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St Helens - London Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 9 intercity buses per day from St Helens to London. Traveling by bus from St Helens to London usually takes around 7 hours, but the fastest National Express bus can make the trip in 5 hours and 15 minutes.

Distance174 mi (280 km)
Shortest duration5h 15m
Cheapest price$30.33
Trips per day2
Most frequent serviceNational Express
Bus lines1

What bus companies travel from St Helens to London?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from St Helens to London. National Express connects the two cities by bus, it offers multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
National Express97h 0m$33.94
  • National Express

    National Express

    Book National Express from St Helens to London from $30. There are 9 trips per day offered by National Express from St Helens to London and you can expect on average to pay for a National Express ticket to London. In St Helens, National Express departs to London from Corporation St . In London, National Express arrives at Victoria Coach Station and 8 other stations.

    An average trip on National Express from St Helens to London takes 7 hours and 0 minutes , while the fastest available National Express trip will get you to London in 5 hours and 15 minutes .

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from St Helens to London during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the bus or in stations.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the bus ride from St Helens to London?

The bus takes an average of 7 hours to cover the 174 miles from St Helens to London. However, the fastest bus only takes 5 hours and 15 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Travel trends tend to vary greatly for bus trips from St Helens to London.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave St Helens?

The first bus leaves at 11:00am and the last bus leaves at 11:00am. To see the times for all buses from St Helens to London, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many bus schedules are there most days?

There are 9 scheduled buses that travel from St Helens to London every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 2 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from St Helens to London; ticket prices start at $59.81.

City Information


One of the most important cities in the world, London is where the traditional blends seamlessly with the modern. As a vibrant modern city, London has something for everyone. For visitors interested in the Royal Family as well as their history, check out Buckingham Palace. The palace is open all days in summer, but only on selected days in winter. The Tower of London, where the crown jewels are put on exhibition, is also a great spot to check out. For fans of history, you might not want to miss out on the famous British Museum, considered by many to be the best museum in all of London. The museum currently carries an impressive collection of 8 million historic objects from all around the world, making it an eye-opening destination for many.

London’s food scene reflects its multiculturalism. Here you can find restaurants serving cuisines from various countries around the world, from India to Malaysia. If you opt for a lavish dining experience, Restaurant Gordon Ramsay, run by the famous chef himself, will be a great choice. Also don’t forget to stop by at a local pub and enjoy the beer like a true Londoner.

The city’s centers of intercity rail services are King’s Cross Station and Euston Station, from which you can take a train to other places in the UK or hop on the Eurostar train to Paris and beyond. The largest coach station in the city is Victoria Coach Station, serving big local carriers like National Express. The city’s air services are fulfilled by eight airports, of which London Heathrow Airport, located west of the city, is the busiest one.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in St Helens?

Main departure station: Corporation St

Most buses depart from the main station in St Helens.

All bus stations in St Helens:

  • Corporation St

Where does the bus arrive in London?

Main arrival station: Marble Arch Station Park Lane (Stop R)

Buses arrive in London at 9 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with.

All bus stations in London:

  • Marble Arch Station Park Lane (Stop R)

  • 235 Finchley Rd

  • Victoria Coach Station

  • Golders Green

  • 405 Mile End Rd

  • Portman Square

  • St Johns Wood

  • 15 Third Ave

  • London Stratford

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