London to Ellesmere Port by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 29m
  • Distance
    272 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 21m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from London to Ellesmere Port by train

Fast trains from London to Ellesmere Port take around 2 hours and 29 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 272 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between London and Ellesmere Port.

1. Are there direct trains from London to Ellesmere Port?

Journeys between London and Ellesmere Port usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 17 departures on the route from London to Ellesmere Port every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 21 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from London to Ellesmere Port?

The London to Ellesmere Port train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 29 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the London to Ellesmere Port train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Ellesmere Port is usually scheduled to depart London around 05:26 and the last train is around 23:30. At weekends the first train of the day leaves London around 06:36, and the last at 23:25.

When to book London to Ellesmere Port 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 London to Ellesmere Port by train.

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Which train companies operate between London and Ellesmere Port?

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

  • Merseyrail
  • Northern
  • 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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