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The cheapest trains

from London
to Liverpool

Showing times and prices for Sep 21

Cheapest

$53

Average

$106

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

The average ticket from London to Liverpool will cost around $ 106 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 53.

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08:49London Euston3h54 12:43Liverpool Lime Street
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$531One-way
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08:40London Euston2h31 11:11Liverpool Lime Street
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$1131One-way
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08:10London Euston2h34 10:44Liverpool Lime Street
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$1221One-way
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08:30London Euston2h30 11:00Liverpool Lime Street
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$1221One-way
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08:07London Euston2h12 10:19Liverpool Lime Street
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$1221One-way

Train Times

London to Liverpool

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08:07London Euston2h12 10:19Liverpool Lime Street
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08:10London Euston2h34 10:44Liverpool Lime Street
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08:30London Euston2h30 11:00Liverpool Lime Street
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08:40London Euston2h31 11:11Liverpool Lime Street
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08:49London Euston3h54 12:43Liverpool Lime Street
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Prices across different modes

Train
Bus
Fri
Sep 20
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$30National Express
Sat
Sep 21
$53West Midlands Railway
$12National Express
Sun
Sep 22
$39Virgin Trains
$14National Express
Mon
Sep 23
$30West Midlands Railway
$14National Express
Tue
Sep 24
$20West Midlands Railway
$12National Express
Wed
Sep 25
$25West Midlands Railway
$12National Express
Thu
Sep 26
$20West Midlands Railway
$12National Express
Fri
Sep 27
$20West Midlands Railway
$12National Express
Sat
Sep 28
$30West Midlands Railway
$11National Express
Sun
Sep 29
$31Virgin Trains
$11National Express
Mon
Sep 30
$17West Midlands Railway
$11National Express
Tue
Oct 1
$17West Midlands Railway
$11National Express
Wed
Oct 2
$25West Midlands Railway
$11National Express
Thu
Oct 3
$20West Midlands Railway
$11National Express
Fri
Oct 4
$20West Midlands Railway
$11National Express
Sat
Oct 5
$30West Midlands Railway
$11National Express
Sun
Oct 6
$31Virgin Trains
$11National Express
Mon
Oct 7
$16West Midlands Railway
$11National Express
Tue
Oct 8
$17West Midlands Railway
$8National Express
Wed
Oct 9
$17West Midlands Railway
$8National Express
Thu
Oct 10
$17West Midlands Railway
$8National Express

The fastest trains

from London
to Liverpool

Showing times and prices for Sep 21

Fastest Journey

2 h 12 m

Average

2 h 44 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

286 km

Of the 5 train 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.

These direct train cover the 286 km distance in an average of 2 h 44 m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 2 h 12 m .

The slowest train will take 3 h 54 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

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08:07London Euston2h12 10:19Liverpool Lime Street
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$1221One-way
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08:30London Euston2h30 11:00Liverpool Lime Street
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$1221One-way
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08:40London Euston2h31 11:11Liverpool Lime Street
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$1131One-way
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08:10London Euston2h34 10:44Liverpool Lime Street
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$1221One-way
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08:49London Euston3h54 12:43Liverpool Lime Street
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$531One-way

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Journey Summary

London to Liverpool Train Information

Avg. Train Duration:
3 hours 28 minutes
Train Ticket Price: $30
Trains depart from:London
Trains arrive in:Liverpool
Distance:286 km
TrainTrain Companies: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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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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TrainLondon Liverpool Street

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TrainLondon Paddington

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TrainLondon St Pancras

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TrainLondon Victoria

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TrainLondon Waterloo East

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