General Information & Public Transport

How to find Southport and Ormskirk HospitalsSouthport & Ormskirk NHS Hospital Trust is made up of two sites.

Ormskirk & District General Hospital is located at Ormskirk whereas Southport & Formby District General Hospital is located in Southport.

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The Hospitals are within a 10-15 minute taxi ride from stations at both Southport and Ormskirk.

Please click here for a detailed map of the area.

Merseytravel have put together a leaflet detailing bus times to, from and between trust sites. We have reproduced some of this and it can be seen by clicking here (2.2Mb Adobe pdf).

For more information, please ring Traveline on 0871 200 22 33 or visit

Arriva Skelmersdale has provided a list of buses that serve the hospitals, this can be seen here.

There is now free travel to and from Southport Hospital for anyone who holds a Lancashire “NoWcard” bus pass. For full details of this either phone 0845 058 1096 or see the NoWcard website at

For help with planning your journey visit the Transport Direct website by clicking here.

Note: We cannot accept responsibility for information on external websites.

Directions from Southport Hospital to Ormskirk Hospital click here