Duration 6h 8m
Distance 211.7 miles
Average price £130
Frequency 2/day

Trip overview

The average train between London and Birkenhead takes 6h 8m and the fastest train takes 3h 5m. The train service runs several times per day from London 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. London Euston
  2. Birkenhead
2h 23m
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£61 - £250

London to Birkenhead train times

Trains run twice daily between London Euston and Birkenhead. The earliest departure is at 13:07 in the afternoon, and the last departure from London Euston is at 21:07 which arrives into Birkenhead at 05:49. All services require a transfer at Liverpool Lime Street and take an average of 6h 8m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from London to Birkenhead? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

No, there is no direct train from London to Birkenhead. However, there are services departing from London Euston and arriving at Birkenhead Hamilton Square via Liverpool Lime Street Low Level. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 23m.

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The distance between London and Birkenhead is 179 miles. The road distance is 211.7 miles.

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London to Birkenhead train services, operated by Virgin Trains, depart from London Euston station.

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London to Birkenhead train services, operated by Virgin Trains, arrive at Liverpool Lime Street station.

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There are 1152+ hotels available in Birkenhead. Prices start at £75 per night.

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What companies run services between London and Birkenhead?

Virgin Trains operates a train from London Euston to Birkenhead hourly. Tickets cost £70 - £250 and the journey takes 2h 13m. London Northwestern Railway also services this route every 4 hours.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Estimated price
£70 - £250
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£55 - £85

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