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There are 7 ways to get from Liverpool Street Station to Birkenhead by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3h 6m

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Liverpool Lime Street

£72 - £253

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Bus  •  7h 4m

  1. Take the bus from London Finchley Road Station to Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place National Express / ...

£18 - £22

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Train via Birmingham  •  5h 37m

  1. Take the train from London Marylebone to Birmingham Moor Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Liverpool Lime Street

£84 - £114

Drive  •  3h 47m

  1. Drive from Liverpool Street Station to Birkenhead 214.8 miles

£30 - £50

Fly from London Heathrow, train  •  4h 22m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN
  2. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Liverpool Lime Street

£68 - £227

Train to Southampton, fly, train  •  5h 33m

  1. Take the train from London Waterloo to Southampton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Manchester (MAN) SOU - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Liverpool Lime Street

£94 - £466

Fly from London City, train  •  4h 10m

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Manchester (MAN) LCY - MAN
  2. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Liverpool Lime Street

£114 - £384

Liverpool Street Station → Birkenhead
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The cheapest way to get from Liverpool Street Station to Birkenhead is to bus which costs £18 - £23 and takes 7h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Liverpool Street Station to Birkenhead is to train which costs £70 - £260 and takes 3h 6m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Liverpool Street Station station to Birkenhead station. However, there are services departing from Liverpool Street Station and arriving at Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place via Baker Street Station and London Finchley Road Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 4m.

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No, there is no direct train from Liverpool Street Station station to Birkenhead. However, there are services departing from Moorgate station and arriving at Liverpool Lime Street via London Euston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 6m.

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The distance between Liverpool Street Station and Birkenhead is 180 miles. The road distance is 214.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Liverpool Street Station to Birkenhead without a car is to train which takes 3h 6m and costs £70 - £260.

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It takes approximately 3h 6m to get from Liverpool Street Station to Birkenhead, including transfers.

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Liverpool Street Station to Birkenhead bus services, operated by National Express, depart from London Finchley Road Station.

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Liverpool Street Station to Birkenhead train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, depart from London Euston station.

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The best way to get from Liverpool Street Station to Birkenhead is to train which takes 3h 6m and costs £70 - £260. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £18 - £23 and takes 7h 4m.

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Map of how to get from Liverpool Street Station to Birkenhead.
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  • Distance: 180 miles
  • Duration: 3h 6m

What companies run services between Liverpool Street Station, England and Birkenhead, England?

Avanti West Coast operates a train from London Euston to Liverpool Lime Street hourly. Tickets cost £70 - £250 and the journey takes 2h 13m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London Finchley Road Station to Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place twice daily. Tickets cost £9 - £12 and the journey takes 5h 10m. FlixBus also services this route once daily.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£50 - £240
Flights from London City to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
£45 - £240
Blue Islands Limited
Website
blueislands.com
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£50 - £210
Eastern Airways
Website
easternairways.com
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£65 - £250
Train operators
London Northwestern Railway
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Liverpool Lime Street
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£33 - £37
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single/Anytime Advance
£7 - £10
Anytime Day Single
£33 - £37
Bus operators
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 London Finchley Road Station to Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£9 - £12
Website
National Express
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London Finchley Road to Liverpool
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£15 - £19
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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

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Liverpool Street Station to Birkenhead train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, arrive at Liverpool Lime Street station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Liverpool Street Station to Birkenhead is 215 miles. It takes approximately 3h 47m to drive from Liverpool Street Station to Birkenhead.

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British Airways offers flights from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester Airport.

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There are 353+ hotels available in Birkenhead. Prices start at £75 per night.

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