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£57Avanti West Coast
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14 Jun
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16 Jun
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17 Jun
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18 Jun
£143Cross Country
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19 Jun
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21 Jun
£48Avanti West Coast
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22 Jun
£54Avanti West Coast
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23 Jun
£54Avanti West Coast
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24 Jun
£48Avanti West Coast
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Fri
25 Jun
£96Avanti West Coast
£35National Express
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26 Jun
£96Avanti West Coast
£28National Express
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27 Jun
£48Avanti West Coast
£48National Express
Mon
28 Jun
£96Avanti West Coast
£28National Express
Tue
29 Jun
£48Avanti West Coast
£28National Express
Wed
30 Jun
£48Avanti West Coast
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£48Avanti West Coast
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£48Avanti West Coast
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Journey Summary

Edinburgh to Liverpool Train Information

Avg. Train Duration
4 hours 42 minutes
Train Ticket Price: £83
Trains depart from:Edinburgh
Trains arrive in:Liverpool
Distance:283 km
Train Companies:Avanti West Coast, First Transpennine Express, Cross Country

Trains from Edinburgh to Liverpool

Trains from Edinburgh to Liverpool require a change at Wigan North-Western or Preston. Afternoon trains connect via York. Morning departures from Edinburgh start at 6:15 a.m. with a TransPennine Express service connecting with a Northern Rail train from Wigan. The final connection leaves Edinburgh at 1:30 p.m. with the Virgin Trains East Coast service connecting with the TransPennine Express train from York. Journey times range from three hours and 40 minutes to five hours.

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

Departure Station: Edinburgh Waverley Located in the heart of Edinburgh, Waverley station has plentiful public transport options by bus and tram, with stops on Waverley Bridge and Princes Street. Night bus and airport shuttle services stop on the bridge. Taxis are available from a rank inside the station.

Arrival Station: Liverpool Lime Street. The city's main station is located on the eastern side of the city centre, within walking distance of the main sights. Local buses stop immediately outside, and there are taxis available from ranks on Skelhorne Street and Lord Nelson Street.

Travel Tips

Trains from Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh to Liverpool.
FAQs
How much do cheap train tickets from Edinburgh to Liverpool cost?
Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train from Edinburgh to Liverpool for the next 7 days starting from £57  one way.
What is the cost of a train ticket from Edinburgh to Liverpool on average?
If you’re looking to purchase tickets for this journey in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Edinburgh to Liverpool train prices are on average £103  one way.
How many miles is it from Edinburgh to Liverpool by train?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance to Liverpool from Edinburgh via train to be approximately 175 miles (282 km).
What is the average Edinburgh to Liverpool train duration?
While the time it takes to travel 175 miles (282 km) between Edinburgh and Liverpool can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Edinburgh to Liverpool is on average 3 h 28 min.
What station does the Edinburgh to Liverpool train leave from? Which Liverpool train station do I come into from Edinburgh?

There are a few train stations in Edinburgh to start your trip from including Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh Haymarket and Edinburgh Gateway. In Liverpool you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Liverpool Lime Street, Liverpool Central and Liverpool South Parkway.

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley   and arrive in Liverpool Lime Street.

Where is the departure train station in Edinburgh located? Where is the arrival train station in Liverpool located?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Liverpool Lime Street and need to travel approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the train station to the city centre in Liverpool.

What train companies go from Edinburgh to Liverpool?
For the route from Edinburgh to Liverpool you can take a train with Virgin Trains, First Transpennine Express or London North Eastern Railway. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services between Edinburgh and Liverpool on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
When is the earliest train from Edinburgh to Liverpool? When is the last train from Edinburgh to Liverpool?
If you prefer early morning trains from Edinburgh to Liverpool, the first train leaves at 07: 00. If you prefer late night trains from Edinburgh to Liverpool, the last train of the day leaves at 10: 06. Omio shows you the latest train from Edinburgh to Liverpool schedule to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
How early should I buy train tickets from Edinburgh to Liverpool to score the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this trip and save money. If you book train tickets from Edinburgh to Liverpool within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £103 one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from Edinburgh to Liverpool a few months in advance.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Edinburgh
Liverpool
Edinburgh Waverley
Amenities
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.