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Liverpool Waterloo train station is located in Waterloo, Merseyside, and serves a largely residential area on the Northern Line of the Merseyrail network.

The station opened in 1848 as the original terminus of the Liverpool, Crosby and Southport Railway. In 1850, the line was extended to Liverpool Exchange. In 1855, Liverpool Waterloo station became part of the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway (LYR), which joined the London and North Western Railway in 1922 and later was grouped into the London, Midland and Scottish Railway in 1923. Nationalisation followed in 1948 and in 1978 the station became part of the Merseyrail network's Northern Line.

Station details & facilities

Trains to Liverpool Waterloo station

Liverpool Waterloo train station is mainly served by Merseyrail, which connect Moorfields to Liverpool Waterloo in 15m, Southport to Liverpool Waterloo in 27m and Hunts Cross to Liverpool Waterloo in 36m.

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Liverpool Waterloo train station departures and arrivals

Want to know when your next train from/to Liverpool Waterloo station departs? Scroll down this page and click on the ‘Departures’ tab if you want to check all trains departing from Liverpool Waterloo railway station or click on the ‘Arrivals’ tab for more information about all services arriving into Liverpool Waterloo.

Liverpool Waterloo train station is staffed 15 minutes before the first service and 15 minutes after the last service. Platform CCTV, shelters and a booking office are available at the station, as well as departure and arrival screens for passenger information. The station has also secure storage for 30 cycles and is fully wheelchair accessible: access to the platforms is via steps or a lift from the ticket office, or via a ramped walkway from the bus interchange across the road.

Liverpool Waterloo train station parking

Liverpool Waterloo train station doesn't have its own car park. However, if you need to leave your park before taking the train, you can do so at one of the many car parks you can find nearby.

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Frequently asked questions

Is Liverpool Waterloo station open?

Liverpool Waterloo station is open every day that services are running to and from the station. The station usually opens just before the first train of the day leaves and then closes after the last train departs. Ticket office opening hours may vary.

Are trains running today from Liverpool Waterloo station?

Trains arrive into and depart from Liverpool Waterloo station almost every day, although there may be fewer services during the weekends and bank holidays. Check our live train times for up-to-date information on trains running to and from Liverpool Waterloo.

Are there toilets at Liverpool Waterloo station?

Yes, there are toilets available to use at Liverpool Waterloo station.

Are dogs allowed at Liverpool Waterloo station?

Yes, dogs are allowed at Liverpool Waterloo station, but they should be kept on a lead or in a pet carrier at all times.

Departures and arrivals from Waterloo (Merseyside)

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Waterloo (Merseyside) station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to Hunts CrossMerseyrail06:04On time
to SouthportMerseyrail06:10On time
to Hunts CrossMerseyrail06:19On time
to SouthportMerseyrail06:25On time
to Hunts CrossMerseyrail06:34On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from SouthportMerseyrail06:04On time
from SandhillsMerseyrail06:10On time
from SouthportMerseyrail06:19On time
from Liverpool CentralMerseyrail06:25On time
from SouthportMerseyrail06:34On 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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