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Bus
Flight
Fri
Jul 19
£80Virgin Trains
£34National Express
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Sat
Jul 20
£29West Midlands Railway
£15National Express
£630Blue Air
Sun
Jul 21
£45Virgin Trains
£19National Express
£638tarom
Mon
Jul 22
£20West Midlands Railway
£13National Express
£483Aurigny Air Services
Tue
Jul 23
£20West Midlands Railway
£13National Express
£291Blue Air
Wed
Jul 24
£20West Midlands Railway
£13National Express
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Thu
Jul 25
£20West Midlands Railway
£13National Express
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Fri
Jul 26
£20West Midlands Railway
£13National Express
£286Blue Air
Sat
Jul 27
£24West Midlands Railway
£13National Express
£249Blue Air
Sun
Jul 28
£45Virgin Trains
£11National Express
£291Blue Air
Mon
Jul 29
£20West Midlands Railway
£13National Express
£483Aurigny Air Services
Tue
Jul 30
£13West Midlands Railway
£11National Express
£238Blue Air
Wed
Jul 31
£16West Midlands Railway
£11National Express
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Thu
Aug 1
£20West Midlands Railway
£13National Express
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Fri
Aug 2
£16West Midlands Railway
£13National Express
£243Blue Air
Sat
Aug 3
£20West Midlands Railway
£11National Express
£262Blue Air
Sun
Aug 4
£25Virgin Trains
£11National Express
£239Blue Air
Mon
Aug 5
£16West Midlands Railway
£10National Express
£484Aurigny Air Services
Tue
Aug 6
£13West Midlands Railway
£10National Express
£249Blue Air
Wed
Aug 7
£13West Midlands Railway
£37National Express
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Thu
Aug 8
£13West Midlands Railway
£13National Express
£305Blue Air

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Journey Summary

London to Liverpool Train Information

Avg. Train Duration:
3 hours 29 minutes
Train Ticket Price: £28
Trains depart from:London
Trains arrive in:Liverpool
Distance:286 km
TrainTrain Companies:Virgin Trains, West Midlands Railway

Which companies provide the London to Liverpool trains?

Virgin Trains provide the service from London to Liverpool, and a large number of trains leave from here each day. As the capital of the UK, London offers plentiful history and culture, as well as a large number of transport connections to further abroad.


How many train services a day are there between London and Liverpool?

The train service from London to Liverpool runs a few times an hour from Euston Station between the early morning and evening. While direct connections are possible on this 2 to 3-hour journey, passengers may also have to make one change at either Crewe or Chester. Trains terminate in either Liverpool Lime Street Station or James Street Station, both of which provide connections throughout the city.

On weekdays there are two peak fare periods during main commuter times in the morning and the afternoon into evening. While trains run with a similar regularity on weekends, on Sunday service can be considerably slower, with fewer trains departing each hour throughout the day. Service on this route is provided by Virgin Trains, and train tickets must be purchased before boarding.

How to save on train tickets from London to Liverpool

The best way to save money on the train ticket from London to Liverpool is by booking well in advance. Our data shows that the best time to purchase your ticket is at least 3 weeks before your departure.

 

Where do trains from London to Liverpool arrive?

Trains arriving into Liverpool will do so at Liverpool Lime Street Station or James Street Station. Liverpool Lime Street is the main station in the city and offers the most arrivals for trains coming from London during the day.

The largest and oldest station in Liverpool, Lime Street Station is very centrally located and is within walking distance to Liverpool Central Station, St Johns Shopping Centre, St. John’s Gardens, and the World Museum.

Which station serves trains from London to Liverpool?

  • Trains from London to Liverpool depart from Euston Station, located in the centre of the capital.
  • London Euston station is located on both branches of the Northern Line of the London Underground as well as the London Overground.
  • The station is also serviced by a good number of buses and night buses. As with the rest of London, Underground and Overground trains do not run overnight, however, night buses and taxis can provide connections outside of the Tube hours.

Onwards Travel Information:

Public transport that connects to Lime Street includes an Underground stop, local buses and taxis. Once in Liverpool, the TransPennine Express can easily be accessed to other major Northern cities and Scotland. Trains from London to Liverpool James Street are also possible, and this station can be found just steps from the Liverpool Waterfront. Liverpool also offers connections further abroad via Liverpool John Lennon Airport.

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Best fares for trains from London to Liverpool

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Sun, Jul 21
Train
Virgin Trains
09:162h 52m12:08
LondonLiverpool
Mon, Jul 22
Train
West Midlands Railway
07:493h 54m11:43
LondonLiverpool
Tue, Jul 23
Train
West Midlands Railway
07:493h 54m11:43
LondonLiverpool
Fastest Trains from London to Liverpool
Mon, Aug 26
Train
Virgin Trains
07:572h 22m10:19
LondonLiverpool
Sun, Aug 11
Train
Virgin Trains
07:162h 49m10:05
LondonLiverpool
Sun, Aug 18
Train
Virgin Trains
07:162h 49m10:05
LondonLiverpool
Return Train Tickets for Liverpool to London
Sun, Jul 21
Train
Virgin Trains
07:382h 56m10:34
LiverpoolLondon
Mon, Jul 22
Train
West Midlands Railway
08:353h 55m12:30
LiverpoolLondon
Tue, Jul 23
Train
West Midlands Railway
08:054h 12m12:17
LiverpoolLondon

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
London
Liverpool
TrainLondon Bridge

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TrainLondon Charing Cross

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TrainLondon Euston

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TrainLondon Fenchurch Street

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TrainLondon Kings Cross

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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.
Metro lines Victoria, Circle
Bus lines 91, 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 63, 73, 205, 214
TrainLondon Liverpool Street

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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.
Metro lines Central, Circle, Hammersmith, City
TrainLondon Paddington

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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.
Metro lines Bakerloo, Circle, District
Bus lines 7, 15, 18, 23, 27, 36, 46, 105, 436
TrainLondon St Pancras

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TrainLondon Victoria

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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.
Metro lines Circle, District, Victoria
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.
TrainLondon Waterloo East

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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.
Metro lines Bakerloo, Northern, Jubilee, Waterloo, City
Bus lines 1, 4, 26, 59, 68, 76, 77, 100, 139, 168, 171, 172, 176

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