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London (any) To Liverpool (any)

Train Journey Information

  • Train fares from
  • Fastest route
    2h 1m
  • Average journey time
    3h 32m
  • Trains per day
    Around 123
  • Changes
    3 Changes
  • Train operators
    Avanti West Coast, CrossCountry, Northern, West Midlands Trains

London (any) To Liverpool (any)

Train Times

Sat 01 Oct, at 8:17
  1. 08:17
    London Euston
    Liverpool Lime St
    2h 48m, Direct
  2. 08:24
    London Euston
    Liverpool Lime St
    5h, 1 Change
  3. 09:17
    London Euston
    Liverpool Lime St
    2h 54m, Direct
  4. 09:24
    London Euston
    Liverpool Lime St
    4h 50m, 1 Change
  5. 10:16
    London Euston
    Liverpool Lime St
    2h 52m, Direct

    London (any) To Liverpool (any) Train FAQs

  • How long does it take to travel from London (any) to Liverpool (any) by train?
    Average journey time3h 32m
    It takes around 3 hours 32 minutes by train from London (any) to Liverpool (any). Bear in mind that the journey time may be a little longer on weekends and holidays.
  • How much does the train from London (any) to Liverpool (any) cost?
    Train fares from£12.50
    Train tickets from London (any) to Liverpool (any) cost as little as £12.50 if you book in advance, and the train fares are often higher when purchased on the day. Ticket prices also vary depending on the time of day, route, and class you book.
  • What is the fastest journey from London (any) to Liverpool (any) by train?
    Fastest route2h 1m
    The fastest train will get you from London (any) to Liverpool (any) in 2 hours 1 minute. The slowest service is the late-evening departure which takes nearly 09 minutes travelling at a slower pace throughout the journey.
  • What time does the last train from London (any) to Liverpool (any) leave?
    Last train20:31
    The last train from London (any) to Liverpool (any) departs at 20:31. Don’t miss it!
  • When can I catch the first train from London (any) to Liverpool (any)?
    First train05:27
    The first train leaves London (any) at 05:27. Book in advance to save yourself some time in the morning.
  • How many trains a day are there from London (any) to Liverpool (any)?
    Trains per day123
    On an average weekday, around 123 trains travel from London (any) to Liverpool (any). The first train departs London (any) some time after 05:27 with departures continuing at intervals, until 20:31.
  • London To Liverpool Train

    The train from London to Liverpool takes around 3h 2m. But, if you're travelling on the fastest services, the journey to Liverpool can take just 2h 1m. With around 62 direct trains running on this popular route per day, you don't need to worry about changing along the way. 

    On this route, you'll be travelling with Avanti West Coast. All Avanti trains come with free WiFi, power sockets and luggage racks, as well as a bar carriage where you can buy drinks and snacks. 

    Once you've arrived in the heart of Liverpool, you can make your way to the Royal Albert Dock to explore the city's fascinating dockyard history. You can find out more about this at the nearby Museum of Liverpool.

    London To Liverpool Train Times Information

    The distance from London to Liverpool by train is 178 miles. Avanti West Coast (formerly Virgin Trains) operates a direct train from London to Liverpool Lime Street departing every 7 minutes past the hour, taking 2h 12m. The average journey time between London and Liverpool is 3 hours and 2 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 62 trains travelling from London to Liverpool. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays. The fastest journey time by train is 2 hours 1 minute. There’s also a direct West Midlands Trains service, although this stops at more stations along the way and takes around 3h 54m. You can also train from London to Liverpool UK via an indirect service, leaving every 10 minutes and 40 minutes past the hour and changing at Crewe to hop on a West Midlands Trains service, which takes around 2h 33m. The first train from London to Liverpool UK departs at 04:27. The last train from London to Liverpool departs at 21:21. No sleeper services are available. There may also be fewer services on weekends and public holidays.

    If you’re travelling on a direct Avanti West Coast (formerly Virgin Trains) service, the onboard food shop serves hot and cold drinks and snacks. Free WiFi is available on all Avanti West Coast (formerly Virgin Trains), as well as free films, TV programs, magazines, and games via their Avanti Media entertainment service on Voyager trains. Travelling in First Class? You’ll enjoy complimentary at-seat dining during your journey (Monday to Friday only).

    The cheapest way to get to Liverpool from London

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

    Train companies often offer promotional prices and offer—by buying in advance—you can get access to the best prices for trains in the U.S., Canada, and the major European railroad operators. Search on TrainPal to check prices and cheap train tickets from London to Liverpool. Easily find the most attractive rates and choose your preferred route for your journey. Book and choose your mobile ticket: avoid the queues at the station and the added stress of printing your ticket.

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    Book in advance

    Save up to 61%** when you book in advance. Look out for Advance tickets – they usually come out up to 12 weeks before the departure date. 

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    If you catch this train more than 3 times per week, you could save money with a Season Ticket. With annual, monthly, and weekly options available, find out if a season ticket for London to Manchester is right for you.

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    If you’re looking for a return train journey, check out the train from Liverpool to London UK. 

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