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Journey Summary

Liverpool to London Train Information

Avg. Train Duration
2 hours 23 minutes
Train Ticket Price: $77
Trains depart from:Liverpool
Trains arrive in:London
Distance:286 km
Train Companies:Avanti West Coast
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Travel with Chiltern Railways between Liverpool and London

Find the best trains between Liverpool and London with Omio's travel partners Chiltern Railways from $68 (€54). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.

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 for trains from Liverpool to London? Chiltern Railways is one of the best companies to travel with on the 177 miles (286 km) journey from Liverpool to London. As an official travel partner of Chiltern Railways, Omio quickly shows you the latest Chiltern Railways train schedules and timetables, tickets and offers (such as baggage allowance and amenities provided onboard), travel information, and prices so that you can check for ideal departure and arrival times, compare the fastest Liverpool to London routes, find the best amenities to make your trip smooth and easy, and buy the most affordable Chiltern Railways train tickets that fit your budget. If you use the Omio app to search for trains from Liverpool to London, you can quickly see if the Chiltern Railways ticket is a mobile ticket, making it easy for you to go paperless when taking a train. Once you’re ready, book your Liverpool - London train now on Omio quickly and easily and enjoy your upcoming trip with Chiltern Railways!

Chiltern Railways' current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your train from Liverpool to London are the following:

  • 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 train tickets to London from Liverpool cost?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Liverpool to London trains for as little as $68 (€54)  in the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a train between Liverpool and London?
If you are looking to book your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Liverpool to London train to cost on average $113 (€89)  one way.
How many miles is it from Liverpool to London 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 to London from Liverpool is on average 2 h 4 min  for the 177 miles (286 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to London from Liverpool by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What train station in Liverpool goes to London? What train station do I come into London from Liverpool?

There are a few train stations in Liverpool to start your route 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? Where is the train station in London?

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 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center of London.

Which train companies should I travel with from Liverpool to London?
For the best Liverpool to London train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Virgin Trains, West Midlands Railway or Chiltern Railways. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services between Liverpool and London to compare what amenities they may offer.
When does the first train depart from Liverpool to London? When does the last train depart from Liverpool to London?
You can take the first train from Liverpool to London at 7: 18 AM. The last train from Liverpool to London that you can take departs at 10: 47 AM. Omio shows you the latest train from Liverpool to London schedule to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
When should I book the Liverpool to London train for the best deals on tickets?
If you buy the Liverpool to London train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $113 (€89). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains to London from Liverpool. Look out for train tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.
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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Liverpool
London
James Street
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Liverpool Central
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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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