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West Midlands Railway
10:463h31
London Euston (EUS)
14:17Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
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West Midlands Railway
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London Euston (EUS)
12:17Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
41 1One-way
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West Midlands Railway
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London Euston (EUS)
13:17Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
62 1One-way
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Trains to Liverpool

The vibrant city of Liverpool draws in tourists, businesspeople and students from across the country. Getting there is easy thanks to a fast and frequent train service from many different UK railway stations. Most services are direct and those that are not usually involve only a single change at a major transport hub such as Manchester or Birmingham.

Which is the main train station in Liverpool?

Liverpool Lime Street is Liverpool's main railway station and the destination for most passengers travelling to the city on mainline rail services. The station is located in the city centre, opposite St George's Hall and less than 10 minutes by foot from Liverpool One bus station.

Popular trains to and from Liverpool

Popular trains to Liverpool

Manchester to Liverpool train

from £4
Direct trains available
0h39 average duration
50trains per day
Served by
  • Northern Rail
  • Transpennine Express
  • East Midlands Railway

London to Liverpool train

from £15
Direct trains available
2h31 average duration
23trains per day
Served by
  • Avanti West Coast
  • West Midlands Railway
  • Chiltern Railways
  • Cross Country

London Euston (EUS) to Liverpool train

from £18
Direct trains available
2h15 average duration
24trains per day
Served by
  • Avanti West Coast
  • West Midlands Railway
  • Chiltern Railways
  • East Midlands Railway

Glasgow to Liverpool train

from £22
Direct trains available
3h20 average duration
16trains per day
Served by
  • Avanti West Coast
  • Transpennine Express
  • Scotrail
  • Bus
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • Cross Country
  • Northern Rail
  • Caledonian Sleeper

Edinburgh to Liverpool train

from £34
Direct trains available
3h28 average duration
9trains per day
Served by
  • Avanti West Coast
  • Transpennine Express
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • Cross Country
  • Bus
  • Northern Rail

Popular trains from Liverpool

Liverpool to Manchester train

from £4
Direct trains available
0h34 average duration
50trains per day
Served by
  • Northern Rail
  • Transpennine Express
  • East Midlands Railway

Liverpool to Glasgow train

from £17
Direct trains available
3h18 average duration
2trains per day
Served by
  • Transpennine Express
  • Avanti West Coast
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • Scotrail
  • Bus

Liverpool to London train

from £17
Direct trains available
2h20 average duration
12trains per day
Served by
  • Avanti West Coast
  • West Midlands Railway
  • Chiltern Railways
  • Cross Country

Liverpool to London Euston (EUS) train

from £20
Direct trains available
2h21 average duration
12trains per day
Served by
  • Avanti West Coast
  • West Midlands Railway
  • Chiltern Railways
  • East Midlands Railway

Liverpool to Edinburgh train

from £23
Direct trains available
3h25 average duration
7trains per day
Served by
  • Transpennine Express
  • Avanti West Coast
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • Cross Country
  • Bus
  • Northern Rail

Which train companies offer trains to Liverpool?

Five train companies currently offer trains to Liverpool. Northern operates the majority of services, connecting the city with Manchester, Blackpool, Wigan, Warrington and Crewe. TransPennine Express connects the city to Newcastle and Scarborough. Virgin Trains links London Euston with Liverpool, and also calls at several other stations, including Stafford, Crewe and Runcorn. London Northwestern Railway provides an alternative service, via Birmingham, from London Euston. Finally, Transport for Wales runs services between Chester and Liverpool Lime Street.

Why travel by train to Liverpool?

Fast rail services connect much of the UK with Liverpool. Upon arrival at Liverpool Lime Street, onward travel is straightforward. As well as the usual buses and taxis, Merseyrail, Merseyside's local train service, connects the station to Liverpool's other railways stations and also to the Wirral, Chester and Ellesmere Port. Passengers whose ultimate destination is central Liverpool will find that Liverpool Lime Street is within walking distance of many of the city's top attractions, including the Albert Dock, both cathedrals, the University of Liverpool and the Liverpool One shopping centre.

Before you travel to Liverpool by train - good to know!

The majority of people who arrive in Liverpool by train pull into the grand surroundings of Liverpool Lime Street. Central Liverpool is easy to navigate on foot from the station, with tourist hotspots such as the Albert Dock and the Cavern Club within just a short stroll. Meanwhile, nearby James Street railway station is the starting point for the Beatles Magical Mystery bus tour. The city's two famous football clubs both lie a couple of miles outside central Liverpool but are straightforward to reach by local bus or taxi. Those looking for something less ordinary may want to experience a Shiverpool ghost tour of the city, taking you around the most haunted areas of Liverpool.

Train companies: Virgin Trains, West Midland Trains and TransPennine Express trains to Liverpool

Find the best journey to Liverpool with Omio's train partners Virgin Trains, West Midland Trains and TransPennine Express! You'll find the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable trip for you.

LNER is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates a wide range of services, from high-speed intercity trains to local services. Its most popular routes include London to Edinburgh, London to Leeds, and London to York. LNER offers a variety of train types, including the Azuma, InterCity 225, and HST. The Azuma is a modern, high-speed train that offers comfortable seating and onboard Wi-Fi. The InterCity 225 is a classic train that offers a more traditional experience. The HST is a high-speed train that offers a smooth ride and plenty of legroom. LNER offers a variety of ticket types, including Advance, Anytime, and Off-Peak. Advance tickets are the cheapest option and must be booked in advance. Anytime tickets are more expensive but can be used at any time. Off-Peak tickets are the most affordable option for travelling during off-peak times. Onboard facilities include comfortable seating, Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a range of food and drink options. LNER also offers a range of discounts and special offers, making it an affordable and convenient way to travel.

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