The station has 2 glass overall roofs, the largest of which at 70m span was the biggest in the world at the time of building in 1857.
There are 9 platforms in use in the mainline station, and one platform in the low level (underground) station serving the Merseyrail Wirral Line.
The concourse has a ticket office, travel centre, snack bars, 2 pubs, shops and kiosks.
Lifts and escalators give access to the low level platform which serves the Merseyrail Wirral Line. 2 trains per hour each to Chester and Ellesmere Port, 4 per hour each to West Kirby and New Brighton.
The main station is served by: