Herne Bay Rail Station to Formby Rail Station - travel by train, bus and rail

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Average journey time: 5 hours 02 mins

Herne Bay Rail Station to Formby Rail Station

Leave at 04:52 and arrive at 10:03
Journey time 05:11
You will need to make 5 changes

Start with Southeastern to London Victoria

  • Chestfield & Swalecliffe Rail Station
  • Whitstable Rail Station
  • Faversham Rail Station
  • Sittingbourne Rail Station
  • Rainham (Kent) Rail Station
  • Gillingham (Kent) Rail Station
  • Chatham Rail Station
  • Rochester Rail Station
  • Bromley South Rail Station
  • London Victoria Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Victoria line to Euston

  • Green Park Underground Station
  • Oxford Circus Underground Station
  • Warren Street Underground Station
  • Euston Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

Until 18:00 Sunday 11 April, buses are not serving this stop due to congestion from HS2 works. Use stops on Euston Road to board your bus.

Change for Avanti West Coast to Liverpool Lime Street

  • Stafford Rail Station
  • Crewe Rail Station
  • Runcorn Rail Station
  • Liverpool Lime Street Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

Until 18:00 Sunday 11 April, buses are not serving this stop due to congestion from HS2 works. Use stops on Euston Road to board your bus.

Change for Walk to Moorfields Rail Station

  • Moorfields Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Merseyrail to Formby

  • Sandhills Rail Station
  • Bank Hall Rail Station
  • Bootle Oriel Road Rail Station
  • Bootle New Strand Rail Station
  • Seaforth & Litherland Rail Station
  • Waterloo (Merseyside) Rail Station
  • Blundellsands & Crosby Rail Station
  • Hall Road Rail Station
  • Hightown Rail Station
  • Formby Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Herne Bay Rail Station to Formby Rail Station

Leave at 05:58 and arrive at 11:03
Journey time 05:05
You will need to make 5 changes

Start with Southeastern to London Bridge

  • Chestfield & Swalecliffe Rail Station
  • Whitstable Rail Station
  • Faversham Rail Station
  • Teynham Rail Station
  • Sittingbourne Rail Station
  • Newington Rail Station
  • Rainham (Kent) Rail Station
  • Gillingham (Kent) Rail Station
  • Chatham Rail Station
  • Rochester Rail Station
  • London Bridge Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Northern line to Euston

  • Bank Underground Station
  • Moorgate Underground Station
  • Old Street Underground Station
  • Angel Underground Station
  • King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station
  • Euston Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

LONDON BRIDGE STATION: Please note that step free interchange between the Jubilee and Northern lines is partly at street level, in both directions. Lifts are available between Northern line and Borough High Street entrance then via Borough High Street, St Thomas Street and Joiner Street to the main Underground ticket hall from where lifts are available to/from the Jubilee line.

Until 18:00 Sunday 11 April, buses are not serving this stop due to congestion from HS2 works. Use stops on Euston Road to board your bus.

Change for Avanti West Coast to Liverpool Lime Street

  • Milton Keynes Central Rail Station
  • Stafford Rail Station
  • Runcorn Rail Station
  • Liverpool Lime Street Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

Until 18:00 Sunday 11 April, buses are not serving this stop due to congestion from HS2 works. Use stops on Euston Road to board your bus.

Change for Walk to Moorfields Rail Station

  • Moorfields Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Merseyrail to Formby

  • Sandhills Rail Station
  • Bank Hall Rail Station
  • Bootle Oriel Road Rail Station
  • Bootle New Strand Rail Station
  • Seaforth & Litherland Rail Station
  • Waterloo (Merseyside) Rail Station
  • Blundellsands & Crosby Rail Station
  • Hall Road Rail Station
  • Hightown Rail Station
  • Formby Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Herne Bay Rail Station to Formby Rail Station

Leave at 07:11 and arrive at 12:03
Journey time 04:52
You will need to make 6 changes

Start with Southeastern to London St Pancras International

  • Whitstable Rail Station
  • Faversham Rail Station
  • Sittingbourne Rail Station
  • Rainham (Kent) Rail Station
  • Gillingham (Kent) Rail Station
  • Chatham Rail Station
  • Rochester Rail Station
  • Strood Rail Station
  • Gravesend Rail Station
  • Ebbsfleet International Rail Station
  • Stratford International Rail Station
  • London St Pancras International LL Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Walk to King's Cross St. Pancras

  • King's Cross St. Pancras

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Victoria line or Northern line to Euston

  • Euston Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

NHS Co-Vid 19 Vaccination Centre at the Francis Crick Institute: You must only travel to the NHS vaccination centre if you have received an appointment from the NHS. You will not be vaccinated without one and you cannot arrange one at the centre. For the Francis Crick Institute, use Kings Cross St Pancras station and follow the signs to St Pancras station. Walk through St Pancras and follow the signs for the Midland Road exit.

Until 18:00 Sunday 11 April, buses are not serving this stop due to congestion from HS2 works. Use stops on Euston Road to board your bus.

Change for Avanti West Coast to Liverpool Lime Street

  • Stafford Rail Station
  • Crewe Rail Station
  • Runcorn Rail Station
  • Liverpool Lime Street Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

Until 18:00 Sunday 11 April, buses are not serving this stop due to congestion from HS2 works. Use stops on Euston Road to board your bus.

Change for Walk to Moorfields Rail Station

  • Moorfields Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Merseyrail to Formby

  • Sandhills Rail Station
  • Bank Hall Rail Station
  • Bootle Oriel Road Rail Station
  • Bootle New Strand Rail Station
  • Seaforth & Litherland Rail Station
  • Waterloo (Merseyside) Rail Station
  • Blundellsands & Crosby Rail Station
  • Hall Road Rail Station
  • Hightown Rail Station
  • Formby Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time


Return journey: Formby Rail Station to Herne Bay Rail Station


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