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Birmingham to Birkenhead by train

The journey from Birmingham to Birkenhead by train is 78.35 mi and takes 2 hrs 18 mins. There are 90 connections per day, with the first departure at 05:30 and the last at 21:07. It is possible to travel from Birmingham to Birkenhead by train for as little as £13.00 or as much as £45.34. The best price for this journey is £13.00.

Lowest Price£13.00
Journey Duration2 hrs 18 mins
Connection per Day90
Lowest Price£13.00
Highest Price£45.34
First Departure05:30
Last Departure21:07
Distance78.35 mi
DepartureBirmingham
ArrivalBirkenhead
CarriersMerseyrail, CrossCountryMore

Your journey from Birmingham to Birkenhead with Virail

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How much does it cost to get from Birmingham to Birkenhead by train?

Prices will vary when you travel from Birmingham to Birkenhead. On average, though, you'll pay about £38.98 for a train ticket. You can find train tickets for prices as low as £13.00, but it may require some flexibility with your travel plans. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper train tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest train tickets.
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Prices will vary when you travel from Birmingham to Birkenhead. On average, though, you'll pay about £38.98 for a train ticket. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper train tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest train tickets.

How long does it take to get from Birmingham to Birkenhead by train?

The journey between Birmingham and Birkenhead by train is approximately 78.35 mi. It will take you more or less 2 hrs 18 mins to complete this journey. This average figure does not take into account any delays that might arise on your route in exceptional circumstances. If you are planning to make a connection or operating on a tight schedule, give yourself plenty of time. In order to get from Birmingham to Birkenhead faster, consider looking for an express service that makes fewer stops along the way. Conversely, a connecting route may, in some circumstances, be faster than a direct journey. The fastest routes between Birmingham and Birkenhead will complete the journey in 2 hrs 1 min. On average, it will take you about 2 hrs 18 mins to travel the 78.35 mi between Birmingham and Birkenhead.

When do the first and last departures from Birmingham to Birkenhead leave?

The first journey of the day departs from Birmingham at 05:30. If you prefer to travel later in the day, the last departure will leave at 21:07. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between Birmingham and Birkenhead. However, they are somewhat changeable as they may be affected by local events or holidays, peak seasons, or other factors. Always check your travel dates in advance to be on the safe side. In general, the first departure of the night will leave Birmingham at 05:30, and the last departure will leave at 21:07. However, it is important to remember that this is general information, and these journey times are not necessarily available every day. Timetables for each provider on the route from Birmingham to Birkenhead can change from day to day or month to month. In particular, many providers offer different schedules on weekdays and weekends. Public holidays, local events, and seasonal timetables can also cause schedules to change.

Which stations can I use to travel from Birmingham to Birkenhead?

Depending on the type of transport, and the provider you decide to use for your journey, you will be able to depart Birmingham from the following stations: Five ways,Birmingham moor street,Birmingham, Coach Station,Birmingham new street. Arriving at Birkenhead, your route will pass through all or some of the following stations: Bromborough rake,Birkenhead central,Birkenhead hamilton square. Not all transport providers serve every station, so check in advance to see exactly where your route takes you. You may need to use another form of transport to get from one station to another or to your final destination when you arrive in Birkenhead.

How many times a day do journeys run from Birmingham to Birkenhead?

On average, there are 90 daily departures from Birmingham to Birkenhead. However, there may be more or less on different days. Providers' timetables can change on certain days of the week or public holidays, and many also vary at particular times of year. Some providers change their schedules during the summer season, for example. At very busy times, there may be up to departures each day. The providers that travel along this route include , and each operates according to their own specific schedules. As a traveler, you may prefer a direct journey, or you may not mind making changes and connections. If you have heavy suitcases, a direct journey could be best; otherwise, you might be able to save money and enjoy more flexibility by making a change along the way. Every day, there are an average of 0 departures from Birmingham which travel directly to Birkenhead. There are 90 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Birmingham to Birkenhead. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap train tickets from Birmingham to Birkenhead
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Birmingham to Birkenhead.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Birmingham to Birkenhead, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Birmingham to Birkenhead.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Best time to book cheap train tickets from Birmingham to Birkenhead

The cheapest Birmingham - Birkenhead train tickets can be found for as low as £29.15 if you’re lucky, or £31.82 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as £35.20.

Find the best day to travel to Birkenhead by train

When travelling to Birkenhead by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

The Welsh Government owns the non-profit organization Transport for Wales. It is responsible for the procurement and management of passenger rail services in Wales, as well as the development of the Welsh rail network. The company was established in 2018, taking over from Arriva Trains Wales, and operates services across Wales and the Borders. Transport for Wales is a great choice for your journeys within Wales, such as Cardiff to Aberdare or Newport to Swansea, or for your trips in England, like Manchester to Chester or Birmingham to Shrewsbury, and even for your travel between England and Wales.

West Midlands Railway is a train operating company that provides passenger services across the West Midlands region of England.The West Midlands Trains consortium, composed of Abellio, JR East, and Mitsui, won the franchise for the region, leading to the establishment of the service in 2017. The West Midlands Railway offers a variety of services, including longer distance services to cities like London and Liverpool as well as local and regional trains.

Services on board West Midlands Railway, Transport for Wales and Avanti West Coast from Birmingham to Birkenhead
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Birmingham to Birkenhead CO2 Emissions by Train

Ecology
Train
8.83kg
Bus
9.46kg
Flight
25.22kg
Car
20.18kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Birmingham to Birkenhead by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Birmingham and Birkenhead are 8.83kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Birmingham and Birkenhead? By taking the train between Birmingham and Birkenhead you will save 16.39kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.63kg compared to a bus and 11.35kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Birmingham to Birkenhead?
A train ticket from Birmingham to Birkenhead is £38.98. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as £13.00.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Birmingham to Birkenhead?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Birmingham to Birkenhead is £13.00. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Birmingham and Birkenhead by train?
Birmingham to Birkenhead is 78.35 mi.
How long does the train between Birmingham and Birkenhead take?
Birmingham to Birkenhead is on average 2 hrs 18 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 2 hrs 1 min.
Which companies operate from Birmingham to Birkenhead?
The train journey from Birmingham to Birkenhead is covered by 4 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: Merseyrail, CrossCountry, West Midlands Railway, Transport for Wales and Avanti West Coast.
How many train connections per day go from Birmingham to Birkenhead?
Birmingham to Birkenhead has 90 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Birmingham to Birkenhead leave?
The earliest train from Birmingham to Birkenhead departs at 05:30. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last train from Birmingham to Birkenhead depart?
The latest train from Birmingham to Birkenhead departs at 21:07. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Birmingham to Birkenhead in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is £13.00 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
What's the fastest journey time between Birmingham to Birkenhead by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Birmingham and Birkenhead is 2 hrs 1 min.
Is there a direct train from Birmingham to Birkenhead?
Yes, there is a direct train between Birmingham and Birkenhead.
What are the CO2 emissions for Birmingham to Birkenhead by train?
The train journey from Birmingham to Birkenhead creates 8.83kg of CO2 emissions.

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