St Helens to London by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 17m
  • Distance
    276 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 9m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from St Helens to London by train

Fast trains from St Helens to London take around 2 hours and 17 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 276 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between St Helens and London.

1. Are there direct trains from St Helens to London?

Journeys between St Helens and London usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 70 departures on the route from St Helens to London every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 62 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from St Helens to London?

The St Helens to London train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 17 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the St Helens to London train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to London is usually scheduled to depart St Helens around 05:26 and the last train is around 23:58. At weekends the first train of the day leaves St Helens around 05:27, and the last at 23:59.

When to book St Helens to London train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from St Helens to London by train.

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Which train companies operate between St Helens and London?

More than one train company operates on the route from St Helens to London, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • First TransPennine Express
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • Virgin Trains

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

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Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

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