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Today
50 trains from$ 57
Tomorrow
5 trains from$ 89
Fri, Mar 29
5 trains from$ 57

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Bus
Flight
Fri
Mar 22
$ 57Virgin Trains
$ 24National Express
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Sat
Mar 23
$ 89Virgin Trains
$ 17National Express
$ 287Blue Air
Sun
Mar 24
$ 40Virgin Trains
$ 17National Express
$ 216Blue Air
Mon
Mar 25
$ 129Virgin Trains
$ 15National Express
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Tue
Mar 26
$ 129Virgin Trains
$ 13National Express
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Wed
Mar 27
$ 22Virgin Trains
$ 13National Express
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Thu
Mar 28
$ 33Virgin Trains
$ 18National Express
$ 251tarom
Fri
Mar 29
$ 57Virgin Trains
$ 19National Express
$ 450Flybe
Sat
Mar 30
$ 33Virgin Trains
$ 19National Express
$ 393tarom
Sun
Mar 31
$ 40Virgin Trains
$ 18National Express
$ 393Wideroe
Mon
Apr 1
$ 33Virgin Trains
$ 17National Express
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Tue
Apr 2
$ 129Virgin Trains
$ 13National Express
$ 137Blue Air
Wed
Apr 3
$ 129Virgin Trains
$ 13National Express
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Thu
Apr 4
$ 109Virgin Trains
$ 16National Express
$ 125Blue Air
Fri
Apr 5
$ 57Virgin Trains
$ 18National Express
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Sat
Apr 6
$ 25Virgin Trains
$ 17National Express
$ 194Blue Air
Sun
Apr 7
$ 40Virgin Trains
$ 17National Express
$ 416Sas Airways
Mon
Apr 8
$ 69Virgin Trains
$ 17National Express
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Tue
Apr 9
$ 32Virgin Trains
$ 17National Express
$ 151Blue Air
Wed
Apr 10
$ 70Virgin Trains
$ 17National Express
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Thu
Apr 11
$ 81Virgin Trains
$ 17National Express
$ 128Blue Air
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Journey Summary

London to Liverpool Train Information

Avg. Train Duration:
3 hours 43 minutes
Train Ticket Price:$ 54
Trains depart from:London
Trains arrive in:Liverpool
Distance:286 Kms
TrainTrain Companies:Chiltern Railways, Virgin Trains, West Midlands Railway

Trains from London to Liverpool

Trains from London to Liverpool runs a few times an hour from Euston Station between the early morning and evening. While direct London to Liverpool trains are available for this 2 to 3-hour journey, passengers may also have to make one change at either Crewe or Chester. Trains from London to Liverpool terminate in either Liverpool Lime Street Station or James Street Station, both of which provide connections throughout the city. On weekdays there are two peak fare periods during main commuter times in the morning and the afternoon into evening. While trains run with a similar regularity on weekends, on Sunday service can slow considerably, with fewer trains departing each hour throughout the day. Service on this route is provided by Virgin Trains, and train tickets must be purchased before boarding any train in the UK.


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London to Liverpool Train Cost

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

Booking Period

Average Price

Same Day

€95

1 Day in Advance

€75

1 Week in Advance

€68

2 Weeks in Advance

€57

1 Month in Advance

€48

3 Months in Advance

€48

London to Liverpool Trains: General Information

While it may be cheaper to book a bus ticket from London to Liverpool, the train offers a far quicker alternative. Travelers can offset some of the cost of train tickets by planning ahead and booking tickets as far in advance as possible.


  • autobus All London to Liverpool trains are run by Virgin Trains.
  • autobus Some trains are direct while others involve a transfer at Crewe. Most trains depart from London's Euston train station and arrive at Liverpool's Lime Street train station.
  • autobus Trains from London to Liverpool take at least 2 hours and 14 minutes to arrive in Liverpool.
  • autobus Most travelers book their London to Liverpool train tickets 1 day in advance of the travel date.




Based on Omio's travel data, as the table above clearly illustrates, ticket prices on London to Liverpool trains decrease the further they are booked in advance:

  • It is 21% cheaper to book a London to Liverpool train a day ahead of time rather than purchasing a ticket at the station.
  • It is 28% cheaper to book a train ticket 1 week in advanced as opposed to the day you intend to travel.
  • Finally, London to Liverpool train costs are 49% cheaper when booked 1 month in advance as opposed to purchasing a train ticket the day of.

Taking the Train from London

Trains from London to Liverpool depart from Euston Station, located in the center of the capital. London Euston station is located on both branches of the Northern Line of the London Underground as well as the London Overground. The station is also serviced by a good number of buses and night buses. As with the rest of London, Underground and Overground trains do not run overnight, however, night buses and taxis can provide connections outside of the Tube hours. For further rail connections, other nearby stations include St Pancras International and King’s Cross Station. Virgin Trains provide the service from London to Liverpool, and a large number of trains leave from here each day. As the capital of the UK, London offers plentiful history and culture, as well as a large number of transport connections to further abroad.

Getting into Liverpool by Train

Liverpool, located in Merseyside on the northwest coast of England, is well known for its rich architectural heritage and fascinating cultural sites. Trains arriving into Liverpool will do so at Liverpool Lime Street Station or James Street Station. Liverpool Lime Street is the main station in the city and offers the most arrivals for trains coming from London during the day. The largest and oldest station in Liverpool, Lime Street Station is very centrally located and is within walking distance to Liverpool Central Station, St Johns Shopping Centre, St. John’s Gardens, and the World Museum. Public transport that connects to Lime Street includes an Underground stop, local buses, and taxis. Once in Liverpool, the TransPennine Express can easily be accessed to other major Northern cities and Scotland. Trains from London to Liverpool James Street are also possible, and this station can be found just steps from the Liverpool Waterfront. Liverpool also offers connections further abroad via Liverpool John Lennon Airport.

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Best fares for trains from London to Liverpool

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Sat, Mar 23
Train
Virgin Trains
08:072h 12m10:19
LondonLiverpool
Fastest Trains from London to Liverpool
Sat, Mar 23
Train
Virgin Trains
08:072h 12m10:19
LondonLiverpool
Mon, Mar 25
Train
Virgin Trains
09:072h 12m11:19
LondonLiverpool
Wed, Mar 27
Train
Virgin Trains
13:072h 12m15:19
LondonLiverpool
Return Train Tickets for Liverpool to London
Sat, Mar 23
Train
Virgin Trains
14:472h 12m16:59
LiverpoolLondon
Sun, Mar 24
Train
Virgin Trains
20:473h 5m23:52
LiverpoolLondon
Mon, Mar 25
Train
Virgin Trains
09:472h 12m11:59
LiverpoolLondon
Stations
Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
London
Liverpool
TrainLondon Bridge

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TrainLondon Charing Cross

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TrainLondon Euston

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TrainLondon Fenchurch Street

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TrainLondon Kings Cross

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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.
Metro lines Victoria, Circle
Bus lines 91, 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 63, 73, 205, 214
TrainLondon Liverpool Street

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Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.
Metro lines Central, Circle, Hammersmith, City
TrainLondon Paddington

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Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.
Metro lines Bakerloo, Circle, District
Bus lines 7, 15, 18, 23, 27, 36, 46, 105, 436
TrainLondon St Pancras

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TrainLondon Victoria

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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.
Metro lines Circle, District, Victoria
Bus lines 22, 211, 239, C1, N11
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.
TrainLondon Waterloo East

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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.
Metro lines Bakerloo, Northern, Jubilee, Waterloo, City
Bus lines 1, 4, 26, 59, 68, 76, 77, 100, 139, 168, 171, 172, 176

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