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Cheap train tickets from Birmingham to Liverpool

Showing times and prices for Apr 20

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Birmingham to Liverpool is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
West Midlands Railway
08:34AM1h43
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
10:17AMLiverpool Lime Street (LIV)
$361One-way
0 transfers
West Midlands Railway
08:46AM1h56
Birmingham Snow Hill (BSW)
10:42AMLiverpool Lime Street (LIV)
$591One-way
2 transfers
West Midlands Railway
08:46AM2h31
Birmingham Snow Hill (BSW)
11:17AMLiverpool Lime Street (LIV)
$591One-way
1 transfer
Avanti West Coast
08:07AM1h57
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
10:04AMLiverpool Lime Street (LIV)
$591One-way
1 transfer
West Midlands Railway
08:04AM1h38
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
09:42AMLiverpool Lime Street (LIV)
$591One-way
0 transfers

Train schedule from Birmingham to Liverpool

Showing trains for tomorrow, Saturday, April 20
West Midlands Railway
08:04AM1h38
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
09:42AMLiverpool Lime Street (LIV)
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
08:07AM1h57
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
10:04AMLiverpool Lime Street (LIV)
1 transfer
West Midlands Railway
08:34AM1h43
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
10:17AMLiverpool Lime Street (LIV)
0 transfers
West Midlands Railway
08:46AM1h56
Birmingham Snow Hill (BSW)
10:42AMLiverpool Lime Street (LIV)
2 transfers
West Midlands Railway
08:46AM2h31
Birmingham Snow Hill (BSW)
11:17AMLiverpool Lime Street (LIV)
1 transfer

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Fastest train times from Birmingham to Liverpool

Showing times and prices for Apr 20

Fastest Journey

1 h 38 m

Average

1 h 57 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

126 km

Of the 5 trains that leave Birmingham for Liverpool every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
West Midlands Railway
08:04AM1h38
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
09:42AMLiverpool Lime Street (LIV)
$591One-way
0 transfers
West Midlands Railway
08:34AM1h43
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
10:17AMLiverpool Lime Street (LIV)
$361One-way
0 transfers
West Midlands Railway
08:46AM1h56
Birmingham Snow Hill (BSW)
10:42AMLiverpool Lime Street (LIV)
$591One-way
2 transfers
Avanti West Coast
08:07AM1h57
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
10:04AMLiverpool Lime Street (LIV)
$591One-way
1 transfer
West Midlands Railway
08:46AM2h31
Birmingham Snow Hill (BSW)
11:17AMLiverpool Lime Street (LIV)
$591One-way
1 transfer

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Overview: Train from Birmingham to Liverpool

distanceDistance78 miles (126 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 38 min
priceAverage train ticket price$38 (€34)
frequencyTrain frequency9 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersWest Midland Trains, Virgin Trains or CrossCountry

Trains from Birmingham to Liverpool cover the 78 miles (126 km) long route taking on average 1 h 38 min with our travel partners like West Midland Trains, Virgin Trains or CrossCountry. Normally, there are 9 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $38 (€34), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $15 (€14). Travelers depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Liverpool Lime Street.

Train companies: West Midland Trains, Virgin Trains and CrossCountry from Birmingham to Liverpool trains

West Midland Trains, Virgin Trains and CrossCountry trains will get you to Liverpool from Birmingham from $15 (€13). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

West Midlands Trains is a train operator based in the United Kingdom, providing services across the West Midlands region. It operates a variety of train types, including the Class 350 Desiro, Class 323 Electrostar, Class 170 Turbostar, and Class 172 Turbostar. These trains offer a range of onboard facilities, such as free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and air conditioning. Passengers can purchase a range of tickets, including single, return, and season tickets. The most popular routes operated by West Midlands Trains include Birmingham to London Euston, Birmingham to Wolverhampton, and Birmingham to Coventry.

Birmingham to Liverpool train information with West Midland Trains:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 41 min
  • Cheapest Price: $15

FAQs: Trains from Birmingham to Liverpool

FAQs: Travel by train from Birmingham to Liverpool easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Birmingham to Liverpool.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Birmingham to Liverpool can start from as little as $15 (€14) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Birmingham to Liverpool is $38 (€34); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Birmingham to Liverpool train time is 1 h 38 min   covering the 78 mile (126 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Birmingham to Liverpool leaves at 5: 34 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Birmingham to Liverpool leaves at 8: 34 PM.
There are 9 trains a day from Birmingham to Liverpool which require at least one change with West Midland Trains, Virgin Trains or CrossCountry. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
For the best Birmingham to Liverpool train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with West Midland Trains, Virgin Trains or CrossCountry. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services between Birmingham and Liverpool to compare what amenities they may offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 8: 34 PM.

When departing from Birmingham, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Birmingham New Street, Birmingham International and Birmingham Moor Street. When arriving in Liverpool, you can end your route in train stations like Liverpool Lime Street, Liverpool Central and Liverpool South Parkway.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Birmingham New Street, which is located around 1.7 miles (2.7 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Liverpool Lime Street, located 0.4 miles (731 m) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month for a train from Birmingham to Liverpool is January.
You have options as you can travel to Liverpool from Birmingham 2 different ways: bus or train.

Important Stations and Airports in Birmingham and Liverpool

Birmingham
Liverpool
Birmingham New Street is the most popular Birmingham railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Birmingham for your trip to Liverpool.
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Mon - Sat: 05: 15 - 23: 00 | Sun: 07: 30 - 23: 00
Public transit options for Birmingham New Street
Bus lines: N5, N6, N8, 4, 9, 23, 45, 50, 61, X51, X70
Train lines: West Midlands, CrossCountry, Avanti West Coast, Transport for Wales
Onward travel information: There are nearby bus stops on Smallbrook Queensway and Hill Street Most buses are wheelchair accessible. ********************************************************************************************************** For information go to the local travel information office by the Stephenson Street entrance. Alternatively, visit Transport for West Midlands, or call 0121 214 7214.
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Public transit options for Birmingham International
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement coach services can be found at the front of the station opposite the entrance to the long stay car park.
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Public transit options for Birmingham Moor Street
Location for Rail Replacement Services: This station is not usually served by rail replacement buses, due to difficult road access. Replacement buses stop at Birmingham Snow Hill station.
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Public transit options for Birmingham Snow Hill
Location for Rail Replacement Services: In the event of engineering the bus/coach will collect from: Bus Stop SH4, at the front of the station on Colmore Row.
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