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There are 6 ways to get from Accrington to Birkenhead by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train via Manchester  •  2h 7m

  1. Take the train from Accrington to Manchester Victoria
  2. Take the train from Manchester Victoria to Liverpool Lime Street

£19 - £27

5 alternative options

Train  •  3h 3m

  1. Take the train from Accrington to Southport
  2. Take the train from Southport to Moorfields

£22 - £33

Bus  •  3h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Preston City Centre, station to Queen Square Bus Station X2

Bus via Manchester  •  3h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Accrington to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St National Express
  2. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place National Express

£20 - £26

Taxi  •  59m

  1. Take a taxi from Accrington to Birkenhead 49.5 miles

£130 - £160

Drive  •  59m

  1. Drive from Accrington to Birkenhead 49.5 miles

£8 - £12

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The cheapest way to get from Accrington to Birkenhead is to drive which costs £8 - £12 and takes 59m.

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The quickest way to get from Accrington to Birkenhead is to taxi which costs £130 - £160 and takes 59m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Accrington to Birkenhead station. However, there are services departing from Accrington and arriving at Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place via Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 13m.

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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 Manchester Victoria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 7m.

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

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The best way to get from Accrington to Birkenhead without a car is to train via Manchester which takes 2h 7m and costs £19 - £28.

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It takes approximately 2h 7m to get from Accrington to Birkenhead, including transfers.

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Accrington to Birkenhead bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Accrington station.

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

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The best way to get from Accrington to Birkenhead is to train via Manchester which takes 2h 7m and costs £19 - £28. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3h 5m.

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Map of how to get from Accrington to Birkenhead.
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  • Distance: 36.9 miles
  • Duration: 2h 7m

What companies run services between Accrington, England and Birkenhead, England?

You can take a train from Accrington to Birkenhead via Manchester Victoria in around 2h 7m. Alternatively, Stagecoach in Lancashire operates a bus from Accrington to Birkenhead hourly, and the journey takes 2h 11m.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Accrington to Manchester Victoria
Ave. Duration
57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£9 - £14
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Accrington to Southport
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£18 - £26
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Victoria to Liverpool Lime Street
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£10 - £14
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£6 - £9
Off-Peak Day Single
£10 - £15
Anytime Day Single
£10 - £14
Bus operators
Stagecoach in Lancashire
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Preston City Centre, station to Queen Square Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Stagecoach in Lancashire
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Accrington to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£10 - £13
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National Express
Bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£10 - £13
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National Express
Other operators
Taxi from Accrington to Birkenhead
Ave. Duration
59m
Estimated price
£130 - £160
New City Taxis
Phone
+44 1772 824000
Website
newcityviptaxis.co.uk
Ace Ringway Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1772 200200
Website
ace-ringwaytaxis.co.uk

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Accrington to Birkenhead bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place.

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Accrington to Birkenhead train services, operated by TransPennine Express, arrive at Liverpool Lime Street station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Accrington to Birkenhead is 50 miles. It takes approximately 59m to drive from Accrington to Birkenhead.

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