Cheap Train Tickets to Warrington

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Cheap Trains to Warrington

Warrington is an industrial town in Cheshire in the North West of England, located between Liverpool and Manchester. Situated near the River Mersey, the town was initially founded by the Romans as an important crossing place for the river. Warrington has grown massively since only becoming a town in 1968, with its population of 165,456 in 2019, double that of 51 years previously. Many of the town's new residents have moved from Liverpool or Manchester.

The location of the town is a big reason why people visit. The town centre is ideally situated for taking Warrington trains to the Peak District, North Wales, or the Lake District. The town centre possesses its own attractions, including shopping at independent shops, restaurants, and a stadium for its rugby league club.

Taking trains to Warrington with the West Coast Main Line running through Bank Quay Station is easy. Trains to Warrington also stop at Warrington West and Warrington Central stations. Warrington Bank Quay operates North-South services across the UK, while Warrington Central and Warrington West operate West-East services. Trains to Warrington on the West Coast Main Line stop at Crewe before and at Wigan North Western after passing through Warrington Town Centre.

If you search for Warrington trains with us, you can select the location as Central or Bank Quay Station to ensure you depart at the most suitable station. Popular journeys on trains from Warrington are to the destinations of Liverpool and Manchester and, to the south, London Euston.

On this page, you will find tips for finding cheap tickets to the town of Warrington.

Tip 1 Cheap fares can be bought in advance
Cheap UK train fares are available up to 12 weeks before travel. If you can't book early, you can get advance fares up to an hour before travel, though they often sell out quickly. Book early to ensure you make savings.
Tip 2 Avoid booking fees
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Tip 3 Busier routes tend to cost more
Avoiding peak hours and popular journeys and stations can be vital in finding cheap trains. Try to avoid travel at weekends and holiday times to save money. You might get cheaper train tickets to Warrington Station if you don't mind slower journey times or departing before you reach the town centre.
Tip 4 Book together when travelling in a group
If you travel with friends when taking trains from Warrington, you can save up to 1/3 with a Groupsave discount. Book in a group of 3-9 people during off-peak hours to get the saving. Collect with e-Tickets to avoid numerous paper tickets, Groupsave discount will be added automatically when your booking is eligible.

Visiting Warrington by Train


The town has plenty of places to go shopping, whether it is one of the many independent shops or the first IKEA store in the UK, which opened in the town in 1987.

Food and Drink

As well as excellent shopping, another reason to visit Warrington is that you can find great places to eat and drink in the town. Restaurants worth visiting include Rio Brazilian Steakhouse and Bold Street House, while The Waterside is a terrific pub.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the main train station in Warrington?

The main train station in Warrington is Warrington Bank Quay. The West Coast Main Line runs through Warrington Bank Quay and has four platforms.

Which train companies run trains to Warrington?

Several train companies run trains to Warrington. Transport for Wales runs services to Bank Quay; Northern runs services to Bank Quay, Central, and West; Avanti West Coast runs services to Bank Quay, Northern Connect runs services to Bank Quay; Transpennine Express runs services to West and Central; and East Midlands Railway runs services to Central.

Are trains to Warrington running?

Trains run to Warrington on every day of the year except the bank holidays of Christmas Day and Boxing Day.