Duration 1h 47m
Distance 49.5 miles
Average price £23
Frequency 16/day

Trip overview

The average train between Accrington and Birkenhead takes 1h 47m and the fastest train takes 1h 26m. There is a train service every few hours from Accrington to Birkenhead. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Accrington
  2. Preston
  3. Birkenhead
2h 6m
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£14 - £23

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No, there is no direct train from Accrington to Birkenhead. However, there are services departing from Accrington and arriving at Liverpool Lime Street via Preston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 6m.

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The distance between Accrington and Birkenhead is 37 miles. The road distance is 49.5 miles.

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Accrington to Birkenhead train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Accrington station.

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Accrington to Birkenhead train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Liverpool Lime Street station.

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You can take a train from Accrington to Birkenhead via Preston in around 2h 6m.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
40 min
Estimated price
£5 - £8

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