London Waterloo (WAT) to Liverpool Lime Street (LIV) train

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Cheap train tickets from London Waterloo (WAT) to Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)

Showing times and prices for 15 Jul

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from London Waterloo (WAT) to Liverpool Lime Street (LIV) is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Avanti West Coast
08:483h16
London Waterloo (WAT)
12:04Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
£721One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
08:273h31
London Waterloo (WAT)
11:58Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
£981One-way
0 changes

Train timetableLondon Waterloo (WAT) to Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)

Showing trains for tomorrow, Monday, 15 July
Avanti West Coast
08:483h16
London Waterloo (WAT)
12:04Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
08:273h31
London Waterloo (WAT)
11:58Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
0 changes

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Train times from London Waterloo (WAT) to Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)

Showing times and prices for 15 Jul

Fastest Journey

3 h 16 m

Average

3 h 23 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

287 km

Of the 2 trains that leave London Waterloo (WAT) for Liverpool Lime Street (LIV) every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Avanti West Coast
08:483h16
London Waterloo (WAT)
12:04Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
£721One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
08:273h31
London Waterloo (WAT)
11:58Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
£981One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from London Waterloo (WAT) to Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)

distanceDistance178 miles
durationAverage train duration2 h 56 min
priceAverage train ticket price£68 (€75)
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesVirgin Trains or Chiltern Railways

Trains from London Waterloo (WAT) to Liverpool Lime Street (LIV) cover the 178 miles long journey taking on average 2 h 56 min with our travel partners like Virgin Trains or Chiltern Railways. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £68, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £37. Travellers depart most frequently from London Waterloo and arrive in Liverpool Lime Street.

Train companies: Virgin Trains and Chiltern Railways trains London Waterloo (WAT) to Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)

You can travel by train to Liverpool Lime Street (LIV) from London Waterloo (WAT) with Virgin Trains and Chiltern Railways for as low as £37. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

Avanti West Coast is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates high-speed trains between London and major cities in the UK, including Birmingham, Manchester, Liverpool, Glasgow and Edinburgh. The company offers a range of ticket types, including Standard, First Class and Advance tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, comfortable seating and a range of food and drinks. The most popular routes for Avanti West Coast are London to Birmingham, London to Manchester and London to Glasgow. The company operates a fleet of Pendolino and Super Voyager trains, which offer a smooth and comfortable journey.

Virgin Trains from London Waterloo (WAT) to Liverpool Lime Street (LIV) train information:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 56 min
  • Cheapest Price: £37

FAQs: London Waterloo (WAT) to Liverpool Lime Street (LIV) train

FAQs: Travel by train from London Waterloo (WAT) to Liverpool Lime Street (LIV) 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 London Waterloo (WAT) to Liverpool Lime Street (LIV).
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from London Waterloo (WAT) to Liverpool Lime Street (LIV) can start from as little as £37 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for London Waterloo (WAT) to Liverpool Lime Street (LIV) is £68; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time between London Waterloo (WAT) and Liverpool Lime Street (LIV) is on average 2 h 56 min   for the 178 mile long journey, but the time it takes to go to Liverpool Lime Street (LIV) from London Waterloo (WAT) by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from London Waterloo (WAT) to Liverpool Lime Street (LIV) leaves at 07: 08. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from London Waterloo (WAT) to Liverpool Lime Street (LIV) leaves at 17: 39.
Take the London Waterloo (WAT) to Liverpool Lime Street (LIV) train with Virgin Trains or Chiltern Railways. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the trip between London Waterloo (WAT) and Liverpool Lime Street (LIV) as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

Passengers board the train most frequently from London Waterloo, which is located around 1.2 miles (2 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Liverpool Lime Street, located 0.4 miles (732 m) away from the city centre.

A trip to Liverpool Lime Street (LIV) from London Waterloo (WAT) is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 2 h 56 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from London Waterloo (WAT) to Liverpool Lime Street (LIV) by train is October.
You have options as you can travel to Liverpool Lime Street (LIV) from London Waterloo (WAT) 2 different ways: coach or train.

Trains departing from London Waterloo

Distance from London Waterloo to city center
Distance from London Waterloo to city center
1.2 miles (2 km)
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Onward travel information: Waterloo is well connected to London's public transport network. Waterloo Underground station serves the Bakerloo, Jubilee, Northern and Waterloo & City Lines. Plan a journey - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk) Buses depart from several points around the station. All Transport for London Buses are accessible with step free access and have a dedicated mobility space. Buses from Waterloo (tfl. Gov. Uk) The station has a dedicated taxi rank for London Black Taxis on the roadway outside exit 3. Santander Hire Bicycles are available from the docking stations outside. Santander Cycles - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk) Waterloo is within easy walking distance of the South Bank and a number of visitor attractions. Walking - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk).
Metro: Waterloo Underground station is served by the Bakerloo, Jubilee, Northern and Waterloo & City Lines. Step free access is available to and from the Jubilee Line. For more information on London Transport accessibility: Plan an accessible journey - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk).
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
ATM
ATM
Shopping
Shopping
Type of shops available: A wide range of shops including convenience store, supermarket, pharmacy, newsagent, bookseller, clothing, gifts, travel accessories and passport photobooth.
Dining
Dining
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
Avis Budget | Europcar
Information Desk
Information Desk
Information available from staff: Yes - from help point, Yes - from information point, Yes - from ticket office | Passenger Information Systems: Departure screens, Announcements, Arrival screens
Accessibility
Accessibility
Staff help available: Yes | Step free access coverage: Yes | Step free access note: There is step free access from the main concourse to all platforms, shops and facilities. Step free exits are exit 1 (Station approach), exit 2 (with a lift to Waterloo Road and lift access to the London Underground Jubilee line), and exit 3 for taxis and onward travel towards the South Bank. | Accessible car park equipment: Wheelchair users can use car park equipment at this station unaided | Accessible taxis: Accessible taxis are available from the taxi rank on Cab Road / Station Approach | Accessible ticket machines: There are accessible ticket machines at this station | Accessible ticket machines note: Ticket machines are located at various locations on the main concourse and are accessible to wheelchair users. | Accessible toilets: Yes | Ramp for train access: Yes | Wheelchairs available: Yes | Impaired mobility set down / pick up points available: Yes

Trains arriving to Liverpool Lime Street

Distance from Liverpool Lime Street to city center
Distance from Liverpool Lime Street to city center
0.4 miles (732 m)
Ticket Office Hours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 00 - 23: 38 | Sun: 07: 15 - 23: 05
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
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.
Nearest Airport
Nearest Airport
Liverpool John Lennon Airport
8 miles
How to get to nearest airport?
How to get to nearest airport?
The airport can be reached by public transit from the station in about 40 minutes using the AirLink 500 shuttle bus service.
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
Free public Wi-Fi available.
ATM
ATM
Located near Platform 7.
Taxi
Taxi
Taxi: The station taxi rank is located at Skelhorne Street side of the station. There are two customer help points located for passengers requiring assistance. | Accessible taxis: Accessible taxis at Liverpool Lime Street station can be provided at the taxi rank. If you require a private accessible taxi please locate a member of the station staff and they will provide you with a local taxi firm company number.
Lockers
Lockers
The Excess Baggage Co. Lockers and staffed luggage storage counter are located in the main concourse near the escalators across from Platform 6. Open daily 08: 00 to 21: 00.
Shopping
Shopping
Type of shops available: Various retail establishments including Photo Booths to purchase items whilst in the station
Dining
Dining
Caffè Nero | Costa Coffee | Upper Crust | Starbucks | JD Wetherspoon
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
Enterprise | Dollar | Hertz | Alamo | Green Motion | Avis
Information Desk
Information Desk
Located in the main concourse.
Accessibility
Accessibility
Full wheelchair access throughout the station, with help points at the Skelhorne Street entrance and at customer information desk in the main concourse.

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