It's easy to reach Birkenhead Priory by train. The nearest station to the Priory is Birkenhead Central, which is served by Merseyrail services throughout the day. However, Hamilton Square, Green Way and Conwy Park are all nearby. It takes just 10 minutes to walk from Birkenhead Central to Birkenhead Priory. Simply head east on Borough Road until you get to Wirrall Circular Trail. Follow this until you get to the Priory.

Birkenhead Priory is the oldest standing building on Merseyside. Its 1000-year history includes stories of royalty, the birth of a city, and religious life. As well as being an oasis of calm in an industrial landscape, it's a perfect spot for family days out, with plenty to explore in the ancient grounds. You could also choose to climb the 101 steps of St Mary's Tower for spectacular views out over the Mersey.

Visit the Birkenhead Priory website for opening information.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Friday Saturday 05:32 - 00:07
Sunday 07:34 - 00:07
Ticket MachineUnavailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelFull time
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionUnavailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
Shops noteNews agent
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetAvailable
Station Buffet notes
Food vending machine
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Information Systems
  • Announcements
  • Departure screens
Baby changeAvailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Customer help pointsAvailable
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces30
Sheltered cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Cycle storage notes
on Liverpool bound platform
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Step-free accessWhole 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 accessAvailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesUnavailable
Accessible Booking Office counterAvailable
Accessible taxisunknown
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to Ellesmere PortMerseyrail09:392Late
to ChesterMerseyrail09:442Late
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from Ellesmere PortMerseyrail09:382Late
from ChesterMerseyrail09:432Late
from ChesterMerseyrail09:441On time
from Ellesmere PortMerseyrail09:491On time
from ChesterMerseyrail10:022On time

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