London to Liverpool by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from London to Liverpool by train
Fast trains from London to Liverpool take around 2 hours and 1 minute, covering a distance of approximately 286 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between London and Liverpool.
1. Are there direct trains from London to Liverpool?
Direct trains from London to Liverpool have been found.
We usually find around 20 direct trains on the route from London to Liverpool every weekday.
There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 16 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from London to Liverpool?
The London to Liverpool train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 1 minute, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the London to Liverpool train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Liverpool is usually scheduled to depart London around 05:26 and the last train is around 21:07.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves London around 07:07, and the last at 21:21.
What's the London to Liverpool train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from London to Liverpool are $23.26.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $30 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $48. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book London 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 London to Liverpool by train.
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Which train companies operate between London and Liverpool?
More than one train company operates on the route from London to Liverpool, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Virgin Trains
- West Midlands Trains
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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