Travelling by train to the John Rylands Library is super-simple. The nearest railway station to the John Rylands Library is Salford Central, which is served by Nothern services throughout the day. It's 6 minutes to the John Rylands Library on foot. You'll find the library on the other side of the River Irwell on Deansgate.

The John Rylands Library is full of wonders for all to enjoy. You'll find it jam-packed with a fascinating historic collection and intriguing displays, suitable for all ages.

Visit the John Rylands Library website for opening information.


This attraction has free entry for all.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays06:25 - 19:35
Saturday 06:25 - 19:35
Sunday Closed
Ticket MachineUnavailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelFull time
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionUnavailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetUnavailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Customer help pointsUnavailable
Cycle storageUnavailable
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Step-free accessWhole station
Step-free access notes

Ramped access to platforms and ticket office.

Ramps for train accessAvailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesUnavailable
Accessible Booking Office counterUnavailable

Departures and arrivals from Salford Central

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Salford Central station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to ClitheroeNorthern15:44On time
to StalybridgeNorthern15:47On time
to SouthportNorthern15:53On time
to Wigan North WesternNorthern15:58On time
to BlackburnNorthern15:59On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from RochdaleNorthern15:44On time
from SouthportNorthern15:47On time
from StalybridgeNorthern15:53On time
from LeedsNorthern15:58On time
from Kirkby (Merseyside)Northern15:59On time

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