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Runcorn to Liverpool by train

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Travelling from Runcorn to Liverpool by train

Fast trains from Runcorn to Liverpool take around 17 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 23 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Runcorn and Liverpool.

1. Are there direct trains from Runcorn to Liverpool?

Direct trains from Runcorn to Liverpool have been found.

We usually find around 63 direct trains on the route from Runcorn to Liverpool every weekday.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 53 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Runcorn to Liverpool?

The Runcorn to Liverpool train travel time is normally about 17 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Runcorn to Liverpool train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Liverpool is usually scheduled to depart Runcorn around 06:01 and the last train is around 00:04. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Runcorn around 06:07, and the last at 22:24.

When to book Runcorn 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 Runcorn to Liverpool by train.

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Which train companies operate between Runcorn and Liverpool?

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

  • London Midland
  • Transport for Wales
  • 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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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and 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.