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One of two stations serving the town of Warrington, Warrington Central Railway Station sees regular Northern trains operating on the Liverpool to Manchester Line. Eight trains from Warrington Central depart hourly, of which two in each direction are Northern stopping services to Liverpool Lime Street and Manchester Oxford Road. TransPennine Express operates an hourly service between Liverpool Lime Street, as well as an express hourly service to Scarborough via Leeds and York. East Midlands Railway operates an additional hourly service in each direction to Liverpool and Norwich respectively.

Somewhat unusually, none of the lines passing through Warrington Central are electrified; as a result, the station is served by diesel trains only. The main station buildings still stand but are largely in private or corporate use. The station is staffed with a customer service office open until mid-afternoon most days. At all other times, passengers should use the self-service ticketing machines installed at the station ahead of travel. Train running information is provided via digital display screens and automated announcements. Payphones, refreshments, and toilet facilities are provided for customer use. There is good step-free access via lift to all platforms.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
  • Monday to Saturday open from 06:00:00 until 20:40:00
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpAvailable
Staffing levelThe staff is available at all times.
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
Left Luggage Websitehttps://www.nationalrail.co.uk/
ShopsAvailable
PostboxAvailable
TelephonesAvailable
Telephone typesCards and coins
Station BuffetAvailable
ATMUnavailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
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Step free access is available to both platforms at the station. Customer Lifts are available from first to last train.
ToiletsAvailable
ShowersUnavailable
Baby changeAvailable
WiFiUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Customer Service notes
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Customer help pointsAvailable
CCTVAvailable
Carpark nameStation Car Park
Car parking spaces71
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces116
Sheltered cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Cycle storage notes
Platforms 1 and 2
Cycle storage notesThere are stands available.
Step-free accessStep free access is available throughout the whole station.
Ramps for train accessAvailable
WheelchairsAvailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesAvailable
Accessible Booking Office counterAvailable
Accessible taxisAccessible taxis are available at this station, please see below for more information
Accessible taxis notes

Warrington Central station is a major station with taxis usually available on a rank. Advance booking is not normally necessary or even possible, unless arriving early in the morning or late at night. Operators who may accept bookings include:

There is no First Class lounge at this station.

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Departures and arrivals from Warrington Central

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Warrington Central station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to Liverpool Lime StreetNorthern00:15On time
to Manchester PiccadillyNorthern00:181On time
to Liverpool Lime StreetNorthern05:572Scheduled
to Manchester Oxford RoadNorthern06:001Scheduled
to Liverpool Lime StreetNorthern06:302Scheduled
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from Manchester Oxford RoadNorthern00:052On time
from Liverpool Lime StreetNorthern00:171On time
from Manchester Oxford RoadNorthern06:292Scheduled
from Liverpool Lime StreetNorthern06:291Scheduled
from Liverpool Lime StreetNorthern06:541Scheduled
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