How to get to the station

Why not travel a greener? Whether it's by bike, car or bus, here are some handy tips to help plan your journey.

Cycle facilities

With more bike shelters at more stations, it has never been easier to leave your bike safely and securely using bike lockers. Use our Station Finder tool to see what cycle storage facilities are available at the station.

If you want to take your bike on the train, please read our on-board bike carriage rules before you travel.

Bus connections

Find available bus connections within our network using our handy Station Finder tool. Simply search your station and see information on station facilities, suitable bus connections, opening hours and much more.

Information on local bus travel is usually available from staffed stations and bus timetables are usually displayed at bus stops.

Consider PlusBus when you buy your train ticket. From £2.50 a day, PlusBus give you unlimited bus and tram travel (on most or all operators services) around your chosen town or city. There's no peak period restrictions, so you can hop-on and off buses and trams as much as you like all day.

Walking to the station

Google Maps is a great tool for planning walking routes between A to B, with estimated walking times and directions. Many of our stations display local maps and can be found online using our Station Finder tool.

Car Parking

Car parking facilities are available at train stations throughout the network; some are free and others are charged. For further details of car parking at individual stations, including the number of spaces, car park operator, opening times and any parking fees (where known), please visit our Station Finder tool.


Many stations have taxi ranks outside - use our Station Finder tool to see what taxi services are available.

To the airport

With frequency services to Birmingham International and Liverpool South Parkway airports, and London airports just a change away, it's fast and convenient to travel to the airport by train. For more information please visit our getting to the airport by train guide.