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Train Information from Edinburgh to Liverpool

distanceDistance175 miles (282 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 27 min
priceAverage train ticket price$94 (€75)
frequencyTrain frequency8 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 8 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersAvanti West Coast, First Transpennine Express or London North Eastern Railway

Trains from Edinburgh to Liverpool cover the 175 miles (282 km) long route taking on average 3 h 27 min with our travel partners like Avanti West Coast, First Transpennine Express or London North Eastern Railway. Normally, there are 8 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $94 (€75), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $36 (€29). Travelers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Liverpool Lime Street.

Trains from Edinburgh to Liverpool

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.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Edinburgh to Liverpool?

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.

Travel Tips

Trains from Edinburgh to Liverpool
Travel by train 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 Edinburgh to Liverpool.
FAQs
What is the price of the cheapest train from Edinburgh to Liverpool?
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Edinburgh to Liverpool to cost as little as $36 (€29)  in the next 7 days.
How much does it cost to take a train to Liverpool from Edinburgh?
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $94 (€75)  for a train ticket from Edinburgh to Liverpool.
How far is it from Edinburgh to Liverpool by train?
The train distance from Edinburgh to Liverpool is around 175 miles (282 km).
How long is the train from Edinburgh to Liverpool?
On average the Edinburgh to Liverpool train travel time is 3 h 27 min  for the 175 miles (282 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
What station does the train from Edinburgh to Liverpool depart from? Which Liverpool train station do I come into from Edinburgh?

When taking a train from Edinburgh, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh Haymarket and Edinburgh Gateway. When you arrive in Liverpool, your train can arrive in train stations including Liverpool Lime Street, Liverpool Central and Liverpool South Parkway.

Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Edinburgh Waverley   to Liverpool Lime Street.

Where do I find the Edinburgh train station to Liverpool? Where is the Liverpool train station?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley, which is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center, and they get off the train at Liverpool Lime Street, located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center.

Which train providers can take me between Edinburgh and Liverpool?
If you're looking for trains from Edinburgh to Liverpool, you can rely on Avanti West Coast, First Transpennine Express or London North Eastern Railway to get you to Liverpool. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Edinburgh to Liverpool journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many train services are there between Edinburgh and Liverpool a day?
The average number of trains departing Edinburgh for Liverpool is 8 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When can I take the first train from Edinburgh to Liverpool? When can I take the last train for the day?
You can take the first train from Edinburgh to Liverpool at 7: 52 AM. The last train from Edinburgh to Liverpool that you can take departs at 9: 52 AM. Omio shows you the latest train from Edinburgh to Liverpool schedule to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
When should I buy the Edinburgh to Liverpool train for the best deals on tickets?
The price of a one way train ticket from Edinburgh to Liverpool is on average $94 (€75) if you purchase within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this journey. In general, you can find train tickets to Liverpool from Edinburgh available a few months in advance.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Edinburgh
Liverpool
Edinburgh Waverley
Amenities
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.