The cheapest trains from Liverpool to London

Showing times and prices for Sep 18

Cheapest

$102

Average

$102

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.

The average ticket from Liverpool to London will cost around $ 102 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 102.

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07:16AMLiverpool Lime Street2h28 09:44AMLondon Euston
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08:47AMLiverpool Lime Street2h14 11:01AMLondon Euston
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06:44AMLiverpool Lime Street2h16 09:00AMLondon Euston
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05:46AMLiverpool Lime Street2h17 08:03AMLondon Euston
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10:47AMLiverpool Lime Street2h12 12:59PMLondon Euston
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Timetable Liverpool to London

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05:46AMLiverpool Lime Street2h17 08:03AMLondon Euston
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06:44AMLiverpool Lime Street2h16 09:00AMLondon Euston
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07:16AMLiverpool Lime Street2h28 09:44AMLondon Euston
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07:47AMLiverpool Lime Street2h16 10:03AMLondon Euston
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08:47AMLiverpool Lime Street2h14 11:01AMLondon Euston
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09:47AMLiverpool Lime Street2h12 11:59AMLondon Euston
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10:47AMLiverpool Lime Street2h12 12:59PMLondon Euston
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11:47AMLiverpool Lime Street2h14 02:01PMLondon Euston
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Sat
Sep 18
$102Avanti West Coast
$11Flixbus
Sun
Sep 19
$66Avanti West Coast
$10Flixbus
Mon
Sep 20
$102Avanti West Coast
$7Flixbus
Tue
Sep 21
$84Avanti West Coast
$7Flixbus
Wed
Sep 22
$75Avanti West Coast
$7Flixbus
Thu
Sep 23
$102Avanti West Coast
$8Flixbus
Fri
Sep 24
$102Avanti West Coast
$11Flixbus
Sat
Sep 25
$102Avanti West Coast
$8Flixbus
Sun
Sep 26
$59Avanti West Coast
$7Flixbus
Mon
Sep 27
$66Avanti West Coast
$8Flixbus
Tue
Sep 28
$59Avanti West Coast
$7Flixbus
Wed
Sep 29
$66Avanti West Coast
$8Flixbus
Thu
Sep 30
$66Avanti West Coast
$8Flixbus
Fri
Oct 1
$84Avanti West Coast
$8Flixbus
Sat
Oct 2
$66Avanti West Coast
$8Flixbus
Sun
Oct 3
$59Avanti West Coast
$8Flixbus
Mon
Oct 4
$66Avanti West Coast
$7Flixbus
Tue
Oct 5
$59Avanti West Coast
$8Flixbus
Wed
Oct 6
$59Avanti West Coast
$8Flixbus
Thu
Oct 7
$66Avanti West Coast
$8Flixbus

The fastest trains from Liverpool to London

Showing times and prices for Sep 18

Fastest Journey

2 h 12 m

Average

2 h 16 m

Trains per day

8

Distance

286 km

Of the 8 trains that leave Liverpool for London every day 8 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 286 km distance in an average of 2 h 16 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 2 h 12 m .

The slowest trains will take 2 h 28 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
10:47AMLiverpool Lime Street2h12 12:59PMLondon Euston
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$1021One-way
Fastest
09:47AMLiverpool Lime Street2h12 11:59AMLondon Euston
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$1021One-way
08:47AMLiverpool Lime Street2h14 11:01AMLondon Euston
0 changes
$1021One-way
11:47AMLiverpool Lime Street2h14 02:01PMLondon Euston
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$1021One-way
06:44AMLiverpool Lime Street2h16 09:00AMLondon Euston
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$1021One-way

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Train Information between Liverpool and London

distanceDistance177 miles (286 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 12 min
priceAverage train ticket price$90 (€73)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersAvanti West Coast, West Midlands Railway or Chiltern Railways

Trains from Liverpool to London cover the 177 miles (286 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 12 min with our travel partners like Avanti West Coast, West Midlands Railway or Chiltern Railways. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $90 (€73), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $66 (€53). Travelers depart most frequently from Liverpool Lime Street and arrive in London Victoria.

Chiltern Railways

Chiltern Railways is a regional train company in the United Kingdom which is owned by Arriva Trains and has operated since 1996. Check the different ticket types for your next train from Liverpool to London: Duo, Anytime, Season, Super Off Peak, Off Peak and Advance.

Looking to travel by train from Liverpool to London? Omio can help you find that perfect journey with Chiltern Railways. Check Omio to see current Chiltern Railways train schedules, tickets, travel information and prices for the best deals on the Liverpool to London train and book Chiltern Railways tickets online quickly and easily. When taking a train between Liverpool and London, you can expect to travel 177 miles (286 km) one-way with Chiltern Railways. If you search for trains between Liverpool and London in the Omio app, you can check if the Chiltern Railways 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 Chiltern Railways, we do the work for you to get you safely to London from Liverpool. Book that perfect Liverpool to London train now with Omio and enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey with Chiltern Railways!

    These are Chiltern Railways' ticket policies for COVID-19 for the train between Liverpool and London:

    • Refund or voucher policy
    • If you have an Off-Peak or Anytime ticket, you can get a full refund and the £10 admin fee has been waived. Advance tickets are normally non-refundable but you can now also get a full refund if your Advance ticket was booked before 23 March 2020.
    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended

    Trains from Liverpool to London

    There are generally 1-2 trains from Liverpool to London every hour, from first thing in the morning until late at night, on weekdays and at weekends. The journey time for direct trains can vary from 2-4 hours. 

    Liverpool to London Train Time: Daily departures

    There are over 30 trains from Liverpool to London each weekday, with the first train of the day leaving at around 5:30 a.m. and the last train of the day leaving at approximately 11:30 p.m. On Sundays, there may be fewer services, especially in the morning, with the first train of the day generally leaving later at around 8:30 a.m. and the last train departing at around 9:30 p.m. 

    How long is the journey by train from Liverpool to London?

    The fastest services from Liverpool to London take just over two hours, but most last around three hours. The longest services leave late at night and can take up to nine and a half hours, with one or two changes. 

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

    Departure train stations: Trains to London depart from Liverpool Central Station and Liverpool Lime Street Station. Both stations are in the centre of Liverpool and are around a 2-minute walk from each other. They are both served by several bus lines that connect them to other train stations as well as the suburbs of the city. Inside the stations are shops, restaurants, and lounges with WiFi. 

    Arrival train stations: Trains from Liverpool arrive at two stations in London, Marylebone Station and Euston Station.  Marylebone Station is in the centre of London and is served by the Bakerloo underground line. It is less than 5 minutes' walk from Baker Street and Edgware Road tube stations, and there is a taxi rank outside. Inside, there are shops, waiting areas, and cash machines. Euston Station is a couple of minutes' walk from St Pancras and Kings Cross. It is served by multiple tube and bus lines and has a variety of shops and restaurants. 

    Which train companies travel from Liverpool to London?

    Trains from Liverpool to London are provided by West Midlands Railway, Avanti West Coast, and Chiltern Railways. Avanti West Coast provide the fastest trains as well as the most services.

    West Midlands Railway Liverpool to London

    West Midlands Railway provide one to two services from Liverpool to London every hour from around 6:00 a.m. onwards. All of their trains run directly and have a journey time of around four hours. 

    Avanti West Coast Liverpool to London

    Avanti West Coast offer the fastest train to London, taking just over two hours. They provide at least two services every hour from early in the morning until late at night. Many of their trains run directly but some may have one change, in Crewe or Chester. There is one late-night service that has two changes. 

    Chiltern Railways Liverpool to London

    Chiltern Railways usually run just one service each day, leaving at around 9:30 p.m. It has one change, in Birmingham, and it has a journey time of around nine and a half hours. 

    Liverpool to London trains: services onboard

    West Midlands Railway and Avanti West Coast have first-class carriages on their trains, with complimentary WiFi and food and drink. Chiltern Railways do not offer any first-class services, but they do have a business carriage with extra power sockets. All of the providers allow pets on board but there is a limit of two animals per person, and they must be secured at all times, with dogs on a lead and small animals in a basket or crate. Chiltern Railways and West Midlands Railway do not have specific baggage policies but remind passengers that there is limited space on board for suitcases and large items. Avanti West Coast ask that travellers bring a maximum of two suitcases and one piece of hand luggage. Bicycles are permitted on board all trains from Liverpool to London, but passengers will need to make a reservation for Avanti West Coast trains, and the other providers operate on a first-come, first-served basis. Disabled passengers can book assistance by contacting the customer service team of their chosen provider at least 24 hours before they travel. Train station staff can meet passengers at the entrance to the station and help them to board the train with their luggage. 

    How do I find cheap train tickets from Liverpool to London?

    Trains from Liverpool to London are often cheaper if you choose a longer journey with at least one change. You can also save money on tickets if you're flexible with travel dates, and if you book your tickets well in advance. 

    Travel Tips

    Trains from Liverpool to London
    Travel by train to London 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 London.
    FAQs
    How much do cheap trains to London from Liverpool cost?
    Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train between Liverpool and London for the next 7 days starting from $66 (€53)  one way.
    How much does it cost to take a train to London from Liverpool?
    If you’re looking to purchase your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Liverpool to London train price to come in at an average of $90 (€73)  one way.
    How far is London from Liverpool by train?
    You should expect to travel around 177 miles (286 km)  to London from Liverpool by train.
    What is the Liverpool to London train travel time?
    The train time from Liverpool to London is on average 2 h 12 min  for the 177 miles (286 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Liverpool and London by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
    Which train station from Liverpool to London do I depart from? Which London train station from Liverpool do I arrive in?

    There are a few train stations in Liverpool to start your journey from including Liverpool Lime Street, Liverpool Central and Liverpool South Parkway. In London you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross.

    Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Liverpool Lime Street   and arrive in London Victoria.

    Where is the train station in Liverpool to go to London? Where is the train station in London located?

    The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Liverpool Lime Street, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center of Liverpool.

    The most popular arrival train station, London Victoria, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city center of London.

    What train companies offer a service from Liverpool to London?
    For the journey from Liverpool to London you can take a train with Avanti West Coast, West Midlands Railway or Chiltern Railways. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services between Liverpool and London on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
    How many trains per day are there between Liverpool and London?
    On average, there are 25 trains a day from Liverpool to London. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
    When does the first train depart from Liverpool to London? When does the last train depart from Liverpool to London?
    You can take the earliest train from Liverpool to London at 7: 38 AM   or take the last train from Liverpool to London leaving at 10: 47 AM. Look for the latest Liverpool to London train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this route.
    How early should I purchase Liverpool to London train tickets to get the best deals?
    The price of a one way train ticket from Liverpool to London is on average $90 (€73) if you book 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 trip. In general, you can find train tickets from Liverpool to London available a few months in advance.
    Stations

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Liverpool
    London
    James Street
    Amenities
    Liverpool Central
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    Refreshments
    WC

    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.
    Liverpool Lime Street
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