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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Trains per day
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.
|Avg. Train Duration:|
|Train Ticket Price:||£5|
|Trains depart from:||Manchester|
|Trains arrive in:||Liverpool|
|Train Companies:||First Transpennine Express, East Midlands Trains, Northern Rail|
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.
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.