Chelmsford Rail Station to Birkdale Rail Station - travel by train, bus and rail

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Average journey time: 8 hours 37 mins

Chelmsford Rail Station to Birkdale Rail Station

Leave at 22:55 and arrive at 11:02
Journey time 12:07
You will need to make 9 changes

Start with Greater Anglia to Stratford

  • Ingatestone Rail Station
  • Shenfield Rail Station
  • Stratford (London) Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

Stratford is one of our busier stations, especially in the morning and evening peaks. If you can make a small change to the time you travel, you could have more space.

Change for Central line to Tottenham Court Road

  • Mile End Underground Station
  • Bethnal Green Underground Station
  • Liverpool Street Underground Station
  • Bank Underground Station
  • St. Paul's Underground Station
  • Chancery Lane Underground Station
  • Holborn Underground Station
  • Tottenham Court Road Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

Central Line: Severe delays due to the unavailability of control room staff. Shuttle services are in operation and there will be longer intervals than usual. Please take the first available train and change where necessary. Tickets valid on local London Buses, Great Western Railway and Chiltern Railways.

Stratford is one of our busier stations, especially in the morning and evening peaks. If you can make a small change to the time you travel, you could have more space.

Bus Stop Closed Please use the previous stop to catch your bus from instead

Change for Northern line to Golders Green

  • Goodge Street Underground Station
  • Warren Street Underground Station
  • Euston Underground Station
  • Mornington Crescent Underground Station
  • Camden Town Underground Station
  • Chalk Farm Underground Station
  • Belsize Park Underground Station
  • Hampstead Underground Station
  • Golders Green Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

Bus Stop Closed Please use the previous stop to catch your bus from instead

Change for Express bus 465 to Sheffield Centre, Sheffield Interchange

  • Nottingham, Station Street Coach Stops (BMBS Decant)
  • Mansfield (Notts), Bus Station
  • Chesterfield (Derbys), Coach Station
  • Sheffield Centre, Sheffield Interchange

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Walk to Sheffield Rail Station

  • Sheffield Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for First TransPennine Express to Manchester Piccadilly

  • Stockport Rail Station
  • Manchester Piccadilly Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Northern Rail to Salford Crescent

  • Manchester Oxford Road Rail Station
  • Deansgate Rail Station
  • Salford Crescent Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Northern Rail to Southport

  • Swinton (Manchester) Rail Station
  • Moorside Rail Station
  • Walkden Rail Station
  • Atherton Rail Station
  • Hag Fold Rail Station
  • Daisy Hill Rail Station
  • Hindley Rail Station
  • Ince (Manchester) Rail Station
  • Wigan Wallgate Rail Station
  • Gathurst Rail Station
  • Appley Bridge Rail Station
  • Parbold Rail Station
  • Burscough Bridge Rail Station
  • Meols Cop Rail Station
  • Southport Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Merseyrail to Birkdale

  • Birkdale Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Chelmsford Rail Station to Birkdale Rail Station

Leave at 06:55 and arrive at 12:03
Journey time 05:08
You will need to make 6 changes

Start with Greater Anglia to London Liverpool Street

  • Ingatestone Rail Station
  • Shenfield Rail Station
  • Romford Rail Station
  • Stratford (London) Rail Station
  • London Liverpool Street Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

Bus Stop Closed Buses diverted due to utility works at Bishopsgate. For info, visit tfl.gov.uk/bus/status

Bus Stop Closed Buses diverted due to utility works at Bishopsgate. For info, visit tfl.gov.uk/bus/status

METROPOLITAN LINE: Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 September, no service between Harrow-on-the-Hill and Aldgate. Please use Chiltern Railways services where available, however, these will not operate before 1200 on Sunday. Replacement buses operate.

Change for Hammersmith & City line or Circle line to Euston Square

  • Moorgate Underground Station
  • Barbican Underground Station
  • Farringdon Underground Station
  • King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station
  • Euston Square Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

Bus Stop Closed Buses diverted due to utility works at Bishopsgate. For info, visit tfl.gov.uk/bus/status

Bus Stop Closed Buses diverted due to utility works at Bishopsgate. For info, visit tfl.gov.uk/bus/status

METROPOLITAN LINE: Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 September, no service between Harrow-on-the-Hill and Aldgate. Please use Chiltern Railways services where available, however, these will not operate before 1200 on Sunday. Replacement buses operate.

Change for Walk to Euston Station

  • Euston Station

Travel disruption notes

METROPOLITAN LINE: Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 September, no service between Harrow-on-the-Hill and Aldgate. Please use Chiltern Railways services where available, however, these will not operate before 1200 on Sunday. Replacement buses operate.

Change for Avanti West Coast to Liverpool Lime Street

  • Nuneaton Rail Station
  • Stafford Rail Station
  • Crewe Rail Station
  • Runcorn Rail Station
  • Liverpool Lime Street Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Walk to Moorfields Rail Station

  • Moorfields Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Merseyrail to Birkdale

  • Sandhills Rail Station
  • Bank Hall Rail Station
  • Bootle Oriel Road Rail Station
  • Bootle New Strand Rail Station
  • Seaforth & Litherland Rail Station
  • Waterloo (Merseyside) Rail Station
  • Blundellsands & Crosby Rail Station
  • Hall Road Rail Station
  • Hightown Rail Station
  • Formby Rail Station
  • Freshfield Rail Station
  • Ainsdale Rail Station
  • Hillside Rail Station
  • Birkdale Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time


Return journey: Birkdale Rail Station to Chelmsford Rail Station


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