Trains from Manchester to Liverpool

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The cheapest trains

from Manchester
to Liverpool

Showing times and prices for Aug 26

Cheapest

£4

Average

£7

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Manchester to Liverpool will cost around £ 7 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 4.

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08:09Manchester Piccadilly0h5709:06Liverpool Lime Street
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£41One-way
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08:22Manchester Piccadilly1h0309:25Liverpool Lime Street
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£41One-way
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08:25Manchester Victoria0h3609:01Liverpool Lime Street
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£41One-way
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08:38Manchester Piccadilly0h5009:28Liverpool Lime Street
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£101One-way
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08:16Manchester Oxford Road1h0709:23Liverpool Lime Street
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£131One-way

Train Times

Manchester to Liverpool

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08:09Manchester Piccadilly0h5709:06Liverpool Lime Street
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08:16Manchester Oxford Road1h0709:23Liverpool Lime Street
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08:22Manchester Piccadilly1h0309:25Liverpool Lime Street
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08:25Manchester Victoria0h3609:01Liverpool Lime Street
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08:38Manchester Piccadilly0h5009:28Liverpool Lime Street
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Prices across different modes

Train
Bus
Sun
Aug 25
£6Northern Rail
£9National Express
Mon
Aug 26
£4Northern Rail
£5National Express
Tue
Aug 27
£4Northern Rail
£4National Express
Wed
Aug 28
£4Northern Rail
£4National Express
Thu
Aug 29
£4Northern Rail
£4National Express
Fri
Aug 30
£4Northern Rail
£3National Express
Sat
Aug 31
£4Northern Rail
£3National Express
Sun
Sep 1
£4Northern Rail
£3National Express
Mon
Sep 2
£4Northern Rail
£3National Express
Tue
Sep 3
£4Northern Rail
£3National Express
Wed
Sep 4
£4Northern Rail
£3National Express
Thu
Sep 5
£4Northern Rail
£3National Express
Fri
Sep 6
£4Northern Rail
£3National Express
Sat
Sep 7
£4Northern Rail
£3National Express
Sun
Sep 8
£4Northern Rail
£3National Express
Mon
Sep 9
£4Northern Rail
£3National Express
Tue
Sep 10
£4Northern Rail
£3National Express
Wed
Sep 11
£4Northern Rail
£3National Express
Thu
Sep 12
£4Northern Rail
£3National Express
Fri
Sep 13
£4Northern Rail
£3National Express
Sat
Sep 14
£3Northern Rail
£3National Express

The fastest trains

from Manchester
to Liverpool

Showing times and prices for Aug 26

Fastest Journey

36m

Average

54m

Trains per day

5

Distance

50 km

Of the 5 train that leave Manchester for Liverpool every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct train cover the 50 km distance in an average of 54m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 36m .

The slowest train will take 1h 7m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
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08:25Manchester Victoria0h3609:01Liverpool Lime Street
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£41One-way
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08:38Manchester Piccadilly0h5009:28Liverpool Lime Street
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£101One-way
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08:09Manchester Piccadilly0h5709:06Liverpool Lime Street
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£41One-way
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08:22Manchester Piccadilly1h0309:25Liverpool Lime Street
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£41One-way
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08:16Manchester Oxford Road1h0709:23Liverpool Lime Street
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£131One-way

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Journey Summary

Manchester to Liverpool Train Information

Avg. Train Duration:
51 minutes
Train Ticket Price: £5
Trains depart from:Manchester
Trains arrive in:Liverpool
Distance:50 km
TrainTrain Companies:First Transpennine Express, East Midlands Trains, Northern Rail

Trains from Manchester to Liverpool

  • Trains from Manchester to Liverpool start running just before 5:00 a.m. and the last journey of the day is around 11:30 p.m. Trains depart from Manchester stations every few minutes throughout the day and night.
  • All routes from Manchester to Liverpool are direct, and its lasts between between 30 minutes and 1.5 hours. These disparities depend on providers
  • Trains from Manchester to Liverpool are serviced by Arriva Trains Wales, East Midland Trains, Northern Rail, Transpennine Express, and Mersey Rail.
  • If you are collecting your Manchester to Liverpool train ticket at the train station, ensure you have the card you made the booking with.

When is the best time to buy train tickets from Manchester to Liverpool?


Train tickets fares tend to remain at a steady price until a week before departure when there is an increase in price. Manchester to Liverpool train tickets start from £3.

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


Departure Station: Trains depart from Manchester Piccadilly, Victoria, Oxford Road and Deansgate stations. All stations are 1 mile from the city centre and taxis can be found outside the stations. There are free shuttle buses to the city centre and connections to the Metro tram service.

Arrival Station: Trains from Manchester arrive at both Liverpool Central and Liverpool Lime Street stations. Both stations are less than 1 mile from the city centre and walking may be possible to some destinations. There are taxi ranks and bus stops outside the stations or nearby.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
Manchester
Liverpool
TrainManchester Oxford Road

Amenities

TrainManchester Piccadilly

Amenities

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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.
Bus lines 1, 2, 3, 147
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.
TrainManchester Victoria

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