Runcorn East (RUE)

Managed by Transport for Wales 

Runcorn East station
Barnfield Avenue

Station facilities

  • Station seating facilities

  • Trolleys

  • Refreshments

  • ATM machine

  • Toilets

  • Pay phone

    Pay phone Cards
  • Internet

  • Post box

  • Tourist information office

  • Shops


Runcorn East

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Getting to and from the station

PlusBus ticketing available for this location. For details of ticket prices and bus information, click here.
Car Park
Station Car Park
Transport for Wales
Phone number
Opening hours
Monday - Friday 24 Hours a Day
Monday - Sunday 24 Hours a Day
Monday - Sunday 24 Hours a Day
Number of spaces
50  with 0 accessible spaces available
Accessible car park equipment
Wheelchair users can use car park equipment at this station unaided 
Free of charge
There is no charge for railway users to park their cars in this car park
CCTV Coverage
Onward travel information

The nearest bus stops are

From the ticket office walk up the steps apx 50m to main road.


Take footbridge by station entrance, walk apx 75m.

Impaired mobility set down / pick up points available

Ticket buying and collection

Ticket Office
Opening hours
Monday - Friday 07:00 - 12:00
Saturday 08:00 - 13:15
Sunday Closed
Height adjusted ticket office counter
Height adjusted ticket counter is available at this station
Induction loop
This office does not have an induction loop
Ticket machines
Accessible ticket machines
There are accessible ticket machines at this station
Accessible ticket machines note

The ticket machine(s) do not accept cash. Payment is by major debit and credit cards only.

Collection of pre-purchased tickets
Yes, from either ticket office or self-service ticket machine
Smartcards issued
Smartcards top-up
Yes, at self-service ticket machine
Smartcards validators

Load a pre-purchased season ticket onto a smartcard using the ticket vending machine.

More information about Penalty fares

Staffing and general services

Information available from staff
Yes - from ticket office 
Information services - opening times
Monday - Friday 07:00 - 12:00
Saturday 08:00 - 13:15
Sunday Closed
Passenger Information Systems
Departure screens, Announcements, Arrival screens
Customer help points
Lost Property
Transport for Wales
03333 211 202
Customer Services
Contact our Customer Relations team directly via the Transport for Wales Website.
Ticket gates
Location for Rail Replacement Services

The bus stops on Barnfield Avenue nearest to the station car park.

Towards Manchester, wait at the bus stop on the same side of the road as the car park.

Towards Chester, wait at the bus stop on the opposite side of the road as the car park.


ATM Machine
Pay phones
Pay phones type
Accessible public telephones
 Located outside the ticket office on the wall
Waiting Rooms

Accessibility and mobility access

Helpline Contact
03333 211202
Assisted travel

We want everyone to travel with confidence. That is why, if you are planning on travelling on national rail services, you can request an assistance booking in advance - now up to 2 hours before your journey is due to start, any time of the day. For more information about Passenger Assist and how to request an assistance booking via Passenger Assist, please click here.

Helpline opening hours
Monday - Sunday 08:00 - 20:00
Staff help available
There are no platform staff available at this station. Assistance will be provided by the Conductor on the train.
Staff help available opening times
Ramp for train access
Step free access coverage
Step free access note

Category B2.

Step free access to Platform 1 (to Chester) via a ramp with handrails and a steep gradient.

Step free access to Platform 2 (to Manchester) via a ramp with handrails and a steep gradient.

Access between both platforms is via a footbridge.

Wheelchairs available
Nearest station with more facilities CRS Code
Warrington Bank Quay

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