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

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

Recommended option

Train  •  19 min

  1. Take the train from Runcorn to Liverpool Lime Street

$5 - $20

4 alternative options

Bus  •  41 min

  1. Take the bus from Widnes Town Hall to Liverpool, Irvine Street West (Mount Vernon Road) 14 / ...

$7

Taxi  •  20 min

  1. Take a taxi from Widnes to Birkenhead 15.8 miles

$60 - $75

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

$30 - $45

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. Four other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Halton Transport operates a bus from Widnes to Birkenhead every 4 hours. Tickets cost $7 and the journey takes 41 min. Arriva North West also services this route 5 times a day.

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
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$3 - $5
Off-Peak Single
$6 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Single
$9 - $13
Bus operators
Halton Transport
Phone
01514233333
Email
enquiries@haltontransport.co.uk
Website
haltontransport.co.uk
Bus from Widnes Town Hall to Liverpool, Irvine Street West (Mount Vernon Road)
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
haltontransport.co.uk
Arriva North West
Phone
0344 800 44 11
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Widnes Town Hall to Liverpool, Irvine Street West (Mount Vernon Road)
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$7
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
$30 - $45
Signup at
uber.com
uberACCESS
$30 - $45
uberASSIST
$30 - $45
uberX
$30 - $45
uberXL
$40 - $65
UberExec
$40 - $65
Taxi from Widnes to Birkenhead
Ave. Duration
20 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Comcab Liverpool
Phone
+44 151 298 2222
Website
comcab-liverpool.co.uk
Taxi In Liverpool
Phone
+44 151 236 1915

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Widnes to Birkenhead?

The distance between Widnes and Birkenhead is 19 km. The road distance is 25 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Widnes to Birkenhead?

The cheapest way to get from Widnes to Birkenhead is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 20 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Widnes to Birkenhead?

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

Is there a direct train between Widnes and Birkenhead?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Runcorn and arriving at Liverpool Lime Street. Services depart every 20 minutes. The journey takes approximately 19 min.

Is there a direct bus between Widnes and Birkenhead?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Widnes Town Hall and arriving at Liverpool, Irvine Street West (Mount Vernon Road). Services depart every two hours, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 41 min.

How long does it take to get from Widnes to Birkenhead?

The train from Runcorn to Liverpool Lime Street takes 19 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.