Address: Heart of Glass, Old Beecham’s Building, Water Street, St Helens, WA10 1PZ
St Helens is easily commutable from across the region with good road links and public transport options. We’ve put together some useful travel information if you’re travelling from around the region to a Heart of Glass event in St Helens.
Liverpool to St Helens
St Helens is the next door neighbour of Liverpool and is easily reached by either car or train.
The trains run regularly seven days a week with the last services back after 11.30pm giving you time to enjoy any Heart of Glass event and head home afterwards. Bus services also run from the city taking around one hour.
By Car: The M62 runs directly from Liverpool through to St Helens. (20 mins)
By Train: Liverpool Lime Street to St Helens Central (27 mins) every 15 minutes. Around £4-£5. Last Train from St Helens to Liverpool 11.23pm.
By Bus: Queens Square Bus Station to St Helens Bus Station (1hr 4mins) every 5 minutes at peak. 10 & 10A Around £3
One Way Taxi Cost: Between £20-30
Manchester to St Helens
Manchester is a short journey to St Helens with regularly trains and buses running throughout the day and night.
Trains run into St Helens Central & Junction train stations with journeys taking under 30 minutes. The trains run regularly seven days a week with the last services back to Manchester shortly after 11.30pm. Buses routes also run between Manchester & St Helens taking under an hour.
By Car: Via M62 (45 mins)
By Train: Manchester Oxford Road to St Helens Junction or Manchester Piccadilly to St Helens Central (via Wigan) (30 mins) Around £4-£5. Last Train from St Helens to Manchester: 11.48pm.
By Bus: Manchester Oxford to St Helens Bus Station (45 mins) Around £3.
One Way Taxi: £30-35
Widnes to St Helens
Widnes is only eight miles from St Helens. It’s takes around 20 minutes by car via the A557 and A570.
By Car: Via A557 and A570
By Public Transport: A direct train doesn’t connect the two town, the best public transport mention is the No. 17 bus to Lea Green station and a train from Lea Green to St Helens Junction, the full journey takes around 30 minutes. Around £3-£4.
One Way Taxi: £12-15
Wigan to St Helens
The quickest way from the centre of Wigan to St Helens is by train. It takes just 15 minutes from Wigan Northern Western to St Helens Central, with four service per hour and the last train. By car it’s around ten miles via the A58, bus services also run taking around 40 minutes.
By Car: Via A58 (20 mins)
By Bus: 352 from Wigan Bus Station to St Helens Bus Station (40 mins). Around £3.
By Train: Wigan North Western to St Helens Central. Around £4-5. Last Train from St Helens to Wigan 11.31pm
One Way Taxi: £12-15
Warrington to St Helens
Warrington is ten miles from St Helens. The journey takes around 25 minutes via the A57. The No. 329 bus connects the towns taking 35 minutes. By train you can travel from Warrington Bank Quay to Wigan North Western where a service runs to St Helens Central.
By Car: Via A57 (25 mins)
By Train: Warrington Bank Quay to St Helens Central (Change at Wigan NW) Around £7. Last train from St Helens to Warrington 10.22pm.
By Bus: 329 from Warrington Bus Interchange Around £3
One Way Taxi: £18-22
Useful travel contacts:
Cable Taxis: 01744 60960
Arriva Buses: 0871 200 2233
National Rail Enquiries: 03457 48 49 50
Heart of Glass: 01744 623290
Heart of Glass,
Old Beecham's Building, Water Street,