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


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

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
  • Monday to Saturday open from 05:38:00 until 00:21:00
Ticket MachineAvailable
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
Station Buffet notes
Food vending machine
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 and platforms via lifts.
Baby changeAvailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Customer help pointsAvailable
Carpark nameStation Car Park
Carpark operatorMerseyrail
Car parking spaces126
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces48
Sheltered cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Cycle storage notes
both platforms
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 counterUnavailable
Accessible taxisAccessible taxis are available at this station, please see below for more information
Accessible taxis notes

Formby 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 Formby

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Formby station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to Hunts CrossMerseyrail18:431On time
to SouthportMerseyrail18:522On time
to Hunts CrossMerseyrail18:581On time
to SouthportMerseyrail19:072On time
to Hunts CrossMerseyrail19:131On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from SouthportMerseyrail18:431On time
from Hunts CrossMerseyrail18:522On time
from SouthportMerseyrail18:581On time
from Hunts CrossMerseyrail19:072On time
from SouthportMerseyrail19:131On time

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