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London To Liverpool Train Journey Information

trainFareFirst train
05:31
trainFareLast train
23:42
trainFarePrice
From £12.5
trainFareFastest route
2h 15m

London To Liverpool Train Times

Check out trains from London to Liverpool today (Thursday 9th February 2023) for using our timetable below, including platform and live travel information. You can view the full day timetable or search for a different date here.
Thu 09 Feb, at 5:31
  1. 05:31
    2h 46m
    Arrow
    1 Change
    08:17
    London Euston
    Liverpool Lime St
  2. 06:36
    2h 28m
    Arrow
    Direct
    09:04
    London Euston
    Liverpool Lime St
  3. 06:43
    3h 34m
    Arrow
    1 Change
    10:17
    London Euston
    Liverpool Lime St
  4. 07:43
    2h 21m
    Arrow
    Direct
    10:04
    London Euston
    Liverpool Lime St
  5. 07:46
    3h 31m
    Arrow
    1 Change
    11:17
    London Euston
    Liverpool Lime St
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    London To Liverpool Train FAQs

  • Q: 
    How long does it take to travel from London to Liverpool by train?
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    Average journey time
    3h 41m
    Average journey time
    3h 41m
  • Q: 
    How much does the train from London to Liverpool cost?
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    Train fares from
    £12.50
    Train fares from
    £12.50
  • Q: 
    What is the fastest journey from London to Liverpool by train?
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    Fastest route
    2h 15m
    Fastest route
    2h 15m
  • Q: 
    What time does the last train from London to Liverpool leave?
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    Last train
    23:42
    Last train
    23:42
  • Q: 
    When can I catch the first train from London to Liverpool?
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    First train
    05:31
    First train
    05:31
  • Q: 
    How many trains a day are there from London to Liverpool?
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    Trains per day
    49
    Trains per day
    49
  • Q: 
    Which train company operates London to Liverpool?
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    Train operators
    Avanti West Coast, Northern, LNER, West Midlands Trains
    Train operators
    Avanti West Coast, Northern, LNER, West Midlands Trains

London To Liverpool Train

The train from London to Liverpool takes around 3h 2m. But, if you're travelling on the fastest services, the journey to Liverpool can take just 2h 1m. With around 62 direct trains running on this popular route per day, you don't need to worry about changing along the way. 

On this route, you'll be travelling with Avanti West Coast. All Avanti trains come with free WiFi, power sockets and luggage racks, as well as a bar carriage where you can buy drinks and snacks. 

Once you've arrived in the heart of Liverpool, you can make your way to the Royal Albert Dock to explore the city's fascinating dockyard history. You can find out more about this at the nearby Museum of Liverpool.


London To Liverpool Train Times Information

The distance from London to Liverpool by train is 178 miles. Avanti West Coast (formerly Virgin Trains) operates a direct train from London to Liverpool Lime Street departing every 7 minutes past the hour, taking 2h 12m. The average journey time between London and Liverpool is 3 hours and 2 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 62 trains travelling from London to Liverpool. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays. The fastest journey time by train is 2 hours 1 minute. There’s also a direct West Midlands Trains service, although this stops at more stations along the way and takes around 3h 54m. You can also train from London to Liverpool UK via an indirect service, leaving every 10 minutes and 40 minutes past the hour and changing at Crewe to hop on a West Midlands Trains service, which takes around 2h 33m. The first train from London to Liverpool UK departs at 04:27. The last train from London to Liverpool departs at 21:21. No sleeper services are available. There may also be fewer services on weekends and public holidays.

If you’re travelling on a direct Avanti West Coast (formerly Virgin Trains) service, the onboard food shop serves hot and cold drinks and snacks. Free WiFi is available on all Avanti West Coast (formerly Virgin Trains), as well as free films, TV programs, magazines, and games via their Avanti Media entertainment service on Voyager trains. Travelling in First Class? You’ll enjoy complimentary at-seat dining during your journey (Monday to Friday only).

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