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

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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Bus  •  55 min

  1. Take the bus from Palace Fields, Halton Lea North to Ellesmere Port, Bus Station X2

Cheapest option

Train  •  1 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Runcorn to Liverpool Lime Street
  2. Take the train from Liverpool Central Loop Line to Ellesmere Port

$9 - $28

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  17 min

  1. Take a taxi from Runcorn to Ellesmere Port 14.8 miles

$55 - $65

Drive  •  17 min

  1. Drive from Runcorn to Ellesmere Port 14.8 miles

$3 - $5

Uber  •  17 min

  1. Take an Uber from Runcorn to Ellesmere Port 14.8 miles

$28 - $40

Walk  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Walk from Runcorn to Ellesmere Port 13.3 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Runcorn to Ellesmere Port is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Runcorn to Ellesmere Port is to taxi which costs £40 - £50 and takes 17 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Palace Fields, Halton Lea North and arriving at Ellesmere Port, Bus Station station. Services depart six times a week, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Runcorn to Ellesmere Port. However, there are services departing from Runcorn and arriving at Ellesmere Port via Liverpool Central Loop Line. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 21 min.

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The distance between Runcorn and Ellesmere Port is 8 miles. The road distance is 14.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Runcorn to Ellesmere Port without a car is to bus which takes 55 min and costs .

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The bus from Palace Fields, Halton Lea North to Ellesmere Port, Bus Station takes 55 min including transfers and departs six times a week.

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Runcorn to Ellesmere Port bus services, operated by Stagecoach Merseyside & South Lancashire, depart from Palace Fields, Halton Lea North station.

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Runcorn to Ellesmere Port train services, operated by West Midlands, depart from Runcorn station.

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The best way to get from Runcorn to Ellesmere Port is to bus which takes 55 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs £7 - £22 and takes 1 h 21 min.

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Map of how to get from Runcorn to Ellesmere Port.
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  • Distance: 8.3 miles
  • Duration: 55 min

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

Stagecoach Merseyside & South Lancashire operates a bus from Runcorn to Ellesmere Port 6 times a week, and the journey takes 55 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Runcorn to Ellesmere Port via Liverpool Lime Street and Liverpool Central Loop Line in around 1 h 21 min.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Liverpool Central Loop Line to Ellesmere Port
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$2 - $5
Off-Peak Single
$5 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$6 - $10
Anytime Single
$8 - $12
Bus operators
Stagecoach Merseyside & South Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
enquiries.merseyside@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Palace Fields, Halton Lea North to Ellesmere Port, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Uber Merseyside
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Runcorn to Ellesmere Port
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Signup at
uber.com
Access
$26 - $40
Assist
$26 - $40
UberX
$28 - $40
Exec
$35 - $55
UberXL
$35 - $55
Taxi from Runcorn to Ellesmere Port
Ave. Duration
17 min
Estimated price
$55 - $65
Comcab Liverpool
Phone
+44 151 298 2222
Website
comcab-liverpool.co.uk
Taxi In Liverpool
Phone
+44 151 236 1915

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Runcorn to Ellesmere Port is 15 miles. It takes approximately 17 min to drive from Runcorn to Ellesmere Port.

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There are 853+ hotels available in Ellesmere Port. Prices start at $62 USD per night.

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