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Cheap train tickets from London to Liverpool

Showing times and prices for Apr 15

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
08:46AM3h31
London Euston (EUS)
12:17PMLiverpool Lime Street (LIV)
351One-way
1 transfer
West Midlands Railway
09:46AM3h31
London Euston (EUS)
01:17PMLiverpool Lime Street (LIV)
401One-way
1 transfer
West Midlands Railway
10:46AM3h31
London Euston (EUS)
02:17PMLiverpool Lime Street (LIV)
401One-way
1 transfer
Avanti West Coast
11:30AM2h29
London Euston (EUS)
01:59PMLiverpool Lime Street (LIV)
951One-way
2 transfers
Avanti West Coast
09:43AM2h21
London Euston (EUS)
12:04PMLiverpool Lime Street (LIV)
951One-way
0 transfers

London to Liverpool train times

Showing trains for tomorrow, Monday, April 15
Avanti West Coast
08:30AM2h29
London Euston (EUS)
10:59AMLiverpool Lime Street (LIV)
2 transfers
Avanti West Coast
08:43AM2h21
London Euston (EUS)
11:04AMLiverpool Lime Street (LIV)
0 transfersDirect
West Midlands Railway
08:46AM3h31
London Euston (EUS)
12:17PMLiverpool Lime Street (LIV)
1 transfer
Avanti West Coast
09:02AM2h56
London Euston (EUS)
11:58AMLiverpool Lime Street (LIV)
1 transfer
Avanti West Coast
09:30AM2h31
London Euston (EUS)
12:01PMLiverpool Lime Street (LIV)
2 transfers
Avanti West Coast
09:43AM2h21
London Euston (EUS)
12:04PMLiverpool Lime Street (LIV)
0 transfersDirect
West Midlands Railway
09:46AM3h31
London Euston (EUS)
01:17PMLiverpool Lime Street (LIV)
1 transfer
Avanti West Coast
10:02AM2h56
London Euston (EUS)
12:58PMLiverpool Lime Street (LIV)
1 transfer
Avanti West Coast
10:30AM2h29
London Euston (EUS)
12:59PMLiverpool Lime Street (LIV)
2 transfers
Avanti West Coast
10:43AM2h21
London Euston (EUS)
01:04PMLiverpool Lime Street (LIV)
0 transfersDirect
West Midlands Railway
10:46AM3h31
London Euston (EUS)
02:17PMLiverpool Lime Street (LIV)
1 transfer
Avanti West Coast
11:30AM2h29
London Euston (EUS)
01:59PMLiverpool Lime Street (LIV)
2 transfers

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Fastest train times from London to Liverpool

Showing times and prices for Apr 15

Fastest Journey

2 h 21 m

Average

2 h 47 m

Trains per day

12

Distance

286 km

Of the 12 trains that leave London for Liverpool every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Avanti West Coast
08:43AM2h21
London Euston (EUS)
11:04AMLiverpool Lime Street (LIV)
2131One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
Avanti West Coast
09:43AM2h21
London Euston (EUS)
12:04PMLiverpool Lime Street (LIV)
951One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
Avanti West Coast
10:43AM2h21
London Euston (EUS)
01:04PMLiverpool Lime Street (LIV)
951One-way
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
11:30AM2h29
London Euston (EUS)
01:59PMLiverpool Lime Street (LIV)
951One-way
2 transfers
Avanti West Coast
08:30AM2h29
London Euston (EUS)
10:59AMLiverpool Lime Street (LIV)
2131One-way
2 transfers

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Overview: Train from London to Liverpool

distanceDistance286 km
durationAverage train duration2 h 33 min
priceAverage train ticket price€60 (€60)
frequencyTrain frequency23 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 9 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesVirgin Trains, West Midland Trains, Chiltern Railways or CrossCountry

Trains from London to Liverpool cover the 286 km long journey taking on average 2 h 33 min with our travel partners like Virgin Trains, West Midland Trains, Chiltern Railways or CrossCountry. Normally, there are 23 trains operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as €31, but the average price of train tickets is €60. Travellers depart most frequently from London Euston and arrive in Liverpool Lime Street.

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

Find the best trains from London to Liverpool with Omio's travel partners Virgin Trains, West Midland Trains and Chiltern Railways from €18. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.

West Midlands Trains is a train operator based in the United Kingdom, providing services across the West Midlands region. It operates a variety of train types, including the Class 350 Desiro, Class 323 Electrostar, Class 170 Turbostar, and Class 172 Turbostar. These trains offer a range of onboard facilities, such as free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and air conditioning. Passengers can purchase a range of tickets, including single, return, and season tickets. The most popular routes operated by West Midlands Trains include Birmingham to London Euston, Birmingham to Wolverhampton, and Birmingham to Coventry.

West Midland Trains from London to Liverpool train information:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 56 min
  • Cheapest Price: €18

Trains from London to Liverpool

While different modes of transport exist between London and Liverpool, the train provides a quick and convenient way to travel between the capital and this northern city. A total of 29 trains travel from London to Liverpool every day. Of these, 12 travel the 178-mile stretch direct, saving you the inconvenience of time-consuming changes to your journey.

London to Liverpool train time: daily departures

Trains from London to Liverpool leave regularly on this route with at least one service per hour. During peak times, upwards of five services leave London to Liverpool every hour However, it's vital to check the estimated time for arrival since some trains are slower than others. The earliest train leaves London Euston at around 12:35 a.m. If you'd like to board the last one, plan to depart the station by 11: 30 p.m.

How long Is the journey by Train from London to Liverpool?

While the average travel time on trains from London to Liverpool is around two hours 45 minutes, you can reach Liverpool 30 minutes quicker if you board the fastest service. The slowest trains, which involve at least one change, take upwards of three hours 54 minutes.

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

Departure train station: located on Euston Road, London Euston is a railway terminus in the London Borough of Camden, in central London. It is the busiest train station in London and is accessible by bus, taxi and subway. Some of the facilities at the station include ticket offices, ticket machines, toilets and baby changing facilities, a money exchange, waiting rooms, left-luggage facilities, restaurants and cafes.  

Arrival train station: one of the arrival stations for Liverpool-bound trains is Liverpool Lime Street. It is a terminus station and serves the city centre of Liverpool. There are toilets, baby change facilities, shops, cafes, lounges, ticket offices and bicycle parking. Additionally, there are short stay and extended stay car parks.

The second arrival station is the Liverpool Central Station, and you can travel to the city by foot, bus, or taxi. Some of the amenities at the railway station include refreshment vending machines, accessible toilets, WiFi hotspots, payphones, baby changing facilities, bike parking, ATMs and shops. The Liverpool Central terminus offers assistance to travellers who arrive without having pre-booked passenger assistance.

Which train companies travel from London to Liverpool?

Two train companies operate train services from London to Liverpool - West Midlands Railway and Virgin Trains.

West Midlands Railway: London to Liverpool

The West Midlands Railway operates up to two trains per hour. The fastest train arrives in Liverpool in around three hours and 12 minutes. You should expect longer journey times during the holidays and at the weekend. The first West Midlands Railway train from London to Liverpool leaves London Euston at around 5:34 a.m.

Virgin Trains: London to Liverpool

The fastest Virgin Trains service will take you to Liverpool within just over two hours 10 minutes. However, the time you take on your journey might increase if you have to change trains.

London to Liverpool trains: services on board

Virgin Trains allows travellers to bring two suitcases not exceeding 30 x 70 x 90 cm each. You may also travel with one pet for free, with charges for extra animals applying.

If you're travelling with West Midlands Railway, your folding bike is welcome anytime. You may not bring full-size bikes on some busy trains. The company offers priority seating which works in favour of disabled people.

How to find cheap train tickets from London to Liverpool?

Booking in advance and being flexible with departure times and dates can grant access to cheaper tickets with discounts. You can also save money by avoiding peak travel hours, choosing slower journeys, or trains that are indirect with connections.

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 €31 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for London to Liverpool is €60; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The average journey time by train from London to Liverpool is 2 h 33 min   to travel the 286 km long journey, with around there are 23 trains per day. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays.
The first train from London to Liverpool leaves at 07: 46. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from London to Liverpool leaves at 22: 00.
There are 23 trains a day from London to Liverpool which require at least one change with Virgin Trains, West Midland Trains, Chiltern Railways or CrossCountry. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
For the trip from London to Liverpool you can take a train with Virgin Trains, West Midland Trains, Chiltern Railways or CrossCountry. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services to Liverpool from London on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 22: 00.

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

Passengers board the train most frequently from London Euston, which is located around 1.8 miles (2.9 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Liverpool Lime Street, located 0.4 miles (731 m) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month for a train from London to Liverpool is September.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 3 ways to travel between London and Liverpool including taking a train, coach or flight.

Important Stations and Airports in London and Liverpool

London
Liverpool
London Euston is the most popular London railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in London for your journey to Liverpool.
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 transport 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.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 05: 45 - 22: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sun: 08: 00 - 22: 15
Public transport options for London St Pancras International
Subway lines: Circle Line, Hammersmith & City Line, Metropolitan Line, Northern Line, Piccadilly Line, Victoria Line
Train lines: Overground line, High Speed 1, Eurostar
Bus lines: 326, 139
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 3450774224
Public transport options for London Victoria
Onward travel information: Victoria Bus Station at Station Front
Location for Rail Replacement Services: When weekend engineering dictate that replacement bus services will operate, these will usually depart from the immediate Station front/Terminus Place. Travel from London Victoria is usually conveyed by London Buses in these instances. Check posters and staff for more details.
Metro: Underground services: Victoria Line, District Line and Circle Line
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
24/7
Public transport options for London Paddington
Underground lines: Bakerloo Line, Circle Line, District Line, Hammersmith Line
Bus lines: N7, 23, 27, N27, 36, 205, N205, 332, 7, 46, A1, 18, N18
Train lines: Great Western Main Line, Heathrow Express
Metro: Tube Lines.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 05: 00 - 01: 36 | Sat: 05: 00 - 00: 36 | Sun: 05: 30 - 01: 36
Public transport options for London Kings Cross
Underground lines: Circle, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan, Victoria
Bus lines: 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 59, 63, 73, 91, 205, 214, 259, 390, 476
Train lines: Thameslink, Grand Central, Hull, London North Eastern, Gatwick Express
Metro: N/A
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 3451652030
Public transport options for London Waterloo
Onward travel information: Waterloo is well connected to London's public transport network. Waterloo Underground station serves the Bakerloo, Jubilee, Northern and Waterloo & City Lines. Plan a journey - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk) Buses depart from several points around the station. All Transport for London Buses are accessible with step free access and have a dedicated mobility space. Buses from Waterloo (tfl. Gov. Uk) The station has a dedicated taxi rank for London Black Taxis on the roadway outside exit 3. Santander Hire Bicycles are available from the docking stations outside. Santander Cycles - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk) Waterloo is within easy walking distance of the South Bank and a number of visitor attractions. Walking - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk).
Metro: Waterloo Underground station is served by the Bakerloo, Jubilee, Northern and Waterloo & City Lines. Step free access is available to and from the Jubilee Line. For more information on London Transport accessibility: Plan an accessible journey - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk).
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 345 711 4141
Public transport options for London Liverpool Street
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Replacement transport stop on either Liverpool Street (outside the station entrance), or beside Platform 10, depending on operational requirements
Metro: Liverpool Street underground station has connections to the Central, Circle, Hammersmith & City and Metropolitan lines.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 345 711 4141
Public transport options for London Bridge
Onward travel information: The Bus Station is located directly outside the main entrance at upper level. There are also bus stops outside on Tooley Street. For further information on buses, a bus information kiosk is also located outside the main doors of the station at upper level.
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement bus services are usually found outside the front of the station. However this is sometimes subject to change. Please check engineering posters or consult a member of staff.
Metro: For North and North East Kent and South East London
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
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Public transport options for London Marylebone
Location for Rail Replacement Services: At station entrance.
Metro: Bakerloo Line.
Heathrow Airport T123WifiShoppingParkingATMAccessibility
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Public transport options for Heathrow Airport T123
Onward travel information: National Rail trains serving London Paddington National Express coaches to Victoria Coach Station and Gatwick Airport London Underground
Metro: Connection available with the London Underground (Piccadilly Line)
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
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AccessibilityAccessibility
London Charing CrossShoppingParkingATMAccessibility
Amenities at station
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
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Public transport options for London Charing Cross
Metro: Bakerloo Line Northern Line.
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