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Hooton train station sits on the Wirral Line and offers daily services to stations including Chester, Liverpool Central, and Ellesmere Port. Hooton station's platforms are accessible to wheelchair users with the use of the lifts for each platform. Ellesmere Port and Chester services stop at platform 2 before continuing to their final destinations. Trains to Chester arrive roughly every 15 minutes, and the Ellesmere Port service arrives every 30 minutes. Both services drop in frequency during the evening and Sundays. Platform 3 sees six trains arrive per hour at Hooton station en route to Liverpool Central, the fastest journey time for this route is 31 minutes.

There are four platforms at Hooton train station, platform 2 and 3 are the most frequently used. Access to all platforms is by footbridge or lifts. Entrance to the station is from Waterworks Lane where passengers can find the ticket office, shop and toilets. Waiting rooms are available on platforms 2 and 3. Other facilities at the station include shelters, outdoor seating, screens providing information for passengers and announcements. A bus station and taxi rank can be found just outside the station building.

Find address details, station facilities, live departure times and train arrivals for Hooton station.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Friday Saturday 05:24 - 00:27
Sunday 07:29 - 00:27
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
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Information Systems
  • Arrival screens
  • Departure screens
Nearest station with more facilities

The nearest station(s) with more facilities than Hooton are:

  • Eastham Rake
  • Ellesmere Port
Baby changeAvailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Customer help pointsAvailable
Carpark opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
WeekdaysOpen 24 hours
Saturday Open 24 hours
Sunday Open 24 hours
Carpark nameStation Car Park
Carpark operatorLocal Council
Car parking spaces418
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces44
Sheltered cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Cycle storage notes
on platform
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="14 stand 30 secure spaces">14 stands, 30 secure spaces</span></p>
Step-free accessWhole station
Ramps for train accessAvailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesAvailable
Accessible Booking Office counterAvailable
Accessible taxisunknown
Accessible taxis notes

Telephone numbers for a local taxi companies are displayed in all our stations.

Find station details and facilities information for Hooton. Also find live train departures and arrivals for Hooton station, helping you to plan your next journey.

Departures and arrivals from Hooton

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Hooton station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to ChesterMerseyrail08:302On time
to ChesterMerseyrail08:313Late
to Ellesmere PortMerseyrail08:362On time
to Ellesmere PortMerseyrail08:383On time
to ChesterMerseyrail09:002On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from Rock FerryMerseyrail08:292Late
from Ellesmere PortMerseyrail08:303On time
from HootonMerseyrail08:362On time
from ChesterMerseyrail08:383On time
from Ellesmere PortMerseyrail08:582On time
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