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There are 5 ways to get from Ormskirk to Altrincham by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  2h 30m

  1. Take the train from Ormskirk to Preston
  2. Take the train from Preston to Manchester Piccadilly
  3. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Altrincham

£16 - £26

Cheapest option

Line 310 bus, bus, line 263 bus  •  4h 20m

  1. Take the line 310 bus from Ormskirk, Bus Station to Queen Square Bus Station 310
  2. Take the bus from Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
  3. Take the line 263 bus from Manchester City Centre, Chinatown to Altrincham Interchange 263

£15 - £20

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  3h 11m

  1. Take the train from Ormskirk to Liverpool Central
  2. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to Warrington Central
  3. Take the bus from Warrington, Bus Interchange to Altrincham Interchange

Taxi  •  35m

  1. Take a taxi from Ormskirk to Altrincham 33.7 miles

£90 - £110

Drive  •  35m

  1. Drive from Ormskirk to Altrincham 33.7 miles

£5 - £8

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The cheapest way to get from Ormskirk to Altrincham is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Ormskirk to Altrincham is to taxi which costs £90 - £110 and takes 35m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ormskirk station to Altrincham. However, there are services departing from Ormskirk, Bus Station and arriving at Altrincham Interchange via Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place and Manchester City Centre, Chinatown. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 20m.

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No, there is no direct train from Ormskirk to Altrincham. However, there are services departing from Ormskirk and arriving at Altrincham via Preston and Manchester Piccadilly. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 30m.

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The distance between Ormskirk and Altrincham is 25 miles. The road distance is 33.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Ormskirk to Altrincham without a car is to train which takes 2h 30m and costs £16 - £27.

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It takes approximately 2h 30m to get from Ormskirk to Altrincham, including transfers.

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

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Ormskirk to Altrincham train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Ormskirk station.

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The best way to get from Ormskirk to Altrincham is to train which takes 2h 30m and costs £16 - £27. Alternatively, you can line 310 bus and bus and line 263 bus, which costs £14 - £20 and takes 4h 20m.

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Map of how to get from Ormskirk to Altrincham.
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  • Distance: 25.3 miles
  • Duration: 2h 30m

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

You can take a train from Ormskirk to Altrincham via Preston and Manchester Piccadilly in around 2h 30m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ormskirk to Altrincham via Queen Square Bus Station, Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place, Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St, and Manchester City Centre, Chinatown in around 4h 20m.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Ormskirk to Preston
Ave. Duration
29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £7
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Preston to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£8 - £13
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Altrincham
Ave. Duration
26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Warrington Central
Ave. Duration
39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Preston to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£10 - £14
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£6 - £9
Off-Peak Day Single
£10 - £15
Anytime Day Single
£10 - £14
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Warrington Central
Ave. Duration
26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7 - £10
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
£3 - £5
Off-Peak Single
£6 - £10
Anytime Day Single
£7 - £10
Anytime Single
£9 - £14
Bus operators
Network Warrington
Phone
01925 634296
Email
travelcentre@networkwarrington.co.uk
Website
warringtonsownbuses.co.uk
Bus from Warrington, Bus Interchange to Altrincham Interchange
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Network Warrington
Arriva Merseyside
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Ormskirk, Bus Station to Queen Square Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£10 - £13
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Arriva North West
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Manchester City Centre, Chinatown to Altrincham Interchange
Ave. Duration
52m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
Arriva North West
Other operators
Taxi from Ormskirk to Altrincham
Ave. Duration
35m
Estimated price
£90 - £110
Comcab Liverpool
Phone
+44 151 298 2222
Website
comcab-liverpool.co.uk
New City Taxis
Phone
+44 1772 824000
Website
newcityviptaxis.co.uk
Ace Ringway Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1772 200200
Website
ace-ringwaytaxis.co.uk

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Ormskirk to Altrincham bus services, operated by Arriva North West, arrive at Altrincham Interchange station.

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Ormskirk to Altrincham train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Altrincham station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ormskirk to Altrincham is 34 miles. It takes approximately 35m to drive from Ormskirk to Altrincham.

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