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Booking a Merseyrail ticket? Here's what you need to know

  • When buying a ticket for travel on Merseyrail, you will be required to collect your ticket at the station
  • You will need your collection reference and any debit/credit card to collect your ticket from the station window
  • Most Merseyrail stations have a ticket office where you are able to collect from
  • You cannot collect from Ticket machines on the Merseyrail network
  • Merseyrail require customers to collect their tickets prior to travel or they may be fined

Merseyrail map

Unsure about where to start your adventure? Use our Merseyrail map to plan out where you want to go. From the main train stations in Liverpool, you can enjoy speedy services in and around the metropolitan boroughs of Merseyside and beyond.

Merseyrail takes you further. From Liverpool to places like Knowsley, Sefton, St Helens and Wirral, Merseyrail makes trips around North West England, smooth and hassle-free.

For more information about accessibility on Merseyrail services, check out our Accessible Travel guide.

How to get cheap Merseyrail train tickets

If you're after cheap UK train tickets, check out the hints below and see how you could bag yourself a bargain. We'll even highlight the cheapest prices!

Trains to Liverpool

Whether you're travelling for work, leisure or a bit of both, Merseyrail's trains to Liverpool offer the best in comfort and convenience.

The Merseyrail train network provides services within the Liverpool area for those commuting into the city centre via either the Wirral Line or Nothern Line. Both Merseyrail lines supply trains to each of Liverpool’s four main train stations – Lime Street, Central, James Street and Moorfields, giving passengers plenty of options to get in and out of Liverpool.

Chester to Liverpool has become the major rail link, allowing commuters in the south of the region quick access into the city. During peak times, Chester to Liverpool trains run four services every hour, giving commuters flexibility in their travel plans.

Once in Liverpool, there are plenty of attractions to see. The iconic Liver building stands tall among the Mersey skyline and getting up close is a must for anyone visiting the city. Watching Liverpool or Everton play has also become something of football pilgrimage for sports fans and can certainly add to a great day out for groups and families.

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Top Merseyrail destinations

Need a bit of information ahead of your next trip? Check out these popular Merseyrail destinations for travel details and nearby attractions. And why not plan ahead by checking out our Merseyrail train times page? 

Merseyrail Delay Repay

Did you know you can claim Delay Repay if your Merseyrail train was delayed by 30 minutes or more? Check out our Delay Repay page for more details.

Good to know

Travelling with Merseyrail? Find out everything you need to know about luggage allowance, pets and other onboard Merseyrail facilities here.

Contact information

Got a query about your Merseyrail journey? Get in touch either online or on the telephone.

Ticket enquiries and refunds

You might find an answer to your query in our help section. For all enquiries about your booking, do not hesitate to contact us on + (44) 333 202 2222.

Delays, lost property and onboard services

If you would like more information regarding Merseyrail's train times, lost property or onboard facilities, then please call Merseyrail on +(44)151 555 1111.

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