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Cheap train tickets from Liverpool Lime Street (LIV) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)

Showing times and prices for 20 Apr

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Liverpool Lime Street (LIV) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Transpennine Express
08:123h25
Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
11:37Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
£251One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
10:453h34
Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
14:19Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
£591One-way
0 changes
Transpennine Express
11:394h00
Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
15:39Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
£601One-way
0 changes
Transpennine Express
16:123h27
Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
19:39Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
£651One-way
0 changes
Transpennine Express
16:395h02
Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
21:41Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
£1051One-way
0 changes

Train timetableLiverpool Lime Street (LIV) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)

Showing trains for tomorrow, Saturday, 20 April
Transpennine Express
11:394h00
Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
15:39Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
0 changes
Transpennine Express
08:123h25
Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
11:37Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
0 changes
Transpennine Express
16:123h27
Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
19:39Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
0 changes
Transpennine Express
16:395h02
Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
21:41Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
10:453h34
Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
14:19Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
0 changes

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Train times from Liverpool Lime Street (LIV) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)

Showing times and prices for 20 Apr

Fastest Journey

3 h 25 m

Average

3 h 53 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

283 km

Of the 5 trains that leave Liverpool Lime Street (LIV) for Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Transpennine Express
08:123h25
Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
11:37Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
£251One-way
0 changes
Transpennine Express
16:123h27
Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
19:39Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
£651One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
10:453h34
Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
14:19Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
£591One-way
0 changes
Transpennine Express
11:394h00
Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
15:39Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
£601One-way
0 changes
Transpennine Express
16:395h02
Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
21:41Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
£1051One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Liverpool Lime Street (LIV) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)

distanceDistance175 miles
durationAverage train duration3 h 25 min
priceAverage train ticket price£72 (€80)
frequencyTrain frequency7 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesTransPennine Express, Virgin Trains, CrossCountry, East Coast, Caledonian Sleeper or Northern Rail (3)

Trains from Liverpool Lime Street (LIV) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) cover the 175 miles long journey taking on average 3 h 25 min with our travel partners like TransPennine Express, Virgin Trains, CrossCountry, East Coast, Caledonian Sleeper or Northern Rail (3). Normally, there are 7 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £72, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £17. Travellers depart most frequently from Liverpool Lime Street and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

Train providers: TransPennine Express, Virgin Trains and CrossCountry trains Liverpool Lime Street (LIV) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)

Travel from Liverpool Lime Street (LIV) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) from £28 with Omio’s train partners TransPennine Express, Virgin Trains and CrossCountry! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable route for you.

The Caledonian Sleeper is a train service operating in the United Kingdom. It offers overnight journeys between London, Scotland, the North of England and Wales. The service is operated by Serco and consists of two types of trains: the Classic Sleeper and the Lowland Sleeper. The Classic Sleeper offers comfortable sleeping berths, while the Lowland Sleeper offers reclining seats. Both trains offer onboard facilities such as Wi-Fi, power sockets, and complimentary tea and coffee. Ticket types include Standard, First Class and Solo. Standard tickets offer access to the lounge car, while First Class tickets include access to the lounge car and complimentary breakfast. Solo tickets are available for single travellers and offer access to the lounge car and a private sleeping berth. The most popular routes for the Caledonian Sleeper are London to Edinburgh, Glasgow and Inverness. Passengers can also travel from London to Aberdeen, Fort William and Dundee.

    FAQs: Liverpool Lime Street (LIV) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) train

    FAQs: Travel by train from Liverpool Lime Street (LIV) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) 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 Liverpool Lime Street (LIV) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB).
    FAQs
    Cheap train tickets from Liverpool Lime Street (LIV) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) can start from as little as £17 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Liverpool Lime Street (LIV) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) is £72; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
    The train time to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) from Liverpool Lime Street (LIV) is on average 3 h 25 min   for the 175 mile long journey, but the time it takes to go between Liverpool Lime Street (LIV) and Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
    The first train from Liverpool Lime Street (LIV) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) leaves at 05: 43. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
    The last train from Liverpool Lime Street (LIV) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) leaves at 18: 15.
    There are 7 trains a day from Liverpool Lime Street (LIV) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) which require at least one change with TransPennine Express, Virgin Trains, CrossCountry, East Coast, Caledonian Sleeper or Northern Rail (3). Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
    For the best Liverpool Lime Street (LIV) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with TransPennine Express, Virgin Trains, CrossCountry, East Coast, Caledonian Sleeper or Northern Rail (3). However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services between Liverpool Lime Street (LIV) and Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) to compare what amenities they may offer.
    Yes, you can take a night train from Liverpool Lime Street (LIV) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) with Caledonian Sleeper. Find all the info regarding night trains in Europe.  

    Passengers board the train most frequently from Liverpool Lime Street, which is located around 0.4 miles (731 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Edinburgh Waverley, located 0.4 miles (727 m) away from the city centre.

    The cheapest month for a train from Liverpool Lime Street (LIV) to Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) is January.
    It's helpful to compare your options as there are 3 ways to travel between Liverpool Lime Street (LIV) and Edinburgh Waverley (EDB) including taking a coach, train or flight.

    Trains departing from Liverpool Lime Street

    Distance from Liverpool Lime Street to city center
    Distance from Liverpool Lime Street to city center
    0.4 miles (731 m)
    Ticket Office Hours
    Ticket Office Hours
    Mon - Sat: 05: 00 - 23: 38 | Sun: 07: 15 - 23: 05
    How to get to this station?
    How to get to this station?
    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.
    Nearest Airport
    Nearest Airport
    Liverpool John Lennon Airport
    8 miles
    How to get to nearest airport?
    How to get to nearest airport?
    The airport can be reached by public transit from the station in about 40 minutes using the AirLink 500 shuttle bus service.
    Amenities at station
    Wifi
    Wifi
    Free public Wi-Fi available.
    ATM
    ATM
    Located near Platform 7.
    Taxi
    Taxi
    Taxi: The station taxi rank is located at Skelhorne Street side of the station. There are two customer help points located for passengers requiring assistance. | Accessible taxis: Accessible taxis at Liverpool Lime Street station can be provided at the taxi rank. If you require a private accessible taxi please locate a member of the station staff and they will provide you with a local taxi firm company number.
    Lockers
    Lockers
    The Excess Baggage Co. Lockers and staffed luggage storage counter are located in the main concourse near the escalators across from Platform 6. Open daily 08: 00 to 21: 00.
    Shopping
    Shopping
    Type of shops available: Various retail establishments including Photo Booths to purchase items whilst in the station
    Dining
    Dining
    Caffè Nero | Costa Coffee | Upper Crust | Starbucks | JD Wetherspoon
    Car Rentals
    Car Rentals
    Enterprise | Dollar | Hertz | Alamo | Green Motion | Avis
    Information Desk
    Information Desk
    Located in the main concourse.
    Accessibility
    Accessibility
    Full wheelchair access throughout the station, with help points at the Skelhorne Street entrance and at customer information desk in the main concourse.

    Trains arriving to Edinburgh Waverley

    Distance from Edinburgh Waverley to city center
    Distance from Edinburgh Waverley to city center
    0.4 miles (727 m)
    Ticket Office Hours
    Ticket Office Hours
    Mon - Sat: 05: 00 - 23: 59 | Sun: 07: 00 - 23: 59
    How to get to this station?
    How to get to this station?
    Bus lines: 22, 30, 33, X22, X25, X37
    Train lines: Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper, CrossCountry, LNER, ScotRail, Transpennine Express
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off on Waterloo Place, pick up across from Apex Hotel and drop off outside the Apex Hotel.
    Metro: No metro available.
    Nearest Airport
    Nearest Airport
    Edinburgh Airport
    7 miles
    How to get to nearest airport?
    How to get to nearest airport?
    There is a direct tram from St Andrew Square that goes between the airport and the train station for 35 minutes. You can also opt to ride the Airlink 100 bus for 28 minutes.
    Amenities at station
    Wifi
    Wifi
    Free public Wi-Fi available.
    ATM
    ATM
    There are a few ATM machines around the station.
    Taxi
    Taxi
    Taxi: Nearest Taxi Ranks are on Market St and Waverley Bridge outside the station. | Accessible taxis: Taxi ranks are located on Waverley Bridge and also Market Street. Market Street can be accessed step free via available lifts.
    Lockers
    Lockers
    You can leave luggage at Excessive Baggage Company on Platform 2.
    Shopping
    Shopping
    Type of shops available: Wide range of shops Passport Photo Booth
    Dining
    Dining
    Bagel Factory | Burger King | Caffè Nero | Costa Coffee | JD Wetherspoon | The Pasty Shop | The Beer House | M&S | Pret a Manger
    Car Rentals
    Car Rentals
    Europcar | Enterprise
    Information Desk
    Information Desk
    Information booths are located on the concourse.
    Accessibility
    Accessibility
    Entrances are step free. Station is equipped with an elevator. Staffed with guide communicators for the deaf. Tactile warning strips are on the platform edges for the blind.

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