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

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National Rail

Average journey time: 2 hours 14 mins

Birkdale Rail Station to Carnforth Rail Station

Leave at 15:03 and arrive at 17:24
Journey time 02:21
You will need to make 4 changes

Start with Merseyrail to Southport

  • Southport Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Northern Rail to Wigan Wallgate

  • Meols Cop Rail Station
  • Burscough Bridge Rail Station
  • Parbold Rail Station
  • Appley Bridge Rail Station
  • Gathurst Rail Station
  • Wigan Wallgate Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Walk to Wigan North Western Rail Station

  • Wigan North Western Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Northern Rail to Carnforth

  • Preston Rail Station
  • Lancaster Rail Station
  • Carnforth Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Birkdale Rail Station to Carnforth Rail Station

Leave at 16:03 and arrive at 18:13
Journey time 02:10
You will need to make 5 changes

Start with Merseyrail to Southport

  • Southport Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Northern Rail to Wigan Wallgate

  • Meols Cop Rail Station
  • Burscough Bridge Rail Station
  • Parbold Rail Station
  • Appley Bridge Rail Station
  • Gathurst Rail Station
  • Wigan Wallgate Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Walk to Wigan North Western Rail Station

  • Wigan North Western Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Avanti West Coast to Lancaster

  • Preston Rail Station
  • Lancaster Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Northern Rail to Carnforth

  • Carnforth Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Birkdale Rail Station to Carnforth Rail Station

Leave at 18:03 and arrive at 20:14
Journey time 02:11
You will need to make 5 changes

Start with Merseyrail to Southport

  • Southport Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Northern Rail to Wigan Wallgate

  • Meols Cop Rail Station
  • Burscough Bridge Rail Station
  • Parbold Rail Station
  • Appley Bridge Rail Station
  • Gathurst Rail Station
  • Wigan Wallgate Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Walk to Wigan North Western Rail Station

  • Wigan North Western Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Avanti West Coast to Lancaster

  • Preston Rail Station
  • Lancaster Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Northern Rail to Carnforth

  • Carnforth Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time


Return journey: Carnforth Rail Station to Birkdale 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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