London to Liverpool train

Wed, 17 Jul
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Cheap train tickets from London to Liverpool

Showing times and prices for 17 Jul

Cheapest

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

Cheapest
West Midlands Railway
08:463h31
London Euston (EUS)
12:17Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
£361One-way
1 change
Avanti West Coast
09:432h21
London Euston (EUS)
12:04Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
£851One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
09:302h29
London Euston (EUS)
11:59Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
£851One-way
2 changes
Avanti West Coast
09:022h56
London Euston (EUS)
11:58Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
£1821One-way
1 change
Avanti West Coast
08:432h21
London Euston (EUS)
11:04Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
£1921One-way
0 changes

Train timetableLondon to Liverpool

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wednesday, 17 July
Avanti West Coast
08:302h29
London Euston (EUS)
10:59Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
2 changes
Avanti West Coast
08:432h21
London Euston (EUS)
11:04Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
0 changes
West Midlands Railway
08:463h31
London Euston (EUS)
12:17Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
1 change
Avanti West Coast
09:022h56
London Euston (EUS)
11:58Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
1 change
Avanti West Coast
09:302h29
London Euston (EUS)
11:59Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
2 changes
Avanti West Coast
09:432h21
London Euston (EUS)
12:04Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
0 changes

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Train times from London to Liverpool

Showing times and prices for 17 Jul

Fastest Journey

2 h 21 m

Average

2 h 41 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

286 km

Of the 6 trains that leave London for Liverpool every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Avanti West Coast
09:432h21
London Euston (EUS)
12:04Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
£851One-way
0 changes
Fastest
Avanti West Coast
08:432h21
London Euston (EUS)
11:04Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
£1921One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
08:302h29
London Euston (EUS)
10:59Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
£1921One-way
2 changes
Avanti West Coast
09:302h29
London Euston (EUS)
11:59Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
£851One-way
2 changes
Avanti West Coast
09:022h56
London Euston (EUS)
11:58Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
£1821One-way
1 change

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Overview: Train from London to Liverpool

distanceDistance177 miles
durationAverage train duration2 h 31 min
priceAverage train ticket price£50 (€56)
frequencyTrain frequency23 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 9 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesVirgin Trains, West Midlands Trains, Chiltern Railways or CrossCountry

Trains from London to Liverpool cover the 177 miles long journey taking on average 2 h 31 min with our travel partners like Virgin Trains, West Midlands Trains, Chiltern Railways or CrossCountry. Normally, there are 23 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £15, but the average price of train tickets is £50. Travellers depart most frequently from London Waterloo and arrive in Liverpool Lime Street.

Train providers: Virgin Trains, West Midlands Trains and Chiltern Railways trains London to Liverpool

For as little as £15 you can travel by train from London to Liverpool with Virgin Trains, West Midlands Trains and Chiltern Railways. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this route.

West Midlands Trains is a train operator based in the United Kingdom, providing services across the West Midlands region. It operates a variety of train types, including the Class 350 Desiro, Class 323 Electrostar, Class 170 Turbostar, and Class 172 Turbostar. These trains offer a range of onboard facilities, such as free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and air conditioning. Passengers can purchase a range of tickets, including single, return, and season tickets. The most popular routes operated by West Midlands Trains include Birmingham to London Euston, Birmingham to Wolverhampton, and Birmingham to Coventry.

London to Liverpool train information with West Midlands Trains:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 56 min
  • Cheapest Price: £15

FAQs: London to Liverpool train

FAQs: Travel by train from London to Liverpool 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 to Liverpool.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from London to Liverpool can start from as little as £15 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for London to Liverpool is £50; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the London to Liverpool train time is 2 h 31 min   covering the 177 mile long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from London to Liverpool leaves at 07: 46. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from London to Liverpool leaves at 22: 00.
Yes, there are 9 direct trains a day from London to Liverpool with Virgin Trains. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct trains.
For the best London to Liverpool train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Virgin Trains, West Midlands Trains, Chiltern Railways or CrossCountry. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services to Liverpool from London to compare what amenities they may offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 22: 00.

When departing from London, you have various train station options to start your trip from including London Waterloo, London Euston and London Paddington. When arriving in Liverpool, you can end your route in train stations like Liverpool Lime Street, Liverpool South Parkway and Liverpool Central.

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 from London is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 2 h 31 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from London to Liverpool by train is September.
You have options as you can travel between London and Liverpool 3 different ways: train, coach or flight.

Important Stations and Airports in London and Liverpool

London
Liverpool
The major railway station for departures from London is London Euston. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at London Euston for your trip to Liverpool from London.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 3457114141
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 00: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 23: 00 | Sun: 07: 00 - 00: 00
Public transport options for London Euston
Tube lines: Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern (Bank and Charing Cross branches), Victoria
Overground lines: Watford DC
Bus lines: 18, 30, 59, 68, 73, 91, 168, 205, 253, 390, N5, N20, N73, N91, N205, N253
Rail lines: London North Western Railway, London Overground, Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Go to Platform 2, there is a gate adjacent to the station from the main road.
The major train station for arrivals in Liverpool is Liverpool Lime Street. Find all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Liverpool Lime Street for your trip to Liverpool from London.
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.
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