Birkenhead Transport and Travel Directions
The North-South M53 motorway loops round the north-west side of Birkenhead and then runs south. The town can be reached from Junctions 1 and 3 on the M53, via A554 and A552. The A41 connects the town with London. The Queensway road tunnel, under the River Mersey, connects the town to Liverpool.
The main bus operators in the town are First Crosville, Avon Coaches( also called Smith, of Prenton), Arriva Merseyside, Raddoneur of Wallasey, Merseyside, A1A Travel of Birkenhead, A 2 B Travel of Prenton, Happy AL's Coaches (also called Cullinan), of Birkenhead, Eazibus of Wallasey, Ace Travel (North West) of Aintree.
A tram service runs between Woodside ferry terminal and Wirral Transport Museum, as a part of a heritage tramway.
The nearest Liverpool John Lennon Airport is located about 11.1 miles from Birkenhead.
Two ferry crossings operate from Birkenhead. They are: 1. Liverpool Birkenhead to Dublin ferry and 2. Liverpool Birkenhead to Belfast ferry, both operated by Norfolkline.
Birkenhead Central Railway Station
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