Manchester to Liverpool by train
Travelling from Manchester to Liverpool by train
Fast trains from Manchester to Liverpool take around 33 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 49 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Manchester and Liverpool.
1. Are there direct trains from Manchester to Liverpool?
Direct trains from Manchester to Liverpool have been found.
We usually find around 101 direct trains on the route from Manchester to Liverpool every weekday.
There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 91 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Manchester to Liverpool?
The Manchester to Liverpool train travel time is normally about 33 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Manchester to Liverpool train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Liverpool is usually scheduled to depart Manchester around 04:48 and the last train is around 23:29.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Manchester around 04:50, and the last at 23:33.
What's the Manchester to Liverpool train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Manchester to Liverpool are $3.56.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $3 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $4. 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 Manchester 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 Manchester to Liverpool by train.
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Which train companies operate between Manchester and Liverpool?
More than one train company operates on the route from Manchester to Liverpool, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- East Midlands Trains
- First TransPennine Express
- Northern Rail
- 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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