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 Manchester Airport will cost around £ 9 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 9.
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1 h 10 m
1 h 13 m
Trains per day
Of the 5 train that leave Liverpool for Manchester Airport every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct train cover the 47 km distance in an average of 1 h 13 m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 1 h 10 m .
The slowest train will take 1 h 23 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.
|Avg. Train Duration:|
1 hours 12 minutes
|Train Ticket Price:||£8|
|Trains depart from:||Liverpool|
|Trains arrive in:||Manchester Airport|
|Train Companies:||First Transpennine Express, East Midlands Trains, Northern Rail|
Trains from Liverpool to Manchester Airport are a fast and relaxed way of making the journey to the airport terminals. Trains run all day from the early hours to late evening during the week with a later first departure on Saturdays and Sundays. There are one or two direct services every hour and up to a further two connecting routes every hour. Journey times on direct trains are between one and two hours while connecting trains take up to 90 minutes. Departures are from Liverpool Lime Street Station, with arrivals at Manchester Airport Station.
Direct services between Liverpool and Manchester Airport are operated by Northern, while connecting routes are provided by the Transpennine Express. On-board facilities for both operators include luggage storage, toilets and WiFi.
Direct trains to Manchester-Airport from Liverpool take between one and two hours. It is sometimes quicker to choose a connecting route as their journey times vary from one hour 15 minutes to 90 minutes. Where connections are required, they are made at either Manchester Oxford Road or Manchester Victoria stations.
From Monday to Friday, there are up to two direct trains and a further two connecting services most hours of the day from early morning until late evening. There is a reduced service at the weekends with a later departure time for the first train.
Departure train station: Trains to Manchester Airport from Liverpool depart from the city's Lime Street Station. Located in the city centre, the station is a good example of Victorian glass and steel engineering. It has car and bicycle parking and is served by local and long-distance buses. Facilities at Lime Street include WiFi, taxi ranks, passenger lounges, a pub, a chemist and a newsagents.
Arrival train station: Trains from Liverpool to Manchester Airport terminate at the airport train station. This is located between Terminals 1 and 3 and with easy access to Terminal 2. Outside Terminal 1, taxis and local buses are available while station facilities include WiFi, ATMs, toilets, passenger lounges, a currency exchange, a shop and a cafe. There are also facilities in the airport's three terminals which train passengers can use.