Travel

A number of buses connect Ormskirk to the surrounding area.

Service Route  Operator
EL1 Ormskirk – Edge Hill University – Ormskirk South Lancs Travel
319 Ormskirk – Edge Hill University – Rainford – St Helens South Lancs Travel
311 Liverpool – Maghull – Lydiate – Ormskirk – Skelmersdale Arriva
375 Southport – Bescar – Ormskirk – Skelmersdale – Wigan Arriva
385 Southport – Bescar – Ormskirk – Skelmersdale – Wigan Arriva
395 Ormskirk – Skelmersdale – Wigan Arriva
2A, 12A Ormskirk – Burscough – Rufford – Tarleton – Walmer Bridge – Longton – New Longton – Preston Stagecoach
3A Ormskirk – Burscough – Parbold – Skelmersdale – Wrightington Holmeswood Coaches
337 Ormskirk – Burscough – Mawdesley – Ecclestone – Chorley RS Tyrer
315 Ormskirk – Haskayne – Halsall – Ormskirk Charlton Minicoaches
5 Ormskirk – Aughton (Town Green) Holmeswood Coaches
6 Ormskirk – Scott Estate Holmeswood Coaches
314 Southport – Cambridge National Express
550 Southport – London National Express

Where to catch your bus – download the A-Z destination finder and stand departure guide for Ormskirk bus station.


Helpful Advice

Arriva North West Student Saver – save more than 30% on fares and benefit from unlimited travel on Arriva buses, including evening and weekends.

Arriva North West Saver – choose from a variety of tickets including a Day Saver, Weekly Saver, 4-Weekly Saver and Annual Saver to take advantage of discounted travel.

Stagecoach Megarider – 4, 13 and 52 week saver tickets are available to purchase.  The Preston Megarider and North West Megarider Gold include travel to Ormskirk within their zones.

Staff can apply for an interest free loan from the University to help with the purchase of an annual Season Ticket.

Use the journey planning websites for help devising your route.

From Ormskirk bus station you can get to the Campus in a variety of ways:

Bus: Catch the Edge Link bus from stand 5 for a direct route to Campus.

Walk: Turn left from the station and take the first right along Knowsley Road.  Walk along Knowsley Road, across one junction, turning left slightly onto St Helens Road until you reach the Campus.  This will take around 15 minutes: Map.