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Train Information from Stoke-on-Trent to Liverpool

distanceDistance43 miles (69 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 27 min
priceAverage train ticket price$20 (€17)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersWest Midlands Railway, Avanti West Coast or Northern Rail

Trains from Stoke-on-Trent to Liverpool cover the 43 miles (69 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 27 min with our travel partners like West Midlands Railway, Avanti West Coast or Northern Rail. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $20 (€17), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $8 (€7). Travelers depart most frequently from Stoke-on-Trent and arrive in Liverpool Lime Street.

Trains from Stoke-on-Trent to Liverpool

Travelling by train from Stoke-on-Trent to Liverpool is easy and enjoyable. The average train journey from Stoke-on-Trent to Liverpool is around 2 hours and 15 minutes. On regular weekdays, there are up to 40 trains travelling from Stoke-on-Trent's railway station to Liverpool's Lime Street station. Trains leave hourly from the Stoke-on-Trent railway station for Liverpool.

Stoke-on-Trent to Liverpool: Daily departures

The number of trains from Stoke-on-Trent to Liverpool depends on various factors, but travellers can expect between 15 and 40 trains daily. The earliest train leaves around 6:00 a.m., and the last departs some minutes before 11:00 p.m. The operators do not offer sleeper services.

How long is the journey by train from Stoke-on-Trent to Liverpool?

The total distance from Stoke-on-Trent to Liverpool by train is 43 miles. The average journey time is around 2 hours 15 minutes, but travellers can reach Liverpool in 1 hour 13 minutes with the fastest train. There are no direct trains available, meaning passengers will have to change trains at least once. Train rides may be longer during weekends and in the holiday season.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Stoke-on-Trent to Liverpool?

Departure train station: Trains leaving Stoke-on-Trent for Liverpool depart from the Stoke-on-Trent railway station. The station's Victorian-style buildings and nearby attractions such as the Ceramics Trail make it popular among travellers. Passengers can reach the town centre, which is 10 miles away, by both bus and taxi. Available facilities include seating areas, refreshment facilities, toilets, free WiFi, shops, post boxes, and first-class lounges.

Arrival train station: Trains coming into Liverpool stop at Lime Street Station, Liverpool's biggest railway station. Its location in the city centre makes it accessible by public transport. Facilities include luggage storage, toilets, taxi ranks, shops, restaurants, waiting rooms, baby-changing facilities, and booking offices.

Which train companies travel from Stoke-on-Trent to Liverpool?

West Midlands Rail, Northern Rail, and Avanti West Coast (formerly Virgin Trains) run trains from Stoke-on-Trent to Liverpool. Avanti West Coast operates the fastest trains, although it has a limited number of services per day. By comparison, West Midlands Rail offers slower trains but has the cheapest tickets. It also offers more trains, with up to 14 services daily. Northern Rail has limited services and offers fewer trains per week. All train services from Stoke-on-Trent to Liverpool require at least one change.

Avanti West Coast Stoke-on-Trent to Liverpool

Avanti West Coast operates high-speed, long-distance train services across the United Kingdom. Some of its trains cover the route between Stoke-on-Trent to Liverpool. Avanti West Coast offers only connecting trains and does not have direct rides from Stoke-on-Trent to Liverpool.

West Midlands Railway Stoke-on-Trent to Liverpool

West Midlands Railway services the West Midlands region. Due to its large fleet, it has trains leaving Stoke-on-Trent for Liverpool almost every hour. Passengers can choose from up to 14 WMR connecting trains travelling between Stoke-on-Trent and Liverpool daily. Train rides typically last 1 hour 40 minutes, although the duration may vary.

Northern Rail Stoke-on-Trent to Liverpool

Northern Rail is the UK's biggest train franchise and services more than 500 stations. It offers daily train services for passengers travelling from Stoke-on-Trent to Liverpool. Northern Rail's trains are mostly in the morning.

Stoke-on-Trent to Liverpool trains: Services on board

Avanti West Coast has both standard and first-class seating on its trains. Passengers can bring up to two items of luggage along with them. Bikes are allowed, but travellers will need to book storage space in advance. Train riders can bring two pets but will have to pay a fee. Animals must be kept on a lead or in a pet carrier.

West Midlands Rail has easily accessible priority seating services for disabled and elderly individuals. People can travel with mobility scooters and wheelchairs, but these must weigh under 300 kg.

Northern Rail has a passenger assist service to aid older and disabled travellers board trains. The company allows customers to bring two pieces of luggage and smaller items. Pets are allowed on board, but dogs must be on leads and other animals must be kept in pet carriers.

How to find cheap train tickets from Stoke-on-Trent to Liverpool

Passengers should make travel plans in advance if they want to save money on train tickets. Last-minute tickets can be quite expensive. Passengers can also get cheaper tickets if they travel during off-peak hours. Longer journeys may help reduce travelling costs, too.

Travel Tips

Trains from Stoke-on-Trent to Liverpool
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FAQs
How much are cheap trains from Stoke-on-Trent to Liverpool?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets between Stoke-on-Trent and Liverpool for as low as $8 (€7)  for the next 7 days.
How much does it cost to take a train between Stoke-on-Trent and Liverpool?
The train price from Stoke-on-Trent to Liverpool is on average $20 (€17)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this journey in the next 7 days.
How far is Stoke-on-Trent to Liverpool by train?
The train distance from Stoke-on-Trent to Liverpool is around 43 miles (69 km).
What is the Stoke-on-Trent to Liverpool train travel time?
On average the Stoke-on-Trent to Liverpool train time is 1 h 27 min  covering the 43 miles (69 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
When traveling by train from Stoke-on-Trent to Liverpool, which train station in Stoke-on-Trent do I depart from and which train station in Liverpool do I arrive in?

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Stoke-on-Trent   and arrive in Liverpool Lime Street.

Where is the train station in Stoke-on-Trent to go to Liverpool? Where is the train station in Liverpool located?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Stoke-on-Trent, located approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center of Stoke-on-Trent. The most popular arrival train station in Liverpool, called Liverpool Lime Street, is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from its city center.

What train companies offer a service from Stoke-on-Trent to Liverpool?
When taking a train from Stoke-on-Trent to Liverpool, you can count on West Midlands Railway, Avanti West Coast or Northern Rail for the best way to get you to Liverpool. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service to Liverpool from Stoke-on-Trent and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
How many train services per day are there to Liverpool from Stoke-on-Trent?
On average, there are 25 trains a day from Stoke-on-Trent to Liverpool. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
What are the first and last departure train times from Stoke-on-Trent to Liverpool?
The earliest train departing from Stoke-on-Trent to Liverpool leaves at 7: 13 AM. The last train departing from Stoke-on-Trent to Liverpool leaves at 9: 13 AM. You can find the latest Stoke-on-Trent to Liverpool train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
How far in advance should I purchase a train ticket from Stoke-on-Trent to Liverpool to get the best deals?
You can find trains between Stoke-on-Trent and Liverpool to cost on average $20 (€17) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your journey. You’ll see tickets for the Stoke-on-Trent to Liverpool train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Stoke-on-Trent
Liverpool
The major railway station for departures from Stoke-on-Trent is Stoke-on-Trent. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Stoke-on-Trent for your journey between Stoke-on-Trent and Liverpool.