Edinburgh to Liverpool train

Cheap train tickets from Edinburgh to Liverpool

Showing times and prices for May 27

Cheapest

78

Average

162

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
08:12AMEdinburgh Waverley4h08 12:20PMLiverpool Lime Street
1 transfer
781One-way
10:12AMEdinburgh Waverley4h10 02:22PMLiverpool Lime Street
1 transfer
1171One-way
09:00AMEdinburgh Waverley5h04 02:04PMLiverpool Lime Street
1 transfer
1581One-way
09:05AMEdinburgh Waverley4h59 02:04PMLiverpool Lime Street
1 transfer
1761One-way
10:52AMEdinburgh Waverley3h30 02:22PMLiverpool Lime Street
1 transfer
2231One-way

Train schedule from Edinburgh to Liverpool

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, May 27
08:12AMEdinburgh Waverley4h08 12:20PMLiverpool Lime Street
1 transfer
08:52AMEdinburgh Waverley3h28 12:20PMLiverpool Lime Street
1 transfer
09:00AMEdinburgh Waverley5h04 02:04PMLiverpool Lime Street
1 transfer
09:05AMEdinburgh Waverley4h59 02:04PMLiverpool Lime Street
1 transfer
10:12AMEdinburgh Waverley4h10 02:22PMLiverpool Lime Street
1 transfer
10:52AMEdinburgh Waverley3h30 02:22PMLiverpool Lime Street
1 transfer

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Fastest train times from Edinburgh to Liverpool

Showing times and prices for May 27

Fastest Journey

3 h 28 m

Average

4 h 13 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

283 km

It's difficult to get from Edinburgh to Liverpool without transferring at least once.

Fastest
08:52AMEdinburgh Waverley3h28 12:20PMLiverpool Lime Street
1 transfer
2231One-way
10:52AMEdinburgh Waverley3h30 02:22PMLiverpool Lime Street
1 transfer
2231One-way
08:12AMEdinburgh Waverley4h08 12:20PMLiverpool Lime Street
1 transfer
781One-way
10:12AMEdinburgh Waverley4h10 02:22PMLiverpool Lime Street
1 transfer
1171One-way
09:05AMEdinburgh Waverley4h59 02:04PMLiverpool Lime Street
1 transfer
1761One-way

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Overview: Train from Edinburgh to Liverpool

distanceDistance175 miles (282 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 28 min
priceAverage train ticket price$81 (€72)
frequencyTrain frequency8 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 8 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesTranspennine 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.

Train companies: CrossCountry from Edinburgh to Liverpool trains

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CrossCountry

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Looking to travel by train from Edinburgh to Liverpool? Omio can help you find that perfect journey with CrossCountry. Check Omio to see current CrossCountry train schedules, tickets, travel information and prices for the best deals on the Edinburgh to Liverpool train and book CrossCountry tickets online quickly and easily. When taking a train between Edinburgh and Liverpool, you can expect to travel 175 miles (282 km) one-way with CrossCountry. If you search for trains to Liverpool from Edinburgh in the Omio app, you can check if the CrossCountry ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when traveling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Whether you’re looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train with CrossCountry, we do the work for you to get you safely to Liverpool from Edinburgh. Book that perfect Edinburgh to Liverpool train now with Omio and enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey with CrossCountry!

    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
    If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Edinburgh to Liverpool trains for as little as $53 (€47)  in the next 7 days.
    The Edinburgh to Liverpool train ticket price is on average $81 (€72)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this route in the next week.
    The distance from Edinburgh to Liverpool by train is approximately 175 miles (282 km).
    On average the Edinburgh to Liverpool train time is 3 h 28 min  covering the 175 miles (282 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

    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.

    For the route from Edinburgh to Liverpool you can take a train with Transpennine Express, Cross Country, London North Eastern Railway or Avanti West Coast. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services from Edinburgh to Liverpool on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
    On average, there are 8 trains a day from Edinburgh to Liverpool. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
    The earliest train for this journey departs from Edinburgh at 4: 48 AM. The last train leaves from Edinburgh at 8: 11 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Edinburgh to Liverpool and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
    The price of a one way train ticket from Edinburgh to Liverpool is on average $81 (€72) if you buy 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 providers offering this trip. In general, you can find train tickets between Edinburgh and Liverpool available a few months in advance.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Edinburgh
    Liverpool
    Edinburgh Waverley is the most popular Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh for your trip to Liverpool.
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    WifiWifi
    LockersLockers
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    TaxisTaxis
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    phone
    Phone Number
    +44 3457114141
    ticketOfficeHours
    Ticket Office Hours
    Mon - Sat: 05: 00 - 23: 59 | Sun: 07: 00 - 23: 59
    Public transit options for Edinburgh Waverley
    Bus lines: 22, 30, 33, X22, X25, X37
    Train lines: Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper, CrossCountry, LNER, ScotRail, Transpennine Express

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