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There are 5 ways to get from Formby to Huyton by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1h 3m

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

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Bus  •  1h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Freshfield, Alderson Crescent to Queen Square Bus Station 47 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Queen Square Bus Station to Knowsley, Westmorland Road 10B / ...

3 alternative options

Train, line 7 bus  •  1h 40m

  1. Take the train from Formby to Liverpool Central
  2. Take the line 7 bus from Liverpool, Ranelagh Street to Knowsley, Westmorland Road 6 / ...

Taxi  •  22 min

  1. Take a taxi from Formby to Huyton 15.8 miles

Drive  •  22 min

  1. Drive from Formby to Huyton 15.8 miles
Formby → Huyton
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The cheapest way to get from Formby to Huyton is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Formby to Huyton is to taxi which costs £35 - £45 and takes 22 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Formby to Huyton. However, there are services departing from Freshfield, Alderson Crescent and arriving at Knowsley, Westmorland Road via Queen Square Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 53m.

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No, there is no direct train from Formby to Huyton. However, there are services departing from Formby and arriving at Huyton via Liverpool Lime Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 3m.

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It is 14 miles from Formby to Huyton. It is approximately 15.8 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from Formby to Huyton without a car is to train which takes 1h 3m and costs £6 - £11.

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It takes approximately 1h 3m to get from Formby to Huyton, including transfers.

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Formby to Huyton bus services, operated by Arriva Merseyside, depart from Freshfield, Alderson Crescent station.

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

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The best way to get from Formby to Huyton is to train which takes 1h 3m and costs £6 - £11. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £4 - £7 and takes 1h 53m.

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Map of how to get from Formby to Huyton.
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  • Distance: 14 miles
  • Duration: 1h 3m

What companies run services between Formby, England and Huyton, England?

You can take a train from Formby to Huyton via Liverpool Central and Liverpool Lime Street in around 1h 3m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Formby to Huyton via Queen Square Bus Station in around 1h 53m.

Train operators
Bus operators
Arriva Merseyside
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Liverpool, Ranelagh Street to Knowsley, Westmorland Road
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Freshfield, Alderson Crescent to Queen Square Bus Station
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Queen Square Bus Station to Knowsley, Westmorland Road
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Stagecoach Merseyside & South Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
enquiries.merseyside@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Freshfield, Alderson Crescent to Queen Square Bus Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
Stagecoach Merseyside & South Lancashire
Arriva North West
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Queen Square Bus Station to Knowsley, Westmorland Road
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
Arriva North West
Other operators
Taxi from Formby to Huyton
Ave. Duration
22 min
Estimated price
£35 - £45
Phoenix Cabs
Phone
+44 1704 878 585
Formby Village Radio Cars
Phone
+44 1704 877 777

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Formby to Huyton bus services, operated by Arriva Merseyside, arrive at Knowsley, Westmorland Road station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Formby to Huyton is 16 miles. It takes approximately 22 min to drive from Formby to Huyton.

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