Merseyrail is running an altered Christmas timetable on certain days.

Take a look through this guide to make sure your travel runs smoothly.

  • Train services finish early on Christmas Eve
  • No trains run on Christmas Day
  • No trains run on Boxing Day
  • Train services finish early on New Year’s Eve
  • Trains will run to a Sunday timetable on New Years Day

Last Trains on Christmas Eve & New Years Eve 

To Liverpool from: Departing at:
West Kirby 20:01
New Brighton 20:23
Chester 20:00
Ellesmere Port 20:19
Kirkby 20:18
Ormskirk 20:20
Southport 20:13
Hunts Cross 20:21


From Moorfields to:  Departing at:
West Kirby 20:31
New Brighton 20:46
Chester 20:41
Ellesmere Port 20:27
Birkenhead Central 20:56


From Liverpool Central to: Departing at:
Kirkby 20:55
Ormskirk 20:40
Southport 20:38
Hunts Cross 20:44

Ticket Information

If you have purchased a return or day saver ticket it will be valid on the late trains even though the journey times are in the early hours of the following day. You can also use a Railpass for journeys on the late night trains, but Saveways will not be valid.

Anyone without a ticket can purcahse one for £3 from Liverpool Cantral on the night.

Travel Safe

Enjoy the Christmas period, drink responsibly and TravelSafe.

For your safety, if you are under the influence of alcohol and unfit to travel, you will be refused access to the Merseyrail network.

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