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There are 6 ways to get from Formby to Chorley by train, bus, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, line 362 bus  •  2 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Southport to Wigan Wallgate
  2. Take the line 362 bus from Wigan, Market Hall to Chorley Town Centre, Bus Station 362

Cheapest option

Train via Liverpool Central  •  2 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Formby to Liverpool Central
  2. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to Leyland

$16 - $28

4 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Formby to Southport
  2. Take the train from Southport to Wigan Wallgate
  3. Take the train from Wigan North Western to Preston
  4. Take the train from Preston to Chorley

$17 - $41

Bus, line 362 bus  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Southport, Chapel Street to Wigan, Wallgate Stn 375 / ...
  2. Take the line 362 bus from Wigan, Market Hall to Chorley Town Centre, Bus Station 362

Taxi  •  39 min

  1. Take a taxi from Formby to Chorley 30.3 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  39 min

  1. Drive from Formby to Chorley 30.3 miles

$6 - $10

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The cheapest way to get from Formby to Chorley is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Formby to Chorley is to taxi which costs £80 - £100 and takes 39 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Formby to Chorley. However, there are services departing from Formby and arriving at Chorley via Southport, Wigan North Western and Preston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 24 min.

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The distance between Formby and Chorley is 20 miles. The road distance is 30.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Formby to Chorley without a car is to train and line 362 bus which takes 2 h 4 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 4 min to get from Formby to Chorley, including transfers.

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Formby to Chorley train services, operated by Merseyrail Electrics, depart from Formby station.

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The best way to get from Formby to Chorley is to train which takes 2 h 24 min and costs £13 - £35. Alternatively, you can bus and line 362 bus, which costs and takes 3 h 5 min.

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Formby to Chorley train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Chorley station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Formby to Chorley is 30 miles. It takes approximately 39 min to drive from Formby to Chorley.

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Map of how to get from Formby to Chorley.
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  • Distance: 19.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 4 min

What companies run services between Formby, England and Chorley, Lancashire, England?

You can take a train from Formby to Chorley via Southport, Wigan Wallgate, Wigan North Western, and Preston in around 2 h 24 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Formby to Chorley via Southport, Southport, Chapel Street, Wigan, Wallgate Stn, Wigan, Richmond St, and Wigan, Market Hall in around 3 h 5 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Southport to Wigan Wallgate
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Wigan North Western to Preston
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Preston to Chorley
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Leyland
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Merseyrail Electrics
Phone
0151 330 1000
Website
merseyrail.org
Train from Formby to Southport
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Train from Formby to Liverpool Central
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Wigan North Western to Preston
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $21
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $21
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Formby to Liverpool Central
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$2 - $4
Off-Peak Single
$5 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Single
$7 - $12
Bus operators
Arriva North West
Phone
0344 800 44 11
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Wigan, Market Hall to Chorley Town Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Arriva Merseyside
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Southport, Chapel Street to Wigan, Wallgate Stn
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Formby to Chorley
Ave. Duration
39 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Comcab Liverpool
Phone
+44 151 298 2222
Website
comcab-liverpool.co.uk
Taxi In Liverpool
Phone
+44 151 236 1915

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