Trains from

Edinburgh to Birkdale

  1. on time
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 14
    23:30
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 14
    00:26
    Glasgow Queen Street
    Platform 3 estimated
    00:26
    Glasgow Queen Street
    04:28
    Glasgow Central
    04:28
    Glasgow Central
    Platform 1 estimated
    07:07
    Wigan North Western
    Platform 4 estimated
    07:07
    Wigan North Western
    07:21
    Wigan Wallgate
    07:21
    Wigan Wallgate
    Platform 1 estimated
    07:54
    Southport
    Platform 4 estimated
    08:13
    Southport
    Platform 2 estimated
    08:17
    Birkdale
    Platform 1 estimated
    Birkdale
    Platform 1 estimated
    5 changes
    Peak
  2. Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 8E estimated
    06:14
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 8E estimated
    08:46
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 4 estimated
    08:59
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 6 estimated
    09:09
    Wigan North Western
    Platform 4 estimated
    09:09
    Wigan North Western
    09:30
    Wigan Wallgate
    09:30
    Wigan Wallgate
    Platform 1 estimated
    10:03
    Southport
    Platform 4 estimated
    10:13
    Southport
    Platform 1 estimated
    10:17
    Birkdale
    Platform 1 estimated
    Birkdale
    Platform 1 estimated
    4 changes
    Peak
  3. on time
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 8 estimated
    06:52
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 8 estimated
    09:28
    Wigan North Western
    Platform 4 estimated
    09:28
    Wigan North Western
    10:07
    Wigan Wallgate
    10:07
    Wigan Wallgate
    Platform 1 estimated
    10:44
    Southport
    Platform 6 estimated
    10:58
    Southport
    Platform 3 estimated
    11:02
    Birkdale
    Platform 1 estimated
    Birkdale
    Platform 1 estimated
    3 changes
    Peak
  4. Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 10 estimated
    08:11
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 10 estimated
    09:31
    Carlisle
    Platform 4 estimated
    09:49
    Carlisle
    Platform 4 estimated
    11:09
    Wigan North Western
    Platform 4 estimated
    11:09
    Wigan North Western
    11:30
    Wigan Wallgate
    11:30
    Wigan Wallgate
    Platform 1 estimated
    12:03
    Southport
    Platform 4 estimated
    12:13
    Southport
    Platform 3 estimated
    12:17
    Birkdale
    Platform 1 estimated
    Birkdale
    Platform 1 estimated
    4 changes
    Peak
  5. Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 8 estimated
    08:51
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 8 estimated
    11:28
    Wigan North Western
    Platform 4 estimated
    11:28
    Wigan North Western
    12:05
    Wigan Wallgate
    12:05
    Wigan Wallgate
    Platform 1 estimated
    12:43
    Southport
    Platform 6 estimated
    12:58
    Southport
    Platform 2 estimated
    13:02
    Birkdale
    Platform 1 estimated
    Birkdale
    Platform 1 estimated
    3 changes
    Peak
  6. Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 14 estimated
    10:13
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 14 estimated
    11:31
    Carlisle
    Platform 4 estimated
    11:49
    Carlisle
    Platform 4 estimated
    13:09
    Wigan North Western
    Platform 4 estimated
    13:09
    Wigan North Western
    13:30
    Wigan Wallgate
    13:30
    Wigan Wallgate
    Platform 1 estimated
    14:03
    Southport
    Platform 4 estimated
    14:13
    Southport
    Platform 1 estimated
    14:17
    Birkdale
    Platform 1 estimated
    Birkdale
    Platform 1 estimated
    4 changes
    Peak
  7. Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 8 estimated
    10:52
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 8 estimated
    13:28
    Wigan North Western
    Platform 4 estimated
    13:28
    Wigan North Western
    14:05
    Wigan Wallgate
    14:05
    Wigan Wallgate
    Platform 1 estimated
    14:38
    Southport
    Platform 6 estimated
    14:43
    Southport
    Platform 3 estimated
    14:47
    Birkdale
    Platform 1 estimated
    Birkdale
    Platform 1 estimated
    3 changes
    Peak
  8. Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 15 estimated
    12:13
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 15 estimated
    13:31
    Carlisle
    Platform 4 estimated
    13:49
    Carlisle
    Platform 4 estimated
    15:09
    Wigan North Western
    Platform 4 estimated
    15:09
    Wigan North Western
    15:30
    Wigan Wallgate
    15:30
    Wigan Wallgate
    Platform 1 estimated
    16:03
    Southport
    Platform 4 estimated
    16:13
    Southport
    Platform 3 estimated
    16:17
    Birkdale
    Platform 1 estimated
    Birkdale
    Platform 1 estimated
    4 changes
    Peak
  9. Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 9 estimated
    12:52
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 9 estimated
    15:28
    Wigan North Western
    Platform 4 estimated
    15:28
    Wigan North Western
    16:05
    Wigan Wallgate
    16:05
    Wigan Wallgate
    Platform 1 estimated
    16:38
    Southport
    Platform 6 estimated
    16:43
    Southport
    Platform 3 estimated
    16:47
    Birkdale
    Platform 1 estimated
    Birkdale
    Platform 1 estimated
    3 changes
    Peak
  10. Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 14 estimated
    14:18
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 14 estimated
    15:36
    Carlisle
    Platform 4 estimated
    15:49
    Carlisle
    Platform 4 estimated
    17:09
    Wigan North Western
    Platform 4 estimated
    17:09
    Wigan North Western
    17:30
    Wigan Wallgate
    17:30
    Wigan Wallgate
    Platform 1 estimated
    18:03
    Southport
    Platform 4 estimated
    18:13
    Southport
    Platform 3 estimated
    18:17
    Birkdale
    Platform 1 estimated
    Birkdale
    Platform 1 estimated
    4 changes
    Peak

Journey information from Edinburgh to Birkdale

  • Train Fares from: £12.70
  • Fastest route:
  • Slowest route:
  • Average journey time:
  • Changes: 2 to 3
  • How long does it take to travel from Edinburgh to Birkdale by train?

    The average journey time between Edinburgh and Birkdale is . The fastest journey time is . On an average weekday, there are 2 trains per day travelling from Edinburgh to Birkdale. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.

    Avg. Duration
  • Are there direct trains from Edinburgh to Birkdale?

    No, it is not possible to travel from Edinburgh to Birkdale without having to change trains. Use our journey planner above to get direct train times from Edinburgh to Birkdale.

    No direct trains possible
  • What is the distance between Edinburgh and Birkdale?

    The distance between Edinburgh and Birkdale is 160 miles.

    Distance: 160 miles
  • What time is the first train from Edinburgh to Birkdale?

    The first train from Edinburgh to Birkdale departs at .

    What time is the last train from Edinburgh to Birkdale?

    The last train from Edinburgh to Birkdale departs at .

    First train
    Last train
    No sleeper services are available. There may also be fewer services on weekends and public holidays; use the Journey Planner above to search for a specific train on your chosen travel date.
  • Savings tips for Edinburgh to Birkdale

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