Getting ready for your next journey? Whether you’re planning a trip or getting ready for your commute, find out everything you need to know about Birkdale station facilities here before you travel. At most train stations you’ll find ticket machines to buy or collect tickets, as well as customer help points if you need a helping hand. There are also seating areas in most stations so you can sit back and relax while you wait for your train. For detailed information about the facilities available at Birkdale station, take a look below.
Are there customer help points at Birkdale station?
Yes, there's customer help points at this station.
Customer services information
This information is unavailable.
Assisted travel information
We want everyone to travel with confidence. That is why, if you are planning on travelling on national rail services, you can request an assistance booking in advance - now up to 2 hours before your journey is due to start, any time of the day. For more information about Passenger Assist and how to request an assistance booking via Passenger Assist, please click here.
For onward travel information click here or contact the Traveline on 0871 200 2233
Are there metro connections at Birkdale station?
No, metro services aren't available at this station.
Does Birkdale station have connections to a port?
No, the station doesn't have connections to a port.
Does Birkdale station have connections to an airport?
Yes, the station has connections to an airport.
Airport connections information
The nearest Airport is Liverpool John Lennon Airport, it is possible to book through Rail/bus tickets from any Merseyrail station. There is no need to buy separate train and bus tickets, simply ask for 'Liverpool John Lennon Airport' when buying your ticket. The 86A or the 80A bus will take you from Liverpool South Parkway station to the airport with a journey time of just 10 mins.
Replacement buses location
Liverpool Road, Birkdale, Southport
Is car hire available at or near Birkdale station?
No, car hire is not available at or near the station.
Is there a ramp at Birkdale station to get on the train?
Yes, there is a train ramp at this station.
Step-free access information
Category A: “This station has step free access to all platforms / the platform.” Although a footbridge links platforms, both platforms can be accessed via a level crossing. Staff are on hand to assist those passengers requiring it.
Step-free access coverage
Are there accessible drop off or pick up points at Birkdale station?
Yes, there are accessible drop off or pick up points at this station.
Are there wheelchairs available at Birkdale station?
No, wheelchairs aren't available at this station.
Are there accessible ticket machines at Birkdale station?
No, this station doesn't have accessible ticket machines.
Is there a lowered ticket counter at Birkdale station?
Yes, there's a lowered ticket counter at this station.
Lowered ticket counter information
All disabled passengers will be offered assistance by station staff.
Are there induction loops at Birkdale station?
Yes, induction loops are available at this station.
Accessible travel links
Are accessible taxis available at Birkdale station?
No, accessible taxis aren't available at this station.
Accessible station facilities
Is staff help available at Birkdale station?
Yes, staff are available to help you at this station.
Are there accessible public telephones at Birkdale station?
No, accessible public telephones aren't available at this station.