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

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Line 1 bus  •  41 min

  1. Take the line 1 bus from Birkenhead Bus Station to Whitby, Tennyson Road 1 / ...

$3 - $5

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Train  •  46 min

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

$5 - $11

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

$20 - $30

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 Bus Station station and arriving at Whitby, Tennyson Road. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 41 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, and operate every day. 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 line 1 bus which takes 41 min and costs £2 - £4.

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The line 1 bus from Birkenhead Bus Station to Whitby, Tennyson Road takes 41 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Birkenhead to Ellesmere Port bus services, operated by Stagecoach Merseyside & South Lancashire, arrive at Birkenhead Bus 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 line 1 bus which takes 41 min and costs £2 - £4. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £4 - £9 and takes 46 min.

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Map of how to get from Birkenhead to Ellesmere Port.
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  • Distance: 9.3 miles
  • Duration: 41 min

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

Stagecoach Merseyside & South Lancashire operates a bus from Birkenhead to Ellesmere Port every 4 hours. Tickets cost $3 - $5 and the journey takes 41 min. Alternatively, Merseyrail Electrics operates a train from Birkenhead to Ellesmere Port every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $5 - $8 and the journey takes 46 min. Two other operators also service this route.

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 - $14
Bus operators
Stagecoach Merseyside & South Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
enquiries.merseyside@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Birkenhead Bus Station to Whitby, Tennyson Road
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Stagecoach Merseyside & South Lancashire
Other operators
Uber Merseyside
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Birkenhead to Ellesmere Port
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Signup at
uber.com
Access
$20 - $29
Assist
$20 - $29
UberX
$20 - $30
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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Birkenhead to Ellesmere Port bus services, operated by Stagecoach Merseyside & South Lancashire, arrive at Whitby, Tennyson Road station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Birkenhead to Ellesmere Port is 11 miles. It takes approximately 15 min to drive from Birkenhead to Ellesmere Port.

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