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Mon
25 Oct
£95First Transpennine Express
£35National Express
Tue
26 Oct
£95Avanti West Coast
£30National Express
Wed
27 Oct
£85First Transpennine Express
£30National Express
Thu
28 Oct
£54Avanti West Coast
£30National Express
Fri
29 Oct
£56Avanti West Coast
£30National Express
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30 Oct
£40Avanti West Coast
£21National Express
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31 Oct
£47Avanti West Coast
£30National Express
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1 Nov
£53Avanti West Coast
£25National Express
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2 Nov
£40Avanti West Coast
£19National Express
Wed
3 Nov
£40Avanti West Coast
£17National Express
Thu
4 Nov
£54Avanti West Coast
£21National Express
Fri
5 Nov
£53Avanti West Coast
£23National Express
Sat
6 Nov
£40Avanti West Coast
£19National Express
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7 Nov
£47Avanti West Coast
£27National Express
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8 Nov
£40Avanti West Coast
£19National Express
Tue
9 Nov
£26Avanti West Coast
£16National Express
Wed
10 Nov
£26Avanti West Coast
£17National Express
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11 Nov
£26Avanti West Coast
£15National Express
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12 Nov
£47Avanti West Coast
£23National Express
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13 Nov
£26Avanti West Coast
£16National Express

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Train Information to Edinburgh from Liverpool

distanceDistance175 miles (282 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 26 min
priceAverage train ticket price£74 (€84)
frequencyTrain frequency11 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 11 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersAvanti West Coast, First Transpennine Express or London North Eastern Railway

Trains from Liverpool to Edinburgh cover the 175 miles (282 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 26 min with our travel partners like Avanti West Coast, First Transpennine Express or London North Eastern Railway. Normally, there are 11 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £40, but the average price of train tickets is £74. Travellers depart most frequently from Liverpool Lime Street and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

Trains from Liverpool to Edinburgh

First Transpennine, Virgin and Northern rail serve the route from Liverpool, Lime Street Station to Edinburgh Waverley Station. The providers offer multiple services throughout the day and evening, with the first train departing from Liverpool at 3:38 a.m. and the last train of the day departing from the station at 23:38 p.m. The services involve up to 3 changes. Where only one change is involved, the duration of the journey is approximately 3 hours, however, on services where up to three changes are anticipated, the duration of the journey is approximately 3 hours and thirty minutes.

Travel Tips

Trains from Liverpool to Edinburgh
Travel by train to Edinburgh 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 to Edinburgh.
FAQs
How much does a cheap train between Liverpool and Edinburgh cost?
You can find a cheap train from Liverpool to Edinburgh for some dates and times for as low as £40  one way in the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a train ticket from Liverpool to Edinburgh on average?
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket to Edinburgh from Liverpool is £74  one way.
How many miles is it from Liverpool to Edinburgh by train?
You should expect to travel around 175 miles (282 km)  from Liverpool to Edinburgh by train.
How long does it take from Liverpool to Edinburgh by train?
While the time it takes to travel 175 miles (282 km) to Edinburgh from Liverpool can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Liverpool to Edinburgh is on average 3 h 26 min.
Which train station in Liverpool goes to Edinburgh? Which train station do I come into Edinburgh from Liverpool?

Some of the Liverpool train stations to Edinburgh you can start your journey from include Liverpool Lime Street, Liverpool Central and Liverpool South Parkway. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Edinburgh include Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh Haymarket and Edinburgh Gateway.

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Liverpool Lime Street   and arriving in Edinburgh Waverley.

Where is the departure train station in Liverpool located? Where is the arrival train station in Edinburgh located?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Liverpool Lime Street, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre of Liverpool.

The most popular arrival train station, Edinburgh Waverley, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre of Edinburgh.

What train providers offer a service between Liverpool and Edinburgh?
For the trip from Liverpool to Edinburgh you can take a train with Avanti West Coast, First Transpennine Express or London North Eastern Railway. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services to Edinburgh from Liverpool on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
How many trains are there to Edinburgh from Liverpool a day?
On average, there are 11 trains a day from Liverpool to Edinburgh. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When is the earliest train from Liverpool to Edinburgh? When is the last train from Liverpool to Edinburgh?
The earliest train for this route departs from Liverpool at 07: 12. The last train leaves from Liverpool at 10: 45. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Liverpool to Edinburgh and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
How early should I buy train tickets between Liverpool and Edinburgh to score the best deals?
If you book a train ticket between Liverpool and Edinburgh within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £74 one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets between Liverpool and Edinburgh are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Liverpool
Edinburgh
Liverpool Lime Street is the most popular Liverpool railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Liverpool for your journey to Edinburgh.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxiTaxi
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Sun: 07: 15 - 23: 05 | Mon - Sat: 05: 00 - 23: 38
Connections to/from station
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
Suburban train lines: Wirral Line (green)