Derby to Liverpool train

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Cheap train tickets from Derby to Liverpool

Showing times and prices for 21 Apr

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Derby to Liverpool is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Transpennine Express
08:174h06
Derby
12:23Liverpool
£301One-way
0 changes
East Midlands Railway
17:462h18
Derby
20:04Liverpool
£621One-way
0 changes
West Midlands Railway
12:402h24
Derby
15:04Liverpool
£621One-way
0 changes
East Midlands Railway
14:512h38
Derby
17:29Liverpool
£651One-way
0 changes
East Midlands Railway
20:442h36
Derby
23:20Liverpool
£661One-way
0 changes

Train timetableDerby to Liverpool

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sunday, 21 April
East Midlands Railway
17:462h18
Derby
20:04Liverpool
0 changes
West Midlands Railway
12:402h24
Derby
15:04Liverpool
0 changes
East Midlands Railway
14:512h38
Derby
17:29Liverpool
0 changes
East Midlands Railway
20:442h36
Derby
23:20Liverpool
0 changes
Transpennine Express
08:174h06
Derby
12:23Liverpool
0 changes

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Train times from Derby to Liverpool

Showing times and prices for 21 Apr

Fastest Journey

2 h 18 m

Average

2 h 48 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

114 km

Of the 5 trains that leave Derby for Liverpool every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

East Midlands Railway
17:462h18
Derby
20:04Liverpool
£621One-way
0 changes
West Midlands Railway
12:402h24
Derby
15:04Liverpool
£621One-way
0 changes
East Midlands Railway
20:442h36
Derby
23:20Liverpool
£661One-way
0 changes
East Midlands Railway
14:512h38
Derby
17:29Liverpool
£651One-way
0 changes
Transpennine Express
08:174h06
Derby
12:23Liverpool
£301One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Derby to Liverpool

distanceDistance70 miles
durationAverage train duration2 h 18 min
priceAverage train ticket price£48 (€54)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesEast Midlands Trains, TransPennine Express, Northern Rail (3), West Midland Trains, Virgin Trains or CrossCountry

Trains from Derby to Liverpool cover the 70 miles long trip taking on average 2 h 18 min with our travel partners like East Midlands Trains, TransPennine Express, Northern Rail (3), West Midland Trains, Virgin Trains or CrossCountry. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £48, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £21. Travellers depart most frequently from Derby and arrive in Liverpool Lime Street.

Train providers: East Midlands Trains, TransPennine Express and Northern Rail (3) trains Derby to Liverpool

Travel from Derby to Liverpool from £44 with Omio’s train partners East Midlands Trains, TransPennine Express and Northern Rail (3)! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable trip for you.

Transpennine Express is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates services from Manchester and Liverpool to Scotland, the North East and Yorkshire. It offers a range of services, including express, regional and local trains. Express trains are the fastest, with journey times of up to three hours. Regional trains are slower, but offer more stops and a more relaxed atmosphere. Local trains are the slowest, but offer the most stops. Transpennine Express offers a range of ticket types, including single, return, group and season tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, comfortable seating and a range of food and drink options. The most popular routes for Transpennine Express are Manchester to Edinburgh, Liverpool to Leeds and Manchester to York. These routes offer a convenient and comfortable way to travel between the cities.

Derby to Liverpool train information with TransPennine Express:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 50 min
  • Cheapest Price: £44

Trains from Derby to Liverpool: Journey Details

The train from Derby to Liverpool takes around two to two and a half hours, with one or two changes on route, as there is no direct train between Derby and Liverpool. During weekdays and on Saturdays, the first train leaves Derby shortly after 6:00 a.m., and on Sundays, this changes to a few hours later. There are between one and three trains per hour on weekdays and on Saturdays and between one and two per hour on Sundays. For journeys with one change only, this is made at Crewe or Chesterfield. Journeys with two changes include changes at Tamworth and Stafford. Services are operated by CrossCountry, London Midland, Virgin Trains and East Midland Trains, with all services going into Liverpool Lime Street.

Return journeys for trains from Liverpool to Derby are also available.

Taking the Train from Derby

Derby station is near the city centre, not far from the River Derwent and the London Road Community Hospital. There are five bus stops very close to the station, serving Alton Towers, the city centre, Derby bus station, East Midlands Airport and other local towns. There is a taxi rank, also, as well as access to cycle paths.

Getting into Liverpool by Train

Liverpool is a coastal city, sitting on the Mersey Estuary. The city is famous for being the home of The Beatles, and the main station is Liverpool Lime Street.

There are two taxi ranks at the station, making onward travel by taxi very easy. Arriva and Stagecoach are two bus companies operating in Liverpool, offering a number of bus routes into and around Liverpool. The main bus station in Liverpool is approximately four minutes' walk from Lime Street station.

FAQs: Derby to Liverpool train

FAQs: Travel by train from Derby 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 Derby to Liverpool.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Derby to Liverpool can start from as little as £21 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Derby to Liverpool is £48; 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 Derby to Liverpool is 2 h 18 min   to travel the 70 mile long journey, with around there are 16 trains per day. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Derby to Liverpool leaves at 06: 45. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Derby to Liverpool leaves at 20: 46.
There are 16 trains a day from Derby to Liverpool which require at least one change with East Midlands Trains, TransPennine Express, Northern Rail (3), West Midland Trains, Virgin Trains or CrossCountry. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
Yes, there's a high-speed train to Liverpool. Take the fast train with East Midlands Trains from Derby to Liverpool.
Take the Derby to Liverpool train with East Midlands Trains, TransPennine Express, Northern Rail (3), West Midland Trains, Virgin Trains or CrossCountry. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the journey from Derby to Liverpool as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 20: 46.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Derby, which is located around 1 mile (1.6 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 Derby to Liverpool is October.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel to Liverpool from Derby including taking a coach or train.

Important Stations and Airports in Derby and Liverpool

Derby
Liverpool
Derby is the most popular Derby 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 Derby for your journey to Liverpool.
Amenities at station
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 3457125678
Public transport options for Derby
Location for Rail Replacement Services: From the rear of the station, at the Pride Park exit

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