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

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Train  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Formby to Sandhills
  2. Take the train from Sandhills to Ormskirk

$6 - $9

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Bus, line 375 bus  •  1 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Freshfield, Formby Gardens to Southport, Duke Street X2 / ...
  2. Take the line 375 bus from Southport, Duke Street to Ormskirk, Bus Station 375 / ...

$4 - $7

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  16 min

  1. Take a taxi from Formby to Ormskirk 9.7 miles

$35 - $45

Drive  •  16 min

  1. Drive from Formby to Ormskirk 9.7 miles

$2 - $3

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The cheapest way to get from Formby to Ormskirk is to drive which costs £1 - £3 and takes 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Formby to Ormskirk is to taxi which costs £28 - £35 and takes 16 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Formby to Ormskirk station. However, there are services departing from Freshfield, Formby Gardens and arriving at Ormskirk, Bus Station via Southport, Duke Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 14 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Formby to Ormskirk. However, there are services departing from Formby and arriving at Ormskirk via Sandhills. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 4 min.

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The distance between Formby and Ormskirk is 8 miles. The road distance is 9.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Formby to Ormskirk without a car is to train which takes 1 h 4 min and costs £4 - £7.

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It takes approximately 1 h 4 min to get from Formby to Ormskirk, including transfers.

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Formby to Ormskirk bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Lancashire, depart from Freshfield, Formby Gardens station.

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

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The best way to get from Formby to Ormskirk is to train which takes 1 h 4 min and costs £4 - £7. Alternatively, you can bus and line 375 bus, which costs £3 - £6 and takes 1 h 14 min.

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Map of how to get from Formby to Ormskirk.
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  • Distance: 7.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 4 min

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

You can take a train from Formby to Ormskirk via Sandhills in around 1 h 4 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Formby to Ormskirk via Southport, Duke Street in around 1 h 14 min.

Train operators
Merseyrail Electrics
Phone
0151 330 1000
Website
merseyrail.org
Train from Formby to Sandhills
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Train from Sandhills to Ormskirk
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Bus operators
Stagecoach in Lancashire
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Freshfield, Formby Gardens to Southport, Duke Street
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Stagecoach in Lancashire
Arriva Merseyside
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Freshfield, Formby Gardens to Southport, Duke Street
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Southport, Duke Street to Ormskirk, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Formby to Ormskirk
Ave. Duration
16 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Comcab Liverpool
Phone
+44 151 298 2222
Website
comcab-liverpool.co.uk
Taxi In Liverpool
Phone
+44 151 236 1915

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Formby to Ormskirk bus services, operated by Arriva Merseyside, arrive at Ormskirk, Bus Station.

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Formby to Ormskirk train services, operated by Merseyrail Electrics, arrive at Ormskirk station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Formby to Ormskirk is 10 miles. It takes approximately 16 min to drive from Formby to Ormskirk.

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