The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Liverpool to London will cost around $ 61 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 16.
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Trains per day
Of the 5 train that leave Liverpool for London every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct train cover the 286 km distance in an average of 3h 41m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 2h 14m .
The slowest train will take 4h 12m 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.
|Avg. Train Duration:|
4 hours 44 minutes
|Train Ticket Price:||$28|
|Trains depart from:||Liverpool|
|Trains arrive in:||London|
|Train Companies:||Virgin Trains, West Midlands Railway|
There are regular direct trains from Liverpool South Parkway Station to London Euston Station, with the weekday schedule beginning just after 5:00 a.m. and continuing with trains roughly every hour until the final direct departure in the evening. Journey times from Merseyside to the capital are mostly around two hours and 30 minutes. Additional indirect routes are available, requiring a change in Runcorn or Crewe. Sunday schedules have a slightly reduced frequency.
Virgin Trains operates the direct rail service from Liverpool to London. Indirect connections involve taking West Midlands Trains services to Runcorn or Crewe to join southbound Virgin Trains departures for the onward journey to London Euston.
The fastest direct trains from Liverpool to London take two hours and 15 minutes to cover the 210-mile journey. Most indirect journeys on the route have only a few minutes' wait between trains, so the complete trip takes around two and a half hours. Some Sunday services can be a few minutes slower.
The weekday schedule offers hourly direct services from early morning until mid-evening. With roughly the same number of indirect departures, passengers have a choice of connections from Liverpool to London leaving every half hour throughout the day. The Sunday timetable begins a little later, with a first departure just after 8:00 a.m.
Departure train station: Liverpool South Parkway Direct trains to London leave from Liverpool South Parkway station, located about 6 miles south-west of central Liverpool. The station has frequent local train connections to Lime Street and Central stations, with Merseyrail services around the region and its own bus stops serving routes across the city.
Arrival train station: London Euston Trains from Liverpool arrive at Euston Station, situated on the northern side of central London. The station has its own bus terminus with routes across the city, as well as a nearby Underground station at Euston Square. There is a taxi stand one level below the main station concourse.