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There are 5 ways to get from Widnes to Birkenhead by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  19 min

  1. Take the train from Runcorn to Liverpool Lime Street

$4 - $19

Cheapest option

Bus  •  41 min

  1. Take the bus from Widnes, The Albion to Liverpool, Hawke Street 14 / ...

$3 - $5

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  20 min

  1. Take a taxi from Widnes to Birkenhead 15.8 miles

$55 - $70

Drive  •  20 min

  1. Drive from Widnes to Birkenhead 15.8 miles

$3 - $5

Uber  •  20 min

  1. Take an Uber from Widnes to Birkenhead 15.8 miles

$29 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Widnes to Birkenhead is to bus which costs £2 - £4 and takes 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Widnes to Birkenhead is to train which costs £3 - £14 and takes 19 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Widnes, The Albion and arriving at Liverpool, Hawke Street. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 41 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Runcorn and arriving at Liverpool Lime Street. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 19 min.

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The distance between Widnes and Birkenhead is 12 miles. The road distance is 15.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Widnes to Birkenhead without a car is to train which takes 19 min and costs £3 - £14.

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The train from Runcorn to Liverpool Lime Street takes 19 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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Widnes to Birkenhead bus services, operated by Halton Transport, depart from Widnes, The Albion station.

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Widnes to Birkenhead train services, operated by West Midlands, depart from Runcorn station.

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The best way to get from Widnes to Birkenhead is to train which takes 19 min and costs £3 - £14. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £2 - £4 and takes 41 min.

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Map of how to get from Widnes to Birkenhead.
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  • Distance: 11.8 miles
  • Duration: 19 min

What companies run services between Widnes, England and Birkenhead, England?

West Midlands operates a train from Widnes to Birkenhead hourly. Tickets cost $5 - $8 and the journey takes 19 min. Three other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Halton Transport operates a bus from Widnes to Birkenhead 4 times a day, and the journey takes 41 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Widnes to Liverpool Lime Street
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$3 - $5
Off-Peak Single
$5 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$7 - $10
Anytime Single
$8 - $13
Bus operators
Halton Transport
Phone
01514233333
Email
enquiries@haltontransport.co.uk
Website
haltontransport.co.uk
Bus from Widnes, The Albion to Liverpool, Hawke Street
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
haltontransport.co.uk
Arriva Merseyside
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Widnes, The Albion to Liverpool, Hawke Street
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Arriva North West
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Widnes, Doctors Pub to Toxteth, Hill Street
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Uber Merseyside
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Widnes to Birkenhead
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Signup at
uber.com
Access
$28 - $40
Assist
$28 - $40
UberX
$29 - $45
Exec
$40 - $60
UberXL
$40 - $60
Taxi from Widnes to Birkenhead
Ave. Duration
20 min
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Comcab Liverpool
Phone
+44 151 298 2222
Website
comcab-liverpool.co.uk
Taxi In Liverpool
Phone
+44 151 236 1915

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Widnes to Birkenhead bus services, operated by Halton Transport, arrive at Liverpool, Hawke Street station.

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Widnes to Birkenhead train services, operated by West Midlands, arrive at Liverpool Lime Street station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Widnes to Birkenhead is 16 miles. It takes approximately 20 min to drive from Widnes to Birkenhead.

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