There are 4 ways to get from Manchester to Wirral Peninsula by train, bus, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  1 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Manchester Victoria to Liverpool Lime Street
  2. Take the train from Liverpool Central Loop Line to Eastham Rake

$15 - $29

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Bus, train  •  1 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place National Express / ...
  2. Take the train from Liverpool James Street to Eastham Rake

$11 - $18

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  50 min

  1. Take a taxi from Manchester to Wirral Peninsula 43.8 miles

$150 - $190

Drive  •  50 min

  1. Drive from Manchester to Wirral Peninsula 43.8 miles

$9 - $14

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Manchester to Wirral Peninsula. However, there are services departing from Manchester Victoria and arriving at Eastham Rake via Liverpool Central Loop Line. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 13 min.

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The distance between Manchester and Wirral Peninsula is 34 miles. The road distance is 43.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Manchester to Wirral Peninsula without a car is to train which takes 1 h 13 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 13 min to get from Manchester to Wirral Peninsula, including transfers.

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Manchester to Wirral Peninsula train services, operated by TransPennine Express, depart from Manchester Victoria station.

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Manchester to Wirral Peninsula train services, operated by Merseyrail Electrics, arrive at Eastham Rake station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manchester to Wirral Peninsula is 44 miles. It takes approximately 50 min to drive from Manchester to Wirral Peninsula.

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There are 822+ hotels available in Wirral Peninsula. Prices start at $62 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Manchester to Wirral Peninsula.
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  • Distance: 34 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 13 min

What companies run services between Manchester, England and Wirral Peninsula, Cheshire, England?

You can take a train from Manchester to Wirral Peninsula via Liverpool Lime Street and Liverpool Central Loop Line in around 1 h 13 min.

Train operators
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
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$7 - $11
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $19
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Manchester Oxford Road to Liverpool Lime Street
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$7 - $11
Off-Peak Single
$14 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Single
$20 - $30
Train from Liverpool Central Loop Line to Eastham Rake
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$1 - $3
Off-Peak Single
$3 - $6
Anytime Day Single
$4 - $7
Anytime Single
$5 - $8
Train from Liverpool James Street to Eastham Rake
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$2 - $3
Off-Peak Single
$4 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$5 - $8
Anytime Single
$6 - $9
Merseyrail Electrics
Phone
0151 330 1000
Website
merseyrail.org
Train from Liverpool Central Loop Line to Eastham Rake
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Train from Liverpool James Street to Eastham Rake
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
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 Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Taxi from Manchester to Wirral Peninsula
Ave. Duration
50 min
Estimated price
$150 - $190
Street Cars Manchester
Phone
+44 161 228 7878
Website
streetcarsmanchester.co.uk
Radio Cars
Phone
+44 161 236 8033
Website
radiocarsmanchester.co.uk
Manchester Cars
Phone
+44 161 228 3355
Website
ilovemanchestercars.co.uk

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