Connectivity in Halton

Located within the M56 & M62 corridors, Halton is ideally situated at the heart of the region’s motorway network formed by Liverpool, Manchester & Chester. Runcorn & Widnes’ superb transport links make the area easily accessible by road, rail, air and sea

Transport within the Borough is made easy by the modern network of roads and expressways. Halton has a unique system
of 17km of dedicated Busway serving the major employment and residential areas. Located within the M56 & M62 corridors, Halton is ideally situated at the heart of the region’s motorway network.

Two railway stations, Runcorn Mainline & Runcorn East, provide fast and frequent services throughout the UK. Commuters can be in Liverpool in 20 minutes, Manchester in 40 minutes and London in less than 2 hours. There are also regular connections to Birmingham, Chester, Crewe, and North Wales.

Halton is ideally located between Manchester International Airport and Liverpool John Lennon Airport, one of Europe’s fastest growing regional airports. Plus its proximity to Liverpool and Birkenhead means that ferries to Ireland and the Isle of Man make those journeys easily accessible.

Liverpool Cruise Terminal is fast earning a reputation as a desirable embarkation point for those who prefer travelling from closer to home. An increasing number of cruise lines now include the city as their UK departure point.

Hours to London by Train

Minutes to Liverpool by Train

Minutes to Manchester by Train

Halton Borough Council