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Cheap train tickets from Oxford to Liverpool

Showing times and prices for 18 Apr

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Oxford to Liverpool is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Cheapest
West Midlands Railway
10:403h37
Oxford station (OXF)
14:17Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
£1131One-way
1 change
Cheapest
West Midlands Railway
09:393h38
Oxford station (OXF)
13:17Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
£1131One-way
1 change
West Midlands Railway
08:393h38
Oxford station (OXF)
12:17Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
£1201One-way
1 change
Avanti West Coast
08:464h13
Oxford station (OXF)
12:59Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
£1221One-way
4 changes
Avanti West Coast
09:594h05
Oxford station (OXF)
14:04Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
£1221One-way
2 changes

Train timetableOxford to Liverpool

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thursday, 18 April
West Midlands Railway
08:393h38
Oxford station (OXF)
12:17Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
1 change
Avanti West Coast
08:464h13
Oxford station (OXF)
12:59Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
4 changes
Avanti West Coast
09:004h04
Oxford station (OXF)
13:04Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
2 changes
West Midlands Railway
09:393h38
Oxford station (OXF)
13:17Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
1 change
Avanti West Coast
09:594h05
Oxford station (OXF)
14:04Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
2 changes
West Midlands Railway
10:403h37
Oxford station (OXF)
14:17Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
1 change

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Train times from Oxford to Liverpool

Showing times and prices for 18 Apr

Fastest Journey

3 h 37 m

Average

3 h 52 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

218 km

To travel from Oxford to Liverpool you need to make at least one change.

Fastest
West Midlands Railway
10:403h37
Oxford station (OXF)
14:17Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
£1131One-way
1 change
West Midlands Railway
08:393h38
Oxford station (OXF)
12:17Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
£1201One-way
1 change
West Midlands Railway
09:393h38
Oxford station (OXF)
13:17Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
£1131One-way
1 change
Avanti West Coast
09:004h04
Oxford station (OXF)
13:04Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
£1221One-way
2 changes
Avanti West Coast
09:594h05
Oxford station (OXF)
14:04Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
£1221One-way
2 changes

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Overview: Train from Oxford to Liverpool

distanceDistance135 miles
durationAverage train duration3 h 3 min
priceAverage train ticket price£84 (€93)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesCrossCountry, West Midland Trains, Virgin Trains or Chiltern Railways

Trains from Oxford to Liverpool cover the 135 miles long journey taking on average 3 h 3 min with our travel partners like CrossCountry, West Midland Trains, Virgin Trains or Chiltern Railways. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £84, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £49. Travellers depart most frequently from Oxford and arrive in Liverpool Lime Street.

Train providers: CrossCountry, West Midland Trains and Virgin Trains trains Oxford to Liverpool

For as little as £33 you can travel by train between Oxford and Liverpool with CrossCountry, West Midland Trains and Virgin Trains. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this route.

Cross Country trains are a UK-based train operator that provides services across the country including trains from Oxford to Liverpool. They offer a range of services, from express services to local services, and have a variety of ticket types to suit different needs. Their express services, such as the CrossCountry Voyager and CrossCountry XC Trains, offer a fast and comfortable journey, with onboard facilities such as free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a selection of snacks and drinks. Their local services, such as the CrossCountry Regional and CrossCountry Regional Express, provide a more leisurely journey, with stops at smaller stations along the way. They also offer a range of ticket types, such as Advance, Anytime, and Off-Peak tickets, to suit different budgets and travel needs. The most popular routes for Cross Country trains include London to Birmingham, Manchester to Edinburgh, and Bristol to Reading.

CrossCountry from Oxford to Liverpool train information:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 25 min
  • Cheapest Price: £97
  • CrossCountry frequency: 12 a day

Trains from Oxford to Liverpool

Trains connect Oxford with Liverpool several times each day. There are no direct services. Most passengers must change at Birmingham and sometimes also at Banbury. The first service of the day leaves Oxford at 5:18 a.m. and arrives into Liverpool Lime Street station at 9:11 a.m. Trains then leave Oxford for Liverpool at approximately half hourly intervals.The last service of the day leaves Oxford at 8:39 p.m. and arrives into Liverpool Lime Street at 12:39 a.m. the following day. Including changes, most services take between two hours 55 minutes and four hours to complete the journey. The service is run by CrossCountry Trains.

FAQs: Oxford to Liverpool train

FAQs: Travel by train from Oxford 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 Oxford to Liverpool.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Oxford to Liverpool can start from as little as £49 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Oxford to Liverpool is £84; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The average journey time by train from Oxford to Liverpool is 3 h 3 min   to travel the 135 mile long route, with around there are 12 trains per day. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Oxford to Liverpool leaves at 08: 39. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Oxford to Liverpool leaves at 20: 40.
There are 12 trains a day from Oxford to Liverpool which require at least one change with CrossCountry, West Midland Trains, Virgin Trains or Chiltern Railways. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
Take the Oxford to Liverpool train with CrossCountry, West Midland Trains, Virgin Trains or Chiltern Railways. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the trip to Liverpool from Oxford as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 20: 40.

When departing from Oxford, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Oxford, Oxford Parkway and Oxford, Magdalen Road. When arriving in Liverpool, you can end your trip in train stations like Liverpool Lime Street, Liverpool Central and Liverpool South Parkway.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Oxford, which is located around 1.2 miles (1.9 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Liverpool Lime Street, located 0.4 miles (731 m) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month to travel from Oxford to Liverpool by train is March.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel between Oxford and Liverpool including taking a train or coach.

Important Stations and Airports in Oxford and Liverpool

Oxford
Liverpool
Oxford is the most popular Oxford railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Oxford for your journey to Liverpool.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 3451652030
Public transport options for Oxford
Location for Rail Replacement Services: From station forecourt in front of station
Oxford ParkwayWifiParkingATMAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ParkingParking
ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
Public transport options for Oxford Parkway
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement buses depart from the front of the station or from the Park & Ride bus stop.
Oxford, Magdalen Road

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