York to Liverpool train

Cheap train tickets from York to Liverpool

Showing times and prices for 15 Aug

Cheapest

£28

Average

£31

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.

Transpennine Express
09:49York2h13 12:02Liverpool
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£281One-way
Transpennine Express
11:49York2h12 14:01Liverpool
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£311One-way
Transpennine Express
10:49York2h14 13:03Liverpool
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£311One-way
Transpennine Express
17:50York2h03 19:53Liverpool
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£321One-way
Transpennine Express
07:50York2h12 10:02Liverpool
0 changes
£321One-way

Train schedule York to Liverpool

Showing trains for tomorrow, Monday, 15 August
Transpennine Express
07:50York2h12 10:02Liverpool
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Transpennine Express
09:49York2h13 12:02Liverpool
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Transpennine Express
10:49York2h14 13:03Liverpool
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Transpennine Express
11:49York2h12 14:01Liverpool
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Transpennine Express
17:50York2h03 19:53Liverpool
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Fastest train times from York to Liverpool

Showing times and prices for 15 Aug

Fastest Journey

2 h 3 m

Average

2 h 10 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

139 km

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

Transpennine Express
17:50York2h03 19:53Liverpool
0 changes
£321One-way
Transpennine Express
07:50York2h12 10:02Liverpool
0 changes
£321One-way
Transpennine Express
11:49York2h12 14:01Liverpool
0 changes
£311One-way
Transpennine Express
09:49York2h13 12:02Liverpool
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£281One-way
Transpennine Express
10:49York2h14 13:03Liverpool
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£311One-way

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Overview: Train from York to Liverpool

distanceDistance86 miles
durationAverage train duration2 h 12 min
priceAverage train ticket price£42 (€48)
frequencyTrain frequency23 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 13 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersTranspennine Express, Northern Rail or TransPennine Express Service

Trains from York to Liverpool cover the 86 miles long journey taking on average 2 h 12 min with our travel partners like Transpennine Express, Northern Rail or TransPennine Express Service. Normally, there are 23 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £42, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £20. Travellers depart most frequently from York and arrive in Liverpool Lime Street.

Train providers: First TransPennine Express 3 and Northern Rail (3) trains York to Liverpool

You can travel by train from York to Liverpool with First TransPennine Express 3 and Northern Rail (3) for as low as £20. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

Northern Rail (3)
First TransPennine Express 3

Northern Trains is a publicly owned train operator in the United Kingdom, headquartered in York. The train provider operates local and regional trains across the entire north of England connecting regions of the North East, North West, East Midlands, Staffordshire, Yorkshire and the Humber coast line. Tickets such as Advance, Off-Peak and Anytime Day are available to purchase for routes with Northern. There is only one class option on Northern trains: Standard.

Train information from York to Liverpool with Northern Rail (3):

  • Average Duration: 24 h 27 min
  • Northern Rail (3) frequency: 1 a day

Looking to travel by train between York and Liverpool? Omio can help you find that perfect trip with First TransPennine Express 3. Check Omio to see current First TransPennine Express 3 train timetables, tickets, travel information and prices for the best deals on the York to Liverpool train and book First TransPennine Express 3 tickets online quickly and easily. When taking a train between York and Liverpool, you can expect to travel 86 miles (138 km) one-way with First TransPennine Express 3. If you search for trains to Liverpool from York in the Omio app, you can check if the First TransPennine Express 3 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 First TransPennine Express 3, we do the work for you to get you safely to Liverpool from York. Book that perfect York to Liverpool train now with Omio and enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey with First TransPennine Express 3!

First TransPennine Express 3 from York to Liverpool train information:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 12 min
  • First TransPennine Express 3 frequency: 13 a day

Trains from York to Liverpool: Journey Details

Trains from York to Liverpool leave throughout the day and the evening. The first service leaves just before 6:00 am. Trains then run every 30 minutes to one hour, until just before 10:00 pm. All services are run by First TransPennine Express. Most services run direct, but early morning services may have one or two changes. Journey times can vary, but most last between 3-4 hours. Fares may be higher for early morning services.

Taking the Train from York

York train station is situated just a few minutes walk from the city centre. It is well connected to local transport links. There are several bus stops outside the station, where both local and national bus services can be found. The Coastliner bus connects York with the coast, and with Leeds. This service runs from early morning until just before midnight. There is a taxi rank outside the station that is open 24 hours a day. Short stay parking is available. There is bike storage at the station.

Getting into Liverpool by Train

Liverpool is famous for its reputation as a musically historical city, with a creative and cultural feel. Tourists to Liverpool can visit the famous haunts of The Beatles, as well as discovering new music being played in venues across the city. When travelling from York to Liverpool, trains arrive at Lime Street station. Lime Street station is a short distance from other train stations such as James Street, and is situated in the city centre. It is well connected to many different bus services; with regular buses departing to the local area, as well as national coaches and an airport shuttle service. There is a taxi rank outside the station.

Travel Tips: Trains from York 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 York to Liverpool.
FAQs
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from York to Liverpool to cost as little as £20  in the next 7 days.
The York to Liverpool train ticket price is on average £42  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this trip in the next week.
The York to Liverpool train distance is approximately 86 miles.
The York to Liverpool train duration is on average 2 h 12 min, which is to be expected when travelling 86 miles from York to Liverpool. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.

Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from York   to Liverpool Lime Street.

You can find the most popular departure train station for this route, York, located approximately 0.5 miles (790 m) from the city centre of York. The most popular arrival train station in Liverpool, called Liverpool Lime Street, is located around 0.4 miles (692 m) away from its city centre.

When taking a train from York to Liverpool, you can count on Transpennine Express, Northern Rail or TransPennine Express Service for the best way to get you to Liverpool. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service from York to Liverpool and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
On average, there are 23 trains a day from York to Liverpool. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The earliest train for this trip departs from York at 04: 50. The last train leaves from York at 20: 28. Check Omio for the latest train times from York to Liverpool and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
If you book a train ticket between York and Liverpool within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £42 one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets to Liverpool from York are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Liverpool
The major railway station for departures from York is York. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at York for your trip between York and Liverpool.
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Public transport options for York
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Pick Up / Drop Off at Bus Stand E outside the Principal Hotel

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