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Train Information from Liverpool to London

distanceDistance177 miles (286 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 14 min
priceAverage train ticket price£60 (€68)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesAvanti West Coast, West Midlands Railway or Chiltern Railways

Trains from Liverpool to London cover the 177 miles (286 km) long route taking on average 2 h 14 min with our travel partners like Avanti West Coast, West Midlands Railway or Chiltern Railways. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £47, but the average price of train tickets is £60. Travellers depart most frequently from Liverpool Lime Street and arrive in London Victoria.

Train companies

Chiltern Railways Liverpool – London

Buy your official Chiltern Railways train tickets from Liverpool to London from £47 with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient route.

Chiltern Railways

Chiltern Railways is a regional train company in the United Kingdom which is owned by Arriva Trains and has operated since 1996. Check the different ticket types for your next train between Liverpool and London: Duo, Anytime, Season, Super Off Peak, Off Peak and Advance.

Enjoy a smooth and easy route between Liverpool and London with Chiltern Railways! As an official travel partner of Chiltern Railways, Omio can help you search current train timetables from Chiltern Railways, compare the best routes between Liverpool and London as well as the class fares available for this route (including information on luggage policy and amenities provided onboard), and buy the most affordable Chiltern Railways Liverpool to London train ticket available today. If you search for Chiltern Railways tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless rather than needing to wait in a queue at the train station in person to purchase tickets. Once you find your ideal route, book your one-way train from Liverpool to London on Omio or in the Omio app in just a few simple steps. You can then sit back and enjoy the 177 miles (286 km) route from Liverpool to London with ease and comfort on a train with Chiltern Railways.

    Please follow the recommendations outlined by Chiltern Railways when booking your train tickets between Liverpool and London due to the coronavirus:

    • 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

    Trains from Liverpool to London

    There are generally 1-2 trains from Liverpool to London every hour, from first thing in the morning until late at night, on weekdays and at weekends. The journey time for direct trains can vary from 2-4 hours. 

    Liverpool to London Train Time: Daily departures

    There are over 30 trains from Liverpool to London each weekday, with the first train of the day leaving at around 5:30 a.m. and the last train of the day leaving at approximately 11:30 p.m. On Sundays, there may be fewer services, especially in the morning, with the first train of the day generally leaving later at around 8:30 a.m. and the last train departing at around 9:30 p.m. 

    How long is the journey by train from Liverpool to London?

    The fastest services from Liverpool to London take just over two hours, but most last around three hours. The longest services leave late at night and can take up to nine and a half hours, with one or two changes. 

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

    Departure train stations: Trains to London depart from Liverpool Central Station and Liverpool Lime Street Station. Both stations are in the centre of Liverpool and are around a 2-minute walk from each other. They are both served by several bus lines that connect them to other train stations as well as the suburbs of the city. Inside the stations are shops, restaurants, and lounges with WiFi. 

    Arrival train stations: Trains from Liverpool arrive at two stations in London, Marylebone Station and Euston Station.  Marylebone Station is in the centre of London and is served by the Bakerloo underground line. It is less than 5 minutes' walk from Baker Street and Edgware Road tube stations, and there is a taxi rank outside. Inside, there are shops, waiting areas, and cash machines. Euston Station is a couple of minutes' walk from St Pancras and Kings Cross. It is served by multiple tube and bus lines and has a variety of shops and restaurants. 

    Which train companies travel from Liverpool to London?

    Trains from Liverpool to London are provided by West Midlands Railway, Avanti West Coast, and Chiltern Railways. Avanti West Coast provide the fastest trains as well as the most services.

    West Midlands Railway Liverpool to London

    West Midlands Railway provide one to two services from Liverpool to London every hour from around 6:00 a.m. onwards. All of their trains run directly and have a journey time of around four hours. 

    Avanti West Coast Liverpool to London

    Avanti West Coast offer the fastest train to London, taking just over two hours. They provide at least two services every hour from early in the morning until late at night. Many of their trains run directly but some may have one change, in Crewe or Chester. There is one late-night service that has two changes. 

    Chiltern Railways Liverpool to London

    Chiltern Railways usually run just one service each day, leaving at around 9:30 p.m. It has one change, in Birmingham, and it has a journey time of around nine and a half hours. 

    Liverpool to London trains: services onboard

    West Midlands Railway and Avanti West Coast have first-class carriages on their trains, with complimentary WiFi and food and drink. Chiltern Railways do not offer any first-class services, but they do have a business carriage with extra power sockets. All of the providers allow pets on board but there is a limit of two animals per person, and they must be secured at all times, with dogs on a lead and small animals in a basket or crate. Chiltern Railways and West Midlands Railway do not have specific baggage policies but remind passengers that there is limited space on board for suitcases and large items. Avanti West Coast ask that travellers bring a maximum of two suitcases and one piece of hand luggage. Bicycles are permitted on board all trains from Liverpool to London, but passengers will need to make a reservation for Avanti West Coast trains, and the other providers operate on a first-come, first-served basis. Disabled passengers can book assistance by contacting the customer service team of their chosen provider at least 24 hours before they travel. Train station staff can meet passengers at the entrance to the station and help them to board the train with their luggage. 

    How do I find cheap train tickets from Liverpool to London?

    Trains from Liverpool to London are often cheaper if you choose a longer journey with at least one change. You can also save money on tickets if you're flexible with travel dates, and if you book your tickets well in advance. 

    Travel Tips

    Trains from Liverpool to London
    Travel by train to London 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 London.
    FAQs
    How much do cheap train tickets to London from Liverpool cost?
    Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train between Liverpool and London for the next 7 days starting from £47  one way.
    How much does the train from Liverpool to London cost on average?
    The Liverpool to London train ticket price is on average £60  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this route in the next week.
    What is the distance from Liverpool to London via train?
    You should expect to travel around 177 miles (286 km)  from Liverpool to London by train.
    What is the average Liverpool to London train duration?
    While the time it takes to travel 177 miles (286 km) to London from Liverpool can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Liverpool to London is on average 2 h 14 min.
    What is the departure train station in Liverpool and arrival train station in London?

    When taking the train to London from Liverpool, you can choose to depart from train stations like Liverpool Lime Street, Liverpool Central and Liverpool South Parkway. Your trip can end in train stations such as London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross.

    Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Liverpool Lime Street   and arrive in London Victoria.

    Where is the Liverpool train station located? Where is the London train station located?

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

    The most popular arrival train station, London Victoria, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city centre of London.

    What train providers go from Liverpool to London?
    If you're looking for trains from Liverpool to London, you can rely on Avanti West Coast, West Midlands Railway or Chiltern Railways to get you to London. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Liverpool to London route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    Can I purchase a direct train from Liverpool to London?
    Yes, there are 25 direct trains per day from Liverpool to London with Avanti West Coast, and you won’t need to change in between. Direct train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when travelling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you book your train ticket.
    How many train services are there between Liverpool and London a day?
    The average number of trains departing Liverpool for London is 25 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
    When does the first train depart from Liverpool to London? When does the last train depart from Liverpool to London?
    The earliest train for this route departs from Liverpool at 07: 18. The last train leaves from Liverpool at 13: 47. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Liverpool to London and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
    How far in advance should I book train tickets between Liverpool and London for the best deals?
    If you book Liverpool to London train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £60. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains from Liverpool to London. 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.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Liverpool
    London
    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 London.
    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)