London to Liverpool Train

Cheap train tickets from London to Liverpool

Showing times and prices for Dec 09

Cheapest

49

Average

67

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

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09:49AMLondon Euston4h54 02:43PMLiverpool Lime Street
1 transfer
491One-way
08:49AMLondon Euston4h52 01:41PMLiverpool Lime Street
1 transfer
531One-way
08:07AMLondon Euston2h12 10:19AMLiverpool Lime Street
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541One-way
08:10AMLondon Euston2h33 10:43AMLiverpool Lime Street
1 transfer
781One-way
09:10AMLondon Euston2h30 11:40AMLiverpool Lime Street
1 transfer
841One-way

Train schedule from London to Liverpool

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, December 9
08:07AMLondon Euston2h12 10:19AMLiverpool Lime Street
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08:10AMLondon Euston2h33 10:43AMLiverpool Lime Street
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08:49AMLondon Euston4h52 01:41PMLiverpool Lime Street
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09:07AMLondon Euston2h13 11:20AMLiverpool Lime Street
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09:10AMLondon Euston2h30 11:40AMLiverpool Lime Street
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09:49AMLondon Euston4h54 02:43PMLiverpool Lime Street
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Fastest train times from London to Liverpool

Showing times and prices for Dec 09

Fastest Journey

2 h 12 m

Average

3 h 12 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

286 km

Of the 6 trains that leave London for Liverpool every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
08:07AMLondon Euston2h12 10:19AMLiverpool Lime Street
0 transfers
541One-way
09:07AMLondon Euston2h13 11:20AMLiverpool Lime Street
0 transfers
841One-way
09:10AMLondon Euston2h30 11:40AMLiverpool Lime Street
1 transfer
841One-way
08:10AMLondon Euston2h33 10:43AMLiverpool Lime Street
1 transfer
781One-way
08:49AMLondon Euston4h52 01:41PMLiverpool Lime Street
1 transfer
531One-way

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Overview: Train from London to Liverpool

distanceDistance177 miles (286 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 19 min
priceAverage train ticket price$37 (€33)
frequencyTrain frequency52 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersCross Country, Avanti West Coast, Chiltern Railways, West Midlands Railway or London North Eastern Railway

Trains from London to Liverpool cover the 177 miles (286 km) long route taking on average 4 h 19 min with our travel partners like Cross Country, Avanti West Coast, Chiltern Railways, West Midlands Railway or London North Eastern Railway. Normally, there are 52 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $1 (€1), but the average price of train tickets is $37 (€33). Travelers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Liverpool Lime Street.

Train companies: CrossCountry and Chiltern Railways from London to Liverpool trains

Travel on CrossCountry and Chiltern Railways trains from London to Liverpool at great prices. Omio finds you train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies all in one place.

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Chiltern Railways

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train to Liverpool from London you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

CrossCountry tickets from London to Liverpool are available online on Omio. We help you compare and book your perfect journey with CrossCountry between London and Liverpool all in one place. If you’re specifically looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train, you can find all the current CrossCountry train schedules and train tickets available on Omio for the 177 miles (286 km) trip. You can also see relevant travel information for the CrossCountry train, such as baggage allowance and amenities onboard depending on the class fare. Search for your ideal departure and arrival times for this train, compare the fastest London to Liverpool routes as well as the cheapest ticket prices available, and buy the best CrossCountry London to Liverpool train ticket that fits your needs. If you purchase tickets in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the CrossCountry train ticket is available as a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to travel paperless. You’ll then be ready to embark on your smooth and relaxing journey to Liverpool with CrossCountry!

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

    One of the best ways to travel from London to Liverpool is by taking a train with Chiltern Railways. Omio helps you find the ideal Chiltern Railways train to Liverpool from London by showing you Chiltern Railways current train schedules and timetables, the train tickets on offer (including amenities offered onboard and travel information like baggage allowance) and the best prices for this London to Liverpool route. You can expect to travel 177 miles (286 km) from London to Liverpool on a train with Chiltern Railways. If you are using the Omio app to search for trains to Liverpool from London, 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. Once you’ve found that perfect train, book your Chiltern Railways train ticket on Omio quickly and easily, then enjoy your upcoming trip to Liverpool from London!

      Trains from London to Liverpool

      The trip on trains from London to Liverpool will travel a distance of around 178 miles (286 km) and generally takes around 3h to complete. On a daily basis, there will be anywhere from around 25 to 30 trips per day on London to Liverpool trains. The first trains of the day depart at around 5:30 a.m. and the final train of the day leaves at about 11:30 p.m.

      London to Liverpool Train Time: Daily Departures

      With around 30 daily trains from London to Liverpool you are going to find that there are departures pretty much at all times of the day with roughly around two per hour during the middle of the day. The trip on these trains takes anywhere from about 2h 30min up to around 5h.

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

      When riding the rails on London to Liverpool trains you'll be traveling a distance of about 178 miles (286 km). Quite a few of the trains on this route are direct trains although some will require one or two transfers during the trip. The good news is that on most of these trains the transfer times are quite short so they will not add much to the overall length of the trip on London to Liverpool trains.

      Bus in the Big Ben at night. Source: Shutterstock

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

      Departure train station: London Euston. The station sits just to the north of the center of London and is around 1.6 miles (2.6 km) away from London. If you would like to take public transportation to the station from downtown London a good choice is the Victoria Underground line that makes the trip in about 9min. Some of the amenities the travelers will find at the station include a ticket office and ticket machines, plenty of restroom facilities, shower facilities, ATMs, a left luggage station, photo booths, and free public Wi-Fi.

      Arrival train station: Liverpool Lime Street. After your trip on London to Liverpool trains, you will find this train station just to the northeast of the Central train station in Liverpool. It is only around 0.8 miles (1.4 km) from downtown Liverpool and you can get to the city after your train by walking to Liverpool in around 6min, as there are no public transportation options. The things that travelers will find here include a ticket office and ticket machines, plenty of ATMs and restrooms, free Wi-Fi, a left-luggage office, a phone booth, and plenty of water fountains.

      Which train companies travel from London to Liverpool?

      The two providers of trains from London to Liverpool are West Midlands Railway and Avanti West Coast. About half of the offerings on this route come from Avanti West Coast and they offer quite a few departures throughout the day. West Midlands Railway offers the other half of the trains with their first train departing at around 6:30 a.m. All of their trains require at least one transfer along the way. All the trains on this route are normal speed trains and there are no high-speed offerings.

      Night trains London

      If you're someone that likes to travel by train at night you'll be happy to know that there are quite a few choices for trains to Liverpool from London that depart after 6:00 p.m. on this route. In fact, there are around 10 trains that will depart later than 6:00 p.m. with the final train of the day departing at around 11:30 p.m. The night trains are a mix of those that are direct and those that will require one transfer and the trip time on these trains can vary anywhere from around 2h 15min up to about 4h 15min.

      Avanti West Coast trains from London to Liverpool

      Avanti West Coast offers quite a few departure options on trains to Liverpool from London with their first of the day departing just a little after 7:00 a.m. Their train choices are a mix of those that are direct, those that have one transfer, and those that have two transfers. On the routes that require transfers the transfer time is actually quite short so your overall travel time is not much longer. Their final train of the day departs at around 11:30 p.m. and most of the trips will take around 2h 30min.

      West Midlands Railway trains from London to Liverpool

      This company provides quite a few departures throughout the day and one of the best things about their schedule is most of their trains will depart around 45min after the hour so it's easy to remember when the departures will occur. Their first departure occurs at around 6:30 a.m. and it is important to remember that on all the trains there is at least one transfer during the trip. The quickest trip on this route will take around 3h 15min while their longest trip takes around 5h.

      Trains from London to Liverpool : Sustainability travel

      One of the reasons that traveling by train from London to Liverpool is such an environmentally friendly way to travel is the economy of scale offered during a trip such as this. With so many travelers on the same train, the environmental impact is far less than if each traveler made their own way from London to Liverpool. What is more, each of these providers has a companywide policy dedicated to lessening the environmental impact of their operations daily.

      Train London to Liverpool: Services on Board

      Both of these providers are going to offer two classes of seating on their trains. When travelers step onto any of these trains they will find things such as free Wi-Fi, power plugs at seats, very wide and comfortable seats that offer plenty of legroom plus plenty of storage for bags underneath the seat in front of them or in overhead compartments. Travelers will also find quite a bit of food to choose from when they are on the train. Both providers let you bring up to three bags aboard the train that you can store over your seat or in storage racks at the end of cars. You can also bring collapsible bicycles and pets in approved containers aboard the trains free of charge. All disabled passengers will be given the same travel experience as any other passenger and that includes having space for travelers that will be riding the train in a wheelchair.

      How to find cheap train tickets from London to Liverpool?

      As you look through the choices for trains from London to Liverpool you will quickly notice there is quite a bit of difference in price depending on the train that you choose. In general, if you are willing to take a longer trip, such as by boarding a train that requires transfers along the way, you are generally going to pay less for your train fares. Also if you stick to times of day that are in less demand the cost for tickets on those trains will be less as well. One final tip for finding cheaper train tickets is to book as far in advance of the date that you plan to travel on the train as possible. This is a really good way to find any specials or discounts offered on this route.

      Liverpool city at sunset. Source: Shutterstock

      To Liverpool by train—travel tips

      Before visiting Liverpool and getting on a train, check the online magazine The Window Seat for some amazing editorials on travelling by train. When people think of the city of Liverpool they think of it as the home of The Beatles. While that is certainly a great claim to fame, this is a city that was named a European capital of culture in the year 2008. The residents of the city have a passion for music and football, plus when you are here you are going to find quite stunning architecture and a very important maritime heritage.

      The waterfront of Liverpool is packed with historic buildings plus a quite vibrant music scene and a dining and pub scene that is as varied as it is sought after by visitors and locals alike. Because the size of Liverpool is not that great this is definitely a city that is quite easy to wander through and see quite a bit in just one afternoon. Some of the sites that you will want to visit when you are in Liverpool include:

      • Royal Albert Dock Liverpool
      • Walker Art Gallery
      • World Museum
      • Cavern Club
      • Anfield
      • The Beatles Story
      • Liverpool Cathedral

      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 Tips: 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
      Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train from London to Liverpool for the next 7 days starting from $1 (€1)  one way.
      In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $36 (€33)  for a train ticket from London to Liverpool.
      The London to Liverpool train distance is approximately 177 miles (286 km).
      While the time it takes to travel 177 miles (286 km) from London to Liverpool can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the London to Liverpool train journey time is on average 4 h 19 min.

      When departing from London, you have various train station options to start your route from including London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross. When arriving in Liverpool, you can end your journey in train stations like Liverpool Lime Street, Liverpool Central and Liverpool South Parkway.

      Omio customers book a train from London Victoria   to Liverpool Lime Street   most frequently for this route.

      Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from London Victoria and need to travel around 1.8 miles (2.9 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 0.4 miles (692 m) from this train station to the city center.

      When taking a train from London to Liverpool, you can count on Cross Country, Avanti West Coast, Chiltern Railways, West Midlands Railway or London North Eastern Railway for the best way to get you to Liverpool. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service between London and Liverpool and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
      Yes, there are 16 direct trains per day from London to Liverpool with Avanti West Coast, and you won’t need to transfer at another stop in between. Direct train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when traveling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase your train ticket.
      The average number of trains departing London for Liverpool is 52 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
      The earliest train departing from London to Liverpool leaves at 8: 46 AM. The last train departing from London to Liverpool leaves at 8: 46 AM. You can find the latest London to Liverpool train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
      If you buy a train ticket from London to Liverpool within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $36 (€33) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets to Liverpool from London are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

      Important Stations and Airports in London and Liverpool

      London
      Liverpool
      London Victoria is the most popular London 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 London for your trip to Liverpool.
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      Public transit options for London Victoria
      Onward travel information: Victoria Bus Station at Station Front
      Location for Rail Replacement Services: When weekend engineering dictate that replacement bus services will operate, these will usually depart from the immediate Station front/Terminus Place. Travel from London Victoria is usually conveyed by London Buses in these instances. Check posters and staff for more details.
      Metro: Underground services: Victoria Line, District Line and Circle Line
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      Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 00: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 23: 00 | Sun: 07: 00 - 00: 00
      Public transit options for London Euston
      Tube lines: Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern (Bank and Charing Cross branches), Victoria
      Overground lines: Watford DC
      Bus lines: 18, 30, 59, 68, 73, 91, 168, 205, 253, 390, N5, N20, N73, N91, N205, N253
      Rail lines: London North Western Railway, London Overground, Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper
      Location for Rail Replacement Services: Go to Platform 2, there is a gate adjacent to the station from the main road.
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      Mon - Fri: 05: 00 - 01: 36 | Sat: 05: 00 - 00: 36 | Sun: 05: 30 - 01: 36
      Public transit options for London Kings Cross
      Underground lines: Circle, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan, Victoria
      Bus lines: 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 59, 63, 73, 91, 205, 214, 259, 390, 476
      Train lines: Thameslink, Grand Central, Hull, London North Eastern, Gatwick Express
      Metro: N/A
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      Public transit options for London Paddington
      Underground lines: Bakerloo Line, Circle Line, District Line, Hammersmith Line
      Bus lines: N7, 23, 27, N27, 36, 205, N205, 332, 7, 46, A1, 18, N18
      Train lines: Great Western Main Line, Heathrow Express
      Metro: Tube Lines.
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      Mon - Fri: 05: 45 - 22: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sun: 08: 00 - 22: 15
      Public transit options for London St Pancras International
      Subway lines: Circle Line, Hammersmith & City Line, Metropolitan Line, Northern Line, Piccadilly Line, Victoria Line
      Train lines: Overground line, High Speed 1, Eurostar
      Bus lines: 326, 139
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      Public transit options for London Waterloo
      Onward travel information: Waterloo is well connected to London's public transport network. Waterloo Underground station serves the Bakerloo, Jubilee, Northern and Waterloo & City Lines. Plan a journey - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk) Buses depart from several points around the station. All Transport for London Buses are accessible with step free access and have a dedicated mobility space. Buses from Waterloo (tfl. Gov. Uk) The station has a dedicated taxi rank for London Black Taxis on the roadway outside exit 3. Santander Hire Bicycles are available from the docking stations outside. Santander Cycles - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk) Waterloo is within easy walking distance of the South Bank and a number of visitor attractions. Walking - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk).
      Metro: Waterloo Underground station is served by the Bakerloo, Jubilee, Northern and Waterloo & City Lines. Step free access is available to and from the Jubilee Line. For more information on London Transport accessibility: Plan an accessible journey - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk).
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      Public transit options for London Liverpool Street
      Location for Rail Replacement Services: Replacement transport stop on either Liverpool Street (outside the station entrance), or beside Platform 10, depending on operational requirements
      Metro: Liverpool Street underground station has connections to the Central, Circle, Hammersmith & City and Metropolitan lines.
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      Public transit options for London Bridge
      Onward travel information: The Bus Station is located directly outside the main entrance at upper level. There are also bus stops outside on Tooley Street. For further information on buses, a bus information kiosk is also located outside the main doors of the station at upper level.
      Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement bus services are usually found outside the front of the station. However this is sometimes subject to change. Please check engineering posters or consult a member of staff.
      Metro: For North and North East Kent and South East London
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      Public transit options for Heathrow Airport T123
      Onward travel information: National Rail trains serving London Paddington National Express coaches to Victoria Coach Station and Gatwick Airport London Underground
      Metro: Connection available with the London Underground (Piccadilly Line)
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      Public transit options for London Marylebone
      Location for Rail Replacement Services: At station entrance.
      Metro: Bakerloo Line.
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      Public transit options for London Charing Cross
      Metro: Bakerloo Line Northern Line.

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