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Planning your day is simple

Planning a day or night out has never been easier. Add a destination or event to quickly get train times, directions and create your custom plan.
Plans can be made up to 12 weeks in advance. Train times after 12 weeks are not available yet, but will be nearer the time.

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Planning your day is simple

Add your destinations
Select your train times
View and share your plan

Let's get started

Your Day Planner

BelowTo the right are your events for the day. You can remove events, or if you wish to add more simply browse for more things to do.

On the right you will see we have included a journey planner to help you organise your time and find train times which are available on your day.
Plans can be made up to 12 weeks in advance. Train times after 12 weeks are not available yet, but will be nearer the time.

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Southport Beach & Pier

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With miles of golden sand and the iconic pier, Southport is the perfect place for a day out.

Leave the hustle and bustle of the town behind, and take a stroll along the country's second longest pier with nothing but coastal views and the peace, tranquility and relaxation this brings. 

The beach also boasts some amazing views of the coast and the long sandy beach provides a 22 mile coast-line, which stretches across Sefton. You really can soak up panoramic views of golden sands and admire the beauty of the coast.

If you are looking for a place to take the family without breaking the bank, then Southport Beach has all you need for a truly memorable day out. So whether you want to build sandcastles, fly a kite, play with a beach ball or paddle in the safe bathing water, be sure that you won’t be disappointed with a trip to the beach.

What's more, there are family friendly restaurants at Ocean Plaza on the seafront, including Nandos, Frankie & Benny's and Chiquitos. If the British rain makes a sudden appearance, don't worry because Ocean Plaza is also home to a Vue cinema, Premier Bowl & Laser and Playtown, a bright indoor soft play centre.

Nearest Stations

Southport station is a short walk away from Southport Beach.

  • Southport

A Family of 5 travel for just £11!*

A Family of 5 travel for just £11!*

*A Merseyrail Family Ticket covers up to a family of 5 for unlimited travel after 9.30am weekdays and all day on weekends and bank holidays. The ticket covers children aged 5 - 15 travelling with 1 or 2 adults.

Find out more A Family of 5 travel for just £11!*

Bike & Go

Bike & Go

Cycle from the station as part of your day out. Hire a Bike & Go for just £3.80 for 24 hours.

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Day Saver - Unlimited off-peak travel for £5.10 or less

Day Saver  - Unlimited off-peak travel for £5.10 or less

A Merseyrail Day Saver is valid for unlimited travel after 9.30am weekdays and all day weekends and bank holidays from just £3.80!

Find out more Day Saver - Unlimited off-peak travel for £5.10 or less

Automatic Ticket Gates

Automatic Ticket Gates

To avoid any accidents carry children under 5 through the ticket gate. Or you can use the wide aisle gate if you prefer.

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