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There are 4 ways to get from Formby to Chorley by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  2h 45m

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

$16 - $26

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  4h 50m

  1. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to Preston
  2. Take the bus from Preston City Centre, station to Eaves Lane, Bus Depot 114

Taxi  •  39m

  1. Take a taxi from Formby to Chorley 30.3 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  39m

  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 39m.

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

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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 Liverpool Lime Street and Leyland. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 45m.

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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 which takes 2h 45m and costs £12 - £20.

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It takes approximately 2h 45m 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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Formby to Chorley train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Leyland station.

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

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There are 259+ hotels available in Chorley. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Formby to Chorley.
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  • Distance: 19.7 miles
  • Duration: 2h 45m

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

You can take a train from Formby to Chorley via Liverpool Central, Liverpool Lime Street, and Leyland in around 2h 45m.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Leyland
Ave. Duration
43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Preston
Ave. Duration
51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Preston
Ave. Duration
46m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$8 - $12
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Bus operators
Preston Bus
Phone
01772 253671
Website
prestonbus.co.uk
Bus from Preston City Centre, station to Eaves Lane, Bus Depot
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
prestonbus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Formby to Chorley
Ave. Duration
39m
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Comcab Liverpool
Phone
+44 151 298 2222
Website
comcab-liverpool.co.uk

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