As you will be aware, there is a national train strike on Tuesday 21st June and Thursday 23rd June. This is also affecting Merseyrail and they will not be operating any trains on these days.

If your normal mode of transport to College is train, you can use the College bus service as an alternative. This link gives details of the routes, timings and stops. Please email to book a place.

Students who live in Liverpool: public buses should be used as alternative to train. If, however, this creates any impossibilities, please email and we can support you with alternative arrangements.


Getting to Birkenhead Sixth Form College is easy.

We are accessible from all parts of Wirral, Merseyside and Cheshire:

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Birkenhead Sixth Form College
Park Road West, Claughton 
CH43 8SQ

The main entrance to College faces Claughton Medical Centre and Birkenhead Park.

For College subsidised bus information, click here.

Public Transport

Getting to College via public transport is easy from most parts of Wirral and Liverpool.

1. Public Bus

Several dedicated education bus routes serve schools and colleges in the Birkenhead area with drop-off and pick-up points within walking distance from the College.

For the latest timetables and prices visit


2. Train

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 the West Kirby and 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:




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.