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Duration 3h 10m
Distance 14.8 miles
Average price £19
Frequency 3/day

Trip overview

The average train between Runcorn and Ellesmere Port takes 3h 10m and the fastest train takes 1h 12m. The train service runs several times per day from Runcorn to Ellesmere Port. 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. Runcorn
  2. Liverpool Central Loop Line
  3. Ellesmere Port
1h 12m
Bookable on Rome2rio
£8 - £30

Runcorn to Ellesmere Port train times

Trains run three times a day between Runcorn and Ellesmere Port. The service departs Runcorn at 23:13 at night, which arrives into Ellesmere Port at 06:12. All services require a transfer at Liverpool Lime Street and take an average of 3h 10m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Runcorn to Ellesmere Port. However, there are services departing from Runcorn and arriving at Ellesmere Port via Liverpool Central Loop Line. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 12m.

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The distance between Runcorn and Ellesmere Port is 8 miles. The road distance is 14.8 miles.

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Runcorn to Ellesmere Port train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, depart from Runcorn station.

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Runcorn to Ellesmere Port train services, operated by Merseyrail Electrics, arrive at Ellesmere Port station.

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There are 942+ hotels available in Ellesmere Port. Prices start at £75 per night.

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