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Overview: Train from Liverpool to Peterborough

distanceDistance127 miles (205 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 48 min
priceAverage train ticket price£44 (€50)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesEast Midlands Trains

Trains from Liverpool to Peterborough cover the 127 miles (205 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 48 min with our travel partners like East Midlands Trains. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £44, but the average price of train tickets is £44. Travellers depart most frequently from Liverpool Lime Street and arrive in Peterborough.

Trains from Liverpool to Peterborough

Trains from Liverpool to Peterborough run on a regular basis, with services operating twice per hour for most of the day. The journey time tends to be quite consistent across services, with most services taking between 3.5 and four hours. Some trains run directly on this route, but others require a change or two.

Liverpool to Peterborough train times: Daily departures

There are several trains per day on this route, departing twice per hour during the week. On weekends, they're less frequent. The earliest train on the average weekday pulls out of Liverpool Lime Street at just after 6:00 a.m. and arrives in Peterborough at just after 10:00 a.m. The last train of the day leaves at around 8:20 p.m. and arrives in Peterborough just before midnight.

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

Trains from Liverpool to Peterborough usually take about 3.5 hours to four hours, and often require at least one change. They change in places close to Liverpool such as Crewe or further along in the journey, like at York.

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

Departure train station: Liverpool Lime Street, in the centre of the city, is a 25-minute walk from the famous Albert Dock, so passengers can catch some sightseeing before heading onwards to Peterborough. The station has many amenities, such as ticket offices and cash machines.

Arrival train station: Peterborough railway station's range of facilities includes a first-class lounge and shops. It's just a 6-minute drive to the centre.

Which train companies travel from Liverpool to Peterborough?

Three train companies serve this route: TransPennine Express, CrossCountry, and East Midlands Trains. The fastest trains tend to be East Midlands, which are direct services.

TransPennine Express Liverpool to Peterborough

Trains from Liverpool to Peterborough with TransPennine don't run often, perhaps once a day. They're not usually direct.

CrossCountry Liverpool to Peterborough

CrossCountry trains from Liverpool to Peterborough run more frequently than those of other operators, and passengers can usually get a CrossCountry train once every hour or so. These services often require two changes, at Nuneaton or Crewe.

East Midlands Trains Liverpool to Peterborough

East Midlands Trains from Liverpool to Peterborough leave once per hour or so, at least on weekdays. The direct service takes just over 3.5 hours.

Liverpool to Peterborough trains: Services on board

Passengers can access first-class services on TransPennine Express and CrossCountry trains, although they're not always offered on East Midlands trains. Luggage, bike, and pet allowances vary across providers. On TransPennine Express trains, up to two dogs are permitted per passenger, and bikes are allowed provided that passengers book space in advance. Luggage racks are available. On CrossCountry, the same two pets per passenger rule applies, and bikes are free to bring on board. The operator limits luggage items to 90 cm × 70 cm × 30 cm. On East Midlands trains, meanwhile, no more than two bikes can be guaranteed to be carried per train, and there's a luggage limit of up to two suitcases. Pets are welcome. All three providers have accessible travel policies to ensure disabled passengers can travel in comfort.

How to find cheap train tickets from Liverpool to Peterborough

Travelling from London to Peterborough without breaking the bank is certainly possible. Instead of opting for the fastest service, passengers should keep in mind that the slower trains from Liverpool to Peterborough are often cheaper. Booking tickets months in advance or travelling at off-peak times can also save cash.

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FAQs

How much does a cheap train from Liverpool to Peterborough cost?

Omio customers have found cheap train tickets to Peterborough from Liverpool for as low as £44  for the next 7 days.

What is the average cost of a train from Liverpool to Peterborough?

If you are looking to buy your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Liverpool to Peterborough train to cost on average £44  one way.

What is the distance to Peterborough from Liverpool by train?

When travelling this route you should expect the distance between Liverpool and Peterborough via train to be approximately 127 miles (205 km).

How long is the train from Liverpool to Peterborough?

On average the Liverpool to Peterborough train time is 3 h 48 min  covering the 127 miles (205 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 Peterborough, which train station in Liverpool do I depart from and which train station in Peterborough do I arrive in?

Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Liverpool Lime Street   to Peterborough.

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

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Liverpool Lime Street, is located 0.2 miles (346 m) from the city centre of Liverpool.

The most popular arrival train station, Peterborough, is located 0.1 miles (162 m) away from the city centre of Peterborough.

What train companies go from Liverpool to Peterborough?

For the journey from Liverpool to Peterborough you can take a train with East Midlands Trains. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services between Liverpool and Peterborough on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

Are there any Liverpool to Peterborough direct trains?

Yes, there are 25 direct trains per day from Liverpool to Peterborough, and you can find a direct train for this route with East Midlands Railway  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you book your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.

How many train services per day are there to Peterborough from Liverpool?

On average, there are 25 trains a day from Liverpool to Peterborough. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

When is the earliest train from Liverpool to Peterborough? When is the last train from Liverpool to Peterborough?

You can take the first train from Liverpool to Peterborough at 09: 54   or take the last train from Liverpool to Peterborough leaving at 09: 54. Look for the latest Liverpool Peterborough train timetable on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this trip.

How early should I buy train tickets to Peterborough from Liverpool to score the best deals?

If you book a train ticket to Peterborough from Liverpool within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £44 one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets between Liverpool and Peterborough are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Peterborough
The major railway station for departures from Liverpool is Liverpool Lime Street. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Liverpool Lime Street for your trip between Liverpool and Peterborough.
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