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If you're after cheap Merseyrail train tickets, look no further. At Trainline, we'll show you where Merseyrail can take you and how to book the best value fares for your journey.

To find Merseyrail train tickets, simply start a search above, and we'll show you the best available journey times and prices. Wherever you’re going with Merseyrail, start your trip with us.

Merseyrail map

Unsure about where to start your adventure? Use our Merseyrail map to plan out where you want to go. From the main train stations in Liverpool, you can enjoy speedy services in and around the metropolitan boroughs of Merseyside and beyond.

Merseyrail takes you further. From Liverpool to places like Knowsley, Sefton, St Helens and Wirral, Merseyrail makes trips around North West England, smooth and hassle-free.

How to get cheap Merseyrail train tickets

If you're after cheap UK train tickets, check out the hints below and see how you could bag yourself a bargain. We'll even highlight the cheapest prices!

Discover Mobile Tickets 

Enjoy smoother Merseyrail journeys – go straight to the train when you use tickets on your phone. 94% of our customers wouldn't use anything else! Mobile Tickets will get sent directly to your Trainline app and etickets can be opened on your phone as a PDF. Both let you skip the queues at the ticket machine and breeze straight through the gates using your phone. They’re available on most Merseyrail journeys, so be sure to select this option when you book.

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Trains to Liverpool

Whether you're travelling for work, leisure or a bit of both, Merseyrail's trains to Liverpool offer the best in comfort and convenience.

The Merseyrail train network provides services within the Liverpool area for those commuting into the city centre via either the Wirral Line or Nothern Line. Both Merseyrail lines supply trains to each of Liverpool’s four main train stations – Lime Street, Central, James Street and Moorfields, giving passengers plenty of options to get in and out of Liverpool.

Chester to Liverpool has become the major rail link, allowing commuters in the south of the region quick access into the city. During peak times, Chester to Liverpool trains run four services every hour, giving commuters flexibility in their travel plans.

Once in Liverpool, there are plenty of attractions to see. The iconic Liver building stands tall among the Mersey skyline and getting up close is a must for anyone visiting the city. Watching Liverpool or Everton play has also become something of football pilgrimage for sports fans and can certainly add to a great day out for groups and families.

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Top Merseyrail destinations

Need a bit of information ahead of your next trip? Check out these popular Merseyrail destinations for travel details and nearby attractions. And why not plan ahead by checking out our Merseyrail train times page? 

Good to know

Travelling with Merseyrail? Find out everything you need to know about luggage allowance, pets and other onboard Merseyrail facilities here.

good to know

Unfortunately, there are no First Class options on Merseyrail, all seats are sold as Standard fares.

Bikes are permitted on Merseyrail trains and there are designated areas at the front and the back of the train.

Peak hours apply to any train travelling between the hours of 06:31 and 09:29.

Contact information

Got a query about your Merseyrail journey? Get in touch either online or on the telephone.

Ticket enquiries and refunds

You might find an answer to your query in our help section. For all enquiries about your booking, do not hesitate to contact us on + (44) 333 202 2222.

Delays, lost property and onboard services

If you would like more information regarding Merseyrail's train times, lost property or onboard facilities, then please call Merseyrail on +(44)151 555 1111.