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3 h 28 m
4 h 13 m
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It's difficult to get from Edinburgh to Liverpool without transferring at least once.
|Distance||175 miles (282 km)|
|Average train duration||3 h 28 min|
|Average train ticket price||$81 (€72)|
|Train frequency||8 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 8 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||Transpennine Express, Cross Country, London North Eastern Railway or Avanti West Coast|
Trains from Edinburgh to Liverpool cover the 175 miles (282 km) long route taking on average 3 h 28 min with our travel partners like Transpennine Express, Cross Country, London North Eastern Railway or Avanti West Coast. Normally, there are 8 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $81 (€72), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $53 (€47). Travelers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Liverpool Lime Street.
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Trains from Edinburgh to Liverpool require a change at Wigan North-Western or Preston. Afternoon trains connect via York. Morning departures from Edinburgh start at 6:15 a.m. with a TransPennine Express service connecting with a Northern Rail train from Wigan. The final connection leaves Edinburgh at 1:30 p.m. with the Virgin Trains East Coast service connecting with the TransPennine Express train from York. Journey times range from three hours and 40 minutes to five hours.
Departure Station: Edinburgh Waverley Located in the heart of Edinburgh, Waverley station has plentiful public transport options by bus and tram, with stops on Waverley Bridge and Princes Street. Night bus and airport shuttle services stop on the bridge. Taxis are available from a rank inside the station.
Arrival Station: Liverpool Lime Street. The city's main station is located on the eastern side of the city center, within walking distance of the main sights. Local buses stop immediately outside, and there are taxis available from ranks on Skelhorne Street and Lord Nelson Street.
When taking a train from Edinburgh, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh Gateway and Edinburgh Park. When you arrive in Liverpool, your train can arrive in train stations including Liverpool Lime Street and Liverpool Central.
Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Edinburgh Waverley to Liverpool Lime Street.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley, which is located around 0.4 miles (659 m) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Liverpool Lime Street, located 0.4 miles (692 m) away from the city center.
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