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Northwich station sits on the Mid-Cheshire Line, providing services to Chester and to Manchester Piccadilly. The station also has a freight line behind platform 2 and a proposed line to serve Manchester Airport is currently under evaluation. The station's charming 1863 stonework stands out against Northwich town centre's black-and-white timber-framed buildings just a short walk away. The station also houses a Zone, an award-winning cafe and Community Learning Centre. A visit to Northwich isn't complete without a trip to Britain's only Salt Museum. Found within the Weaver Hall Museum and Workhouse, its leads visitors on an exciting journey through the quaint town's one-time industry. Today, shopping is the main draw, with various independent boutiques and major retailers dotted along the high street. For those looking for some rural escapism, head to Leicester Street and the ancient woodlands and wetlands beyond, with the delightful village of Anderton and its famous canal boatlift.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays06:15 - 13:30
Saturday 07:15 - 14:30
Sunday Closed
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelPart time
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetUnavailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Customer help pointsUnavailable
Carpark opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
WeekdaysOpen 24 hours
Saturday Open 24 hours
Sunday Open 24 hours
Carpark nameStation Car Park
Carpark operatorNorthern Rail
Car parking spaces50
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces2
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVUnavailable
Step-free accessPart of station
Step-free access notes

Level access to Manchester platform only. Access via stepped footbridge to Chester platform. Access onto trains by means of wheelchair ramp is dependent on the type of train. Contact Travel Assistance Helpline for information.

Ramps for train accessAvailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesUnavailable
Accessible Booking Office counterUnavailable
Although Northwich station is a large building, there are few amenities. The main entrance is behind a petrol station and leads to a ticket kiosk on the concourse. The ticket hall steps out on platform 1 (Manchester) and a footbridge to platform 2 (Chester). There is also a barrow crossing directly across the lines, but passengers are not encouraged to use this. There is a coffee shop opposite the concourse and a large car park in front of the station.

Departures and arrivals from Northwich

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Northwich station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to Manchester PiccadillyNorthern10:331On time
to ChesterNorthern10:372On time
to Manchester PiccadillyNorthern11:331On time
to ChesterNorthern11:372On time
to Manchester PiccadillyNorthern12:331On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from ChesterNorthern10:321On time
from Manchester PiccadillyNorthern10:372On time
from ChesterNorthern11:321On time
from Manchester PiccadillyNorthern11:372On time
from ChesterNorthern12:321On time
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