Stoke-on-Trent to Liverpool train

Cheap train tickets from Stoke-on-Trent to Liverpool

Showing times and prices for Jul 02

Cheapest

30

Average

37

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.

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10:07PMStoke-on-Trent2h19 12:26AMLiverpool Lime Street
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301One-way
08:06AMStoke-on-Trent1h14 09:20AMLiverpool Lime Street
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301One-way
09:08AMStoke-on-Trent1h36 10:44AMLiverpool Lime Street
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421One-way
08:08AMStoke-on-Trent1h34 09:42AMLiverpool Lime Street
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421One-way
10:08AMStoke-on-Trent1h35 11:43AMLiverpool Lime Street
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421One-way

Train schedule from Stoke-on-Trent to Liverpool

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08:06AMStoke-on-Trent1h14 09:20AMLiverpool Lime Street
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08:08AMStoke-on-Trent1h34 09:42AMLiverpool Lime Street
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09:08AMStoke-on-Trent1h36 10:44AMLiverpool Lime Street
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10:08AMStoke-on-Trent1h35 11:43AMLiverpool Lime Street
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10:07PMStoke-on-Trent2h19 12:26AMLiverpool Lime Street
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Fastest train times from Stoke-on-Trent to Liverpool

Showing times and prices for Jul 02

Fastest Journey

1 h 14 m

Average

1 h 39 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

69 km

It's difficult to get from Stoke-on-Trent to Liverpool without transferring at least once.

Fastest
08:06AMStoke-on-Trent1h14 09:20AMLiverpool Lime Street
1 transfer
301One-way
08:08AMStoke-on-Trent1h34 09:42AMLiverpool Lime Street
1 transfer
421One-way
10:08AMStoke-on-Trent1h35 11:43AMLiverpool Lime Street
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421One-way
09:08AMStoke-on-Trent1h36 10:44AMLiverpool Lime Street
1 transfer
421One-way
10:07PMStoke-on-Trent2h19 12:26AMLiverpool Lime Street
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301One-way

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Overview: Train from Stoke-on-Trent to Liverpool

distanceDistance43 miles (69 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 14 min
priceAverage train ticket price$32 (€29)
frequencyTrain frequency54 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesMersey Rail, East Midlands Railway, Northern Rail, West Midlands Railway, Cross Country, Avanti West Coast, London Midland or East Midlands Railways

Trains from Stoke-on-Trent to Liverpool cover the 43 miles (69 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 14 min with our travel partners like Mersey Rail, East Midlands Railway, Northern Rail, West Midlands Railway, Cross Country, Avanti West Coast, London Midland or East Midlands Railways. Normally, there are 54 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $26 (€24), but the average price of train tickets is $32 (€29). Travelers depart most frequently from Stoke-on-Trent and arrive in Liverpool Lime Street.

Train companies: Northern Rail (3), CrossCountry and East Midlands Trains from Stoke-on-Trent to Liverpool trains

For as little as $26 (€24) you can travel by train to Liverpool from Stoke-on-Trent with Northern Rail (3), CrossCountry and East Midlands Trains. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this route.

CrossCountry
Northern Rail (3)
East Midlands Trains

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

Enjoy a smooth and easy trip to Liverpool from Stoke-on-Trent with CrossCountry! As an official travel partner of CrossCountry, Omio can help you search current train schedules and timetables from CrossCountry, compare the best routes from Stoke-on-Trent to Liverpool as well as the class fares available for this route (including information on baggage allowance and amenities provided onboard), and buy the most affordable CrossCountry Stoke-on-Trent to Liverpool train ticket available today. 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 rather than needing to wait in a line at the train station in person to purchase tickets. Once you find your ideal route, book your one-way train between Stoke-on-Trent and Liverpool on Omio or in the Omio app in just a few simple steps. You can then sit back and enjoy the 43 miles (69 km) journey between Stoke-on-Trent and Liverpool with ease and comfort on a train with CrossCountry.

CrossCountry from Stoke-on-Trent to Liverpool train information:

  • Average Duration: 51 min
  • CrossCountry frequency: 13 a day

Northern Trains is a publicly owned train operating company in the United Kingdom, headquartered in York. The company operates local and commuter trains across the entire north of England connecting regions of the North East, North West, East Midlands, Staffordshire, Yorkshire and the Humber coast line. The rail network in the UK has been run by over 20 train companies, but they work together as National Rail with coordinated fares and ticketing. Tickets such as Advance, Off-Peak and Anytime Day are available to purchase for routes with Northern. There is only one class option on Northern trains: Standard.

Train information from Stoke-on-Trent to Liverpool with Northern Rail (3):

  • Average Duration: 57 min
  • Northern Rail (3) frequency: 2 a day

Enjoy a smooth and easy trip from Stoke-on-Trent to Liverpool with East Midlands Trains! As an official travel partner of East Midlands Trains, Omio can help you search current train schedules and timetables from East Midlands Trains, compare the best routes between Stoke-on-Trent and Liverpool as well as the class fares available for this route (including information on baggage allowance and amenities provided onboard), and buy the most affordable East Midlands Trains Stoke-on-Trent to Liverpool train ticket available today. If you search for East Midlands Trains tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless rather than needing to wait in a line at the train station in person to purchase tickets. Once you find your ideal route, book your one-way train to Liverpool from Stoke-on-Trent on Omio or in the Omio app in just a few simple steps. You can then sit back and enjoy the 43 miles (69 km) trip between Stoke-on-Trent and Liverpool with ease and comfort on a train with East Midlands Trains.

Train information from Stoke-on-Trent to Liverpool with East Midlands Trains:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 47 min
  • East Midlands Trains frequency: 1 a day

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

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 Stoke-on-Trent to Liverpool.
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Omio customers have found cheap train tickets to Liverpool from Stoke-on-Trent for as low as $26 (€24)  for the next 7 days.
If you’re looking to purchase your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Stoke-on-Trent to Liverpool train price to come in at an average of $32 (€29)  one way.
The Stoke-on-Trent to Liverpool train distance is approximately 43 miles (69 km).
The Stoke-on-Trent to Liverpool train duration is on average 1 h 14 min, which is to be expected when traveling 43 miles (69 km) between Stoke-on-Trent and Liverpool. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

When taking the train between Stoke-on-Trent and Liverpool, you can choose to depart from train stations like Stoke-on-Trent and Stoke-on-Trent, Hanley Bus Station. Your trip can end in train stations such as Liverpool Lime Street and Liverpool Central.

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

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Stoke-on-Trent, is located 0.3 miles (525 m) from the city center of Stoke-on-Trent.

The most popular arrival train station, Liverpool Lime Street, is located 0.4 miles (692 m) away from the city center of Liverpool.

When taking a train from Stoke-on-Trent to Liverpool, you can count on Mersey Rail, East Midlands Railway, Northern Rail, West Midlands Railway, Cross Country, Avanti West Coast, London Midland or East Midlands Railways for the best way to get you to Liverpool. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service between Stoke-on-Trent and Liverpool and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
The average number of trains departing Stoke-on-Trent for Liverpool is 54 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The earliest train for this trip departs from Stoke-on-Trent at 7: 06 AM. The last train leaves from Stoke-on-Trent at 9: 16 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Stoke-on-Trent to Liverpool and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
The price of a one way train ticket from Stoke-on-Trent to Liverpool is on average $32 (€29) if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this route. In general, you can find train tickets to Liverpool from Stoke-on-Trent available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Stoke-on-Trent
Liverpool
Stoke-on-Trent is the most popular Stoke-on-Trent 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 Stoke-on-Trent for your trip to Liverpool.
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Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement coach services can be found at the front of the station.

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