Strike Action: Strikes affect services at Atherton on 28th April. Read more…

Atherton Station Information

Arrivals, departures, timetables and accessibility.


Atherton station
Upton Road
M46 9RH

Ticket Office:

Monday-Friday 06:10-23:20
Saturday 06:10-23:20
Sunday Closed

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    Strike Action on 28th April

    If you are planning to travel from Atherton Station on 28th April, please check the information below for details of strike services.


    These are replacement timetables for the day of the industrial action.

     Manchester Victoria - Wigan Wallgate - Updated
    From Arrival Time Expected Platform
    To Departure Time Expected Platform
    The timetables for Atherton are displayed below, click on the Download Timetable link to view the PDF timetable for the route.
    Please note: As of 21/05/2017 new timetables will operate. Where this is the case, please see the upcoming timetable links below

    Manchester and Manchester Airport to Southport and Kirkby

    Detailed station information
    Ticket Machine
    Left Luggage
    Left luggage contact
    Lost property contact
    Baby change facilities
    Cycle storage
    Spaces:  11
    Shelter:  No
    CTV:  Yes
    Additional information:  4┬ástands and 7 lockers
    Storage type:  Lockers
    Car Park
    Station Car Park
    Opening times:  Monday-Friday 24h
    Saturday 24h
    Sunday 24h
    Spaces:  64
    Operator:  GMPTE
    Tel:  0161 228 7811
    Bus service
    Information to plan your onward journey is available in a printable format here
    Metro service
    GMPTE 0161 228 7811
    Detailed station information
    0808 156 1606
    Monday 08:00-20:00
    Sunday 09:00-17:00
    Monday-Friday 08:00-20:00
    Saturday 08:00-20:00
    Help points
    Staff help
    Monday 06:30-13:45
    Monday-Friday 06:10-23:45
    Saturday 06:10-23:45
    Sunday Closed
    Induction loop
    Accessible ticket machines
    Accessible booking office counter
    Ticket office staff make every effort to provide the assistance that disabled passengers require.
    Ramp for train access
    National key toilets
    Step free access
    Whole station
    Step free access note
    Level access through the ticket hall, along a footbridge (19 paces), turn left and down 28 steps, through a waiting area with seats onto platform. Or, via a lift to the left of the steps. Lift available 06:10 to 23:45 Monday to Saturday. Closed Sunday.
    Impaired mobility set down
    No designated area is provided. Street set down only available.
    Wheelchairs available