Reading to Liverpool train

Cheap train tickets from Reading to Liverpool

Showing times and prices for 06 Jul

Cheapest

£76

Average

£84

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

Avanti West Coast
08:57Reading3h23 12:20Liverpool
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£761One-way
Avanti West Coast
09:57Reading3h22 13:19Liverpool
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£871One-way
Avanti West Coast
07:56Reading3h24 11:20Liverpool
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£901One-way

Train schedule Reading to Liverpool

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wednesday, 6 July
Avanti West Coast
07:56Reading3h24 11:20Liverpool
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Avanti West Coast
08:57Reading3h23 12:20Liverpool
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Avanti West Coast
09:57Reading3h22 13:19Liverpool
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Fastest train times from Reading to Liverpool

Showing times and prices for 06 Jul

Fastest Journey

3 h 22 m

Average

3 h 23 m

Trains per day

3

Distance

256 km

Of the 3 trains that leave Reading for Liverpool every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Avanti West Coast
09:57Reading3h22 13:19Liverpool
0 changes
£871One-way
Avanti West Coast
08:57Reading3h23 12:20Liverpool
0 changes
£761One-way
Avanti West Coast
07:56Reading3h24 11:20Liverpool
0 changes
£901One-way

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Overview: Train from Reading to Liverpool

distanceDistance159 miles (256 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 23 min
priceAverage train ticket price£77 (€85)
frequencyTrain frequency14 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesAvanti West Coast or Cross Country

Trains from Reading to Liverpool cover the 159 miles (256 km) long route taking on average 3 h 23 min with our travel partners like Avanti West Coast or Cross Country. Normally, there are 14 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £77, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £58. Travellers depart most frequently from Reading and arrive in Liverpool Lime Street.

Train companies: CrossCountry trains Reading to Liverpool

Travel to Liverpool from Reading from £58 with Omio’s train partners CrossCountry! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient route for you.

CrossCountry

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train to Liverpool from Reading you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

Find the perfect CrossCountry train between Reading and Liverpool for a smooth and relaxing journey. Omio makes it convenient for you to check the latest CrossCountry train timetables and compare the cheapest, fastest or earliest train between Reading and Liverpool. You can also check relevant travel information for the CrossCountry train, such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard, depending on the class fare you choose. Once you find the ideal route, book your cheap CrossCountry train tickets online. You can expect to travel around 159 miles (256 km) on this route and your CrossCountry Reading to Liverpool train ticket can cost as little as £58 one-way if you book in advance. When you search for CrossCountry tickets between Reading and Liverpool in the Omio app, you can quickly see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless. Buy your official CrossCountry train tickets online quickly and easily on Omio and enjoy the travel experience!

Reading to Liverpool train information with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 4 h 2 min
  • Average Price: £58
  • CrossCountry frequency: 14 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Reading 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 Reading to Liverpool.
FAQs
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets between Reading and Liverpool for as low as £58  for the next 7 days.
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket to Liverpool from Reading is £77  one way.
The Reading to Liverpool train distance is approximately 159 miles (256 km).
The Reading to Liverpool train duration is on average 3 h 23 min, which is to be expected when travelling 159 miles (256 km) to Liverpool from Reading. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.

Some of the Reading train stations to Liverpool you can start your journey from include Reading, Reading West and Reading. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Liverpool include Liverpool Lime Street and Liverpool Central.

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Reading   and arriving in Liverpool Lime Street.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Reading, which is located around 0.2 miles (420 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Liverpool Lime Street, located 0.4 miles (692 m) away from the city centre.

If you're looking for trains from Reading to Liverpool, you can rely on Avanti West Coast or Cross Country to get you to Liverpool. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Reading to Liverpool journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
The average number of trains departing Reading for Liverpool is 14 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The earliest train departing from Reading to Liverpool leaves at 07: 15. The last train departing from Reading to Liverpool leaves at 13: 48. You can find the latest Reading to Liverpool train timetable on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
You can find a train to Liverpool from Reading to cost on average £77 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 route. You’ll see tickets for the Reading to Liverpool train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Reading is the most popular Reading 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 Reading for your journey to Liverpool.
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Public transport options for Reading
Location for Rail Replacement Services: At the North side of the station
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Public transport options for Reading West
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Towards Reading: Bus Stop on Oxford Road under Railway Bridge. Heading away from Reading Bus Stop on Oxford Road, outside McDonalds.

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