It's simple to reach Formby Beach, in Freshfield, by train. Simply hop on a train to Freshfield station and then it's just a 10-15 minute walk towards to the sea.


Formby Beach in Freshfield is a wide sandy beach with few crowds, usually.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours: There is no ticket office at Freshfield station, ticket machines are available to purchase or collect tickets from. You can also buy tickets in advance online here.
Ticket MachineUnavailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelThe staff is available at all times.
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionUnavailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
Left Luggage Website
Telephone typesCards and coins
Station BuffetAvailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Nearest station with more facilities
This station has step free access to all platforms / the platform The station can be accessed via street level/ramps.
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Customer help pointsAvailable
Carpark nameStation Car Park
Carpark operatorMerseyrail
Car parking spaces82
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces44
Sheltered cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Cycle storage notes
Liverpool bound platform
Cycle storage notesThere are stands available.
Step-free accessStep free access is available throughout the whole station.
Ramps for train accessAvailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesUnavailable
Accessible Booking Office counterAvailable
Accessible taxisAccessible taxis are available at this station, please see below for more information
Accessible taxis notes

Freshfield station has neither a taxi rank nor a cab office. Advance booking is essential. Consider using the following local operators:

There is no First Class lounge at this station.

Departures and arrivals from Freshfield

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Freshfield station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to SouthportMerseyrail16:562Late
to Hunts CrossMerseyrail16:571Late
to SouthportMerseyrail17:092On time
to Hunts CrossMerseyrail17:111On time
to SouthportMerseyrail17:242On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from SouthportMerseyrail16:561On time
from Hunts CrossMerseyrail17:092On time
from SouthportMerseyrail17:111On time
from Hunts CrossMerseyrail17:242On time
from SouthportMerseyrail17:261On time

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