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Journey Summary

London to Liverpool Train Information

Avg. Train Duration
2 hours 23 minutes
Train Ticket Price: $73
Trains depart from:London
Trains arrive in:Liverpool
Distance:286 km
Train Companies:Avanti West Coast, Chiltern Railways, Cross Country
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Train from London to Liverpool with Chiltern Railways

Find the best trains from London to Liverpool with Omio's travel partners Chiltern Railways from $59 (€47). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.

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 between London and Liverpool: Duo, Anytime, Season, Super Off Peak, Off Peak and Advance.

Save time and money by searching for and booking your Chiltern Railways train from London to Liverpool online with Omio! If you’re looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest Chiltern Railways train between London and Liverpool, Omio can help you out every step of the way. Check current Chiltern Railways train schedules for the ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best connections for the 177 miles (286 km) route from London to Liverpool as well as ticket information for the train (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard), and then book a cheap train ticket – all in one convenient place. If you are using the Omio app to search for trains from London to Liverpool, you can check straight away 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. Buy your official Chiltern Railways London to Liverpool train tickets online on Omio quickly and easily and enjoy the travel experience!

Please follow the recommendations outlined by Chiltern Railways when booking your train tickets from London to Liverpool due to the coronavirus:

  • 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 London to Liverpool

The most popular way to travel from London to Liverpool is by train. Liverpool is known for its harbor views, museums, and art galleries. Trains from London to Liverpool leave several times per day and the quickest journey is around 2h 15min. You’ll enjoy the comfort, ease, and convenience of train travel as you make the 177-mile (286 km) journey from London to Liverpool.

 

Which train companies travel from London to Liverpool?

All trains that travel from London to Liverpool are run by the train company Avanti West Coast, formally known as Virgin Trains. No matter the name of the company, you’ll be in good hands! The Avanti West Coast train company offers frequent and cheap train tickets to help get you from London to Liverpool. Remember to book your tickets in advance to get the best deal.

Avanti West Coast trains from London to Liverpool

Avanti West Coast provides anywhere between five to 32 trains from London to Liverpool per day, which is perfect for any type of schedule. While most of the trains offered are direct, some are available that feature a transfer at Crewe or Chester. The journey is around 2h and 12min on average. The journey may be longer if you travel on a holiday or on the weekend. Avanti West Coast offers high-speed trains with services such as Wi-Fi and individual outlets for passengers. Trains for this route generally depart from and arrive at the same stations. In London, you will almost always depart from London Euston, while in Liverpool, you will normally arrive at Liverpool Lime Street. The Avanti West Coast ticket policy states that train tickets must be purchased before you board the train. Unused tickets can be changed or refunded for a small fee. However, to change your ticket, you may have to make a new reservation and then apply for a refund. The train type that is used for this journey is generally either a high-speed train or a standard train.

 

Train London to Liverpool: Services on board

With Avanti West Coast, you have the possibility to choose between Standard and First class tickets. You are allowed up to two standard pieces of luggage at no cost. You will also be able to keep a small bag that you can keep on your lap or store underneath your seat. You can securely store your luggage thanks to the luggage compartment at the entrance of each train carriage. For your smaller items that you want to keep close by, use the overhead luggage racks to your advantage. You can also slip small items under the seat in front of you, as long as it does not block the exits or the aisles. If you want to travel with a pet, you can. Bring along your cat, dog, or other domesticated animals, even if you’re in First Class. Just make sure that your pets are friendly and don’t take up an additional seat. Larger animals that can’t be kept on a leash should be kept in a proper pet carrier. Want to bring your bike along? You can do that! If you have a folding bike, that’s even better as they can be stored in the luggage racks. Just remember to reserve a space for your bike online before you board the train, as there is a limit of four bikes per train. Try to arrive early in order to load your bike stress-free. Elderly, injured, or disabled passengers who need assistance will enjoy the Wheelchair Assistance available on all Avanti Trains. Just make sure you contact the train company before the day of your trip and someone will be there to assist you.

 

London to Liverpool Train Time: Daily Departures

Trains from London to Liverpool leave several times a day, seven days a week. The timetable varies day-to-day, so it’s important to book well in advance in order to get the most convenient train time for your schedule. The first train leaves around 9:00 a.m. The last train departs at approximately 10:00 p.m. Services on Sundays are less frequent.

 

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

The journey from London to Liverpool will take approximately 2h 15min. The duration will vary depending on what time of day you travel. There are direct non-stop trains available while some include a transfer at Crewe or Chester. If you ultimately take a train that requires a transfer, you will find that the duration of the journey will be closer to 3h.  Approximately two trains depart each hour. Peak hours are generally in the early morning and early evening.

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

Departure train station: Your train for this journey will depart from the London Euston train station. The train station is located in the northern part of the city center of London and is connected to the London Underground. You should always arrive at the station at least 30min early in order to have enough time to board. Facilities include the ticket office, toilets, and ATM machines.

Arrival train station: When you reach your destination, your train will arrive at the Liverpool Lime Street train station. The train station is located in the center of Liverpool and is the main station in the city. It is well connected to the rest of the city via the local bus system. Facilities include toilets, ATM machines, and Wi-Fi.

 

How to find cheap train tickets from London to Liverpool?

You can find cheap train tickets from London to Liverpool if you book well in advance of your train trip, and if you have a little bit of flexibility! In order to find the best low cost tickets, start looking at tickets one to two months in advance. You’ll also be able to find cheap train tickets if you choose a ticket with a transfer. Avanti West Coast also offers several different saving options through their Railcard system. There are discounts available for teenagers, young adults, seniors, and disabled persons. Omio will allow you to use any type of railcard once you connect it to your account.

Train tickets from London to Liverpool: when to book to save $

Time Price Savings
1 week earlier 22 €
2 weeks earlier 17 €29.%
3 weeks earlier 17 €29.%
1 month before 17 €29.%
2 months earlier 21 €5%
3 months earlier 21 €5%


Train companies often offer promotional prices and offers—by buying in advance—you can get access the best prices for trains in the U.S., Canada, and the major European railroad operators. Search on Omio to check prices and cheap train tickets from London - Liverpool. Easily find the most attractive rates and choose the your preferred route for your journey. Book and choose your mobile ticket: avoid the queues at the station and the added stress of printing your ticket.

The rule of buying in advance to save money is not only valid when booking a flight but also for train travel. Train tickets are generally on sale 6 months before the departure date. Some train booking tips from us:

  • Buying your train ticket from London - Liverpool 3 weeks in advance means you can save on average up to 29% compared to the price available on the day of departure.
  • If you book a ticket London - Liverpool with 2 months in advance you save up to about 5% compared to the initial price.
  • By booking 3 months in advance, you could save up to 5%.
  • On Omio you can find all offers, train times and prices for train travel in Europe, the U.S., and Canada.

Travel Tips

Trains from London to Liverpool
Travel by train to Liverpool 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 London to Liverpool.
FAQs
How much does a cheap train between London and Liverpool cost?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets to Liverpool from London for as low as $59 (€47)  for the next 7 days.
What is the price of a train ticket between London and Liverpool?
If you are looking to book your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the London to Liverpool train to cost on average $89 (€70)  one way.
What is the distance to Liverpool from London by train?
The distance to Liverpool from London by train is approximately 177 miles (286 km).
How long is the train ride to Liverpool from London?
On average the London to Liverpool train travel time is 2 h 6 min  for the 177 miles (286 km) long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
What station does the train from London to Liverpool depart from? Which Liverpool train station do I come into from London?

When taking the train between London and Liverpool, you can choose to depart from train stations like London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross. Your journey can end in train stations such as Liverpool Lime Street, Liverpool Central and Liverpool South Parkway.

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

Where do I find the London train station to Liverpool? Where is the Liverpool train station?

Passengers booking this route most frequently board their trains from London Victoria and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Liverpool most often arrive at Liverpool Lime Street and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from this train station to the city center.

What train providers offer a service from London to Liverpool?
For the best London to Liverpool train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Virgin Trains, West Midlands Railway, Chiltern Railways or East Midlands Trains. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services between London and Liverpool to compare what amenities they may offer.
What are the first and last departure train times from London to Liverpool?
You can take the first train from London to Liverpool at 7: 07 AM. The last train from London to Liverpool that you can take departs at 9: 38 AM. Omio shows you the latest train from London to Liverpool schedule to help you book the best departure time for this route.
How far in advance should I book a train ticket from London to Liverpool to get the best deals?
The price of a one way train ticket from London to Liverpool is on average $89 (€70) if you purchase 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 providers offering this trip. In general, you can find train tickets from London to Liverpool available a few months in advance.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

London
Liverpool
London Bridge
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London Charing Cross
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London Euston
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London Fenchurch Street
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London 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.<br>Metro lines Victoria, Circle<br>Bus lines 91, 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 63, 73, 205, 214
London 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.<br>Metro lines Central, Circle, Hammersmith, City
London Paddington
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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, Circle, District Bus lines 7, 15, 18, 23, 27, 36, 46, 105, 436
London St Pancras
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London 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.<br>Metro lines Circle, District, Victoria<br>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.
London 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.<br>Metro lines Bakerloo, Northern, Jubilee, Waterloo, City<br>Bus lines 1, 4, 26, 59, 68, 76, 77, 100, 139, 168, 171, 172, 176