There are 6 ways to get from Rainhill to Birchwood by bus, train, taxi or car

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Line 61 bus, train  •  48 min

  1. Take the line 61 bus from Rainhill, Lawton Road (Kingsdale Avenue) to Farnworth, Sefton Avenue 61A / ...
  2. Take the train from Widnes to Birchwood

$7 - $12

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Train, line 25 bus  •  1 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Rainhill to Warrington Bank Quay
  2. Take the line 25 bus from Warrington, White Hart (White Hart PH) to Oakwood, Ordnance Avenue (Dunnock Grove) 25 / ...

$9 - $11

Train  •  1 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Rainhill to Liverpool Lime Street
  2. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to Birchwood

$11 - $19

Bus, line 25 bus  •  1 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Earlestown, Earlstown Station (Earlestown Station) to Warrington, Bus Interchange (Golden Square) 22 / ...
  2. Take the line 25 bus from Warrington, Bus Interchange (Golden Square) to Oakwood, Ordnance Avenue (Dunnock Grove) 25 / ...

$11 - $12

Taxi  •  14 min

  1. Take a taxi from Rainhill to Birchwood 13 miles

$45 - $60

Drive  •  14 min

  1. Drive from Rainhill to Birchwood 13 miles

$2 - $4

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The cheapest way to get from Rainhill to Birchwood is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rainhill to Birchwood is to taxi which costs £35 - £45 and takes 14 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Rainhill to Birchwood. However, there are services departing from Rainhill and arriving at Birchwood via Liverpool Lime Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 16 min.

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The distance between Rainhill and Birchwood is 10 miles. The road distance is 13 miles.

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The best way to get from Rainhill to Birchwood without a car is to line 61 bus and train which takes 48 min and costs £5 - £9.

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It takes approximately 48 min to get from Rainhill to Birchwood, including transfers.

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Rainhill to Birchwood train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Rainhill station.

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The best way to get from Rainhill to Birchwood is to train which takes 1 h 16 min and costs £8 - £15. Alternatively, you can bus and line 25 bus, which costs £8 - £9 and takes 1 h 43 min.

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Rainhill to Birchwood train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Birchwood station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rainhill to Birchwood is 13 miles. It takes approximately 14 min to drive from Rainhill to Birchwood.

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Map of how to get from Rainhill to Birchwood.
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  • Distance: 9.9 miles
  • Duration: 48 min

What companies run services between Rainhill, England and Birchwood, Warrington, England?

You can take a train from Rainhill to Birchwood via Liverpool Lime Street in around 1 h 16 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rainhill to Birchwood via Earlestown, Earlestown, Earlstown Station (Earlestown Station), and Warrington, Bus Interchange (Golden Square) in around 1 h 43 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Widnes to Birchwood
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Rainhill to Warrington Bank Quay
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Rainhill to Liverpool Lime Street
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Birchwood
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Widnes to Birchwood
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Twice daily
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
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Birchwood
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$5 - $7
Off-Peak Single
$9 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $14
Anytime Single
$14 - $21
Bus operators
Halton Transport
Phone
01514233333
Email
enquiries@haltontransport.co.uk
Website
haltontransport.co.uk
Bus from Rainhill, Lawton Road (Kingsdale Avenue) to Farnworth, Sefton Avenue
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
haltontransport.co.uk
Network Warrington
Phone
01925 634296
Email
travelcentre@networkwarrington.co.uk
Website
warringtonboroughtransport.co.uk
Bus from Warrington, White Hart (White Hart PH) to Oakwood, Ordnance Avenue (Dunnock Grove)
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
warringtonboroughtransport.co.uk
Bus from Earlestown, Earlstown Station (Earlestown Station) to Warrington, Bus Interchange (Golden Square)
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
warringtonboroughtransport.co.uk
Bus from Warrington, Bus Interchange (Golden Square) to Oakwood, Ordnance Avenue (Dunnock Grove)
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
warringtonboroughtransport.co.uk
Wbt
Phone
01925 634296
Email
travelcentre@networkwarrington.co.uk
Website
networkwarrington.co.uk
Bus from Earlestown, Earlstown Station (Earlestown Station) to Warrington, Bus Interchange (Golden Square)
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
networkwarrington.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Rainhill to Birchwood
Ave. Duration
14 min
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Comcab Liverpool
Phone
+44 151 298 2222
Website
comcab-liverpool.co.uk
Taxi In Liverpool
Phone
+44 151 236 1915

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