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London to Birkenhead by train

The journey from London to Birkenhead by train is 179.14 mi and takes 2 hrs 53 mins. There are 80 connections per day, with the first departure at 05:31 and the last at 20:43. It is possible to travel from London to Birkenhead by train for as little as £32.57 or as much as £171.61. The best price for this journey is £32.57.

Lowest Price£32.57
Journey Duration2 hrs 53 mins
Connection per Day80
Lowest Price£32.57
Highest Price£171.61
First Departure05:31
Last Departure20:43
Distance179.14 mi
DepartureLondon
ArrivalBirkenhead
CarriersAvanti West Coast, Transport for WalesMore

London to Birkenhead Train Times

Departure date
Wednesday, 17 Apr 2024

Your journey from London to Birkenhead with Virail

What's the best way to get from London to Birkenhead? If you're not sure, don't worry - Virail can help you. The only thing you have to do is enter your planned travel dates, and let Virail's powerful search tool deal with the rest. We'll look at the routes offered by our trusted travel partners to give you all your available options. Whether you want to travel by plane, train, bus, carpool, or something else, we'll find your ideal solution. You can filter your results according to price, departure or arrival time, journey duration, number of connections, one-way or round trip - anything you want. Virail will give you a full, clear picture of how to get from London to Birkenhead, then transfer you to your chosen provider's website to complete your booking.

How can I find the cheapest train tickets to get from London to Birkenhead?

When you're traveling from London to Birkenhead, you can expect to pay an average of approximately £65.31. You might be able to find prices as low as £32.57, but it all depends on how you travel. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest train tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as train ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper train tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.
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On average, you can expect to spend around £65.31 for your train ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper train tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from London to Birkenhead.

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

The journey between London and Birkenhead by train is approximately 179.14 mi. It will take you more or less 2 hrs 53 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. The journey between London and Birkenhead by train usually takes 2 hrs 53 mins to cover a distance of 179.14 mi. The shortest journey from London to Birkenhead will take you 2 hrs 33 mins. Remember, as always, that this time does not include any delays that might occur due to weather conditions, construction, or unexpected diversions and disruptions. If arriving in Birkenhead quickly is a priority for you, look for express or non-stop services. You may also find that a connecting route reaches your destination faster than some direct journeys. Virail will allow you to explore all your options and come to a decision that suits your needs.

What time are the departures from London to Birkenhead?

The first journey of the day departs from London at 05:31. If you prefer to travel later in the day, the last departure will leave at 20:43. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between London 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. If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from London to Birkenhead, which usually leaves at 05:31. The last scheduled departure of the night is normally at 20:43. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year.

Which stations can I use on the London to Birkenhead route?

Depending on the type of transport, and the provider you decide to use for your journey, you will be able to depart London from the following stations: London, Stratford,LONDON,London City Airport, LCY,London paddington,Waterloo Rue de la Station 220,London, Heathrow Airport Terminal 5,London, Marble Arch,Luton Airport (LTN),London, Premier Inn Heathrow Terminal 5,London Heathrow Airport T3,London, Victoria Coach Station,London Southend Airport,London Euston,London Stansted Airport,London St. Pancras International,Southend airport,London waterloo east,Gatwick Airport,London bridge. 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 departures from London leave for Birkenhead?

You will be able to travel from London to Birkenhead using companies such as . Combined, these providers offer an average of 80 journeys each day. This average figure may not necessarily reflect your chosen travel dates. On certain days of the week, there may be more or less journeys available. At the busiest times, there will be up to departures available in a single day. You can choose to travel from London to Birkenhead using both direct and indirect routes. These options will help you find a journey that suits your budget, your time frame, and the circumstances of your trip. There are, on average, 0 direct connections from London to Birkenhead each day. Indirect connections add more possibilities, giving you extra flexibility when traveling. In an average day, you will find 80 journeys with at least one change. These figures may vary at certain times of year, and some routes might not run every day of the week. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from London 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 London to Birkenhead
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from London to Birkenhead.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from London 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 London 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 London to Birkenhead

The cheapest London - Birkenhead train tickets can be found for as low as £29.15 if you’re lucky, or £31.09 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 Avanti West Coast, Transport for Wales and West Midlands Railway from London to Birkenhead
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London to Birkenhead CO2 Emissions by Train

Ecology
Train
20.18kg
Bus
21.62kg
Flight
57.66kg
Car
46.13kg
What are the CO2 emissions from London to Birkenhead by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between London and Birkenhead are 20.18kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between London and Birkenhead? By taking the train between London and Birkenhead you will save 37.48kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 1.44kg compared to a bus and 25.95kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from London to Birkenhead?
A train ticket from London to Birkenhead is £65.31. 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 £32.57.
What's the cheapest train ticket from London to Birkenhead?
The cheapest ticket you can get from London to Birkenhead is £32.57. 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 London and Birkenhead by train?
London to Birkenhead is 179.14 mi.
How long does the train between London and Birkenhead take?
London to Birkenhead is on average 2 hrs 53 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 2 hrs 33 mins.
Which companies operate from London to Birkenhead?
The train journey from London to Birkenhead is covered by 4 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: Avanti West Coast, Transport for Wales, Merseyrail, West Midlands Railway and TransPennine Express.
How many train connections per day go from London to Birkenhead?
London to Birkenhead has 80 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from London to Birkenhead leave?
The earliest train from London to Birkenhead departs at 05:31. 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 London to Birkenhead depart?
The latest train from London to Birkenhead departs at 20:43. 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 London 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 £32.57 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 London to Birkenhead by train?
The fastest journey time by train between London and Birkenhead is 2 hrs 33 mins.
Is there a direct train from London to Birkenhead?
Yes, there is a direct train between London and Birkenhead.
What are the CO2 emissions for London to Birkenhead by train?
The train journey from London to Birkenhead creates 20.18kg of CO2 emissions.

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