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

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National Rail

Average journey time: 5 hours 49 mins

Balcombe Rail Station to Birkdale Rail Station

Leave at 07:35 and arrive at 14:02
Journey time 06:27
You will need to make 7 changes

Start with Southern to Haywards Heath

  • Haywards Heath Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Southern to London Victoria

  • Gatwick Airport Rail Station
  • Redhill Rail Station
  • East Croydon Rail Station
  • Clapham Junction Rail Station
  • London Victoria Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Victoria line to Euston

  • Green Park Underground Station
  • Oxford Circus Underground Station
  • Warren Street Underground Station
  • Euston Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Avanti West Coast to Wigan North Western

  • Milton Keynes Central Rail Station
  • Rugby Rail Station
  • Crewe Rail Station
  • 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

Balcombe Rail Station to Birkdale Rail Station

Leave at 08:27 and arrive at 14:03
Journey time 05:36
You will need to make 6 changes

Start with Thameslink to Haywards Heath

  • Haywards Heath Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Southern to London Victoria

  • Three Bridges Rail Station
  • Gatwick Airport Rail Station
  • East Croydon Rail Station
  • Clapham Junction Rail Station
  • London Victoria Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Victoria line to Euston

  • Green Park Underground Station
  • Oxford Circus Underground Station
  • Warren Street Underground Station
  • Euston Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

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

Balcombe Rail Station to Birkdale Rail Station

Leave at 09:39 and arrive at 15:03
Journey time 05:24
You will need to make 6 changes

Start with Thameslink to Farringdon

  • Three Bridges Rail Station
  • Gatwick Airport Rail Station
  • East Croydon Rail Station
  • London Blackfriars Rail Station
  • Farringdon Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

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

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

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Walk to Euston Station

  • Euston Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Avanti West Coast to Liverpool Lime Street

  • Milton Keynes Central 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 Balcombe 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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