Trains from Manchester to Liverpool

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The cheapest trains

from Manchester
to Liverpool

Showing times and prices for Sep 21

Cheapest

$4

Average

$9

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 Manchester to Liverpool will cost around $ 9 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 4.

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08:22Manchester Piccadilly1h03 09:25Liverpool Lime Street
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$41One-way
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08:09Manchester Piccadilly0h56 09:05Liverpool Lime Street
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$41One-way
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08:25Manchester Victoria0h36 09:01Liverpool Lime Street
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$51One-way
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08:38Manchester Piccadilly0h52 09:30Liverpool Lime Street
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$141One-way
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08:16Manchester Oxford Road1h07 09:23Liverpool Lime Street
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$171One-way

Train Times

Manchester to Liverpool

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08:09Manchester Piccadilly0h56 09:05Liverpool Lime Street
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08:16Manchester Oxford Road1h07 09:23Liverpool Lime Street
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08:22Manchester Piccadilly1h03 09:25Liverpool Lime Street
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08:25Manchester Victoria0h36 09:01Liverpool Lime Street
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08:38Manchester Piccadilly0h52 09:30Liverpool Lime Street
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Prices across different modes

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Bus
Fri
Sep 20
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$11National Express
Sat
Sep 21
$4Northern Rail
$4National Express
Sun
Sep 22
$5First Transpennine Express
$4National Express
Mon
Sep 23
$4Northern Rail
$4National Express
Tue
Sep 24
$4Northern Rail
$4National Express
Wed
Sep 25
$4Northern Rail
$4National Express
Thu
Sep 26
$4Northern Rail
$4National Express
Fri
Sep 27
$5Northern Rail
$4National Express
Sat
Sep 28
$4Northern Rail
$4National Express
Sun
Sep 29
$5First Transpennine Express
$4National Express
Mon
Sep 30
$4Northern Rail
$4National Express
Tue
Oct 1
$4Northern Rail
$4National Express
Wed
Oct 2
$4Northern Rail
$4National Express
Thu
Oct 3
$4Northern Rail
$4National Express
Fri
Oct 4
$4Northern Rail
$4National Express
Sat
Oct 5
$4Northern Rail
$4National Express
Sun
Oct 6
$4Northern Rail
$4National Express
Mon
Oct 7
$4Northern Rail
$4National Express
Tue
Oct 8
$4Northern Rail
$4National Express
Wed
Oct 9
$4Northern Rail
$4National Express
Thu
Oct 10
$4Northern Rail
$4National Express

The fastest trains

from Manchester
to Liverpool

Showing times and prices for Sep 21

Fastest Journey

36 m

Average

54 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

50 km

Of the 5 train that leave Manchester for Liverpool every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct train cover the 50 km distance in an average of 54 m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 36 m .

The slowest train will take 1 h 7 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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08:25Manchester Victoria0h36 09:01Liverpool Lime Street
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$51One-way
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08:38Manchester Piccadilly0h52 09:30Liverpool Lime Street
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$141One-way
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08:09Manchester Piccadilly0h56 09:05Liverpool Lime Street
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$41One-way
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08:22Manchester Piccadilly1h03 09:25Liverpool Lime Street
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$41One-way
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08:16Manchester Oxford Road1h07 09:23Liverpool Lime Street
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$171One-way

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Journey Summary

Manchester to Liverpool Train Information

Avg. Train Duration:
53 minutes
Train Ticket Price: $7
Trains depart from:Manchester
Trains arrive in:Liverpool
Distance:50 km
TrainTrain Companies:First Transpennine Express, East Midlands Trains, Northern Rail

Trains from Manchester to Liverpool

There are frequent daily direct trains from Manchester to Liverpool, with services connecting the two main cities of the northwest of England roughly every hour, and more frequently at peak times. There are regular weekday departures from early morning to late night, with a slight reduction in the timetable on Sundays. Indirect services require one change en route. Journey times on the 35-mile route are just over an hour for most trips and a little longer for indirect connections.

Which train companies travel from Manchester to Liverpool?

Northern Rail operates the direct services from Manchester to Liverpool. Indirect trains to central Liverpool require taking Northern Rail or East Midlands Trains departures from Manchester, which connect with Merseyrail services at Liverpool South Parkway station.

How long is the train from Manchester to Liverpool?

Direct services from Manchester to Liverpool take just over an hour to complete the trip. Journey times for indirect connections are around an hour and 15 minutes, including time allowed for the change of trains at Liverpool South Parkway. Some Sunday services on the route are a few minutes slower.

How many trains are there from Manchester to Liverpool?

On weekdays and Saturdays, there are hourly direct departures from Manchester to Liverpool throughout the day from around 5:00 a.m. until early evening. Indirect services also depart hourly, with these connections continuing until just before midnight. On Sundays, indirect services are less frequent, and the first direct train leaves Manchester around 8:00 a.m.

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

Departure train station: Manchester Victoria Direct trains to Liverpool depart from Manchester Victoria Station, on the northern side of the city center, connected by bus and tram links across Greater Manchester. Some indirect services depart from Piccadilly Station, on the southeast side of the center, or Oxford Road Station, south of the center.

Arrival train station: Liverpool Lime Street Trains from Manchester arrive at Liverpool Lime Street Station in the center of the city. From here, Merseyrail suburban train services provide connections across Merseyside. The station facilities include bus stops on Lord Nelson Street for local routes and a taxi rank.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
Manchester
Liverpool
TrainManchester Oxford Road

Amenities

TrainManchester Piccadilly

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TrainManchester Victoria

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