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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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Trans Pennine Trail

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The Trans Pennine Trail is an exciting route for walkers, cyclists and horse riders.

Linking the North and Irish seas, passing through the Pennines, alongside rivers and canals and through some of the most historic towns and cities in the North of England. The trail from coast-to-coast between Southport and Hornsea is 215 miles (346Km) long.

The Trans Pennine Trail is mapped and signed all the way, mainly traffic free and is surprisingly level considering the dramatic scenery along the way. Easy gradients and surfaced paths make many sections suitable for families, gentle exercise and people using wheelchairs and pushchairs. So whether you’re walking, cycling or even riding a horse the Trans Pennine Trail really is a perfect family day out.

The trail runs alongside a number of stations including: Aintree, Brunswick, James Street, Liverpool Central, Old Roan, Orrell Park, Southport and St Michaels.

A walking route map is available here.

A cycling route map is available here.

Nearest Stations

St Michaels station is on Southwood Road, which is part of the Trans Pennine Trail. Here you can hire a Bike & Go for just £3.80 for 24 hours. You can also join the trail from Aintree, Brunswick, James Street, Liverpool Central, Old Roan, Orrell Park and Southport stations.

  • St Michaels

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

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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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!*

Boarding the Train

Boarding the Train

Please don't run on the platform and don't try to board the train when the doors are closing. Another train will be along soon.

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