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You can easily reach Blue Planet Aquarium by train. The nearest station to Blue Planet Aquarium is Ellesmere Port, which is served by Merseyrail services throughout the day. The aquarium is around 40 minutes from the station on foot, via the A5032 and Stanney Lane. If you don't fancy walking, catch the 1 Gold, 2 Gold or 5 buses from the Market Street interchange, which is a 10-minute walk from the station.

A day at Blue Planet Aquarium is a great day out for all the family. Learn all about the marine world and see thousands of animals from under the sea. There's much to surprise, amaze and delight here at Blue Planet Aquarium.

Visit the Blue Planet Aquarium website for opening information.

 

Whilst the current government advice is to only travel if your journey is essential, we will update this page as the situation changes. We will always provide official information on how to visit this attraction safely and responsibly by train.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays06:05 - 14:00
Closed
Sunday Closed
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelPart time
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionUnavailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
ShopsUnavailable
PostboxUnavailable
TelephonesAvailable
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetAvailable
Station Buffet notes
Cold drinks vending machine Food vending machine
ATMUnavailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Information Systems
  • Announcements
  • Departure screens
ToiletsUnavailable
ShowersUnavailable
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFiUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Customer help pointsAvailable
CCTVAvailable
Carpark opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Friday Saturday 06:04 - 00:22
Sunday 07:34 - 00:22
Carpark nameStation Car Park
Carpark operatorMerseyrail
Car parking spaces109
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces26
Sheltered cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Cycle storage notes<p>Apply for Free Secure Cycle storage access <a href="http://www.merseyrail.org/cycle">www.merseyrail.org/cycle</a></p>
Step-free accessPart of station
Step-free access notes

Access to Liverpool platform from car park is step free. Assistance can only be provided when station is staffed.

Ramps for train accessAvailable
WheelchairsUnavailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesUnavailable
Accessible Booking Office counterUnavailable
Accessible taxisunknown
Accessible taxis notes

Taxi rank located next to station.

Departures and arrivals from Ellesmere Port

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Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to Ellesmere PortMerseyrail06:171On time
to LeedsNorthern06:172On time
to Ellesmere PortMerseyrail06:471On time
to Ellesmere PortMerseyrail07:171On time
to Ellesmere PortMerseyrail07:471On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from Liverpool Lime StreetNorthern06:122On time
from Rock FerryMerseyrail06:381On time
from HootonMerseyrail07:091On time
from Ellesmere PortMerseyrail07:391On time
from Ellesmere PortMerseyrail08:091On time
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