Liverpool to Peterborough train

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Cheap train tickets from Liverpool to Peterborough

Showing times and prices for 23 Jun

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Liverpool to Peterborough is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Transpennine Express
08:543h42
Liverpool
12:36Peterborough
£771One-way
0 changes
Transpennine Express
09:214h10
Liverpool
13:31Peterborough
£771One-way
0 changes

Train timetableLiverpool to Peterborough

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sunday, 23 June
Transpennine Express
09:214h10
Liverpool
13:31Peterborough
0 changes
Transpennine Express
08:543h42
Liverpool
12:36Peterborough
0 changes

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Train times from Liverpool to Peterborough

Showing times and prices for 23 Jun

Fastest Journey

3 h 42 m

Average

3 h 56 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

205 km

Of the 2 trains that leave Liverpool for Peterborough every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Transpennine Express
08:543h42
Liverpool
12:36Peterborough
£771One-way
0 changes
Transpennine Express
09:214h10
Liverpool
13:31Peterborough
£771One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Liverpool to Peterborough

distanceDistance127 miles
durationAverage train duration3 h 26 min
priceAverage train ticket price£78 (€88)
frequencyTrain frequency18 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 6 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersEast Midlands Trains, TransPennine Express, CrossCountry, East Coast, Virgin Trains, West Midlands Trains or Northern Rail (3)

Trains from Liverpool to Peterborough cover the 127 miles long trip taking on average 3 h 26 min with our travel partners like East Midlands Trains, TransPennine Express, CrossCountry, East Coast, Virgin Trains, West Midlands Trains or Northern Rail (3). Normally, there are 18 trains operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £32, but the average price of train tickets is £78. Travellers depart most frequently from Liverpool Lime Street and arrive in Peterborough.

Train providers: East Midlands Trains, TransPennine Express and CrossCountry trains Liverpool to Peterborough

Find the best trains between Liverpool and Peterborough with Omio's travel partners East Midlands Trains, TransPennine Express and CrossCountry from £32. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.

East Midlands Trains is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates services from London to the East Midlands, Yorkshire, and the North West. East Midlands Trains operates a fleet of Class 158, Class 156, Class 170, Class 222 and Class 180 diesel multiple units, as well as Class 222 Meridian electric multiple units. East Midlands Trains also offers a range of ticket types, including Advance, Anytime, and Off-Peak tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a range of food and drink options. The most popular routes for East Midlands Trains are London to Nottingham, Sheffield, and Leeds.

East Midlands Trains from Liverpool to Peterborough train information:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 49 min
  • Cheapest Price: £35

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.

FAQs: Liverpool to Peterborough train

FAQs: Travel by train from Liverpool to Peterborough 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 Peterborough.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Liverpool to Peterborough can start from as little as £32 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Liverpool to Peterborough is £78; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Liverpool to Peterborough train travel time is 3 h 26 min   for the 127 mile long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Liverpool to Peterborough leaves at 07: 11. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Liverpool to Peterborough leaves at 16: 40.
There are 18 trains a day from Liverpool to Peterborough which require at least one change with East Midlands Trains, TransPennine Express, CrossCountry, East Coast, Virgin Trains, West Midlands Trains or Northern Rail (3). Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
Yes, there's a high-speed train to Peterborough. Take the fast train with East Midlands Trains from Liverpool to Peterborough.
When taking a train from Liverpool to Peterborough, you can count on East Midlands Trains, TransPennine Express, CrossCountry, East Coast, Virgin Trains, West Midlands Trains or Northern Rail (3) for the best way to get you to Peterborough. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service to Peterborough from Liverpool and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.

When departing from Liverpool, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Liverpool Lime Street, Liverpool South Parkway and Liverpool Central. When arriving in Peterborough, you can end your journey in train stations like Peterborough and Peterborough, Queensgate Bus Park.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Liverpool Lime Street, which is located around 0.4 miles (732 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Peterborough, located 0.2 miles (260 m) away from the city centre.

A trip to Peterborough from Liverpool is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 3 h 26 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Liverpool to Peterborough by train is December.
You have options as you can travel to Peterborough from Liverpool 2 different ways: train or coach.

Important Stations and Airports in Liverpool and Peterborough

Liverpool
Peterborough
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 Peterborough.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 3457114141
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 00 - 23: 38 | Sun: 07: 15 - 23: 05
Public transport options for Liverpool Lime Street
Suburban train lines: Wirral Line (green)
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
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement services depart at the Bus stop on Skelhorne Street, near the Tesco Express. L3 5GA.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ParkingParking
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 1515551111
Public transport options for Liverpool South Parkway
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Bus Stand 4, located in the main concourse area
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WifiWifi
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
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Public transport options for Liverpool Central
Location for Rail Replacement Services: 32 Great Charlotte Street, Liverpool 1
Liverpool Lime Street, Central, James Street or MoorfieldsAccessibility
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Liverpool, John Lennon Airport
Liverpool, Sandhills Station (stop A)Accessibility
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