Getting to Birkenhead Sixth Form College is easy.
We are accessible from all parts of Wirral and Merseyside:
Birkenhead Sixth Form College
Park Road West, Claughton Village
The main entrance to College faces Claughton Health Centre and Birkenhead Park.
Find us by Car:
We are easily accessed by car just off the A5027 (Upton Road / Park Road North). We are a 5-minute drive from Birkenhead Town Centre and simple to drive to from other locations such as West Kirby, Wallasey, Hoylake and Liscard.
There is free parking available on the College Campus. Parking spaces are limited, however, street parking is also available nearby.
Find us by Bus:
Students living 3 miles or more away from College are eligible for a subsidised travel pass and should apply through our Finance Office. Students in receipt of Student Bursary may be eligible for FREE travel to the College.
Subsidised Bus Service: The college offers subsidised bus services to provide an economical, dedicated direct bus service to and from the college to reduce travel time and expense.
The following bus services are currently available:
- Heswall Service - incorporating Heswall, Pensby and Irby.
- South Wirral Service - incorporating Eastham, Bromborough and Bebington areas
- Neston Service
- NEW Wallasey Bus Service - running from September 2017*.
- NEW Liverpool Bus Service - running from September 2017*. (Click here for further details on how to get to College from Liverpool)
*Services subject to demand and the exact route will be determined based on student location - please register your interest in our subsidised bus services here.
Education & Commercial Bus Routes: Click here to see a list of the latest education and commercial bus routes available.
Several dedicated education bus routes serve schools and colleges in the Birkenhead area which drop-off and pick-up within walking distance from the College. A single journey costs £1.10 or students can use a SOLO bus pass.
The latest timetables for available commercial routes can be accessed via the Merseytravel website, with further information on ticket prices and travel passes. We recommend using the Merseytravel Journey Planner, provided by Travelineꜝ to help you find the fastest route to College from your home.
Find us by Rail:
Our nearest rail station is Birkenhead Park, just a 10-15 minute walk through or around the park itself to college. Frequent trains travel along West Kirby, New Brighton routes on the Wirral Line. Connections are available from: Liverpool (Change to Wirral Line at Moorfields or James Street) Ellesmere and Chester. For more information, visit: www.merseyrail.org.
Travelling from Liverpool? Click here for further information on how you can get to the College. Due to works being carried out on the Wirral Line, access from Liverpool via train will be affected from January 2017 – July 2017. Further information and advice can be found on the Merseyrail website.