Cheap train tickets from Stoke-on-Trent to Liverpool

Showing times and prices for 19 May

Cheapest

£12

Average

£19

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.

The average ticket from Stoke-on-Trent to Liverpool will cost around £ 19 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 12.

West Midlands Railway
09:13Stoke-on-Trent1h30 10:43Liverpool
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£121One-way
West Midlands Railway
08:13Stoke-on-Trent1h27 09:40Liverpool
0 changes
£121One-way
West Midlands Railway
07:13Stoke-on-Trent1h27 08:40Liverpool
0 changes
£241One-way
Avanti West Coast
21:16Stoke-on-Trent1h17 22:33Liverpool
0 changes
£271One-way

Train schedule Stoke-on-Trent to Liverpool

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thu, 19 May
West Midlands Railway
07:13Stoke-on-Trent1h27 08:40Liverpool
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West Midlands Railway
08:13Stoke-on-Trent1h27 09:40Liverpool
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West Midlands Railway
09:13Stoke-on-Trent1h30 10:43Liverpool
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Avanti West Coast
21:16Stoke-on-Trent1h17 22:33Liverpool
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Fri
20 May
£27Avanti West Coast
£11National Express
Sat
21 May
£26Avanti West Coast
£11National Express
Tue
24 May
£26Avanti West Coast
£11National Express

Fastest train times from Stoke-on-Trent to Liverpool

Showing times and prices for 19 May

Fastest Journey

1 h 17 m

Average

1 h 25 m

Trains per day

4

Distance

69 km

Of the 4 trains that leave Stoke-on-Trent for Liverpool every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 69 km distance in an average of 1 h 25 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 1 h 17 m .

The slowest trains will take 1 h 30 m 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.

Avanti West Coast
21:16Stoke-on-Trent1h17 22:33Liverpool
0 changes
£271One-way
West Midlands Railway
08:13Stoke-on-Trent1h27 09:40Liverpool
0 changes
£121One-way
West Midlands Railway
07:13Stoke-on-Trent1h27 08:40Liverpool
0 changes
£241One-way
West Midlands Railway
09:13Stoke-on-Trent1h30 10:43Liverpool
0 changes
£121One-way

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Overview: Train from Stoke-on-Trent to Liverpool

distanceDistance43 miles (69 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 7 min
priceAverage train ticket price£27 (€30)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersMersey Rail, East Midlands Railway, Northern Rail, West Midlands Railway, Cross Country or Avanti West Coast

Trains from Stoke-on-Trent to Liverpool cover the 43 miles (69 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 7 min with our travel partners like Mersey Rail, East Midlands Railway, Northern Rail, West Midlands Railway, Cross Country or Avanti West Coast. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £27, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £26. Travellers depart most frequently from Stoke-on-Trent and arrive in Liverpool Lime Street.

Train providers: CrossCountry trains Stoke-on-Trent to Liverpool

Travel to Liverpool from Stoke-on-Trent from £26 with Omio’s train partners CrossCountry! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable route for you.

CrossCountry

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

Looking to travel by train to Liverpool from Stoke-on-Trent? Omio can help you find that perfect journey with CrossCountry. Check Omio to see current CrossCountry train timetables, tickets, travel information and prices for the best deals on the Stoke-on-Trent to Liverpool train and book CrossCountry tickets online quickly and easily. When taking a train from Stoke-on-Trent to Liverpool, you can expect to travel 43 miles (69 km) one-way with CrossCountry. If you search for trains from Stoke-on-Trent to Liverpool in the Omio app, you can check if the CrossCountry ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when travelling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Whether you’re looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train with CrossCountry, we do the work for you to get you safely to Liverpool from Stoke-on-Trent. Book that perfect Stoke-on-Trent to Liverpool train now with Omio and enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey with CrossCountry!

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    • Refund or voucher policy
    • If you have an Off-Peak or Anytime ticket, you can get a full refund and the £10 admin fee has been waived. Advance tickets are normally non-refundable but you can now also get a full refund if your Advance ticket was booked before 23 March 2020.
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    • Online booking and check-in recommended

    Trains from Stoke-on-Trent to Liverpool

    Travelling by train from Stoke-on-Trent to Liverpool is easy and enjoyable. The average train journey from Stoke-on-Trent to Liverpool is around 2 hours and 15 minutes. On regular weekdays, there are up to 40 trains travelling from Stoke-on-Trent's railway station to Liverpool's Lime Street station. Trains leave hourly from the Stoke-on-Trent railway station for Liverpool.

    Stoke-on-Trent to Liverpool: Daily departures

    The number of trains from Stoke-on-Trent to Liverpool depends on various factors, but travellers can expect between 15 and 40 trains daily. The earliest train leaves around 6:00 a.m., and the last departs some minutes before 11:00 p.m. The operators do not offer sleeper services.

    How long is the journey by train from Stoke-on-Trent to Liverpool?

    The total distance from Stoke-on-Trent to Liverpool by train is 43 miles. The average journey time is around 2 hours 15 minutes, but travellers can reach Liverpool in 1 hour 13 minutes with the fastest train. There are no direct trains available, meaning passengers will have to change trains at least once. Train rides may be longer during weekends and in the holiday season.

    What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Stoke-on-Trent to Liverpool?

    Departure train station: Trains leaving Stoke-on-Trent for Liverpool depart from the Stoke-on-Trent railway station. The station's Victorian-style buildings and nearby attractions such as the Ceramics Trail make it popular among travellers. Passengers can reach the town centre, which is 10 miles away, by both bus and taxi. Available facilities include seating areas, refreshment facilities, toilets, free WiFi, shops, post boxes, and first-class lounges.

    Arrival train station: Trains coming into Liverpool stop at Lime Street Station, Liverpool's biggest railway station. Its location in the city centre makes it accessible by public transport. Facilities include luggage storage, toilets, taxi ranks, shops, restaurants, waiting rooms, baby-changing facilities, and booking offices.

    Which train companies travel from Stoke-on-Trent to Liverpool?

    West Midlands Rail, Northern Rail, and Avanti West Coast (formerly Virgin Trains) run trains from Stoke-on-Trent to Liverpool. Avanti West Coast operates the fastest trains, although it has a limited number of services per day. By comparison, West Midlands Rail offers slower trains but has the cheapest tickets. It also offers more trains, with up to 14 services daily. Northern Rail has limited services and offers fewer trains per week. All train services from Stoke-on-Trent to Liverpool require at least one change.

    Avanti West Coast Stoke-on-Trent to Liverpool

    Avanti West Coast operates high-speed, long-distance train services across the United Kingdom. Some of its trains cover the route between Stoke-on-Trent to Liverpool. Avanti West Coast offers only connecting trains and does not have direct rides from Stoke-on-Trent to Liverpool.

    West Midlands Railway Stoke-on-Trent to Liverpool

    West Midlands Railway services the West Midlands region. Due to its large fleet, it has trains leaving Stoke-on-Trent for Liverpool almost every hour. Passengers can choose from up to 14 WMR connecting trains travelling between Stoke-on-Trent and Liverpool daily. Train rides typically last 1 hour 40 minutes, although the duration may vary.

    Northern Rail Stoke-on-Trent to Liverpool

    Northern Rail is the UK's biggest train franchise and services more than 500 stations. It offers daily train services for passengers travelling from Stoke-on-Trent to Liverpool. Northern Rail's trains are mostly in the morning.

    Stoke-on-Trent to Liverpool trains: Services on board

    Avanti West Coast has both standard and first-class seating on its trains. Passengers can bring up to two items of luggage along with them. Bikes are allowed, but travellers will need to book storage space in advance. Train riders can bring two pets but will have to pay a fee. Animals must be kept on a lead or in a pet carrier.

    West Midlands Rail has easily accessible priority seating services for disabled and elderly individuals. People can travel with mobility scooters and wheelchairs, but these must weigh under 300 kg.

    Northern Rail has a passenger assist service to aid older and disabled travellers board trains. The company allows customers to bring two pieces of luggage and smaller items. Pets are allowed on board, but dogs must be on leads and other animals must be kept in pet carriers.

    How to find cheap train tickets from Stoke-on-Trent to Liverpool

    Passengers should make travel plans in advance if they want to save money on train tickets. Last-minute tickets can be quite expensive. Passengers can also get cheaper tickets if they travel during off-peak hours. Longer journeys may help reduce travelling costs, too.

    Travel Tips: Trains from Stoke-on-Trent 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 Stoke-on-Trent to Liverpool.
    FAQs

    What is the price of the cheapest train to Liverpool from Stoke-on-Trent?

    You can find a cheap train from Stoke-on-Trent to Liverpool for some dates and times for as low as £26  one way in the next 7 days.

    What is the average price of train tickets to Liverpool from Stoke-on-Trent?

    If you’re looking to purchase tickets for this route in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Stoke-on-Trent to Liverpool train prices are on average £27  one way.

    What is the distance between Stoke-on-Trent and Liverpool via train?

    The Stoke-on-Trent to Liverpool train distance is approximately 43 miles (69 km).

    What is the average Stoke-on-Trent to Liverpool train duration?

    The Stoke-on-Trent to Liverpool train duration is on average 1 h 7 min, which is to be expected when travelling 43 miles (69 km) to Liverpool from Stoke-on-Trent. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.

    Which train station in Stoke-on-Trent goes to Liverpool? Which train station do I come into Liverpool from Stoke-on-Trent?

    Some of the Stoke-on-Trent train stations to Liverpool you can start your journey from include Stoke-on-Trent and Stoke-on-Trent, Hanley Bus Station. 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 Stoke-on-Trent   and arriving in Liverpool Lime Street.

    Where is the train station in Stoke-on-Trent to go to Liverpool? Where is the train station in Liverpool located?

    Passengers board the train most frequently from Stoke-on-Trent, which is located around 0.3 miles (525 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.

    What train providers go from Stoke-on-Trent to Liverpool?

    When taking a train from Stoke-on-Trent to Liverpool, you can count on Mersey Rail, East Midlands Railway, Northern Rail, West Midlands Railway, Cross Country or Avanti West Coast for the best way to get you to Liverpool. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service from Stoke-on-Trent to Liverpool and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.

    How many trains are there to Liverpool from Stoke-on-Trent a day?

    The average number of trains departing Stoke-on-Trent for Liverpool is 25 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

    When is the earliest train from Stoke-on-Trent to Liverpool? When is the last train from Stoke-on-Trent to Liverpool?

    The first Stoke-on-Trent to Liverpool train departs at 07: 13   and the last train from Stoke-on-Trent to Liverpool leaves at 22: 12. Check out the most up-to-date Stoke-on-Trent to Liverpool train times on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

    When should I purchase Stoke-on-Trent Liverpool train tickets to score the best deals?

    If you purchase a train ticket to Liverpool from Stoke-on-Trent within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £27 one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets between Stoke-on-Trent and Liverpool are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Stoke-on-Trent
    Liverpool
    Stoke-on-Trent is the most popular Stoke-on-Trent 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 Stoke-on-Trent for your journey to Liverpool.