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London to Liverpool by train

The journey from London to Liverpool by train is 178.93 mi and takes 2 hrs 57 mins. There are 25 connections per day, with the first departure at 05:31 and the last at 22:00. It is possible to travel from London to Liverpool by train for as little as £13.79 or as much as £181.03. The best price for this journey is £13.79.

Lowest Price£13.79
Journey Duration2 hrs 57 mins
Connection per Day25
Lowest Price£13.79
Highest Price£181.03
First Departure05:31
Last Departure22:00
Distance178.93 mi
DepartureLondon
ArrivalLiverpool
CarriersAvanti West Coast, Transport for WalesMore

London to Liverpool Train Times

Departure date
Wednesday, 17 Apr 2024

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How can I get the cheapest train tickets to travel from London to Liverpool?

Prices will vary when you travel from London to Liverpool. On average, though, you'll pay about £57.42 for a train ticket. You can find train tickets for prices as low as £13.79, but it may require some flexibility with your travel plans. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper train tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest train tickets.
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Prices will vary when you travel from London to Liverpool. On average, though, you'll pay about £57.42 for a train ticket. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper train tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest train tickets.

How long will it take me to travel from London to Liverpool by train?

Traveling from London to Liverpool by train will usually take 2 hrs 57 mins. This journey covers a distance of 178.93 mi . When planning your trip, bear in mind that 2 hrs 57 mins is an average, and route times may vary from day to day. Weather conditions, issues with transport, unexpected diversions, and local events could all cause delays to your journey. Please keep the possibility of these exceptional events in mind when making travel plans. The journey between London and Liverpool runs for about 178.93 mi and usually takes approximately 2 hrs 57 mins. However, this figure is an average and will vary according to a number of factors. Depending on the method of transport that you choose, you might be able to arrive in less time. The shortest time in which you can complete this journey is 2 hrs 15 mins. If you are trying to get from London to Liverpool as quickly as possible, look for express routes or non-stopping services. Direct routes are not always the fastest way to travel. At times, you may even find a quicker route that involves a connection in another city.

What time are the departures from London to Liverpool?

In general, the first departure of the day will leave London at 05:31, and the last departure will leave at 22:00. However, it is important to remember that this is general information, and these journey times are not necessarily available every day. Timetables for each provider on the route from London to Liverpool can change from day to day or month to month. In particular, many providers offer different schedules on weekdays and weekends. Public holidays, local events, and seasonal timetables can also cause schedules to change. If you prefer to travel at night, you will usually find the first departure from London to Liverpool leaving at 05:31. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last departure of the night leaves at 22:00.If you have some flexibility over the day on which you travel, you might find more options available to you. For example, some providers may only run early morning routes on weekdays, when people are traveling to work. You will often find fewer options available on weekends or public holidays.

Which stations are used when traveling from London to Liverpool?

You will be able to leave London by using stations such as London, Stratford,LONDON,London City Airport, LCY,London paddington,Waterloo Rue de la Station 220,London, Heathrow Airport Terminal 5,London, Marble Arch,Luton Airport (LTN),London, Premier Inn Heathrow Terminal 5,London Heathrow Airport T3,London, Victoria Coach Station,London Southend Airport,London Euston,London Stansted Airport,London St. Pancras International,Southend airport,London waterloo east,Gatwick Airport,London bridge. These connect you to stations including Hunts cross,Liverpool, John Lennon Airport,Liverpool Norton Street,Liverpool Lime Street,Birkenhead-Conway Park Campus,Liverpool One ,Liverpool - Lime St,Liverpool, Old Roan in Liverpool. Check carefully before making a booking. Some or all of these stations will appear on the route, depending on the transport provider you use for your trip. Check carefully to see which route your chosen transport provider follows, to see if it passes through a station that is convenient for your needs. It may be necessary to make a short journey between stations either in London or in Liverpool, for your convenience while traveling.

How many journeys from London to Liverpool take place each day?

The route from London to Liverpool is served by providers including . From this list of transport providers, there are up to departures each day. However, this exact number will vary. On average, journeys depart from London 25 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from London to Liverpool, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of 9 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 16 journeys with one change or more each day. These numbers are all averages. They can slightly vary depending on the day of the week, the season of the year, local festivals, and other factors. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from London to Liverpool. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap train tickets from London to Liverpool
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from London to Liverpool.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from London to Liverpool, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from London to Liverpool.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Virail Pro Tip ✌: Booking 10 days in advance save 10% on average

Price as departure date approaches

Train companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around £12.14 to £38.31 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 68% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap train tickets from London to Liverpool

The cheapest London - Liverpool train tickets can be found for as low as £21.12 if you’re lucky, or £27.32 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as £34.14.

Find the best day to travel to Liverpool by train

When travelling to Liverpool by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

Northern is a train operating company that provides passenger services across the north of England. Northern is owned by Northern Trains Ltd, a division of "DOHL," the public sector holding company for the Department of Transportation. It is owned by Arriva UK Trains and operates over 2,500 services every weekday, serving cities such as Manchester, Liverpool, Leeds, and Newcastle.

The Welsh Government owns the non-profit organization Transport for Wales. It is responsible for the procurement and management of passenger rail services in Wales, as well as the development of the Welsh rail network. The company was established in 2018, taking over from Arriva Trains Wales, and operates services across Wales and the Borders. Transport for Wales is a great choice for your journeys within Wales, such as Cardiff to Aberdare or Newport to Swansea, or for your trips in England, like Manchester to Chester or Birmingham to Shrewsbury, and even for your travel between England and Wales.

West Midlands Railway is a train operating company that provides passenger services across the West Midlands region of England.The West Midlands Trains consortium, composed of Abellio, JR East, and Mitsui, won the franchise for the region, leading to the establishment of the service in 2017. The West Midlands Railway offers a variety of services, including longer distance services to cities like London and Liverpool as well as local and regional trains.

Services on board Avanti West Coast, Transport for Wales and Northern Rail from London to Liverpool
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London to Liverpool CO2 Emissions by Train

Ecology
Train
20.16kg
Bus
21.6kg
Flight
57.59kg
Car
46.07kg
What are the CO2 emissions from London to Liverpool by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between London and Liverpool are 20.16kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between London and Liverpool? By taking the train between London and Liverpool you will save 37.43kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 1.44kg compared to a bus and 25.91kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from London to Liverpool?
A train ticket from London to Liverpool is £57.42. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as £13.79.
What's the cheapest train ticket from London to Liverpool?
The cheapest ticket you can get from London to Liverpool is £13.79. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between London and Liverpool by train?
London to Liverpool is 178.93 mi.
How long does the train between London and Liverpool take?
London to Liverpool is on average 2 hrs 57 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 2 hrs 15 mins.
Which companies operate from London to Liverpool?
The train journey from London to Liverpool is covered by 5 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: Avanti West Coast, Transport for Wales, Northern Rail, Merseyrail, West Midlands Railway and TransPennine Express.
How many train connections per day go from London to Liverpool?
London to Liverpool has 25 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from London to Liverpool leave?
The earliest train from London to Liverpool departs at 05:31. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last train from London to Liverpool depart?
The latest train from London to Liverpool departs at 22:00. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from London to Liverpool in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is £13.79 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
How many direct connections depart from London to Liverpool?
There are on average 9 direct connection(s) from London to go to Liverpool.
What's the fastest journey time between London to Liverpool by train?
The fastest journey time by train between London and Liverpool is 2 hrs 15 mins.
Is there a direct train from London to Liverpool?
Yes, there is a direct train between London and Liverpool.
What are the CO2 emissions for London to Liverpool by train?
The train journey from London to Liverpool creates 20.16kg of CO2 emissions.

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