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Newton-le-Willows station opened in 1861, and it is located in the borough of St Helens on the former Liverpool and Manchester Railway - one of the oldest lines in the country. Today some of its busiest services are the hourly trains between Liverpool Lime Street and Manchester Airport, travelling via Manchester Piccadilly. Other services include trains to Manchester Victoria and Chester, and to Llandudno and Holyhead on the North Wales Coast Line. The centre of Newton-le-Willows is actually closer to the nearby Earlestown station, which is located at the bottom of Market Street in the west of town. Newton-le-Willows station serves the residential neighbourhoods in the eastern part of town, where some shops, pubs and other services can be found on the High Street, about five minutes' walk to the north. Newton-le-Willows station is also the closest train connection for Haydock Park racecourse, and there is a shuttle bus service linking the two on race weekends.

Station details & facilities

The station entrance is in the car park on Southworth Road, which is free to use but has limited spaces. The platforms are reached via a stepped subway under the tracks, with platform 1 for trains to Manchester, and platform 2 for trains to Liverpool and North Wales. Note that there is no step-free access to the platforms at this station. There are bike stands in the car park, and the closest bus stop is on Mill Lane.

Departures and arrivals from Newton-le-Willows

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Newton-le-Willows station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to HolyheadTransport for Wales09:06On time
to NewcastleTransPennine Express09:11On time
to Liverpool Lime StreetNorthern09:21Late
to ChesterNorthern09:26On time
to Manchester AirportTransport for Wales09:31On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from Manchester AirportTransport for Wales09:05On time
from Liverpool Lime StreetTransPennine Express09:11On time
from Manchester AirportNorthern09:21Late
from LeedsNorthern09:26On time
from LlandudnoTransport for Wales09:31On time
† Average savings on advance fares booked at least one week before day of travel vs Anytime fares purchased on day of travel. Subject to availability. Excludes coach.

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