Widnes travel guide

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You're Going to Love Widnes

With a population of 56,097, Widnes is a must-see destination in England, United Kingdom.

Where to Eat in Widnes

If you’re looking for affordable options, Crows Nest (Moorfield Road) and Frankie & Benny's - Widnes (Unit No 2A Venture Fields Earle Road) are great picks.

When to visit Widnes

Widnes in April
Estimated hotel price
S$ 66
1 night at 3-star hotel
Widnes in April
Estimated hotel price
S$ 66
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Widnes

Plane

When flying to Widnes, you’ll arrive at Liverpool J. Lennon Airport (LPL), which is located 8 km from the city centre. The shortest flight to Widnes from Singapore departs from Singapore and takes around 15h 30m.

Train

AccesRail is the most popular train carrier serving Widnes, followed by Avanti West Coast. The train journey from Widnes to Liverpool takes 0h 31m and costs around S$ 7 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Carlisle, expect to pay about S$ 55 for a 2h 08m trip. Located 2.9 km from the city centre, Widnes Hough Green, Cheshire is the busiest station in Widnes. Another popular train station is Widnes, located 1.8 km from the centre.

Car

Another option to get to Widnes is to pick up a car hire from London, which is about 272 km from Widnes. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and DRIVALIA , among others, in London.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Widnes, including National Express, Megabus and FlixBus. From Leeds, the bus ride to Widnes takes 113 km and will cost you around S$ 19. From Birmingham, the ticket costs about S$ 20 for a journey of 209 km.

Plane

When flying to Widnes, you’ll arrive at Liverpool J. Lennon Airport (LPL), which is located 8 km from the city centre. The shortest flight to Widnes from Singapore departs from Singapore and takes around 15h 30m.

Train

AccesRail is the most popular train carrier serving Widnes, followed by Avanti West Coast. The train journey from Widnes to Liverpool takes 0h 31m and costs around S$ 7 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Carlisle, expect to pay about S$ 55 for a 2h 08m trip. Located 2.9 km from the city centre, Widnes Hough Green, Cheshire is the busiest station in Widnes. Another popular train station is Widnes, located 1.8 km from the centre.

Car

Another option to get to Widnes is to pick up a car hire from London, which is about 272 km from Widnes. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and DRIVALIA , among others, in London.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Widnes, including National Express, Megabus and FlixBus. From Leeds, the bus ride to Widnes takes 113 km and will cost you around S$ 19. From Birmingham, the ticket costs about S$ 20 for a journey of 209 km.

Airports near Widnes

Airlines serving Widnes

Lufthansa
Good (4,680 reviews)
KLM
Good (848 reviews)
SWISS
Good (945 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,747 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,178 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,443 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (471 reviews)
Air France
Good (976 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,602 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,103 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,941 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,367 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (220 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (6,213 reviews)
LOT
Good (665 reviews)
Finnair
Good (771 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (784 reviews)
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Good (1,178 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (927 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (848 reviews)
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Where to stay in popular areas of Widnes

Hiring a car in Widnes

Expect to pay S$ 2.49 per litre in Widnes (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between S$ 29.79 and S$ 39.72. The most frequently booked car type in Widnes is Intermediate (Nissan Qashqai or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Mini car hire (Fiat 500 or similar) is, on average, 77% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.

Expect to pay S$ 2.49 per litre in Widnes (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between S$ 29.79 and S$ 39.72. The most frequently booked car type in Widnes is Intermediate (Nissan Qashqai or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Mini car hire (Fiat 500 or similar) is, on average, 77% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.