Dover to Liverpool by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    04:28
  • Last train
    22:49
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 1m

Travelling from Dover to Liverpool by train

Fast trains from Dover to Liverpool take around 4 hours and 1 minute, covering a distance of approximately 387 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Dover and Liverpool.

Are there direct trains from Dover to Liverpool?

Journeys between Dover and Liverpool usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 43 departures on the route from Dover to Liverpool every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 30 departures.

How long is the train journey from Dover to Liverpool?

The Dover to Liverpool train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 1 minute, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Dover to Liverpool train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Liverpool is usually scheduled to depart Dover around 04:28 and the last train is around 22:49. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Dover around 06:49, and the last at 22:49.

When to book Dover to Liverpool train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Dover to Liverpool by train.

Which train companies operate between Dover and Liverpool?

More than one train company operates on the route from Dover to Liverpool, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Chiltern Railways
  • London Midland
  • London Underground
  • Merseyrail
  • Northern
  • Southeastern
  • TransPennine Express
  • Virgin Trains

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and rail operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.

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