Widnes Train Station

Widnes train station (WID)

Widnes train station
Victoria Avenue
Load stations
Last updated:
Staffing level Part time
Information systems
  • DepartureScreens
  • Announcements
Ticket office opening times
  • Monday to Saturday: 07:00 - 14:25
  • Sunday: Unavailable
Pre-purchase collection Yes
Ticket machine Yes
Oyster cards issued here No
Use Oyster cards here No
Smartcards issued here Yes
Top up Smartcards here Yes
Validate Smartcards here No
Smartcards information

More information at www.northernrailway.co.uk/smart

Penalty fares Applicable Operators: NT
Customer service information


Left luggage No
Left luggage contact details

URL: https://www.nationalrail.co.uk/

Lost property opening times
  • Monday to Sunday: 07:00 - 22:00


Open 0700-2200 7 days per week

Lost property contact details

Telephone: 08002006060

URL: https://www.nationalrail.co.uk/

Seated area available
Waiting room information

Awning/canopy on Liverpool platform, shelter on Manchester platform.

Station buffet available No
Toilets available No
Baby changing facilities available No
Showers Unknown
Telephones available Yes
Wifi available No
Wifi information

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Bureau de change available Unknown
Helpline information

We want everyone to travel with confidence. That is why, if you are planning on travelling on national rail services, you can request an assistance booking in advance - now up to 2 hours before your journey is due to start, any time of the day. For more information about Passenger Assist and how to request an assistance booking via Passenger Assist, please click here .

Helpline contact details


0800 138 5560 text relay 18001 0800 138 5560

URL: https://www.nationalrail.co.uk/

Staff help opening times
  • Monday to Friday: 07:00 - 14:25
  • Saturday: 07:00 - 14:25
  • Sunday: Unavailable
Induction loop available Yes
Accessible ticket machines available Yes
Accessible booking office counter available

Ticket office staff make every effort to provide the assistance that disabled passengers require.

Ramp for train access available
Accessible taxis information
National Key toilets available No
Step free access coverage Partial station
Step free access information
  • Mobility Scooter friendly station
  • Category B Station

Step free access to Liverpool platform from station front. Separate ramp access from road bridge to Manchester platform.

To find our more about travelling around this station, please see the 360 map click here

Ticket gates exist
Impaired mobility set down available No
Impaired mobility set down information

No designated area is provided. The station front may be used for set down purposes.

Cycle storage available Yes
Cycle storage number of spaces 7
Cycle storage sheltered No
Cycle storage CCTV Yes
Cycle storage location

Platform 1, 2 and within carpark

Cycle storage types
  • Lockers
Car park 1 Station Car Park
Car park 1 operator Northern
Car park 1 spaces 50
Car park 1 opening times
  • Monday to Friday: 24 hours
  • Saturday: 24 hours
  • Sunday: 24 hours
Car park 1 charges Free
Car park 1 contact details

URL: https://www.nationalrail.co.uk/

Rail replacement information

Pick Up / Drop Off on Birchfield Road - at the service bus stop adjacent to the cemetery wall for services towards Warrington and in the layby at the entrance to Victoria Park for services towards Liverpool.

Taxi rank information


Bus services information

None. Busline 0871 200 2233

Cycle hire information

Not available at this station.