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Getting to St Helens College is easier than ever!

Our Town Centre and STEM Centre campuses are less than a 10-minute walk from the central bus station and train stations linking to public bus routes across Cheshire, Merseyside, Greater Manchester and Lancashire.

The nearest bus station is located in St Helens Town Centre between the Hardshaw Centre and Bickerstaffe Street and is a 5 minute walk from the Town Centre Campus and a 10 minute walk from the STEM Centre, Technology Campus.

Plan your route to St Helens College via bus here: http://app.arrivabus.co.uk/journeyplanner/query/en?.

Getting here by bus

We provide a FREE Arriva bus pass for the whole academic year, which you can use every weekday during term time, including evenings. The bus pass is available to all 16-18 year old St Helens College students, on a full-time course.

New for 2017! St Helens College has introduced a dedicated, free bus service on three key routes, covering Maghull, Kirkby, Leigh, Ashton-in-Makerfield and South Liverpool. To access the free bus service, you will need to show your student ID badge when getting on the bus. This ID badge will be given to you when you come into College to enrol with us.

Map of Bus Routes 

Free College Bus Routes

Route 1

Maghull, Melling & Kirkby
Maghull Station (Outside Great Mogul Pub)
Maghull Square Bus Stop
Deyes Lane Shops Bus Stop
Melling Mount Bus Stop, Bank Lane
Shevington Lane (Outside ‘The Barn’)
Pingwood Lane (Opposite Pats Truck Stop Cafe)
Headbolt Lane Bus Stop (Near Langton Rd)
Kirkby Train Station
Kirkby Town Centre
Falcon Pub, Bewley Drive
Knowsley Community College, Stockbridge Lane
St Helens College Town Centre Campus
St Helens College STEM Centre


Route 2

Westleigh, Leigh, Lowton, Golborne, Ashton-in-Makerfield & Blackbrook
Westleigh Lane (Near Westleigh Park)
Holden Road (Near Georgiou Restaurant)
Spinning Jenny Way (Shopping Centre)
Lowton Road (Near Golborne High)
Gerard Street (Near Red Lion Pub)
St Helens College Town Centre Campus
St Helens College STEM Centre


Route 3

Woolton, Allerton, Mossley Hill, Childwall, Broadgreen, West Derby & Stockbridge Village
The Elephant Pub, Woolton
Menlove Avenue (Near Main Entrance to Calderstones Park)
Queens Drive (Near Five Ways, Elif Restaurant)
Queens Drive (Near Navigator Pub)
Alder Road (Opposite New Orchid Restaurant)
Honey’s Green Lane (Opposite Lifestyles Gym)
Knowsley Community College
St Helens College Town Centre Campus
St Helens College STEM Centre

Getting here by train

St Helens College’s campuses are only 10 minutes walk from St Helens Central train station. This station is on the main line between Wigan North Western station and Liverpool Lime Street station. Plan your route to St Helens College via train here: http://www.nationalrail.co.uk