Skelmersdale is within the Lancashire County council area, a sample local postcode is WN8 9JR. Its population is roughly 40,000. Shown below is information about bus, express coach and rail transport (plus a few other local facilities) around Skelmersdale.





bus stops


Bus and coach Services

 Bus and coach Services
There are 51 local bus services from Skelmersdale, listed here.

A list of destinations is shown further down this page. Click here for a list of the local transport providers. For more comprehensive information about the local transport facilities (including a listing of bus stops) click here.
Click here to book Megabus services from Skelmersdale.

Train Services

  Train Services
To get to the nearest train station (Up Holland), look for bold names in the 'Destinations by local bus' list below.

Click here for train bookings and services from the nearest station to Skelmersdale.


A map of Skelmersdale can be found here. To buy local maps of Skelmersdale click here. You can also obtain an Ordnance Survey map centered on Skelmersdale.


Various accommodation is available local to Skelmersdale such as Premier Inn and Travelodge. Also holiday cottages are available, for other accommodation options, click here.

Other local services

Skelmersdale has an Asda served by bus services.Other local services
Advice about attractions and hotels near Skelmersdale from Trip Advisor is available here, taxis can be booked here. Books about Skelmersdale are available here.

Google Earth

Google Earth
A KML file for Skelmersdale's transport services is available here. This can be loaded into the Google Earth client (downloadable for free here) if you have it.
Please read the notes on data accuracy.

Map of Bus services from Skelmersdale

Map of Bus services from Skelmersdale Map of bus services from Skelmersdale 

Destinations by direct local bus from Skelmersdale.
Destinations shown in bold offer access to express coach or train services.
Click on any place name below to get details of the local bus service from Skelmersdale:

   Kitt Green, Abraham Guest High School
   Appley Bridge
   Aintree, ASDA
   Skelmersdale, ASDA
   Birch Green
   Burscough Bridge
   Ormskirk, Bus Station
   Skelmersdale, Bus Station
   Wigan, Bus Station
   Carr Cross
   Skelmersdale, Clay Brow
   Cliffe Wood
   Appley Bridge, Dangerous Corner
   Everton Valley
   Skelmersdale, Gillibrands
   Hall Green
   Heatons Bridge
   Holland Lees
   Wrightington, Hospital
   Southport, Kew
   Meols Cop, King George V College
   Kirkby Park
   Knowsley, Knowsley Park
   Lamberhead Green
   Skelmersdale, Lathom High School
   Meols Cop
   Walton, MERS Hospital
   Rainford, Muncaster Rainford High Tech
   Narrow Moss
   Newtown, near Wigan
   Old Roan
   Old Skelmersdale
   Orrell Post
   Skelmersdale, Our Lady Queen Of Peace
   Skelmersdale, Pennylands
   Pool Hey
   Burscough, Priory High School
   Liverpool, Queen Square Bus Station
   Appley Bridge
   Burscough Junction
   Old Roan
   Roby Mill
   Leyland, Runshaw College
   Ormskirk, School
   Shevington Vale
   Blowick, Southport Infirmary
   Gathurst, St John Rigby College
   Burscough Bridge, Tesco
   Kirkby, Tower Hill
   Ormskirk, Town Green
   Up Holland
   Wigan, Wallgate Rail Station
   Walton on The Hill
   Walton Vale
   Warbreck Moor
   Wigan Pier
   Maghull, Woodend

Transport facilities

 Place nameDescriptionNumber of services
 Skelmersdale, Ivybridge  Ivybridge, Northway 
 Skelmersdale, Inglewhite  Inglewhite, Ivydale, Northway 
 Skelmersdale, Southway  Southway 18 
 Skelmersdale, Irwell  Irwell, Inskip, Northway 
 Skelmersdale, Manfield  Manfield, Ashmead 

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