Liverpool to Manchester by train
Travelling from Liverpool to Manchester by train
Fast trains from Liverpool to Manchester take around 32 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 49 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Liverpool and Manchester.
1. Are there direct trains from Liverpool to Manchester?
Direct trains from Liverpool to Manchester have been found.
We usually find around 91 direct trains on the route from Liverpool to Manchester every weekday.
Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 94 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Liverpool to Manchester?
The Liverpool to Manchester train travel time is normally about 32 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Liverpool to Manchester train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Manchester is usually scheduled to depart Liverpool around 05:16 and the last train is around 23:38.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Liverpool around 05:20, and the last at 23:38.
What's the Liverpool to Manchester train price?
The cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Liverpool to Manchester are $3.48, and there isn't much difference in price depending on when you book.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $3, and when booking 7 days in advance the price is usually the same. Booking on the day of travel may be more expensive.
When to book Liverpool to Manchester 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 Liverpool to Manchester by train.
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Which train companies operate between Liverpool and Manchester?
More than one train company operates on the route from Liverpool to Manchester, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- East Midlands Trains
- First TransPennine Express
- Northern Rail
- TransPennine Express
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
Manchester to Liverpool by train