Birkenhead Central


Birkenhead Central station
Argyle Street South
CH41 9DB

Ticket office

Monday: 5:32 AM to 12:07 AM
Tuesday: 5:32 AM to 12:07 AM
Wednesday: 5:32 AM to 12:07 AM
Thursday: 5:32 AM to 12:07 AM
Friday: 5:32 AM to 12:07 AM
Saturday: 5:32 AM to 12:07 AM
Sunday: 7:34 AM to 12:07 AM

Station details


Un-booked assistance? No problem.

This station offers assistance to customers who have not pre-booked any passenger assistance. We recognise that some customers already travel without having pre-booked assistance. Assistance can still be pre-booked for travel from/to this station.

General information

Station Operator: ME
Station Code: BKC
Staffing Level: fullTime

Ticket buying & collection

Oyster Pre Pay: No
Oyster Validator: No
Smartcard Issued: Yes
Smartcard Validaton: Yes
Oyster Topup: No
Prepurchase Collection: No
Smartcard Topup: Yes
Ticket Machine: No
Penalty Fares: Applicable Operators: Merseyrail

Passenger services

Lost Property Contact Available: No
Phone number: 0151 955 2368
Website: Go to website
Ticket Gate: No
Customer Help Points: Yes

Station facilities

ATM Machine: No
Baby Change: Yes
Seated Area: Yes
Passenger Information Systems: DepartureScreens, Announcements, ArrivalScreens
Shops: Yes
Shops Note: News agent
Station Buffet: Yes
Station Buffet Note: Cold drinks vending machine Food vending machine
Telephones (Cards & Coins): No
Toilets: Yes
Waiting Room: Yes

Car parking

Car parking: No


Cycle Storage Availability: Yes
Sheltered: yes
Spaces: 52
Type: Stands
Location: on Liverpool bound platform
Cycle Storage CCTV: Yes

Other transport

Location for rail replacement services:

Argyle Street, Birkenhead

Taxi Rank: Yes
Taxi Rank Note: 

Bus Service: Yes
Bus Service Note:

For onward travel information click here or contact the Traveline on 0871 200 2233


Accessible Booking Office Counter: Yes
Accessible Booking Office Counter Note:

Ticket office counter can be adjusted in height.

Accessible Public Telephones: No
Accessible Toilets: No
Induction Loop: Yes
Wheelchairs Available: No
Ramp For Train Access: Yes
Step Free Access: Yes
Step Free Access Note: Category A: “This station has step free access to all platforms / the platform.” Lifts can be used to access platforms
Accessible Taxis: No
Accessible Taxis Note:

Accessible Ticket Machines: No
Impaired Mobility Set Down: No
Staff Help Available: Yes
Staff Help Available Opening Times: Monday 5:34 AM to 12:07 AM
Tuesday 5:34 AM to 12:07 AM
Wednesday 5:34 AM to 12:07 AM
Thursday 5:34 AM to 12:07 AM
Friday 5:34 AM to 12:07 AM
Saturday 5:34 AM to 12:07 AM
Sunday 7:34 AM to 12:08 AM
Assisted Travel: Text Phone Available. Outside office hours please contact 0151 702 2704

The information in this document was generated 18/09/2021 13:02:43