Bidston Rail Station to Retford Rail Station - travel by train, bus and rail

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Average journey time: 6 hours 28 mins

Bidston Rail Station to Retford Rail Station

Leave at 19:19 and arrive at 23:04
Journey time 03:45
You will need to make 3 changes

Start with Merseyrail to Liverpool Lime Street

  • Birkenhead North Rail Station
  • Birkenhead Park Rail Station
  • Conway Park Rail Station
  • Birkenhead Hamilton Square Rail Station
  • Liverpool James Street Rail Station
  • Moorfields Rail Station
  • Liverpool Lime Street Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for First TransPennine Express to York

  • Lea Green Rail Station
  • Newton-le-Willows Rail Station
  • Manchester Victoria Rail Station
  • Huddersfield Rail Station
  • Dewsbury Rail Station
  • Leeds Rail Station
  • York Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for London North Eastern Railway to Retford

  • Doncaster Rail Station
  • Retford Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Bidston Rail Station to Retford Rail Station

Leave at 22:49 and arrive at 05:50
Journey time 07:01
You will need to make 4 changes

Start with Merseyrail to Liverpool Lime Street

  • Birkenhead North Rail Station
  • Birkenhead Park Rail Station
  • Conway Park Rail Station
  • Birkenhead Hamilton Square Rail Station
  • Liverpool James Street Rail Station
  • Moorfields Rail Station
  • Liverpool Lime Street Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Northern Rail to Manchester Piccadilly

  • Edge Hill Rail Station
  • Mossley Hill Rail Station
  • West Allerton Rail Station
  • Liverpool South Parkway Rail Station
  • Hunts Cross Rail Station
  • Halewood Rail Station
  • Hough Green Rail Station
  • Widnes Rail Station
  • Warrington Central Rail Station
  • Manchester Piccadilly Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for First TransPennine Express to Leeds

  • Huddersfield Rail Station
  • Leeds Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for London North Eastern Railway to Retford

  • Wakefield Westgate Rail Station
  • Doncaster Rail Station
  • Retford Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Bidston Rail Station to Retford Rail Station

Leave at 23:19 and arrive at 07:57
Journey time 08:38
You will need to make 5 changes

Start with Merseyrail to Liverpool Lime Street

  • Birkenhead North Rail Station
  • Birkenhead Park Rail Station
  • Conway Park Rail Station
  • Birkenhead Hamilton Square Rail Station
  • Liverpool James Street Rail Station
  • Moorfields Rail Station
  • Liverpool Lime Street Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Northern Rail to Manchester Piccadilly

  • Manchester Piccadilly Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for First TransPennine Express to Leeds

  • Huddersfield Rail Station
  • Leeds Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for London North Eastern Railway to Newark North Gate

  • Wakefield Westgate Rail Station
  • Doncaster Rail Station
  • Newark North Gate Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for London North Eastern Railway to Retford

  • Retford Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time


Return journey: Retford Rail Station to Bidston 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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