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Helsby train station serves the village of Helsby, Cheshire, with regular Arriva Trains Wales services on the Chester to Manchester Line. Trains from Helsby operate on an hourly schedule. Westbound trains run to Chester via Llandudno, while northbound trains extend to Manchester Airport. Helsby Station also serves as a junction with the branch line to Ellesmere Port - four trains operate on this route daily, two in each direction. Bus interchange with services by Arriva North West and Stagecoach Merseyside is possible.

Helsby train station features bicycle stands and a station car park provided for customer use ahead of travel. Those wishing to travel from this station should purchase tickets from the accessible ticket machine located on the Chester-bound platform. Train-running information is provided via digital departure and arrival screens and via pre-recorded announcements over the station PA system. Platform 1 is fully step-free accessible, while the other platforms are accessed by steps only.

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Station details & facilities

Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelUnstaffed
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
Left Luggage Websitehttp://www.arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Lost PropertyAvailable
Lost Property phone number03333 211 202
Lost Property Websitehttp://www.arrivatrainswales.co.uk/lostproperty
Telephone typesCards only
Station BuffetUnavailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Information Systems
  • Announcements
  • Arrival screens
  • Departure screens
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Staff Help notes
Help provided by on train staff.
Customer help pointsAvailable
Carpark opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
EverydayOpen 24 hours
Carpark nameStation Car Park
Carpark operatorArriva Trains Wales
Car parking spaces20
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces8
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Cycle storage notes<p>4 hoops</p>
Step-free accessPart of station
Step-free access notes

Partial - Three platforms (2, 3 & 4) have step access only.

Platform 1 has a hump to assist access to and from trains.

Nearest fully accessible stations - Chester.

Ramps for train accessAvailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesAvailable
Accessible Booking Office counterUnavailable

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Departures and arrivals from Helsby

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Helsby station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to HolyheadTransport for Wales08:451Late
to Manchester AirportTransport for Wales09:002On time
to HolyheadTransport for Wales09:431On time
to ChesterTransport for Wales09:521On time
to Manchester AirportTransport for Wales10:012On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from Manchester AirportTransport for Wales08:441Late
from LlandudnoTransport for Wales09:002On time
from Manchester AirportTransport for Wales09:431On time
from Liverpool Lime StreetTransport for Wales09:511On time
from ChesterTransport for Wales10:012On time
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