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

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Train  •  56 min

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

$6 - $9

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Line 375 bus, bus  •  1 h 18 min

  1. Take the line 375 bus from Ormskirk, Bus Station (Bus Station Stand 4) to Southport, Wellington Street 375 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Southport, Wellington Street to Freshfield, Cable Street X2 / ...

$5 - $8

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Taxi  •  16 min

  1. Take a taxi from Ormskirk to Formby 9.8 miles

$35 - $45

Drive  •  16 min

  1. Drive from Ormskirk to Formby 9.8 miles

$2 - $3

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

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Ormskirk station to Formby. However, there are services departing from Ormskirk, Bus Station (Bus Station Stand 4) and arriving at Freshfield, Cable Street via Southport, Wellington Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 18 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Ormskirk to Formby. However, there are services departing from Ormskirk and arriving at Formby via Sandhills. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 56 min.

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The distance between Ormskirk and Formby is 8 miles. The road distance is 9.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Ormskirk to Formby without a car is to train which takes 56 min and costs £4 - £8.

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It takes approximately 56 min to get from Ormskirk to Formby, including transfers.

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Ormskirk to Formby bus services, operated by Arriva Merseyside, arrive at Ormskirk, Bus Station (Bus Station Stand 4).

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

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The best way to get from Ormskirk to Formby is to train which takes 56 min and costs £4 - £8. Alternatively, you can line 375 bus and bus, which costs £3 - £6 and takes 1 h 18 min.

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  • Distance: 7.8 miles
  • Duration: 56 min

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

You can take a train from Ormskirk to Formby via Sandhills in around 56 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ormskirk to Formby via Southport, Wellington Street in around 1 h 18 min.

Train operators
Merseyrail Electrics
Phone
0151 330 1000
Website
merseyrail.org
Train from Ormskirk to Sandhills
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Train from Sandhills to Formby
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Bus operators
Arriva Merseyside
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Ormskirk, Bus Station (Bus Station Stand 4) to Southport, Wellington Street
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Southport, Wellington Street to Freshfield, Cable Street
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Stagecoach in Lancashire
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Southport, Wellington Street to Freshfield, Cable Street
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Ormskirk to Formby
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
New City Taxis
Phone
+44 1772 824000
Website
newcityviptaxis.com
Ace Ringway Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1772 200200
Website
ace-ringwaytaxis.co.uk

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Ormskirk to Formby bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Lancashire, arrive at Freshfield, Cable Street station.

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

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

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