Travelling from Manchester to Birkenhead by train
Fast trains from Manchester to Birkenhead take around 50 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 52 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Manchester and Birkenhead.
Are there direct trains from Manchester to Birkenhead?
Journeys between Manchester and Birkenhead usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 28 departures on the route from Manchester to Birkenhead every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.
Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 31 departures.
How long is the train journey from Manchester to Birkenhead?
The Manchester to Birkenhead train travel time is normally about 50 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
What are the Manchester to Birkenhead train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Birkenhead is usually scheduled to depart Manchester around 04:48 and the last train is around 23:12. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Manchester around 04:50, and the last at 23:09.
Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.
When to book Manchester to Birkenhead train tickets?
Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Manchester to Birkenhead by train.
Which train companies operate between Manchester and Birkenhead?
More than one train company operates on the route from Manchester to Birkenhead, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Arriva Trains Wales
- East Midlands Trains
- First TransPennine Express
- Northern Rail
- TransPennine Express
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.