Trains from Liverpool to Birmingham

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The cheapest trains

from Liverpool
to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for Aug 23

Cheapest

£10

Average

£23

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Liverpool to Birmingham will cost around £ 23 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 10.

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08:05Liverpool Lime Street1h4309:48Birmingham New Street
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£101One-way
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09:35Liverpool Lime Street1h4511:20Birmingham New Street
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£131One-way
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09:05Liverpool Lime Street1h4510:50Birmingham New Street
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£131One-way
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08:47Liverpool Lime Street1h4610:33Birmingham New Street
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£341One-way
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08:33Liverpool Lime Street1h4810:21Birmingham New Street
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£441One-way

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Liverpool to Birmingham

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08:05Liverpool Lime Street1h4309:48Birmingham New Street
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08:33Liverpool Lime Street1h4810:21Birmingham New Street
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08:47Liverpool Lime Street1h4610:33Birmingham New Street
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09:05Liverpool Lime Street1h4510:50Birmingham New Street
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09:35Liverpool Lime Street1h4511:20Birmingham New Street
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Prices across different modes

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Fri
Aug 23
£44Virgin Trains
£11National Express
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Sat
Aug 24
£17West Midlands Railway
£11National Express
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Sun
Aug 25
£17West Midlands Railway
£11National Express
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Mon
Aug 26
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£8National Express
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Tue
Aug 27
£10West Midlands Railway
£8National Express
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Wed
Aug 28
£10West Midlands Railway
£7National Express
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Thu
Aug 29
£10West Midlands Railway
£8National Express
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Fri
Aug 30
£10West Midlands Railway
£8National Express
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Sat
Aug 31
£10West Midlands Railway
£7National Express
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Sun
Sep 1
£16West Midlands Railway
£7National Express
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Mon
Sep 2
£10West Midlands Railway
£8National Express
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Tue
Sep 3
£10West Midlands Railway
£6National Express
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Wed
Sep 4
£10West Midlands Railway
£6National Express
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Thu
Sep 5
£10West Midlands Railway
£5National Express
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Fri
Sep 6
£10West Midlands Railway
£8National Express
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Sat
Sep 7
£10West Midlands Railway
£5National Express
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Sun
Sep 8
£17West Midlands Railway
£7National Express
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Mon
Sep 9
£11West Midlands Railway
£6National Express
£228Blue Air
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Sep 10
£10West Midlands Railway
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Sep 11
£11West Midlands Railway
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The fastest trains

from Liverpool
to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for Aug 23

Fastest Journey

1h 43m

Average

1h 45m

Trains per day

5

Distance

126 km

Of the 5 train that leave Liverpool for Birmingham every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct train cover the 126 km distance in an average of 1h 45m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 1h 43m .

The slowest train will take 1h 48m 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.

Fastest
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08:05Liverpool Lime Street1h4309:48Birmingham New Street
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£101One-way
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09:35Liverpool Lime Street1h4511:20Birmingham New Street
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£131One-way
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09:05Liverpool Lime Street1h4510:50Birmingham New Street
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£131One-way
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08:47Liverpool Lime Street1h4610:33Birmingham New Street
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£341One-way
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08:33Liverpool Lime Street1h4810:21Birmingham New Street
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£441One-way

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Journey Summary

Liverpool to Birmingham Train Information

Avg. Train Duration:
2 hours 45 minutes
Train Ticket Price: £18
Trains depart from:Liverpool
Trains arrive in:Birmingham
Distance:126 km
TrainTrain Companies:Virgin Trains, Cross Country, West Midlands Railway

Trains from Liverpool to Birmingham

Many trains depart from Liverpool to Birmingham throughout the day. During the week and on Saturdays, passengers can generally select from two to three journeys an hour. Nearly all trains between these cities offer a direct service, with an average travel time of around one hour 45 minutes. Occasionally, passengers may need to change trains one or more times, especially on Sundays. However, these changes do not usually add much time to the overall duration of the journey. Trains booked for Birmingham International Airport have a journey length of roughly two hours.

Which train companies travel from Liverpool to Birmingham?

Most trains between Liverpool and Birmingham are serviced by West Midlands Railway. However, passengers can also book journeys on the route with Virgin Trains.

How long is the train from Liverpool to Birmingham?

The average duration of a direct journey by train from Liverpool to Birmingham is one hour 45 minutes.  Journeys requiring a change or changes generally take around the same amount of time as the length of the stopover involved is very brief. Passengers travelling from Liverpool to Birmingham International Airport can expect a journey duration of around two hours.

How many trains are there from Liverpool to Birmingham?

During the week and on Saturdays, Passengers can usually choose between two to three trains per hour until around 9:00 p.m. After this time, service is generally offered once an hour, with the last train of the day departing before 11:00 p.m. On Sundays, service on this route may be more limited.

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

Departure train station: Trains depart Liverpool from Liverpool Lime Street Railway Station. This is the city's main station and is easily accessible from the city centre. This station has many dining and shopping options, a long stay car park and a pay-as-you-go WiFi service.

Arrival train station: Trains usually arrive at Birmingham New Street Railway Station. If preferred, trains can also be booked for Birmingham International Airport or Birmingham Moor Street station. Plenty of food, drink, shopping and parking options are available at each location. Birmingham International Airport offers free WiFi whilst the other stations offer pay-as-you-go. Each station is also easily accessible by public transport.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
Liverpool
Birmingham
TrainJames Street

Amenities

TrainLiverpool Central

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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.
TrainLiverpool Lime Street

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