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St Helens to Manchester

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    St Helens Junction
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    Manchester Piccadilly
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    Manchester Piccadilly
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    St Helens Junction
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    Earlestown
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    Earlestown
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    Manchester Piccadilly
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    Manchester Piccadilly
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    Manchester Piccadilly
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    Manchester Victoria
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    Manchester Piccadilly
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Journey information from St Helens to Manchester

  • Train Fares from: £8.20
  • Fastest route:
  • Slowest route:
  • Average journey time:
  • Changes: Direct
  • Trains per day: Around 36
  • Distance: 20 miles (33 km)
  • Origin: St Helens
  • Destination: Manchester
  • How long does it take to travel from St Helens to Manchester by train?

    The average journey time between St Helens and Manchester is . The fastest journey time is . On an average weekday, there are 36 trains per day travelling from St Helens to Manchester. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.

    Avg. Duration
  • Are there direct trains from St Helens to Manchester?

    Yes, it is possible to travel from St Helens to Manchester without having to change trains. Use our journey planner above to get direct train times from St Helens to Manchester.

    Direct
  • What is the distance between St Helens and Manchester?

    The distance between St Helens and Manchester is 20 miles.

    Distance: 20 miles
  • What time is the first train from St Helens to Manchester?

    The first train from St Helens to Manchester departs at .

    What time is the last train from St Helens to Manchester?

    The last train from St Helens to Manchester departs at .

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    Last train
    No sleeper services are available. There may also be fewer services on weekends and public holidays; use the Journey Planner above to search for a specific train on your chosen travel date.
  • If you're like us, you've probably seen the sheer number of ticket types available in the UK and wondered ''Why are there so many?!'' Well, luckily we've put together a handy guide to all the variations of train ticket you may encounter on your travels.

    *Please note that not all types of train tickets are available for every journey. Factors such as the time, date and train company you'll be using can affect the availability of each one.

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How to find cheap train tickets from St Helens to Manchester

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*Average savings on all fares booked at least one week before day of travel vs Anytime fares purchased on day of travel. Subject to availability. Excludes coach.