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Cheap train tickets from Liverpool to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for Jun 26

Cheapest

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

Cheapest
West Midlands Railway
08:33AM1h46
Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
10:19AMBirmingham New Street (BHM)
$251One-way
0 transfers
Mersey Rail
08:54AM3h02
James Street (LVJ)
11:56AMBirmingham New Street (BHM)
$731One-way
2 transfers
West Midlands Railway
08:08AM1h40
Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
09:48AMBirmingham New Street (BHM)
$731One-way
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
08:43AM1h50
Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
10:33AMBirmingham New Street (BHM)
$731One-way
2 transfers

Train schedule from Liverpool to Birmingham

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wednesday, June 26
West Midlands Railway
08:08AM1h40
Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
09:48AMBirmingham New Street (BHM)
0 transfers
West Midlands Railway
08:33AM1h46
Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
10:19AMBirmingham New Street (BHM)
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
08:43AM1h50
Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
10:33AMBirmingham New Street (BHM)
2 transfers
Mersey Rail
08:54AM3h02
James Street (LVJ)
11:56AMBirmingham New Street (BHM)
2 transfers

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Fastest train times from Liverpool to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for Jun 26

Fastest Journey

1 h 40 m

Average

2 h 4 m

Trains per day

4

Distance

126 km

Of the 4 trains that leave Liverpool for Birmingham 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
08:08AM1h40
Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
09:48AMBirmingham New Street (BHM)
$731One-way
0 transfers
West Midlands Railway
08:33AM1h46
Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
10:19AMBirmingham New Street (BHM)
$251One-way
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
08:43AM1h50
Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
10:33AMBirmingham New Street (BHM)
$731One-way
2 transfers
Mersey Rail
08:54AM3h02
James Street (LVJ)
11:56AMBirmingham New Street (BHM)
$731One-way
2 transfers

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Overview: Train from Liverpool to Birmingham

distanceDistance78 miles (126 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 31 min
priceCheapest ticket price$20 (€17)
frequencyTrain frequency7 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersWest Midlands Trains, Virgin Trains, CrossCountry, Transport for Wales or Merseyrail
Cheapest travel modebus
Cheapest bus ticket $5 (€4)

Trains from Liverpool to Birmingham run on average 4 times per day, taking around 2h 4m for the 126 km journey. Cheap train tickets for this journey start at $20 (€17) but you can travel from only $5 (€4) by bus.

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

You can travel by train from Liverpool to Birmingham with West Midlands Trains, Virgin Trains and CrossCountry for as low as $20 (€17). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best 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.

Train information from Liverpool to Birmingham with West Midlands Trains:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 40 min
  • Cheapest Price: $20

FAQs: Trains from Liverpool to Birmingham

FAQs: Travel by train from Liverpool to Birmingham 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 Liverpool to Birmingham.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Liverpool to Birmingham can start from as little as $20 (€17) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Liverpool to Birmingham is $48 (€42); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Liverpool to Birmingham train travel time is 1 h 31 min   for the 78 mile (126 km) long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Liverpool to Birmingham leaves at 5: 04 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Liverpool to Birmingham leaves at 9: 33 PM.
There are 7 trains a day from Liverpool to Birmingham which require at least one change with West Midlands Trains, Virgin Trains, CrossCountry, Transport for Wales or Merseyrail. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
For the best Liverpool to Birmingham train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with West Midlands Trains, Virgin Trains, CrossCountry, Transport for Wales or Merseyrail. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services to Birmingham from Liverpool to compare what amenities they may offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 9: 33 PM.

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

Passengers board the train most frequently from Liverpool Lime Street, which is located around 0.4 miles (732 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Birmingham New Street, located 1.7 miles (2.7 km) away from the city centre.

A day trip to Birmingham from Liverpool is worth doing with a journey time of 1 h 31 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Liverpool to Birmingham by train is October.
You have options as you can travel between Liverpool and Birmingham 2 different ways: train or bus.

Important Stations and Airports in Liverpool and Birmingham

Liverpool
Birmingham
Liverpool Lime Street is the most popular Liverpool 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 Liverpool for your trip to Birmingham.
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Phone Number
+44 3457114141
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Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 00 - 23: 38 | Sun: 07: 15 - 23: 05
Public transit options for Liverpool Lime Street
Suburban train lines: Wirral Line (green)
Bus lines: 9, 10, 61, 82, 79, 86C, 500
Train lines: Northern, West Midlands, TransPennine Express, East Midlands, Avanti West Coast, Transport for Wales, London Northwestern
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement services depart at the Bus stop on Skelhorne Street, near the Tesco Express. L3 5GA.
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ParkingParking
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phone
Phone Number
+44 1515551111
Public transit options for Liverpool South Parkway
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Bus Stand 4, located in the main concourse area
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Public transit options for Liverpool Central
Location for Rail Replacement Services: 32 Great Charlotte Street, Liverpool 1
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Liverpool, John Lennon Airport
Liverpool, Sandhills Station (stop A)Accessibility
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