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Trains Stoke-on-Trent to Liverpool: Times, Prices and Tickets

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How much will I pay for train tickets from Stoke-on-Trent to Liverpool?

The prices for train tickets from Stoke-on-Trent to Liverpool vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. Booked in advance, the cheapest train tickets from Stoke-on-Trent to Liverpool will cost £ 23.50. The average train ticket price is approximately £ 30.55. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.

Stoke-on-Trent to Liverpool by train

Best price £ 24.40
Journey duration 30 min
Connections per day 50
First departure 09:23
Last departure 14:15
Distance 42.9 mi
Departure Stoke-on-Trent
Arrival Liverpool
Carriers Nationalrail, West Midlands Trains, Northern, West midlands railway, East Midlands Railway, Avanti West Coast, Mersey rail, Northern rail, Cross country, Transport For Wales

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£ 23.50
Maximum price
£ 59.45

Stoke-on-Trent - Liverpool


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Wednesday, June 1st 2022
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Stoke-on-Trent Hanley - Liverpool One
21:20 - 23:25
National Express
2h 5min
CO2: 2.45kg

How long does it take to get from Stoke-on-Trent to Liverpool by train?

The distance between Stoke-on-Trent and Liverpool is around 43.5 mi. Depending on the exact route and provider you travel with, your journey time can vary. On average, this journey will take approximately 29 min. However, the fastest routes between Stoke-on-Trent and Liverpool take 2 min. If a fast journey is a priority for you when traveling, look out for express services that may get you there faster. Some flexibility may be necessary when booking. Often, these services only leave at particular times of day - or even on certain days of the week. You may also find a faster journey by taking an indirect route and connecting in another station along the way.

At what time of the day can I travel from Stoke-on-Trent to Liverpool?

If you prefer to travel early, you will usually find the first departure from Stoke-on-Trent to Liverpool leaving at 09:13. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last daily departure leaves at 14:15.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 Stoke-on-Trent to Liverpool?

You can depart from Stoke-on-Trent at stations such as Stoke-on-Trent, Halewood, Stafford, Liverpool Lime Street, Crewe, Manchester Piccadilly, Hunts Cross, Liverpool Central, Wallasey Village and Manchester Oxford Road. At the end of the journey, you will be able to arrive in Liverpool at the following stations: Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Oxford Road, Stoke-on-Trent, Crewe, Liverpool South Parkway, Liverpool Lime Street, Halewood, Hunts Cross, Widnes and Stockport. Some of these stations may only be served by particular travel providers. Because of this, there may not be a direct connection between all the stations in Stoke-on-Trent and Liverpool. Plan your journey carefully, as it may be necessary to make another connection before departure or after arrival.

How many times a day do departures from Stoke-on-Trent leave for Liverpool?

The route from Stoke-on-Trent to Liverpool is served by providers including West Midlands Trains, Northern, West midlands railway, East Midlands Railway, Avanti West Coast, Mersey rail, Northern rail, Cross country and Transport For Wales. From this list of transport providers, there are up to 71 departures each day. However, this exact number will vary. On average, journeys depart from Stoke-on-Trent 59 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Stoke-on-Trent 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 59 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 0 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.


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