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Cheap train tickets and times from Liverpool to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for Jun 20

Cheapest

Fastest Journey

3 h 25 m

Average

4 h 26 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

283 km

Cheap train tickets from Liverpool to start from $76 with an average ticket price of $90.

The fastest train from Liverpool to takes 3h 25m in comparison to an average duration of 4h 26m and covers a distance of 283 km.

6 trains that leave Liverpool for every day with It's difficult to get from Liverpool to Edinburgh without transferring at least once. travelling directly.

Cheapest
Avanti West Coast
08:45AM3h35
Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
12:20PMEdinburgh Waverley (EDB)
$761One-way
1 transfer
Cheapest
Avanti West Coast
09:14AM5h05
Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
02:19PMEdinburgh Waverley (EDB)
$761One-way
1 transfer
Cheapest
Avanti West Coast
09:19AM5h00
Moorfields (MRF)
02:19PMEdinburgh Waverley (EDB)
$761One-way
2 transfers
Transpennine Express
08:12AM3h25
Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
11:37AMEdinburgh Waverley (EDB)
$881One-way
1 transfer
Avanti West Coast
09:14AM4h18
Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
01:32PMEdinburgh Waverley (EDB)
$1301One-way
2 transfers

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Overview: Train from Liverpool to Edinburgh

distanceDistance175 miles (282 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 25 min
priceAverage train ticket price$96 (€84)
frequencyTrain frequency7 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesTransPennine Express, Virgin Trains, East Coast, CrossCountry, Bus or Northern Rail (3)

Trains from Liverpool to Edinburgh cover the 175 miles (282 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 25 min with our travel partners like TransPennine Express, Virgin Trains, East Coast, CrossCountry, Bus or Northern Rail (3). Normally, there are 7 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $96 (€84), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $30 (€26). Travelers depart most frequently from Liverpool Lime Street and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

Train companies: TransPennine Express, Virgin Trains and East Coast from Liverpool to Edinburgh trains

For as little as $32 (€28) you can travel by train to Edinburgh from Liverpool with TransPennine Express, Virgin Trains and East Coast. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this trip.

Transpennine Express is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates services from Manchester and Liverpool to Scotland, the North East and Yorkshire. It offers a range of services, including express, regional and local trains. Express trains are the fastest, with journey times of up to three hours. Regional trains are slower, but offer more stops and a more relaxed atmosphere. Local trains are the slowest, but offer the most stops. Transpennine Express offers a range of ticket types, including single, return, group and season tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, comfortable seating and a range of food and drink options. The most popular routes for Transpennine Express are Manchester to Edinburgh, Liverpool to Leeds and Manchester to York. These routes offer a convenient and comfortable way to travel between the cities.

Liverpool to Edinburgh train information with TransPennine Express:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 25 min
  • Cheapest Price: $32

FAQs: Trains from Liverpool to Edinburgh

FAQs: Travel by train from Liverpool to Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Liverpool to Edinburgh can start from as little as $30 (€26) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Liverpool to Edinburgh is $96 (€84); 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 Edinburgh train time is 3 h 25 min   covering the 175 mile (282 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Liverpool to Edinburgh leaves at 4: 33 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Liverpool to Edinburgh leaves at 7: 44 PM.
There are 7 trains a day from Liverpool to Edinburgh which require at least one change with TransPennine Express, Virgin Trains, East Coast, CrossCountry, Bus or Northern Rail (3). Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
When taking a train from Liverpool to Edinburgh, you can count on TransPennine Express, Virgin Trains, East Coast, CrossCountry, Bus or Northern Rail (3) for the best way to get you to Edinburgh. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service from Liverpool to Edinburgh and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 7: 44 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 Edinburgh, you can end your route in train stations like Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh Park and Edinburgh Gateway.

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 Edinburgh Waverley, located 0.4 miles (727 m) away from the city centre.

A trip to Edinburgh from Liverpool is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 3 h 25 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Liverpool to Edinburgh by train is March.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 3 ways to travel to Edinburgh from Liverpool including taking a bus, train or flight.

Important Stations and Airports in Liverpool and Edinburgh

Liverpool
Edinburgh
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 Edinburgh.
Amenities at station
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LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
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TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 3457114141
ticketOfficeHours
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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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
Liverpool Lime Street, Central, James Street or MoorfieldsAccessibility
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Liverpool, John Lennon Airport
Liverpool, Sandhills Station (stop A)Accessibility
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