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Trains to Birkenhead Central

Tucked inside a deep cutting on the south side of the town centre, Birkenhead Railway Station serves the town of Birkenhead via the Wirral Line. Located along the Chester and Ellesmere Port branch of the line, both the station and all trains calling there are managed and operated by Merseyrail. Trains from Birkenhead Central depart every 15 minutes between Chester and Liverpool during the week; in the evenings, as well as on Sundays, service drops to become half-hourly. An additional train from Birkenhead Central to Liverpool and Ellesmere Port runs every half-hour during the day all week.

 

As with all Merseyrail stations, Birkenhead Central is fully staffed during all opening hours and monitored via CCTV across the platforms. Station facilities include the booking office, departure and arrival screens, cycle storage, vending and refreshment facilities, and toilets. Step-free access is available throughout the station via ramp and a set of lifts.

Find address details, station facilities, live departure times and train arrivals for Birkenhead Central station.

Station details & facilities

Find station details and facilities information for Birkenhead Central. Also find live train departures and arrivals for Birkenhead Central station, helping you to plan your next journey.

Ticket Office

  • Ticket Machine : False
  • Staff help available : False
  • Ticket Office opening hours :
    DayOpening Hours
    Monday Tuesday Wednesday Friday Saturday 05:32 - 00:07
    Sunday 07:34 - 00:07
  • Oyster Prepay : False
  • Oyster topup : False
  • Oyster validator : False

Luggage

  • Left Luggage available : False
  • Lost Property available : False
  • Lost Property phone number : 0151 702 2951

Facilities

  • Postbox :
  • Telephones :
  • Telephones type : Coins and cards
  • Station Buffet notes : Food vending machine
  • Customer help points :

CCTV

  • CCTV :

Shops

  • Shops available :
  • Shops note : News agent

Toilets

  • Toilets available : False
  • Showers : False
  • Baby change :

WiFi

Parking

  • Car parking spaces : 0

Bicycle Facilities

  • Cycle storage available :
  • Cycle storage spaces : 30
  • Sheltered cycle storage :
  • Cycle storage CCTV :
  • Cycle storage location : on Liverpool bound platform
  • Cycle storage notes :

    Apply for Free Secure cycle storage access www.merseyrail.org/cycle

    26 racks, 30 secure spaces

Accessibility

  • Step-free access : Whole station
  • Step-free access notes :

    Ticket office and platforms are step free. Lifts access to each platform but only 800mm wide access.

  • Ramps for train access :
  • Wheelchairs available : False
  • Induction Loop :
  • Accessible ticket machines : False
  • Accessible Booking Office counter :
  • Accessible taxis : unknown
  • Accessible taxis notes :

    www.traintaxi.co.uk 

Trains to Birkenhead Central

Address

Argyle Street South, Birkenhead, CH41 9DB
Ticket Office Hours
DayOpening Hours
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Friday Saturday 05:32 - 00:07
Sunday 07:34 - 00:07

Birkenhead Central Live Departures

10:37

Birkenhead Central

Merseyrail

Plat. 2

On time

10:41

Birkenhead Central

Merseyrail

Plat. 1

On time

10:49

Birkenhead Central

Merseyrail

Plat. 1

On time

10:52

Birkenhead Central

Merseyrail

Plat. 2

On time

10:59

Birkenhead Central

Merseyrail

Plat. 2

On time

11:04

Birkenhead Central

Merseyrail

Plat. 1

On time

11:07

Birkenhead Central

Merseyrail

Plat. 2

On time

11:11

Birkenhead Central

Merseyrail

Plat. 1

On time

11:19

Birkenhead Central

Merseyrail

Plat. 1

On time

11:22

Birkenhead Central

Merseyrail

Plat. 2

On time

10:37

Chester

Merseyrail

Plat. 2

On time

10:42

Liverpool Central

Merseyrail

Plat. 1

On time

10:49

Liverpool Central

Merseyrail

Plat. 1

On time

10:52

Chester

Merseyrail

Plat. 2

On time

11:00

Ellesmere Port

Merseyrail

Plat. 2

On time

11:04

Liverpool Central

Merseyrail

Plat. 1

On time

11:07

Chester

Merseyrail

Plat. 2

On time

11:12

Liverpool Central

Merseyrail

Plat. 1

On time

11:19

Liverpool Central

Merseyrail

Plat. 1

On time

11:22

Chester

Merseyrail

Plat. 2

On time

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