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What train companies travel to St Helens, United Kingdom?

Located in United Kingdom, St Helens is accessible by train from 4 other cities. You can choose from 61 daily scheduled trips when you search for trains to St Helens on Wanderu. Northern Rail usually has the most trains on any given day.

Looking for other ways to get there? Coach tickets to St Helens are also available..

Train companies serving St Helens

TrainRoutesAvg. TimeAvg. Price
TransPennine Express81h 25m£26.94
Northern Rail40h 35m£8.77
Avanti West Coast21h 42m£29.05
CrossCountry12h 34m£67.55
  • Avanti West Coast

    Avanti West Coast

    Avanti West Coast is one of the primary rail links between London and Birmingham, Liverpool, Manchester, Glasgow, and Edinburgh. On any given day, Avanti West Coast operates almost 300 routes and departs hourly from select destinations.

  • CrossCountry


    CrossCountry operates an extensive rail network in the U.K., centered in Birmingham. In standard class, passengers enjoy complimentary Wi-Fi, power outlets, and onboard restrooms. Trains also contain a small café or a trolley that passes through the carriages. An upgrade to first-class gives passengers more legroom and complimentary food.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a good price for a train ticket to St Helens?

£2.26 is the cheapest price for a train ticket to St Helens, according to recent searches on Wanderu. You can use our search to check if this price is currently available on buses from your city to St Helens. In the last month, trains from Liverpool to St Helens had the lowest average price at £4.45.

Where is the train station in St Helens, United Kingdom?

The busiest train station in St Helens is Lea Green Station. There are several other active stations in addition to this main station. The most popular train stations in St Helens are:

  • Lea Green Station
  • St Helens Junction
  • St Helens Central Station

What is the closest airport to St Helens, SHN?

The closest airport to St Helens is Liverpool John Lennon Airport (LPL), it is located 9.7 miles from the city center of St Helens.

Is St Helens a popular train travel destination?

Among train travelers St Helens is the second most popular destination in the region. It also ranks number 135 in United Kingdom. St Helens has the second most number of destinations in St. Helens that are connected to St Helens by train service. Each day 116 direct train schedules arrive in the St Helens.

What is the population of St Helens?

The population of St Helens is 102555. St Helens ranks number 2 in terms of population in St. Helens and number 270 in all of United Kingdom.

How much do train tickets to St Helens cost?

Train tickets to St Helens range from £2 for a short trip to St Helens, while a 60 to 200 mile train trip to St Helens starts at , and a longer trip by train to St Helens can be as cheap as . Looking to travel across state or province lines? A trip from out of your region will be as low as £2.

What train station is located closest to the city center of St Helens?

The closest train station to the city center of St Helens is St Helens Central Station, located just 0.3 miles away. Select St Helens Central Station as your arrival if your plans call for exploring the downtown area of St Helens. Search on Wanderu and in the search results you can filter travel options by arriving or departing station.

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