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

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Average journey time: 5 hours 38 mins

Aberdare Rail Station to Birkdale Rail Station

Leave at 06:44 and arrive at 12:14
Journey time 05:30
You will need to make 5 changes

Start with Transport for Wales to Cardiff Central

  • Cwmbach Rail Station
  • Fernhill Rail Station
  • Mountain Ash Rail Station
  • Penrhiwceiber Rail Station
  • Abercynon Rail Station
  • Pontypridd Rail Station
  • Trefforest Rail Station
  • Taffs Well Rail Station
  • Radyr Rail Station
  • Llandaf Rail Station
  • Cathays Rail Station
  • Cardiff Queen Street Rail Station
  • Cardiff Central Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Transport for Wales to Crewe

  • Newport (S Wales) Rail Station
  • Cwmbran Rail Station
  • Pontypool & New Inn Rail Station
  • Abergavenny Rail Station
  • Hereford Rail Station
  • Leominster Rail Station
  • Ludlow Rail Station
  • Craven Arms Rail Station
  • Church Stretton Rail Station
  • Shrewsbury Rail Station
  • Crewe Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Avanti West Coast to Liverpool Lime Street

  • 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

Aberdare Rail Station to Birkdale Rail Station

Leave at 07:44 and arrive at 13:31
Journey time 05:47
You will need to make 6 changes

Start with Transport for Wales to Cardiff Central

  • Cwmbach Rail Station
  • Fernhill Rail Station
  • Mountain Ash Rail Station
  • Penrhiwceiber Rail Station
  • Abercynon Rail Station
  • Pontypridd Rail Station
  • Trefforest Rail Station
  • Taffs Well Rail Station
  • Radyr Rail Station
  • Llandaf Rail Station
  • Cathays Rail Station
  • Cardiff Queen Street Rail Station
  • Cardiff Central Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Transport for Wales to Crewe

  • Newport (S Wales) Rail Station
  • Cwmbran Rail Station
  • Abergavenny Rail Station
  • Hereford Rail Station
  • Leominster Rail Station
  • Ludlow Rail Station
  • Craven Arms Rail Station
  • Church Stretton Rail Station
  • Shrewsbury Rail Station
  • Whitchurch (Shrops) Rail Station
  • Nantwich Rail Station
  • Crewe Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Avanti West Coast to Wigan North Western

  • Warrington Bank Quay Rail Station
  • Wigan North Western Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Walk to Wigan Wallgate Rail Station

  • Wigan Wallgate Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Northern Rail to Southport

  • 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


Return journey: Birkdale Rail Station to Aberdare Rail Station


Note, the results are provided by TfL Open Data, but you should check before travelling in case of disruptions.

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