Cardiff Central (CDF) to Liverpool Lime Street (LIV) train

Wed, 24 Apr
+ Add return
QR-Code
Scan to get our free app
Use our app to get live travel updates and book mobile tickets for trains, buses, flights, and ferries.
App Store
rate4.9
42K ratings
Google Play
rate4.6
136K reviews

Cheap train tickets from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)

Showing times and prices for 24 Apr

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Liverpool Lime Street (LIV) is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Cheapest
Transport for Wales
05:124h01
Cardiff Central (CDF)
09:13Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
£571One-way
1 change
Cross Country
06:404h02
Cardiff Central (CDF)
10:42Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
£1181One-way
1 change
Transport for Wales
04:354h07
Cardiff Central (CDF)
08:42Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
£1181One-way
1 change
Transport for Wales
05:384h04
Cardiff Central (CDF)
09:42Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
£1181One-way
1 change
West Midlands Railway
06:233h54
Cardiff Central (CDF)
10:17Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
£1181One-way
2 changes

Train timetableCardiff Central (CDF) to Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wednesday, 24 April
Transport for Wales
04:354h07
Cardiff Central (CDF)
08:42Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
1 change
Transport for Wales
05:124h01
Cardiff Central (CDF)
09:13Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
1 change
Transport for Wales
05:384h04
Cardiff Central (CDF)
09:42Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
1 change
West Midlands Railway
06:233h54
Cardiff Central (CDF)
10:17Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
2 changes
Cross Country
06:404h02
Cardiff Central (CDF)
10:42Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
1 change
Avanti West Coast
06:534h11
Cardiff Central (CDF)
11:04Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
3 changes

This is the last train of the day.

Find all the dates and times for this journey

Compare prices and tickets Cardiff Central (CDF) to Liverpool Lime Street (LIV) by train or coach

Wed
24 Apr
Thu
25 Apr
Fri
26 Apr
Sat
27 Apr
Sun
28 Apr
Mon
29 Apr
Tue
30 Apr

Train times from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)

Showing times and prices for 24 Apr

Fastest Journey

3 h 54 m

Average

4 h 3 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

215 km

To travel from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Liverpool Lime Street (LIV) you need to make at least one change.

Fastest
West Midlands Railway
06:233h54
Cardiff Central (CDF)
10:17Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
£1181One-way
2 changes
Transport for Wales
05:124h01
Cardiff Central (CDF)
09:13Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
£571One-way
1 change
Cross Country
06:404h02
Cardiff Central (CDF)
10:42Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
£1181One-way
1 change
Transport for Wales
05:384h04
Cardiff Central (CDF)
09:42Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
£1181One-way
1 change
Transport for Wales
04:354h07
Cardiff Central (CDF)
08:42Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
£1181One-way
1 change

More than 1,000 travel companies trust us to sell their tickets all in one place.

Virgin Trains
East Coast
Cross Country
Deutsche Bahn

Overview: Train from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)

distanceDistance133 miles
durationAverage train duration3 h 38 min
priceAverage train ticket price£61 (€67)
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesTransport for Wales, CrossCountry or West Midland Trains

Trains from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Liverpool Lime Street (LIV) cover the 133 miles long trip taking on average 3 h 38 min with our travel partners like Transport for Wales, CrossCountry or West Midland Trains. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £61, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £31. Travellers depart most frequently from Cardiff Central and arrive in Liverpool Lime Street.

Train providers: Transport for Wales, CrossCountry and West Midland Trains trains Cardiff Central (CDF) to Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)

Buy your official Transport for Wales, CrossCountry and West Midland Trains train tickets to Liverpool Lime Street (LIV) from Cardiff Central (CDF) from £60 with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient trip.

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.

    FAQs: Cardiff Central (CDF) to Liverpool Lime Street (LIV) train

    FAQs: Travel by train from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Liverpool Lime Street (LIV) 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 Cardiff Central (CDF) to Liverpool Lime Street (LIV).
    FAQs
    Cheap train tickets from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Liverpool Lime Street (LIV) can start from as little as £31 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Cardiff Central (CDF) to Liverpool Lime Street (LIV) is £61; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
    The train time to Liverpool Lime Street (LIV) from Cardiff Central (CDF) is on average 3 h 38 min   for the 133 mile long journey, but the time it takes to go between Cardiff Central (CDF) and Liverpool Lime Street (LIV) by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
    The first train from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Liverpool Lime Street (LIV) leaves at 05: 12. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
    The last train from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Liverpool Lime Street (LIV) leaves at 17: 14.
    When taking a train from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Liverpool Lime Street (LIV), you can count on Transport for Wales, CrossCountry or West Midland Trains for the best way to get you to Liverpool Lime Street (LIV). You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Liverpool Lime Street (LIV) and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.

    Passengers board the train most frequently from Cardiff Central, which is located around 1.1 miles (1.8 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 Cardiff Central (CDF) to Liverpool Lime Street (LIV) is November.
    You have options as you can travel to Liverpool Lime Street (LIV) from Cardiff Central (CDF) 2 different ways: coach or train.

    Trains departing from Cardiff Central

    Distance from Cardiff Central to city center
    Distance from Cardiff Central to city center
    1.1 miles (1.8 km)
    Ticket Office Hours
    Ticket Office Hours
    Mon - Fri: 05: 40 - 21: 30 | Sat: 05: 40 - 21: 30 | Sun: 07: 30 - 21: 30
    How to get to this station?
    How to get to this station?
    Commuter rail lines: City Line, Rhondda Line, Rhymney Line, Valley Line, South Wales Main Line
    Train lines: Transport for Wales, CrossCountry, Great Western Railway
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: At the rear car park (Penarth Road entrance)
    Nearest Airport
    Nearest Airport
    Cardiff Airport
    14 miles
    How to get to nearest airport?
    How to get to nearest airport?
    Take the Transport for Wales train from the station to Dinas Powys, then take the 304 bus directly to the airport. The journey takes about 1 hour in total.
    Amenities at station
    Wifi
    Wifi
    Free Wi-Fi in the station.
    ATM
    ATM
    Located outside of the main entrance.
    Taxi
    Taxi
    Taxi: Taxi rank is on the right as you exit the main station entrance
    Shopping
    Shopping
    Type of shops available: News agent and convenience store
    Dining
    Dining
    Gourmet Coffee Bar & Kitchen | Pret a Manger | Tesco Express
    Car Rentals
    Car Rentals
    Avis | Enterprise | Europcar
    Accessibility
    Accessibility
    There is step-free access in the whole station. There are also ramps for train access and elevators in the station.

    Trains arriving to Liverpool Lime Street

    Distance from Liverpool Lime Street to city center
    Distance from Liverpool Lime Street to city center
    0.4 miles (731 m)
    Ticket Office Hours
    Ticket Office Hours
    Mon - Sat: 05: 00 - 23: 38 | Sun: 07: 15 - 23: 05
    How to get to this station?
    How to get to this station?
    Suburban train lines: Wirral Line (green)
    Bus lines: 9, 10, 61, 82, 79, 86C, 500
    Train lines: Northern, West Midlands, TransPennine Express, East Midlands, Avanti West Coast, Transport for Wales, London Northwestern
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement services depart at the Bus stop on Skelhorne Street, near the Tesco Express. L3 5GA.
    Nearest Airport
    Nearest Airport
    Liverpool John Lennon Airport
    8 miles
    How to get to nearest airport?
    How to get to nearest airport?
    The airport can be reached by public transit from the station in about 40 minutes using the AirLink 500 shuttle bus service.
    Amenities at station
    Wifi
    Wifi
    Free public Wi-Fi available.
    ATM
    ATM
    Located near Platform 7.
    Taxi
    Taxi
    Taxi: The station taxi rank is located at Skelhorne Street side of the station. There are two customer help points located for passengers requiring assistance. | Accessible taxis: Accessible taxis at Liverpool Lime Street station can be provided at the taxi rank. If you require a private accessible taxi please locate a member of the station staff and they will provide you with a local taxi firm company number.
    Lockers
    Lockers
    The Excess Baggage Co. Lockers and staffed luggage storage counter are located in the main concourse near the escalators across from Platform 6. Open daily 08: 00 to 21: 00.
    Shopping
    Shopping
    Type of shops available: Various retail establishments including Photo Booths to purchase items whilst in the station
    Dining
    Dining
    Caffè Nero | Costa Coffee | Upper Crust | Starbucks | JD Wetherspoon
    Car Rentals
    Car Rentals
    Enterprise | Dollar | Hertz | Alamo | Green Motion | Avis
    Information Desk
    Information Desk
    Located in the main concourse.
    Accessibility
    Accessibility
    Full wheelchair access throughout the station, with help points at the Skelhorne Street entrance and at customer information desk in the main concourse.

    More options for your journey from Cardiff Central (CDF) to Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)

    Here are some other resources that might have the information you need

    Most popular trains, buses, flights and ferries to and from Liverpool Lime Street (LIV) and Cardiff Central (CDF)

    HomeTrainsCardiff Central (CDF) to Liverpool Lime Street (LIV) train

    The Omio App Makes Travel Planning Easy

    We’ll get you where you want to go. From live train updates to mobile tickets, our innovative app is the ideal way to plan and keep track of your travel.

    ios-badge
    android-badge
    Hand With Phone
    More routes, destinations and providers