Trains from London to Liverpool

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17 Jun
£81Avanti West Coast
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18 Jun
£73Avanti West Coast
£7National Express
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19 Jun
£82Avanti West Coast
£7National Express
Sun
20 Jun
£52Avanti West Coast
£7National Express
Mon
21 Jun
£47Avanti West Coast
£7National Express
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22 Jun
£47Avanti West Coast
£7National Express
Wed
23 Jun
£44Avanti West Coast
£7National Express
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24 Jun
£44Avanti West Coast
£7National Express
Fri
25 Jun
£73Avanti West Coast
£7National Express
Sat
26 Jun
£52Avanti West Coast
£7National Express
Sun
27 Jun
£47Avanti West Coast
£7National Express
Mon
28 Jun
£39Avanti West Coast
£7National Express
Tue
29 Jun
£33Avanti West Coast
£5National Express
Wed
30 Jun
£33Avanti West Coast
£7National Express
Thu
1 Jul
£33Avanti West Coast
£7National Express
Fri
2 Jul
£67Avanti West Coast
£7National Express
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3 Jul
£53Avanti West Coast
£7National Express
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4 Jul
£44Avanti West Coast
£10National Express
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5 Jul
£81Avanti West Coast
£7National Express
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6 Jul
£81Avanti West Coast
£7National Express

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Journey Summary

London to Liverpool Train Information

Avg. Train Duration
2 hour.other 21 minute.other
Train Ticket Price: £55
Trains depart from:London
Trains arrive in:Liverpool
Distance:286 km
Train Companies:Avanti West Coast, Chiltern Railways
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Chiltern Railways between London and Liverpool

Buy your official Chiltern Railways train tickets from London to Liverpool from £43 with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most popular trip.

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 from London to Liverpool: Duo, Anytime, Season, Super Off Peak, Off Peak and Advance.

Are you making plans to travel between London and 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 between London and 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 between London and 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!

When you buy your Chiltern Railways train tickets from London to Liverpool don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:

  • 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 does a cheap train from London to Liverpool cost?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets from London to Liverpool for as low as £43  for the next 7 days.
What is the average price of train tickets between London and Liverpool?
If you are looking to book your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the London to Liverpool train to cost on average £60  one way.
How many miles is it from London to Liverpool by train?
You should expect to travel around 177 miles (286 km)  from London to Liverpool by train.
How long is the train journey between London and Liverpool?
While the time it takes to travel 177 miles (286 km) from London to Liverpool 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 a train from London, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross. When you arrive in Liverpool, your train can arrive in train stations including Liverpool Lime Street, Liverpool Central and Liverpool South Parkway.

Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from London Victoria   to Liverpool Lime Street.

Where do I find the London train station to Liverpool? Where is the Liverpool train station?

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from London Victoria and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 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.

Which train companies should I travel with from London to Liverpool?
When taking a train from London to Liverpool, you can count on Virgin Trains, 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 companies who offer a service from London to Liverpool and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
What are the first and last departure train times from London to Liverpool?
The first London to Liverpool train departs at 07: 07   and the last train from London to Liverpool leaves at 09: 38. Check out the most up-to-date London to Liverpool train schedule on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How far in advance should I purchase a train ticket between London and Liverpool to get the best deals?
You can find a train to Liverpool from London to cost on average £60 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your trip. You’ll see tickets for the London to Liverpool train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.