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Formby train station offers a regular service to both Southport and Liverpool South Parkway. The town of Formby is in the county of Merseyside. This train station was first opened in 1848. The main entrance is via Formby Bridge road, however, there are three other entrances and exits to this station. With two platforms Formby station has facilities including a ticket office open from Monday through to Sunday, vending machine, waiting room available on platform 1 and outdoor seating on both platforms.


There is a service every 15 minutes that goes to Southport station, this route is available from Monday to Sunday and the journey time is 18 minutes. Getting to Liverpool South Parkway is a 44-minute journey, this service is available every 15 minutes from Formby and runs from Monday through to Sunday. Formby is a busy train station the town is popular with many visitors wanting to take in the sights of Formby beach.

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Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Friday Saturday 05:43 - 00:21
Sunday 07:58 - 00:21
Weekdays05:38 - 00:21
Saturday 05:38 - 00:21
Ticket MachineUnavailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelFull time
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionUnavailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetAvailable
Station Buffet notes
Food vending machine
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Information Systems
  • Announcements
  • Departure screens
Baby changeAvailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Customer help pointsAvailable
Carpark opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Friday Saturday 05:43 - 00:21
Sunday 07:58 - 00:21
Carpark nameStation Car Park
Carpark operatorMerseyrail
Car parking spaces126
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces52
Sheltered cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Cycle storage notes
both platforms
Cycle storage notes<p>Secure cycle parking is available at the station. If you are interested in reserving secure parking further details can be found at  <a href="http://www.merseyrail.org">www.merseyrail.org</a></p> <p><span style="font-family: ;" data-sheets-rawvalue="12 stand 44 secure spaces">12 stands, 44 secure spaces</span></p>
Step-free accessWhole station
Ramps for train accessAvailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesUnavailable
Accessible Booking Office counterUnavailable
Accessible taxisunknown
Accessible taxis notes

Telephone numbers for taxi companies are displayed at all of our stations.

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Departures and arrivals from Formby

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Formby station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to Hunts CrossMerseyrail16:141Late
to SouthportMerseyrail16:222On time
to Hunts CrossMerseyrail16:431On time
to SouthportMerseyrail16:522On time
to Hunts CrossMerseyrail17:131On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from SouthportMerseyrail16:141Late
from Hunts CrossMerseyrail16:222On time
from SouthportMerseyrail16:431On time
from Hunts CrossMerseyrail16:522On time
from SouthportMerseyrail17:131On time
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