Train Leeds to Liverpool

Cheap train tickets from Leeds to Liverpool

Showing times and prices for 16 Aug

Cheapest

£23

Average

£24

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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09:15Leeds Railway Station1h47 11:02Liverpool Lime Street
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£231One-way
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11:15Leeds Railway Station1h47 13:02Liverpool Lime Street
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£231One-way
13:15Leeds Railway Station1h46 15:01Liverpool Lime Street
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£241One-way
12:15Leeds Railway Station1h48 14:03Liverpool Lime Street
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£241One-way
08:15Leeds Railway Station1h49 10:04Liverpool Lime Street
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£241One-way

Train schedule Leeds to Liverpool

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08:15Leeds Railway Station1h49 10:04Liverpool Lime Street
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09:15Leeds Railway Station1h47 11:02Liverpool Lime Street
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10:15Leeds Railway Station1h47 12:02Liverpool Lime Street
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11:15Leeds Railway Station1h47 13:02Liverpool Lime Street
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12:15Leeds Railway Station1h48 14:03Liverpool Lime Street
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13:15Leeds Railway Station1h46 15:01Liverpool Lime Street
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Fastest train times from Leeds to Liverpool

Showing times and prices for 16 Aug

Fastest Journey

1 h 46 m

Average

1 h 47 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

104 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Leeds for Liverpool every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
13:15Leeds Railway Station1h46 15:01Liverpool Lime Street
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£241One-way
09:15Leeds Railway Station1h47 11:02Liverpool Lime Street
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£231One-way
11:15Leeds Railway Station1h47 13:02Liverpool Lime Street
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£231One-way
10:15Leeds Railway Station1h47 12:02Liverpool Lime Street
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£241One-way
12:15Leeds Railway Station1h48 14:03Liverpool Lime Street
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£241One-way

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Overview: Train from Leeds to Liverpool

distanceDistance64 miles
durationAverage train duration1 h 32 min
priceAverage train ticket price£34 (€39)
frequencyTrain frequency39 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 13 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersTranspennine Express, Northern Rail or TransPennine Express Service

Trains from Leeds to Liverpool cover the 64 miles long route taking on average 1 h 32 min with our travel partners like Transpennine Express, Northern Rail or TransPennine Express Service. Normally, there are 39 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £20, but the average price of train tickets is £34. Travellers depart most frequently from Leeds Railway Station and arrive in Liverpool Lime Street.

Train companies: First TransPennine Express 3 and Northern Rail (3) trains Leeds to Liverpool

Find the best trains from Leeds to Liverpool with Omio's travel partners First TransPennine Express 3 and Northern Rail (3) from £20. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.

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Leeds to Liverpool train information with First TransPennine Express 3:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 46 min
  • First TransPennine Express 3 frequency: 14 a day

Northern Trains is one of many publicly owned train providers in the United Kingdom. Headquartered in York, Northern operates local and regional trains across the entire north of England connecting regions of the North East, North West, East Midlands, Staffordshire, Yorkshire and the Humber coast line. Advance, Off-Peak and Anytime Day tickets can be purchased for Northern train journeys to Liverpool from Leeds. There is only one class option on Northern trains: Standard.

Northern Rail (3) from Leeds to Liverpool train information:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 31 min
  • Northern Rail (3) frequency: 1 a day

Trains from Leeds to Liverpool

Passengers will find that there is frequent travel to Liverpool from Leeds with approximately 1 train running per hour for the main operating hours throughout the day. A passenger can find either direct routes or connecting routes on their journey to Liverpool. The estimated duration for a direct train is 1h 47min whereas a duration for a trip with 2 connecting trains, including layover time, is 2h 13min, and a trip of just 1 change to be 2h 11min.

Leeds to Liverpool Train Time: Daily Departures

Trains to Liverpool from Leeds don’t follow a fixed schedule during the day but on average, passengers looking for tickets will find 20 trains running per day with approximately 1 train running per hour. The earliest departing train in the day is at 6:30 a.m. with a duration of 1h 32min and no changes need. The last departing train in the day is at 10:05 p.m. with a duration of 2h 21min and 1 change via Manchester Piccadilly Station.

How long is the journey by train from Leeds to Liverpool

A journey from Leeds to Liverpool can differ in duration depending on certain types of factors. These factors include when you decide to travel and how many connecting stops if any, you choose to have on your journey. A journey will average between 1h 32min to 1h 50min for a direct route. Alternatively, connecting routes are a lot longer. An average duration for a train with just 1 change is between 2h 11min to 2h 21min. Otherwise, a train with 2 changes is commonly 2h 13min in duration.

Leeds River. Source: Shutterstock

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

Departure train station: Your train towards Liverpool will always depart from the main railway station, also known as, Leeds Railway Station. This station is well located and is gifted with useful facilities like ATM machines, toilet facilities, eateries, and more. The railway station is just 0.3 miles (0.5m) from Leeds’s city centre and can be reached by just a short walking distance. The 5min walk is quickest via Park Row.

Arrival train station: No matter if you choose to have a direct train to Liverpool or a journey that requires up to two stopovers, your journey will always reach Liverpool Lime Street Station. This station serves all of Liverpool and is highly popular with some of the leading railway providers around the UK. Liverpool’s city centre is less than 1 mile (1.6 km) from its main railway station. Walk the journey in just 5min or public transport will take 4min. Take transport like the Merseyrail towards Chester directly from the station. You must then depart at Liverpool Central where it’s just a 2min walk from the city centre.

Which train companies travel from Leeds to Liverpool?

Passengers onboard trains from Leeds to Liverpool will find that the main train provider travelling the journey is Transpennine Express. This provider does the majority of travel whereas Northern Rail will travel just twice a day. Transpennine Express and Northern Rail offer a selection of great onboard services, as well as great service from staff. Some of the popular stopovers on their journeys include Manchester Piccadilly Station, Manchester Oxford Road Station and Manchester Victoria Station. Depending on your stopover location, your duration of journey can differ. Passengers aboard these trains can benefit from the environmentally friendly use of an e-ticket, also known as a mobile ticket. These tickets can be shown on your mobile device or any electronic device of your choosing. Omio makes mobile tickets extremely easy to manage by storing your tickets within your Omio account, making filing and sourcing future tickets easy.

Transpennine Express trains from Leeds to Liverpool

Transpennine Express has a frequent service between Leeds and Liverpool with an average of 1 train running per hour during the main operating hours. A passenger can choose from either direct trains or a train that requires either 1 or 2 stopovers. These trains differ in duration and will most likely stopover in popular railway stations throughout Manchester. The quickest duration is from 1h 32min and the longest duration is 1h 50min. In addition, passengers can find themselves customers to a provider with great service and good facilities.

Northern Rail from Leeds to Liverpool

Passengers will commonly find only 2 trains that run to Liverpool via Northern Rail per day that depart from Leeds. Both of these trains will include a minimum of 1 stopover and will most likely stop at a popular train station within Manchester. An average duration for a train with 1 connecting location will vary from 2h 14min to 2h 21min, depending on when you choose to travel.

Leeds Streets. Source: Shutterstock

To Liverpool by train – travel tips

Liverpool is extremely versatile in its offerings and has lots in store for all kinds of visitors, tourists, and residents. No matter if you’re planning to visit Liverpool with your family or friends, you’ll find lots available to see and do.

If you’re choosing to visit some of the top family-friendly attractions or you want to see the top and leading venues like the best bars, clubs, and restaurants, you’ll be spoilt for choice. Just some of the top attractions and landmarks that are family and child-friendly include Tate Liverpool The Beatles Story, Walker Art Gallery, World Museum, Liverpool Cathedral, Museum of Liverpool, Merseyside Maritime Museum, Liverpool Metropolitan, Knowsley Safari, Crosby Beach, British Music Experience, and more.

Otherwise, the top and most popular clubs in Leeds include LEVEL Nightclub Liverpool, Ink Bar Liverpool, Heebie Jeebies, Kingdom Liverpool, Popworld Liverpool, Modo Liverpool, Fusion, Flares Liverpool, Haven Nightclub Liverpool, Mansion Nightclub, The Camel Club, among others. No matter how you choose to spend your time in Liverpool, you’ll be quickly anticipating your return.

Train Leeds to Liverpool

Services on Board

  • A passenger aboard the train to Liverpool from Leeds can choose from either first-class or standard class tickets with either provider. Whilst both tickets have good offerings with the inclusion of great service and facilities, first-class tickets provide that little bit of extra luxury. The first-class service includes spacious and comfortable seats, generous legroom, free Wi-Fi, power sockets and charging points to accommodate all your electronic devices, as well as much more. No matter which class that you’re travelling with, all passengers can find themselves accessible to extra service with passengers travelling with those with reduced mobility access.

  • All additional services must be pre-booked to guarantee availability. Assistance includes help onto the train, wheelchairs, priority seating, along with more. If a passenger is looking to travel onboard with pets, then passengers will be happy to know that pets can travel for free. All dogs must be kept on a lead for the duration of the journey. Passengers with Transpennine Express and Northern Rail can travel with up to 3 items of luggage during their trip, one at a handheld size, with the other 2 not exceeding the maximum required of 30 x 70 x 90 cm.

How to find cheap train tickets from Leeds to Liverpool?

  • The short distance between Leeds and Liverpool is already fairly cheap but there are still a few simple money-saving tips that can make sure that passengers looking for tickets can find the best prices at budget-friendly and low costs. The provider, Transpennine Express, offers both direct routes as well as routes that require up to 2 stopovers. However, passengers will commonly find that routes that are merely direct and do not require changes are the cheapest in price.

  • In addition, a passenger should also consider altering their ticket search. Changing your dates by just a few days could lower the price of your ticket. Certain days of the week can also increase the cost of the ticket with the most expensive days commonly being on Saturdays and Sundays. A final money-saving and useful tip are by booking your trip in advance. By preparing for your trip for up to weeks and months in advance, you’re sure to not face last-minute price inflation.

Travel Tips: Trains from Leeds 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 Leeds to Liverpool.
FAQs
Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest train between Leeds and Liverpool for the next 7 days starting from £20  one way.
The Leeds to Liverpool train ticket price is on average £34  if you are looking to book your tickets for this route in the next week.
You should expect to travel around 64 miles  between Leeds and Liverpool by train.
On average the train from Leeds to Liverpool duration is 1 h 32 min  for the 64 miles long journey, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.

When taking the train to Liverpool from Leeds, you can choose to depart from train stations like Leeds Railway Station and Leeds Fest Bus. 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 Leeds Railway Station   and arrive in Liverpool Lime Street.

You can find the most popular departure train station for this route, Leeds Railway Station, located approximately 1.2 miles (2 km) from the city centre of Leeds. The most popular arrival train station in Liverpool, called Liverpool Lime Street, is located around 0.4 miles (692 m) away from its city centre.

For the journey from Leeds to Liverpool you can take a train with Transpennine Express, Northern Rail or TransPennine Express Service. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services to Liverpool from Leeds on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
Yes, there are 13 direct trains a day between Leeds and Liverpool. If you’re looking for a direct train from Leeds to Liverpool, consider travelling with Transpennine Express. Non-stop train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your train tickets.
On average, there are 39 trains a day from Leeds to Liverpool. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The earliest train for this route departs from Leeds at 04: 42. The last train leaves from Leeds at 21: 05. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Leeds to Liverpool and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this journey and save money. If you purchase train tickets between Leeds and Liverpool within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £34 one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your train ticket from Leeds to Liverpool a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Leeds Railway Station is the most popular Leeds 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 Leeds for your journey to Liverpool.
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Mon - Sat: 04: 45 - 23: 59 | Sun: 06: 45 - 22: 30
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Bus lines: 1, 16, 201, 229, 34, 5, 60, A1
Train lines: Northern, TransPennine Express

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