Liverpool to Manchester Train

Cheap train tickets from Liverpool to Manchester

Showing times and prices for Jan 28

Cheapest

4

Average

9

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

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09:00AMLiverpool Lime Street0h55 09:55AMDeansgate
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41One-way
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08:00AMLiverpool Lime Street0h56 08:56AMDeansgate
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41One-way
09:22AMLiverpool Lime Street1h11 10:33AMManchester Oxford Road
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71One-way
08:22AMLiverpool Lime Street1h11 09:33AMManchester Oxford Road
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71One-way
08:14AMLiverpool Lime Street0h52 09:06AMManchester Oxford Road
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111One-way

Train schedule from Liverpool to Manchester

Showing trains for tomorrow, Saturday, January 28
08:00AMLiverpool Lime Street0h56 08:56AMDeansgate
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08:14AMLiverpool Lime Street0h52 09:06AMManchester Oxford Road
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08:22AMLiverpool Lime Street1h11 09:33AMManchester Oxford Road
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08:53AMLiverpool Lime Street0h37 09:30AMManchester Victoria
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09:00AMLiverpool Lime Street0h55 09:55AMDeansgate
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09:22AMLiverpool Lime Street1h11 10:33AMManchester Oxford Road
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Fastest train times from Liverpool to Manchester

Showing times and prices for Jan 28

Fastest Journey

37 m

Average

57 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

50 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Liverpool for Manchester every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
08:53AMLiverpool Lime Street0h37 09:30AMManchester Victoria
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201One-way
08:14AMLiverpool Lime Street0h52 09:06AMManchester Oxford Road
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111One-way
09:00AMLiverpool Lime Street0h55 09:55AMDeansgate
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41One-way
08:00AMLiverpool Lime Street0h56 08:56AMDeansgate
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41One-way
09:22AMLiverpool Lime Street1h11 10:33AMManchester Oxford Road
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71One-way

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Overview: Train from Liverpool to Manchester

distanceDistance30 miles (49 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 9 min
priceAverage train ticket price$19 (€17)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain providersEast Midlands Railway, Transpennine Express, Northern Rail, East Midlands Railways or TransPennine Express Service

Trains from Liverpool to Manchester cover the 30 miles (49 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 9 min with our travel partners like East Midlands Railway, Transpennine Express, Northern Rail, East Midlands Railways or TransPennine Express Service. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $19 (€17), but the average price of train tickets is $19 (€17). Travelers depart most frequently from Liverpool Lime Street and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

Train providers: First TransPennine Express 3, East Midlands Trains and Northern Rail (3) from Liverpool to Manchester trains

Buy your official First TransPennine Express 3, East Midlands Trains and Northern Rail (3) train tickets between Liverpool and Manchester from $19 (€17) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most affordable journey.

Northern Rail (3)
East Midlands Trains
First TransPennine Express 3

Northern Trains is a publicly owned train operating company in the United Kingdom, headquartered in York. The company operates local and commuter trains across the entire north of England connecting regions of the North East, North West, East Midlands, Staffordshire, Yorkshire and the Humber coast line. The rail network in the UK has been run by over 20 train companies, but they work together as National Rail with coordinated fares and ticketing. Tickets such as Advance, Off-Peak and Anytime Day are available to purchase for routes with Northern. There is only one class option on Northern trains: Standard.

    Find cheap tickets for East Midlands Trains trains between Liverpool and Manchester on Omio. Omio can help you find the best train deals and prices all in one place by showing you the most up-to-date Liverpool to Manchester train schedule from East Midlands Trains, the latest train ticket offers available and other travel information for the 30 miles (49 km) route from Liverpool to Manchester, including information on baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard depending on the class fare you pick and choose. If you search for trains from Liverpool to Manchester in the Omio app, you can check to see if the East Midlands Trains trains available are mobile tickets, which makes it even more convenient for you to go paperless when traveling. Check the East Midlands Trains train schedule for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route available to get to Manchester from Liverpool and then book a cheap train with ease. Sit back and enjoy your upcoming train between Liverpool and Manchester with East Midlands Trains!

      Find cheap tickets for First TransPennine Express 3 trains to Manchester from Liverpool on Omio. Omio can help you find the best train deals and prices all in one place by showing you the most up-to-date Liverpool to Manchester train schedule from First TransPennine Express 3, the latest train ticket offers available and other travel information for the 30 miles (49 km) route between Liverpool and Manchester, including information on baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard depending on the class fare you pick and choose. If you search for trains between Liverpool and Manchester in the Omio app, you can check to see if the First TransPennine Express 3 trains available are mobile tickets, which makes it even more convenient for you to go paperless when traveling. Check the First TransPennine Express 3 train schedule for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route available to get to Manchester from Liverpool and then book a cheap train with ease. Sit back and enjoy your upcoming train from Liverpool to Manchester with First TransPennine Express 3!

        Trains from Liverpool to Manchester

        Services between Liverpool and Manchester offer travelers a quick trip between two of England’s most important cities. First trains depart bright and early around 8:30 a.m. The trip takes on average 45 minutes and the service is direct. Travelers do not need to change at any point, and off-peak services are provided throughout most of the day. Prices may be slightly higher during the morning rush hour.


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        Liverpool to Manchester Train Cost

        Average prices for trains from Liverpool to Manchester when you book in advance

        Booking Period

        Average Price

        Same Day

        €4.59

        1 Day in Advance

        €4.59

        1 Week in Advance

        €4.59

        2 Weeks in Advance

        €4.59

        1 Month in Advance

        €4.59

        3 Months in Advance

        €4.59

        Liverpool to Manchester Trains: General Information


        Travelers can offset some of the cost of Liverpool to Manchester train tickets by planning ahead and booking tickets as far in advance as possible.

        • autobus All Liverpool to Manchester trains are run by National Express.
        • autobus All trains are direct, depart from Liverpool's Norton Street and arrive at Manchester's Sackville Street train station.
        • autobus The Liverpool to Manchester train journey takes as little as 1 hours and 10 minutes to arrive in Manchester.
        • autobus Most travelers book their Liverpool to Manchester train tickets 1-2 days in advance of the travel date.

        Taking the Train from Liverpool

        Most trains from Liverpool to Manchester depart from Liverpool Lime Street Station, although travelers can also pick up the train from Liverpool South Parkway. Lime Street can be found just to the east of the city center, about a mile from the coast, and is well connected to other parts of the city via bus services. Look for local buses heading to Lord Nelson Street, which is about 100 meters from the station. Night buses are available on the weekend, and taxis are a good option, as a number of local buses finish around 7:00 p.m.

        Liverpool has long been famous as a major British port with its beautiful waterfront and docks. The city has a distinctive World Heritage commercial district and a Cultural Quarter with numerous sculptures, monuments, fountains, and distinguishable civic centers such as the Picton Reading Rooms. It is famous for its university and for being the birthplace of the Beatles.

        Getting into Manchester by Train

        If you are arriving from Liverpool the major entry point is Manchester Piccadilly Station, on the eastern outskirts of the city center. To get to the center you can take a Metrolink tram to St. Peter's Square, which should take around 20 minutes. Trams are also the best way to get to Old Trafford and run until midnight every day.

        Manchester was once the industrial capital of the world but is more famous nowadays for football, television, and nightlife. If you love sports, music, or history, it's a great place to visit. Manchester is more famous for its football team, Manchester United. Landmarks in the city range from the historic Albert Square to the skyscraper Beetham Tower. Natural parks are abundant within the city with additional Nature Reserves nearby. Manchester is the third most visited city in the United Kingdom and has an international airport within the city limits.

        Travel Tips: Trains from Liverpool to Manchester

        Travel Tips: Travel by train to Manchester 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 Manchester.
        FAQs
        Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Liverpool to Manchester to cost as little as $19 (€17)  in the next 7 days.
        If you are looking to buy your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Liverpool to Manchester train to cost on average $19 (€17)  one way.
        The distance to Manchester from Liverpool by train is approximately 30 miles (49 km).
        The train time between Liverpool and Manchester is on average 1 h 9 min  for the 30 miles (49 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Liverpool to Manchester by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

        There are a few train stations in Liverpool to start your trip from including Liverpool Lime Street, Liverpool Central and Liverpool South Parkway. In Manchester you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Airport and Manchester Victoria.

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

        Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Liverpool Lime Street and need to travel around 0.4 miles (692 m) from the city center to get to this train station.

        Passengers arriving in Manchester most often arrive at Manchester Piccadilly and need to travel around 0.6 miles (954 m) from this train station to the city center.

        If you're looking for trains from Liverpool to Manchester, you can rely on East Midlands Railway, Transpennine Express, Northern Rail, East Midlands Railways or TransPennine Express Service to get you to Manchester. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Liverpool to Manchester trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
        Yes, there are direct trains from Liverpool to Manchester, and you can find a direct train for this journey with Northern Rail or Transpennine Express  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you book your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.
        If you purchase the Liverpool to Manchester train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $19 (€17). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains between Liverpool and Manchester. 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.

        Important Stations and Airports for this connection

        Liverpool
        Manchester
        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 Manchester.
        Amenities at station
        WifiWifi
        LockersLockers
        ShoppingShopping
        ParkingParking
        ATMATM
        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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        WifiWifi
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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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        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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