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Travelling around Birkenhead

Travelling around Birkenhead

Birkenhead is often assumed to be part of Liverpool but it is, in fact, a town in its own right. It is located in the Borough of Wirral, on the banks of the River Mersey.

It’s easily reached by rail from the main Liverpool train stations and by road via either the Mersey tunnel or the M53 from Chester. Arriva bus routes run around Birkenhead and across the Wirral, and also provide links to local destinations, such as New Ferry and West Kirby. There’s also a frequent service through the tunnel to and from Liverpool.

One of Birkenhead’s main claims to fame is the presence of the world’s first public park, which is home to several listed buildings and two lakes. It is even thought to have been a major influence on the design of New York’s Central Park.  


Ticket Information

If you’re looking to save money as you travel to and from Altrincham, consider our Saver ticket range. With tickets lasting a day, a week, 28 days or a whole year. Altrincham lies within these ticket zones:


Look at the maps for each and decide which ticket is going to give you the best value.