National Express operate direct services between Lytham St Annes Beach Road and St Helens Lytham St Annes Beach Road to St Helens is a distance of 138 miles (222 kilometres). National Express operate 1 direct buses per day. The fastest journey each day takes 1hrs 40mins. See our route guide and coach timetables below for more details. Doing a search on Coachfairer is the best way to find the fastest journeys by all operators and the cheapest prices!