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Cardiff to Birkenhead by train
Fastest journey3hr 35m
Trains per day9
Avg. journey time4hr 42m
Travelling from Cardiff to Birkenhead by train
Fast trains from Cardiff to Birkenhead take around 3 hours and 35 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 214 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Cardiff and Birkenhead.
1. Are there direct trains from Cardiff to Birkenhead?
Journeys between Cardiff and Birkenhead usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 12 departures on the route from Cardiff 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 14 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Cardiff to Birkenhead?
The Cardiff to Birkenhead train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 35 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Cardiff to Birkenhead train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Birkenhead is usually scheduled to depart Cardiff around 05:08 and the last train is around 21:55. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Cardiff around 04:35, and the last at 21:04.
When to book Cardiff 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 Cardiff to Birkenhead by train.
Which train companies operate between Cardiff and Birkenhead?
More than one train company operates on the route from Cardiff to Birkenhead, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Arriva Trains Wales
- Transport For Wales
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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