There are 6 ways to get from Birkenhead to Ellesmere Port by train, bus, taxi, car, towncar or foot

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Train  •  46 min

  1. Take the train from Birkenhead Hamilton Square to Ellesmere Port

$5 - $11

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Line 1 bus  •  49 min

  1. Take the line 1 bus from Birkenhead, Grange Road East to Ellesmere Port, Bus Station 1

$5

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  15 min

  1. Take a taxi from Birkenhead to Ellesmere Port 11 miles

$40 - $50

Drive  •  15 min

  1. Drive from Birkenhead to Ellesmere Port 11 miles

$2 - $4

Uber  •  15 min

  1. Take an Uber from Birkenhead to Ellesmere Port 11 miles

$21 - $35

Walk  •  3 h 26 min

  1. Walk from Birkenhead to Ellesmere Port 10.7 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Birkenhead to Ellesmere Port is to drive which costs £1 - £3 and takes 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Birkenhead to Ellesmere Port is to taxi which costs £30 - £40 and takes 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Birkenhead, Grange Road East and arriving at Ellesmere Port, Bus Station station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 49 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Birkenhead Hamilton Square and arriving at Ellesmere Port. Services depart every 30 minutes. The journey takes approximately 46 min.

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The distance between Birkenhead and Ellesmere Port is 9 miles. The road distance is 11 miles.

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The best way to get from Birkenhead to Ellesmere Port without a car is to train which takes 46 min and costs £4 - £9.

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The train from Birkenhead Hamilton Square to Ellesmere Port takes 46 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Birkenhead to Ellesmere Port bus services, operated by Stagecoach Merseyside & South Lancashire, depart from Birkenhead, Grange Road East station.

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Birkenhead to Ellesmere Port train services, operated by Merseyrail Electrics, depart from Birkenhead Hamilton Square station.

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The best way to get from Birkenhead to Ellesmere Port is to train which takes 46 min and costs £4 - £9. Alternatively, you can line 1 bus, which costs £4 and takes 49 min.

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Birkenhead to Ellesmere Port bus services, operated by Stagecoach Merseyside & South Lancashire, arrive at Ellesmere Port, Bus Station.

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

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Map of how to get from Birkenhead to Ellesmere Port.
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  • Distance: 9.3 miles
  • Duration: 46 min

What companies run services between Birkenhead, England and Ellesmere Port, England?

Merseyrail Electrics operates a train from Birkenhead to Ellesmere Port hourly. Tickets cost $5 - $8 and the journey takes 46 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Stagecoach Merseyside & South Lancashire operates a bus from Birkenhead to Ellesmere Port hourly. Tickets cost $5 and the journey takes 49 min.

Train operators
Merseyrail Electrics
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Birkenhead Hamilton Square to Ellesmere Port
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$3 - $5
Off-Peak Single
$6 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Single
$9 - $15
Bus operators
Stagecoach Merseyside & South Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
enquiries.merseyside@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Birkenhead, Grange Road East to Ellesmere Port, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Uber Merseyside
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Birkenhead to Ellesmere Port
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Signup at
uber.com
Access
$20 - $29
Assist
$20 - $29
UberX
$21 - $35
Exec
$30 - $45
UberXL
$29 - $45
Taxi from Birkenhead to Ellesmere Port
Ave. Duration
15 min
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Comcab Liverpool
Phone
+44 151 298 2222
Website
comcab-liverpool.co.uk
Taxi In Liverpool
Phone
+44 151 236 1915

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