Edinburgh to Birkenhead train

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Overview: Train from Edinburgh to Birkenhead

distanceDistance176 miles
durationAverage train duration3 h 50 min
priceAverage train ticket price£48 (€54)
frequencyTrain frequency9 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain providersVirgin Trains or TransPennine Express

Trains from Edinburgh to Birkenhead cover the 176 miles long journey taking on average 3 h 50 min with our travel partners like Virgin Trains or TransPennine Express. Normally, there are 9 trains operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £34, but the average price of train tickets is £48. Travellers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Birkenhead Hamilton Square.

FAQs: Edinburgh to Birkenhead train

FAQs: Travel by train from Edinburgh to Birkenhead easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Edinburgh to Birkenhead.
Cheap train tickets from Edinburgh to Birkenhead can start from as little as £34 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Edinburgh to Birkenhead is £48; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time between Edinburgh and Birkenhead is on average 3 h 50 min   for the 176 mile long journey, but the time it takes to go to Birkenhead from Edinburgh by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Edinburgh to Birkenhead leaves at 05: 52. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Edinburgh to Birkenhead leaves at 10: 13.
There are 9 trains a day from Edinburgh to Birkenhead which require at least one change with Virgin Trains or TransPennine Express. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
When taking a train from Edinburgh to Birkenhead, you can count on Virgin Trains or TransPennine Express for the best way to get you to Birkenhead. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service between Edinburgh and Birkenhead and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.

When departing from Edinburgh, you have various train station options to start your route from including Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh Park and Edinburgh Gateway. When arriving in Birkenhead, you can end your journey in train stations like Birkenhead Hamilton Square, Birkenhead Park and Birkenhead North.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley, which is located around 0.4 miles (727 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Birkenhead Hamilton Square, located 0.1 miles (147 m) away from the city centre.

A trip to Birkenhead from Edinburgh is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 3 h 50 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Edinburgh to Birkenhead by train is April.
You have options as you can travel from Edinburgh to Birkenhead 2 different ways: train or coach.

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