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Trains to Prescot

Situated on the electrified Liverpool to Wigan Line, Prescot train station opened in 1871 and serves the town of Prescot, eight miles to the east of Liverpool. The town is famous as the site of the Prescot Playhouse, a purpose-built Shakespearean theatre which dates from the 1590s, and its watch and clock making industries of the 18th and 19th Century.  

Train services between Liverpool Lime Street and Wigan North Western are provided by Northern, with trains running every half an hour. The journey time to Liverpool Lime Street is 22 minutes. Prescot train station has a staffed ticket office located at the entrance to platform 1. Step free access is available from the carpark to the Wigan-bound platform 1; access to the Liverpool bound platform 2 can be made either via the footbridge or the private estate on the nearby Hays Avenue. Local bus connections can be found nearby on Bridge Road. 

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

Station details & facilities

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

Ticket Office

  • Ticket Machine : False
  • Staff help available : False
  • Ticket Office opening hours :
    DayOpening Hours
    Weekdays05:45 - 23:30
    Saturday 05:45 - 23:30
    Sunday 08:15 - 23:30
  • 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 :


  • CCTV :



  • 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 : 35

Bicycle Facilities

  • Cycle storage available :
  • Cycle storage spaces : 10
  • Sheltered cycle storage : False
  • Cycle storage CCTV :
  • Cycle storage notes : 5 hoops


  • Step-free access : Whole station
  • Step-free access notes :

    Level access to the Wigan bound platform - short walk to / from carpark

    Open step foot bridge to Liverpool platform with 52 steps 

    Or step free access to Liverpool platform by walking through private housing estate on Hays Road which takes approximately 15 minutes.

  • Ramps for train access :
  • Wheelchairs available : False
  • Induction Loop :
  • Accessible ticket machines : False
  • Accessible Booking Office counter :
Trains to Prescot


Bridge Road, PRESCOT, Merseyside, L34 5SN
Ticket Office Hours
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays05:45 - 23:30
Saturday 05:45 - 23:30
Sunday 08:15 - 23:30