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Southport Station Information

Arrivals, departures, timetables and accessibility.

Ticket Office:

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday -
Sunday -

Southport station, Chapel Street, Southport, Merseyside, PR8 1BE

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The timetables for Southport are displayed below, click on the Download Timetable link to view the PDF timetable for the route.
Detailed station information
Ticket Machine
Penalty Fares
Applicable Operators: Merseyrail
Left Luggage
Left luggage contact
Lost property contact
Baby change facilities
Cycle storage
Spaces:  280
Shelter:  Yes
CTV:  Yes
Location:  in staff car park
Additional information:  Secure cycle parking is available at the station. If you are interested in reserving secure parking further details can be found at Cycle Repairs available 16 racks, 146 secure spaces
Storage type:  Compound
Taxi rank
Bus service
For onward travel information click here or contact the Traveline on 0871 200 2233
Station alerts
Un-booked assistance? No problem.This station offers assistance to customers who have not pre-booked any passenger assistance. We recognise that some customers already travel without having pre-booked assistance. Assistance can still be pre-booked for travel from/to this station 
Detailed station information
Assisted Travel Team
0151 555 1111
Monday-Friday -
Help points
Staff help
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday -
Sunday -
Induction loop
Accessible ticket machines
Accessible booking office counter
All disabled passengers will be offered assistance by station staff.
Ramp for train access
Accessible taxis
National key toilets
Step free access
Whole station
Step free access note
Category A: “This station has step free access to all platforms / the platform” Ticket office is step free. Both platforms accessed via concourse.
Ticket gates
Impaired mobility set down
Wheelchairs available

The Merseyside town of Southport is served by this large station. Opened in August 1851, the six-platformed station has undergone many redesigns to arrive at the modern, bustling transport hub that sees more than four million passengers every year coming through its doors.

Many of those passengers are tourists and holidaymakers wanting to experience the glorious sands of Southport and the Sefton dunes. Southport town is full of quaint charm, with numerous attractions, shops and culturally interesting highlights - you’ll always find something new to explore.

How far is Southport Station from Liverpool Airport?

It takes around an hour and a half to travel by train from Southport to Liverpool Airport.

How far is the walk from Southport Station to Southport town centre?

The walk from the station to Southport’s town centre takes around five minutes if you go via Chapel Street.

Does Southport Station have car park facilities?

There is no car parking at Southport Station.

Are there secure bike storage facilities at Southport Station?

There are 96 kike storage facilities at Southport Station.

What facilities are available at Southport Station?

  • Toilets
  • Station Buffet
  • Shops
  • ATM
  • Postbox
  • Telephones - coins and card
  • Disabled Access - the station is step-free throughout, and there are induction loops and ramps available

Inspired to find out more about Southport? We’ve put together the following guide outlining all the amazing places you can visit while you’re there.