How to get to Birkenhead from Birmingham

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Travel Information between Birmingham and Birkenhead

distanceDistance78 miles
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or coach
priceTicket price range£6 - £18
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £6 • 2 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £18 • 1 h 59 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or West Midlands Trains

Take a train or coach to travel 78 miles between Birmingham and Birkenhead. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are National Express or West Midlands Trains among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Birmingham to Birkenhead.

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from Birmingham to Birkenhead

How to get to Birkenhead from Birmingham by train, bus, flight or ferry.

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The best way to travel from Birmingham to Birkenhead is by taking a coach because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Find the best route to Birkenhead from Birmingham with Omio's travel partners National Express! You'll find the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular route for you.

National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance travel provider operating over 550 travel per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates travel services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express travel have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most travel come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your travel from Birmingham to Birkenhead, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

    FAQs: Birmingham to Birkenhead

    FAQs: Travel 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 Birmingham to Birkenhead.

    There are 2 options to travel between Birmingham and Birkenhead including taking a train or coach.

    The cheapest way to go to Birkenhead from Birmingham is by taking a coach, which costs on average £6.

    This is compared to other ways of getting from Birmingham to Birkenhead:

    A coach is £12 less than a train with an average ticket price of £18 from Birmingham to Birkenhead.

    The fastest way from Birmingham to Birkenhead is by train with an average journey time of 1 h 59 min.

    There are alternative travel options to Birkenhead that take longer:

    Taking a coach requires on average 2 h 10 min of travel time.

    Birkenhead is approximately 78 miles away from Birmingham.

    The average frequency per day from Birmingham to Birkenhead is:

    • 6 coaches per day.
    • 10 trains per day.

    However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Birkenhead from Birmingham as scheduled services by train or coach can vary by season or day of the week.

    These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Birmingham to Birkenhead:

    • Most travellers board their coach from Birmingham, Coach Station and arrive in Birkenhead.
    • Most travellers board their train from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Birkenhead Hamilton Square.

    Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Birmingham to Birkenhead:

    • You can travel from Birmingham to Birkenhead by coach with National Express, FlixBus or Megabus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £6 with FlixBus from Birmingham to Birkenhead.
    • You can travel by train from Birmingham to Birkenhead with West Midlands Trains, Virgin Trains or CrossCountry, and you can find Virgin Trains Birmingham to Birkenhead tickets for £18 on Omio.

    Yes, there are direct services available from Birmingham to Birkenhead with the following travel companies:

    • 6 direct coaches per day with National Express, FlixBus or Megabus.

    Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Birkenhead as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Birmingham and Birkenhead.

    Your journey from Birmingham to Birkenhead doesn't have to end in Birkenhead. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Manchester, London, Glasgow, Marston Green or Leeds. If you’d like to add Manchester, London, Glasgow, Marston Green or Leeds to your Birmingham to Birkenhead trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Birkenhead today!

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