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Cheap train tickets from Leeds to Liverpool

Showing times and prices for 23 Jul

Cheapest

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

Cheapest
Transpennine Express
09:151h44
Leeds station (LDS)
10:59Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
£231One-way
0 changes
Transpennine Express
08:151h44
Leeds station (LDS)
09:59Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
£241One-way
0 changes
Transpennine Express
09:452h08
Leeds station (LDS)
11:53Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
£271One-way
1 change
Transpennine Express
08:452h07
Leeds station (LDS)
10:52Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
£271One-way
1 change

Train timetableLeeds to Liverpool

Showing trains for tomorrow, Tuesday, 23 July
Transpennine Express
08:151h44
Leeds station (LDS)
09:59Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
0 changes
Transpennine Express
08:452h07
Leeds station (LDS)
10:52Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
1 change
Transpennine Express
09:151h44
Leeds station (LDS)
10:59Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
0 changes
Transpennine Express
09:452h08
Leeds station (LDS)
11:53Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
1 change

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Train times from Leeds to Liverpool

Showing times and prices for 23 Jul

Fastest Journey

1 h 44 m

Average

1 h 55 m

Trains per day

4

Distance

104 km

Of the 4 trains that leave Leeds for Liverpool every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Transpennine Express
08:151h44
Leeds station (LDS)
09:59Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
£241One-way
0 changes
Fastest
Transpennine Express
09:151h44
Leeds station (LDS)
10:59Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
£231One-way
0 changes
Transpennine Express
08:452h07
Leeds station (LDS)
10:52Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
£271One-way
1 change
Transpennine Express
09:452h08
Leeds station (LDS)
11:53Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
£271One-way
1 change

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Overview: Train from Leeds to Liverpool

distanceDistance64 miles
durationAverage train duration1 h 31 min
priceAverage train ticket price£25 (€28)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 19 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesTransPennine Express, Northern Rail (3) or first_transpennine_express

Trains from Leeds to Liverpool cover the 64 miles long trip taking on average 1 h 31 min with our travel partners like TransPennine Express, Northern Rail (3) or first_transpennine_express. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £25, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £11. Travellers depart most frequently from Leeds and arrive in Liverpool Lime Street.

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.

FAQs: Leeds to Liverpool train

FAQs: Travel by train from Leeds 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.
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Cheap train tickets from Leeds to Liverpool can start from as little as £11 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Leeds to Liverpool is £25; 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 Leeds to Liverpool is 1 h 31 min   to travel the 64 mile long journey, with around there are 25 trains per day. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Leeds to Liverpool leaves at 07: 15. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Leeds to Liverpool leaves at 23: 00.
Yes, there are 19 direct trains a day from Leeds to Liverpool with first_transpennine_express. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct trains.
When taking a train from Leeds to Liverpool, you can count on TransPennine Express, Northern Rail (3) or first_transpennine_express for the best way to get you to Liverpool. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service to Liverpool from Leeds and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 23: 00.

When departing from Leeds, you have various train station options to start your route from including Leeds and Yeadon, Leeds Bradford Airport Bus. When arriving in Liverpool, you can end your trip in train stations like Liverpool Lime Street, Liverpool South Parkway and Liverpool Central.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Leeds, which is located around 0.2 miles (369 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Liverpool Lime Street, located 0.4 miles (732 m) away from the city centre.

A day trip to Liverpool from Leeds is worth doing with a journey time of 1 h 31 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Leeds to Liverpool is March.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel to Liverpool from Leeds including taking a train or coach.

Important Stations and Airports in Leeds and Liverpool

Leeds
Liverpool
The major railway station for departures from Leeds is Leeds. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Leeds for your trip from Leeds to Liverpool.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
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AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 04: 45 - 23: 59 | Sun: 06: 45 - 22: 30
Public transport options for Leeds
Bus lines: 1, 16, 201, 229, 34, 5, 60, A1
Train lines: Northern, TransPennine Express
The major train station for arrivals in Liverpool is Liverpool Lime Street. Find all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Liverpool Lime Street for your trip to Liverpool from Leeds.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
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ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 3457114141
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 00 - 23: 38 | Sun: 07: 15 - 23: 05
Public transport options for Liverpool Lime Street
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.

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