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London to Birkenhead by train

The journey from London to Birkenhead by train is 179.14 mi and takes 2 hr 53 min. There are 80 connections per day, with the first departure at 5:31 AM and the last at 8:43 PM. It is possible to travel from London to Birkenhead by train for as little as $39.55 or as much as $208.37. The best price for this journey is $39.55.

Lowest Price$39.55
Journey Duration2 hr 53 min
Connection per Day80
Lowest Price$39.55
Highest Price$208.37
First Departure5:31 AM
Last Departure8:43 PM
Distance179.14 mi
DepartureLondon
ArrivalBirkenhead
CarriersMerseyrail, West Midlands RailwayMore

London to Birkenhead Train Times

Departure date
Thursday, Apr 18, 2024

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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 $35.40 if you’re lucky, or $37.76 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $42.74.

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

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TransPennine Express is a train operating company in the United Kingdom that provides intercity train services across the North of England and Scotland. The company operates services between major cities such as Manchester, Liverpool, Leeds, Newcastle, Edinburgh, and Glasgow. Transpennine Express offers a range of ticket options, including advance purchase tickets, out-of-season tickets, and flexible tickets. The company also provides onboard facilities such as free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and refreshments.

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, Avanti West Coast and Transport for Wales 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 $79.30. 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 $39.55.
What's the cheapest train ticket from London to Birkenhead?
The cheapest ticket you can get from London to Birkenhead is $39.55. 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 hr 53 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 2 hr 33 min.
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: Merseyrail, West Midlands Railway, TransPennine Express, Avanti West Coast and Transport for Wales.
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 5:31 AM. 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 8:43 PM. 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 $39.55 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 hr 33 min.
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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