Cheap train tickets from Liverpool Lime Street to Edinburgh Waverley

Showing times and prices for 27 May

Cheapest

£28

Average

£46

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.

The average ticket from Liverpool Lime Street to Edinburgh Waverley will cost around £ 46 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 28.

Avanti West Coast
05:36Liverpool Lime Street3h42 09:18Edinburgh Waverley
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£281One-way
London North Eastern Railway
07:54Liverpool Lime Street5h16 13:10Edinburgh Waverley
0 changes
£331One-way
Avanti West Coast
13:45Liverpool Lime Street4h36 18:21Edinburgh Waverley
0 changes
£371One-way
Avanti West Coast
07:45Liverpool Lime Street3h33 11:18Edinburgh Waverley
0 changes
£591One-way
Avanti West Coast
08:45Liverpool Lime Street3h33 12:18Edinburgh Waverley
0 changes
£591One-way

Train schedule Liverpool Lime Street to Edinburgh Waverley

Showing trains for tomorrow, Fri, 27 May
Avanti West Coast
05:36Liverpool Lime Street3h42 09:18Edinburgh Waverley
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Avanti West Coast
07:45Liverpool Lime Street3h33 11:18Edinburgh Waverley
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London North Eastern Railway
07:54Liverpool Lime Street5h16 13:10Edinburgh Waverley
0 changes
First Transpennine Express
08:12Liverpool Lime Street3h26 11:38Edinburgh Waverley
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Avanti West Coast
08:45Liverpool Lime Street3h33 12:18Edinburgh Waverley
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Avanti West Coast
13:45Liverpool Lime Street4h36 18:21Edinburgh Waverley
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Fri
27 May
£58Avanti West Coast
£31National Express
Sat
28 May
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£23Flixbus
Sun
29 May
£132Transpennine Express
£23Transpennine Express
Wed
1 Jun
£42Avanti West Coast
£23National Express
Fri
3 Jun
£20Avanti West Coast
£23National Express
Sat
4 Jun
£96First Transpennine Express
£21National Express
Sun
5 Jun
£96First Transpennine Express
£21National Express
Tue
7 Jun
£31Avanti West Coast
£16Flixbus
Wed
8 Jun
£96First Transpennine Express
£19National Express

Fastest train times from Liverpool Lime Street to Edinburgh Waverley

Showing times and prices for 27 May

Fastest Journey

3 h 26 m

Average

4 h 1 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

283 km

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

These direct trains cover the 283 km distance in an average of 4 h 1 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 3 h 26 m .

The slowest trains will take 5 h 16 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

First Transpennine Express
08:12Liverpool Lime Street3h26 11:38Edinburgh Waverley
0 changes
£621One-way
Avanti West Coast
08:45Liverpool Lime Street3h33 12:18Edinburgh Waverley
0 changes
£591One-way
Avanti West Coast
07:45Liverpool Lime Street3h33 11:18Edinburgh Waverley
0 changes
£591One-way
Avanti West Coast
05:36Liverpool Lime Street3h42 09:18Edinburgh Waverley
0 changes
£281One-way
Avanti West Coast
13:45Liverpool Lime Street4h36 18:21Edinburgh Waverley
0 changes
£371One-way

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Overview: Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Edinburgh Waverley

distanceDistance175 miles (283 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 24 min
priceAverage train ticket price£71 (€80)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersTranspennine Express, Cross Country, London North Eastern Railway or Avanti West Coast

Trains from Liverpool Lime Street to Edinburgh Waverley cover the 175 miles (283 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 24 min with our travel partners like Transpennine Express, Cross Country, London North Eastern Railway or Avanti West Coast. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £71, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £42.

Train companies: CrossCountry trains Liverpool Lime Street to Edinburgh Waverley

You can travel by train to Edinburgh Waverley from Liverpool Lime Street with CrossCountry for as low as £42. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

CrossCountry

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train from Liverpool Lime Street to Edinburgh Waverley you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

One of the best ways to travel between Liverpool Lime Street and Edinburgh Waverley is by taking a train with CrossCountry. Omio helps you find the ideal CrossCountry train to Edinburgh Waverley from Liverpool Lime Street by showing you CrossCountry current train timetables, the train tickets on offer (including amenities offered onboard and travel information like luggage policy) and the best prices for this Liverpool Lime Street to Edinburgh Waverley journey. You can expect to travel 175 miles (283 km) to Edinburgh Waverley from Liverpool Lime Street on a train with CrossCountry. If you are using the Omio app to search for trains between Liverpool Lime Street and Edinburgh Waverley, you can check straight away if the CrossCountry ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when travelling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Once you’ve found that perfect train, book your CrossCountry train ticket on Omio quickly and easily, then enjoy your upcoming trip from Liverpool Lime Street to Edinburgh Waverley!

    When you buy your CrossCountry train tickets to Edinburgh Waverley from Liverpool Lime Street don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:

    • Refund or voucher policy
    • If you have an Off-Peak or Anytime ticket, you can get a full refund and the £10 admin fee has been waived. Advance tickets are normally non-refundable but you can now also get a full refund if your Advance ticket was booked before 23 March 2020.
    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended

    Travel Tips: Trains from Liverpool Lime Street to Edinburgh Waverley

    Travel by train to Edinburgh Waverley 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 to Edinburgh Waverley.
    FAQs

    What is the cost of cheap trains between Liverpool Lime Street and Edinburgh Waverley?

    You can find a cheap train from Liverpool Lime Street to Edinburgh Waverley for some dates and times for as low as £42  one way in the next 7 days.

    How much is a train ticket from Liverpool Lime Street to Edinburgh Waverley?

    In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket from Liverpool Lime Street to Edinburgh Waverley is £71  one way.

    What is the distance by train from Liverpool Lime Street to Edinburgh Waverley?

    The train distance from Liverpool Lime Street to Edinburgh Waverley is around 175 miles (283 km).

    How many hours does it take from Liverpool Lime Street to Edinburgh Waverley by train?

    The train time from Liverpool Lime Street to Edinburgh Waverley is on average 3 h 24 min  for the 175 miles (283 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Edinburgh Waverley from Liverpool Lime Street by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.

    Which train providers can take me between Liverpool Lime Street and Edinburgh Waverley?

    When taking a train from Liverpool Lime Street to Edinburgh Waverley, you can count on Transpennine Express, Cross Country, London North Eastern Railway or Avanti West Coast for the best way to get you to Edinburgh Waverley. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service between Liverpool Lime Street and Edinburgh Waverley and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.

    How many trains are there to Edinburgh Waverley from Liverpool Lime Street a day?

    On average, there are 12 trains a day from Liverpool Lime Street to Edinburgh Waverley. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

    When is the earliest train from Liverpool Lime Street to Edinburgh Waverley? When is the last train from Liverpool Lime Street to Edinburgh Waverley?

    The earliest train departing from Liverpool Lime Street to Edinburgh Waverley leaves at 05: 36. The last train departing from Liverpool Lime Street to Edinburgh Waverley leaves at 18: 55. You can find the latest Liverpool Lime Street to Edinburgh Waverley train times on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.

    How early should I buy train tickets to Edinburgh Waverley from Liverpool Lime Street to score the best deals?

    If you book Liverpool Lime Street to Edinburgh Waverley train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £71. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains from Liverpool Lime Street to Edinburgh Waverley. Look out for train tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

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