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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

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 PiccadillyNorthern07:221On time
to StockportNorthern07:511On time
to ChesterNorthern08:052On time
to Manchester PiccadillyNorthern08:281On time
to ChesterNorthern09:052On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from ChesterNorthern07:211On time
from ChesterNorthern07:511On time
from Manchester PiccadillyNorthern08:042On time
from ChesterNorthern08:281On time
from Manchester PiccadillyNorthern09:042On 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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