The town is located near to the M6 motorway.
The nearest airports are Liverpool John Lennon and Manchester Airport.
Whilst there are no express coach services, coaches do serve nearby Liverpool and Manchester.
Earlestown's principal tourist attraction is the Sankey Valley Viaduct, built in 1830 and one of the oldest rail viaducts in the World. Walks are available along the former St Helens Canal, under the viaduct and as far as St Helens in the north and Warrington in the south.
- The Taste of India, 56 Market St. Good, ☎ +44 1925 228458. Long-established Indian restaurant with friendly service.