Reading to Liverpool train

Cheap train tickets from Reading to Liverpool

Showing times and prices for Aug 14

Cheapest

64

Average

86

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

Cross Country
09:48AMReading4h27 02:15PMLiverpool
0 transfers
641One-way
Cross Country
11:15AMReading3h57 03:12PMLiverpool
0 transfers
651One-way
Avanti West Coast
08:41AMReading4h17 12:58PMLiverpool
0 transfers
831One-way
Avanti West Coast
07:51AMReading4h17 12:08PMLiverpool
0 transfers
831One-way
Avanti West Coast
08:11AMReading4h47 12:58PMLiverpool
0 transfers
971One-way

Train schedule from Reading to Liverpool

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sunday, August 14
Avanti West Coast
07:51AMReading4h17 12:08PMLiverpool
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Avanti West Coast
08:11AMReading4h47 12:58PMLiverpool
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Avanti West Coast
08:41AMReading4h17 12:58PMLiverpool
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
09:24AMReading3h56 01:20PMLiverpool
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Cross Country
09:48AMReading4h27 02:15PMLiverpool
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
09:54AMReading4h25 02:19PMLiverpool
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Avanti West Coast
09:59AMReading4h16 02:15PMLiverpool
0 transfers
Cross Country
11:15AMReading3h57 03:12PMLiverpool
0 transfers

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Fastest train times from Reading to Liverpool

Showing times and prices for Aug 14

Fastest Journey

3 h 56 m

Average

4 h 17 m

Trains per day

8

Distance

256 km

Of the 8 trains that leave Reading for Liverpool every day 8 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Avanti West Coast
09:24AMReading3h56 01:20PMLiverpool
0 transfers
991One-way
Cross Country
11:15AMReading3h57 03:12PMLiverpool
0 transfers
651One-way
Avanti West Coast
09:59AMReading4h16 02:15PMLiverpool
0 transfers
971One-way
Avanti West Coast
07:51AMReading4h17 12:08PMLiverpool
0 transfers
831One-way
Avanti West Coast
08:41AMReading4h17 12:58PMLiverpool
0 transfers
831One-way

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Overview: Train from Reading to Liverpool

distanceDistance159 miles (256 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 22 min
priceAverage train ticket price$90 (€82)
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesAvanti West Coast or Cross Country

Trains from Reading to Liverpool cover the 159 miles (256 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 22 min with our travel partners like Avanti West Coast or Cross Country. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $90 (€82), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $71 (€65). Travelers depart most frequently from Reading and arrive in Liverpool Lime Street.

Train providers: CrossCountry from Reading to Liverpool trains

CrossCountry trains will get you between Reading and Liverpool from $71 (€65). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

CrossCountry

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

CrossCountry is one of the best options when traveling by train between Reading and Liverpool. Omio quickly shows you current CrossCountry train schedules for the Reading - Liverpool journey and makes it easier than ever for you to buy train tickets online for the cheapest, fastest or earliest journey available. The distance to Liverpool from Reading is around 159 miles (256 km) and the cheapest CrossCountry one-way ticket you can book starts at $71 (€65). As you check the latest Reading to Liverpool train schedule from CrossCountry for your ideal departure and arrival times, you can also review travel information, such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard, and compare the best route available to arrive to Liverpool safely. If you search for CrossCountry tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless. Let Omio quickly find you the perfect CrossCountry ticket between Reading and Liverpool so you can spend more time enjoying the smooth and easy journey!

CrossCountry from Reading to Liverpool train information:

  • Average Duration: 4 h 2 min
  • Average Price: $71
  • CrossCountry frequency: 14 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Reading 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 Reading to Liverpool.
FAQs
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Reading to Liverpool trains for as little as $71 (€65)  in the next 7 days.
The Reading to Liverpool train ticket price is on average $90 (€82)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this journey in the next week.
The Reading to Liverpool train distance is approximately 159 miles (256 km).
On average the Reading to Liverpool train travel time is 3 h 22 min  for the 159 miles (256 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

There are a few train stations in Reading to start your trip from including Reading, Reading West and Reading. In Liverpool you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Liverpool Lime Street and Liverpool Central.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Reading   and arrive in Liverpool Lime Street.

Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Reading and need to travel around 0.2 miles (420 m) 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 Reading to Liverpool, you can count on Avanti West Coast or Cross Country for the best way to get you to Liverpool. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service to Liverpool from Reading and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
The earliest train for this journey departs from Reading at 7: 15 AM. The last train leaves from Reading at 6: 55 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Reading to Liverpool and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
If you buy the Reading to Liverpool train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $90 (€82). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains to Liverpool from Reading. Look out for train tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Liverpool
Reading is the most popular Reading 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 Reading for your trip to Liverpool.
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Public transit options for Reading
Location for Rail Replacement Services: At the North side of the station
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Public transit options for Reading West
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Towards Reading: Bus Stop on Oxford Road under Railway Bridge. Heading away from Reading Bus Stop on Oxford Road, outside McDonalds.

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