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Cheap train tickets from London to Liverpool

Showing times and prices for Jul 21

Cheapest

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.

Cheapest
West Midlands Railway
09:25AM4h53
London Euston (EUS)
02:18PMLiverpool Lime Street (LIV)
$411One-way
1 transfer
West Midlands Railway
08:53AM4h22
London Euston (EUS)
01:15PMLiverpool Lime Street (LIV)
$471One-way
1 transfer
Avanti West Coast
08:20AM2h58
London Euston (EUS)
11:18AMLiverpool Lime Street (LIV)
$631One-way
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
09:19AM2h59
London Euston (EUS)
12:18PMLiverpool Lime Street (LIV)
$791One-way
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
08:47AM3h28
London Euston (EUS)
12:15PMLiverpool Lime Street (LIV)
$931One-way
1 transfer

Train schedule from London to Liverpool

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sunday, July 21
Avanti West Coast
08:07AM3h08
London Euston (EUS)
11:15AMLiverpool Lime Street (LIV)
1 transfer
Avanti West Coast
08:20AM2h58
London Euston (EUS)
11:18AMLiverpool Lime Street (LIV)
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
08:47AM3h28
London Euston (EUS)
12:15PMLiverpool Lime Street (LIV)
1 transfer
West Midlands Railway
08:53AM4h22
London Euston (EUS)
01:15PMLiverpool Lime Street (LIV)
1 transfer
Avanti West Coast
09:19AM2h59
London Euston (EUS)
12:18PMLiverpool Lime Street (LIV)
0 transfers
West Midlands Railway
09:25AM4h53
London Euston (EUS)
02:18PMLiverpool Lime Street (LIV)
1 transfer

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Fastest train times from London to Liverpool

Showing times and prices for Jul 21

Fastest Journey

2 h 58 m

Average

3 h 38 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
Avanti West Coast
08:20AM2h58
London Euston (EUS)
11:18AMLiverpool Lime Street (LIV)
$631One-way
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
09:19AM2h59
London Euston (EUS)
12:18PMLiverpool Lime Street (LIV)
$791One-way
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
08:07AM3h08
London Euston (EUS)
11:15AMLiverpool Lime Street (LIV)
$931One-way
1 transfer
Avanti West Coast
08:47AM3h28
London Euston (EUS)
12:15PMLiverpool Lime Street (LIV)
$931One-way
1 transfer
West Midlands Railway
08:53AM4h22
London Euston (EUS)
01:15PMLiverpool Lime Street (LIV)
$471One-way
1 transfer

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Overview: Train from London to Liverpool

distanceDistance177 miles (286 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 31 min
priceAverage train ticket price$65 (€56)
frequencyTrain frequency23 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 9 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersVirgin Trains, West Midlands Trains, Chiltern Railways or CrossCountry

Trains from London to Liverpool cover the 177 miles (286 km) long route taking on average 2 h 31 min with our travel partners like Virgin Trains, West Midlands Trains, Chiltern Railways or CrossCountry. Normally, there are 23 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $20 (€17), but the average price of train tickets is $65 (€56). Travelers depart most frequently from London Waterloo and arrive in Liverpool Lime Street.

Train providers: Virgin Trains, West Midlands Trains and Chiltern Railways from London to Liverpool trains

For as little as $20 (€17) you can travel by train from London to Liverpool with Virgin Trains, West Midlands Trains and Chiltern Railways. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this trip.

Avanti West Coast is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates high-speed trains between London and major cities in the UK, including Birmingham, Manchester, Liverpool, Glasgow and Edinburgh. The company offers a range of ticket types, including Standard, First Class and Advance tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, comfortable seating and a range of food and drinks. The most popular routes for Avanti West Coast are London to Birmingham, London to Manchester and London to Glasgow. The company operates a fleet of Pendolino and Super Voyager trains, which offer a smooth and comfortable journey.

London to Liverpool train information with Virgin Trains:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 31 min
  • Cheapest Price: $32
  • Virgin Trains frequency: 23 a day

FAQs: Trains from London to Liverpool

FAQs: Travel by train from London 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
Cheap train tickets from London to Liverpool can start from as little as $20 (€17) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for London to Liverpool is $65 (€56); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time between London and Liverpool is on average 2 h 31 min   for the 177 mile (286 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between London and Liverpool by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from London to Liverpool leaves at 7: 46 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from London to Liverpool leaves at 10: 00 PM.
Yes, there are 9 direct trains a day from London to Liverpool with Virgin Trains. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct trains.
For the best London to Liverpool train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Virgin Trains, West Midlands Trains, Chiltern Railways or CrossCountry. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services between London and Liverpool to compare what amenities they may offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 10: 00 PM.

When departing from London, you have various train station options to start your trip from including London Waterloo, London Euston and London St Pancras International. When arriving in Liverpool, you can end your trip in train stations like Liverpool Lime Street, Liverpool South Parkway and Liverpool Central.

Passengers board the train most frequently from London Waterloo, which is located around 1.2 miles (2 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Liverpool Lime Street, located 0.4 miles (732 m) away from the city centre.

A trip to Liverpool from London is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 2 h 31 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from London to Liverpool by train is September.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 3 ways to travel between London and Liverpool including taking a train, bus or flight.

Important Stations and Airports in London and Liverpool

London
Liverpool
The major railway station for departures from London is London Euston. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at London Euston for your journey to Liverpool from London.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 3457114141
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
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.
The major train station for arrivals in Liverpool is Liverpool Lime Street. Find all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Liverpool Lime Street for your journey to Liverpool from London.
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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