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£149Avanti West Coast
£34National Express
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£7National Express
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£7National Express
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16 Jun
£61Avanti West Coast
£7National Express
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17 Jun
£74Avanti West Coast
£7National Express
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18 Jun
£149Avanti West Coast
£7National Express
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19 Jun
£74Avanti West Coast
£7National Express
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20 Jun
£48Avanti West Coast
£7National Express
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21 Jun
£74Avanti West Coast
£7National Express
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22 Jun
£61Avanti West Coast
£7National Express
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23 Jun
£48Avanti West Coast
£2National Express
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24 Jun
£48Avanti West Coast
£2National Express
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25 Jun
£74Avanti West Coast
£7National Express
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26 Jun
£74Avanti West Coast
£7National Express
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27 Jun
£55Avanti West Coast
£9National Express
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28 Jun
£55Avanti West Coast
£7National Express
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29 Jun
£36Avanti West Coast
£7National Express
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30 Jun
£36Avanti West Coast
£7National Express
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1 Jul
£55Avanti West Coast
£7National Express
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2 Jul
£74Avanti West Coast
£9National Express
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3 Jul
£48Avanti West Coast
£7National Express

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Journey Summary

Liverpool to London Train Information

Avg. Train Duration
2 hours 20 minutes
Train Ticket Price: £50
Trains depart from:Liverpool
Trains arrive in:London
Distance:286 km
Train Companies:Avanti West Coast
Train companies

Chiltern Railways from Liverpool to London

For as little as £61 you can travel by train between Liverpool and London with Chiltern Railways. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this journey.

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 from Liverpool to London: Duo, Anytime, Season, Super Off Peak, Off Peak and Advance.

Save time and money by searching for and booking your Chiltern Railways train between Liverpool and London online with Omio! If you’re looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest Chiltern Railways train from Liverpool to London, Omio can help you out every step of the way. Check current Chiltern Railways train timetables for the ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best connections for the 177 miles (286 km) route between Liverpool and London as well as ticket information for the train (such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard), and then book a cheap train ticket – all in one convenient place. If you are using the Omio app to search for trains from Liverpool to London, you can check straight away if the Chiltern Railways 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. Buy your official Chiltern Railways Liverpool to London train tickets online on Omio quickly and easily and enjoy the travel experience!

Chiltern Railways 's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your train from Liverpool to London are the following:

  • 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 does a cheap train to London from Liverpool cost?
Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest train between Liverpool and London for the next 7 days starting from £61  one way.
What is the average cost of a train from Liverpool to London?
If you’re looking to book your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Liverpool to London train price to come in at an average of £105  one way.
How many miles is it from Liverpool to London by train?
The distance from Liverpool to London by train is approximately 177 miles (286 km).
How long is the train to London from Liverpool?
On average the Liverpool to London train time is 2 h 14 min  covering the 177 miles (286 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
When travelling by train from Liverpool to London, which train station in Liverpool do I depart from and which train station in London do I arrive in?

There are a few train stations in Liverpool to start your trip from including Liverpool Lime Street, Liverpool Central and Liverpool South Parkway. In London you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross.

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

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

Passengers board their train most frequently from Liverpool Lime Street and travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at London Victoria and need to travel approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the train station to the city centre in London.

What train companies offer a service from Liverpool to London?
If you're looking for trains from Liverpool to London, you can rely on Virgin Trains, West Midlands Railway or Chiltern Railways to get you to London. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Liverpool to London journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Can I book a direct train from Liverpool to London?
If you’re looking for a direct train from Liverpool to London, consider travelling with Avanti West Coast. Non-stop train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your train tickets.
When is the earliest train from Liverpool to London? When is the last train from Liverpool to London?
You can take the first train from Liverpool to London at 07: 18   or take the last train from Liverpool to London leaving at 10: 47. Look for the latest Liverpool London train schedule on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this journey.
How early should I book train tickets between Liverpool and London to score the best deals?
You can find a train between Liverpool and London to cost on average £105 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your journey. You’ll see tickets for the Liverpool to London train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Liverpool
London
James Street
Amenities
Liverpool Central
Amenities
Refreshments
WC

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.
Liverpool Lime Street
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