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

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Average journey time: 9 hours 11 mins

Shawlands Rail Station to Birkdale Rail Station

Leave at 18:55 and arrive at 05:42
Journey time 10:47
You will need to make 6 changes

Start with ScotRail to Newton (S Lanarks)

  • Pollokshaws East Rail Station
  • Langside Rail Station
  • Kings Park Rail Station
  • Croftfoot Rail Station
  • Burnside (Strathclyde) Rail Station
  • Kirkhill Rail Station
  • Newton (S Lanarks) Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for ScotRail to Motherwell

  • Blantyre Rail Station
  • Hamilton West Rail Station
  • Hamilton Central Rail Station
  • Airbles Rail Station
  • Motherwell Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Avanti West Coast to Wigan North Western

  • Lockerbie Rail Station
  • Carlisle Rail Station
  • Penrith North Lakes Rail Station
  • Oxenholme Lake District Rail Station
  • Lancaster Rail Station
  • Preston 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

Shawlands Rail Station to Birkdale Rail Station

Leave at 22:38 and arrive at 07:02
Journey time 08:24
You will need to make 8 changes

Start with ScotRail to Glasgow Central

  • Maxwell Park Rail Station
  • Pollokshields West Rail Station
  • Glasgow Central Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Walk to Glasgow Queen Street Rail Station

  • Glasgow Queen Street Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for ScotRail to Stirling

  • Stirling Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Caledonian Sleeper to Preston

  • Falkirk Grahamston Rail Station
  • Edinburgh Rail Station
  • Preston Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Avanti West Coast to Wigan North Western

  • 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
  • Hoscar Rail Station
  • Burscough Bridge Rail Station
  • New Lane Rail Station
  • Bescar Lane 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

Shawlands Rail Station to Birkdale Rail Station

Leave at 23:38 and arrive at 08:02
Journey time 08:24
You will need to make 5 changes

Start with ScotRail to Glasgow Central

  • Maxwell Park Rail Station
  • Pollokshields West Rail Station
  • Glasgow Central Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Avanti West Coast to Wigan North Western

  • Carlisle Rail Station
  • Penrith North Lakes Rail Station
  • Oxenholme Lake District Rail Station
  • Lancaster Rail Station
  • Preston 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 Shawlands 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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