|Distance||177 miles (286 km)|
|Average train duration||4 h 26 min|
|Average train ticket price||£42 (€47)|
|Train frequency||12 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 12 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Avanti 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 4 h 26 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. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £30, but the average price of train tickets is £42. Travellers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Liverpool Lime Street.
For as little as £30 you can travel by train between London and Liverpool with Chiltern Railways. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this route.
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 to Liverpool from London: Duo, Anytime, Season, Super Off Peak, Off Peak and Advance.
Chiltern Railways tickets between London and Liverpool are available online on Omio. We help you compare and book your perfect trip with Chiltern Railways to Liverpool from London all in one place. If you’re specifically looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train, you can find all the current Chiltern Railways train timetables and train tickets available on Omio for the 177 miles (286 km) journey. You can also see relevant travel information for the Chiltern Railways train, such as luggage policy and amenities onboard depending on the class fare. Search for your ideal departure and arrival times for this train, compare the fastest London to Liverpool routes as well as the cheapest ticket prices available, and buy the best Chiltern Railways London to Liverpool train ticket that fits your needs. If you purchase tickets in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the Chiltern Railways train ticket is available as a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to travel paperless. You’ll then be ready to embark on your smooth and relaxing journey to Liverpool with Chiltern Railways!
Chiltern Railways has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and travelling by train between London and 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.
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.
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.
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.
Two train companies operate train services from London to Liverpool - West Midlands Railway and Virgin Trains.
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.
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.
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.
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.
When taking the train between London and Liverpool, you can choose to depart from train stations like London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross. Your route 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.
Passengers board the train most frequently from London Victoria, 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 0.2 miles (346 m) away from the city centre.
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