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Trains to Northwich

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

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.

Ticket Office

  • Ticket Machine :
  • Staff help available : False
  • Ticket Office opening hours :
    DayOpening Hours
    Weekdays06:15 - 13:30
    Saturday 07:15 - 14:30
    Sunday Closed
  • Oyster Prepay : False
  • Oyster topup : False
  • Oyster validator : False


  • Left Luggage available : False
  • Lost Property available : False
  • Lost Property phone number : 0333 222 0125


  • Postbox : False
  • Telephones :
  • Telephones type : Coins and cards
  • Customer help points : False



  • Carpark opening hours :
    DayOpening Hours
    WeekdaysOpen 24 hours
    Saturday Open 24 hours
    Sunday Open 24 hours
  • Carpark name : Station Car Park
  • Carpark operator : Northern Rail
  • Car parking spaces : 50

Bicycle Facilities

  • Cycle storage available :
  • Cycle storage spaces : 2
  • Sheltered cycle storage : False
  • Cycle storage CCTV : False


  • Step-free access : Part 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 access :
  • Wheelchairs available : False
  • Induction Loop :
  • Accessible ticket machines : False
  • Accessible Booking Office counter : False
Trains to Northwich


Manchester Road, NORTHWICH, Cheshire, CW9 5LY
Ticket Office Hours
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays06:15 - 13:30
Saturday 07:15 - 14:30
Sunday Closed