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Hillside train station is the local train station for anyone visiting or attending an event at the Royal Birkdale Golf course. The station sits in the south of Southport and offers daily services to the seaside town and Hunts Cross. The station has two platforms platform 1 is for southbound trains and platform 2 is used for northbound trains. Leaving from platform 1 you can head to Hunts Cross the journey time for this route is around 58 minutes. At platform 2 trains arrive every 15 minutes Monday to Saturday and every 30 minutes on Sundays en route to Southport station.


Entrance to the station is via Waterloo Road. The station has a manned ticket office from Monday through to Sunday. Facilities available for passengers to use include waiting rooms on both platforms, vending machine and extra outdoor seating. The station offers a drop off point outside the main building.

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Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Friday Saturday 05:34 - 00:30
Sunday 07:49 - 00:30
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
Cold drinks vending machine Food vending machine
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Information Systems
  • Announcements
  • Arrival screens
  • Departure screens
Nearest station with more facilities

Ainsdale is the nearest fully disabled accessible station.

Baby changeUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Customer help pointsAvailable
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces44
Sheltered cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Cycle storage notes
adjacent to booking office
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="6 rack 42 secure spaces">6 racks, 42 secure spaces</span></p>
Step-free accessPart of station
Step-free access notes

Both platforms are accessed via steps.

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 Hillside

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Hillside station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to Hunts CrossMerseyrail13:331On time
to SouthportMerseyrail13:522On time
to Hunts CrossMerseyrail13:531On time
to SouthportMerseyrail14:122On time
to Hunts CrossMerseyrail14:131On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from SouthportMerseyrail13:331On time
from Hunts CrossMerseyrail13:522On time
from SouthportMerseyrail13:531On time
from Hunts CrossMerseyrail14:122On time
from SouthportMerseyrail14:131On time
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