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Train Information to Liverpool from London

distanceDistance177 miles (286 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 12 min
priceAverage train ticket price£55 (€62)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesAvanti West Coast, West Midlands Railway, Chiltern Railways or East Midlands Trains

Trains from London to Liverpool cover the 177 miles (286 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 12 min with our travel partners like Avanti West Coast, West Midlands Railway, Chiltern Railways or East Midlands Trains. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £55, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £39. Travellers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Liverpool Lime Street.

Train companies

Chiltern Railways between London and Liverpool

Buy your official Chiltern Railways train tickets from London to Liverpool from £39 with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient journey.

Chiltern Railways

Chiltern Railways is a regional train company in the United Kingdom which is owned by Arriva Trains and has operated since 1996. Check the different ticket types for your next train between London and Liverpool: Duo, Anytime, Season, Super Off Peak, Off Peak and Advance.

Are you making plans to travel from London to Liverpool? Why not take a train with Chiltern Railways? Omio can show you current Chiltern Railways train times, tickets, travel information (such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard) and prices so you can find the best deals on London to Liverpool trains all in one place. On the Chiltern Railways train, you can expect to travel 177 miles (286 km) from London to Liverpool. If you use the Omio app to search for trains from London to Liverpool, you can quickly see if the Chiltern Railways ticket is a mobile ticket, making it easy for you to go paperless when taking a train. Once you have found your perfect one-way Chiltern Railways train from London to Liverpool, book your cheap train tickets online on Omio or in the Omio app quickly and easily so you can spend the rest of your time enjoying your upcoming trip!

    Chiltern Railways has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your Chiltern Railways tickets from London to Liverpool and when travelling by train:

    • Refund or voucher policy
    • If you have an Off-Peak or Anytime ticket, you can get a full refund and the £10 admin fee has been waived. Advance tickets are normally non-refundable but you can now also get a full refund if your Advance ticket was booked before 23 March 2020.
    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended

    Trains from London to Liverpool

    While different modes of transport exist between London and Liverpool, the train provides a quick and convenient way to travel between the capital and this northern city. A total of 29 trains travel from London to Liverpool every day. Of these, 12 travel the 178-mile stretch direct, saving you the inconvenience of time-consuming changes to your journey.

    London to Liverpool train time: daily departures

    Trains from London to Liverpool leave regularly on this route with at least one service per hour. During peak times, upwards of five services leave London to Liverpool every hour However, it's vital to check the estimated time for arrival since some trains are slower than others. The earliest train leaves London Euston at around 12:35 a.m. If you'd like to board the last one, plan to depart the station by 11: 30 p.m.

    How long Is the journey by Train from London to Liverpool?

    While the average travel time on trains from London to Liverpool is around two hours 45 minutes, you can reach Liverpool 30 minutes quicker if you board the fastest service. The slowest trains, which involve at least one change, take upwards of three hours 54 minutes.

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

    Departure train station: located on Euston Road, London Euston is a railway terminus in the London Borough of Camden, in central London. It is the busiest train station in London and is accessible by bus, taxi and subway. Some of the facilities at the station include ticket offices, ticket machines, toilets and baby changing facilities, a money exchange, waiting rooms, left-luggage facilities, restaurants and cafes.  

    Arrival train station: one of the arrival stations for Liverpool-bound trains is Liverpool Lime Street. It is a terminus station and serves the city centre of Liverpool. There are toilets, baby change facilities, shops, cafes, lounges, ticket offices and bicycle parking. Additionally, there are short stay and extended stay car parks.

    The second arrival station is the Liverpool Central Station, and you can travel to the city by foot, bus, or taxi. Some of the amenities at the railway station include refreshment vending machines, accessible toilets, WiFi hotspots, payphones, baby changing facilities, bike parking, ATMs and shops. The Liverpool Central terminus offers assistance to travellers who arrive without having pre-booked passenger assistance.

    Which train companies travel from London to Liverpool?

    Two train companies operate train services from London to Liverpool - West Midlands Railway and Virgin Trains.

    West Midlands Railway: London to Liverpool

    The West Midlands Railway operates up to two trains per hour. The fastest train arrives in Liverpool in around three hours and 12 minutes. You should expect longer journey times during the holidays and at the weekend. The first West Midlands Railway train from London to Liverpool leaves London Euston at around 5:34 a.m.

    Virgin Trains: London to Liverpool

    The fastest Virgin Trains service will take you to Liverpool within just over two hours 10 minutes. However, the time you take on your journey might increase if you have to change trains.

    London to Liverpool trains: services on board

    Virgin Trains allows travellers to bring two suitcases not exceeding 30 x 70 x 90 cm each. You may also travel with one pet for free, with charges for extra animals applying.

    If you're travelling with West Midlands Railway, your folding bike is welcome anytime. You may not bring full-size bikes on some busy trains. The company offers priority seating which works in favour of disabled people.

    How to find cheap train tickets from London to Liverpool?

    Booking in advance and being flexible with departure times and dates can grant access to cheaper tickets with discounts. You can also save money by avoiding peak travel hours, choosing slower journeys, or trains that are indirect with connections.

    Travel Tips

    Trains from London to Liverpool
    Travel by train 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
    How much do cheap train tickets to Liverpool from London cost?
    You can find a cheap train from London to Liverpool for some dates and times for as low as £39  one way in the next 7 days.
    What is the average cost of a train from London to Liverpool?
    If you are looking to purchase your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the London to Liverpool train to cost on average £55  one way.
    What is the distance between London and Liverpool via train?
    The train distance from London to Liverpool is around 177 miles (286 km).
    How long is the train to Liverpool from London?
    While the time it takes to travel 177 miles (286 km) to Liverpool from London can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from London to Liverpool is on average 2 h 12 min.
    When travelling by train from London to Liverpool, which train station in London do I depart from and which train station in Liverpool do I arrive in?

    When taking the train to Liverpool from London, you can choose to depart from train stations like London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross. Your trip can end in train stations such as Liverpool Lime Street, Liverpool Central and Liverpool South Parkway.

    Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from London Victoria   and arrive in Liverpool Lime Street.

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

    Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from London Victoria and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre to get to this train station.

    Passengers arriving in Liverpool most often arrive at Liverpool Lime Street and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from this train station to the city centre.

    What train providers offer a service from London to Liverpool?
    When taking a train from London to Liverpool, you can count on Avanti West Coast, West Midlands Railway, Chiltern Railways or East Midlands Trains for the best way to get you to Liverpool. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service from London to Liverpool and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
    How many trains are there to Liverpool from London a day?
    The average number of trains departing London for Liverpool is 12 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
    What are the first and last departure train times from London to Liverpool?
    The first train from London to Liverpool leaves at 07: 03   and the last train for this leaves at 10: 16. Omio shows you the latest train from London to Liverpool timetable to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
    How far in advance should I buy train tickets between London and Liverpool for the best deals?
    If you book London to Liverpool train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £55. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains to Liverpool from London. Look out for train tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.
    Stations

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    London
    Liverpool
    London Bridge
    Amenities
    Refreshments
    London Charing Cross
    Amenities
    Refreshments
    London Euston
    Amenities
    Refreshments
    London Fenchurch Street
    Amenities
    London Kings Cross
    Amenities
    Refreshments
    WC

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
    This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines Victoria, Circle<br>Bus lines 91, 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 63, 73, 205, 214
    London Liverpool Street
    Amenities
    Refreshments
    WC

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
    This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines Central, Circle, Hammersmith, City
    London Paddington
    Amenities
    Refreshments
    WC

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
    This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines Bakerloo, Circle, District<br>Bus lines 7, 15, 18, 23, 27, 36, 46, 105, 436
    London St Pancras
    Amenities
    London Victoria
    Amenities
    Refreshments
    WC

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
    This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.<br>Metro lines Circle, District, Victoria<br>Bus lines 22, 211, 239, C1, N11
    How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
    This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.
    London Waterloo East
    Amenities
    Refreshments
    WC

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
    This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines Bakerloo, Northern, Jubilee, Waterloo, City<br>Bus lines 1, 4, 26, 59, 68, 76, 77, 100, 139, 168, 171, 172, 176