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Leeds to Liverpool Lime Street by train

It takes an average of 1h 52m to travel from Leeds to Liverpool Lime Street by train, over a distance of around 64 miles (104 km). There are normally 35 trains per day travelling from Leeds to Liverpool Lime Street and tickets for this journey start from £7.30 when you book in advance.

First train

04:09

Last train

22:45

Departure station

Leeds

Arrival station

Liverpool Lime Street

Journey time

From 1h 31m

Distance

64 miles (104 km)

Frequency

35 trains per day

Changes

Direct trains available

Price

From £7.30

Train operators

TransPennine Express

Travelling from Leeds to Liverpool by train in an hour and a half

Planning a trip to Merseyside and looking for more information on how to take the train from Leeds to Liverpool Lime Street? Start your journey with us! 

Generally, the journey from Leeds to Liverpool by train takes around 1 hour and 54 minutes, but the fastest services can take you there in just 1 hour and 31 minutes. As there are around 22 direct trains available on this route, you can sit back and relax as you don’t need to make any changes along the way.  

On this route, you’ll board a TransPennine Express train at Leeds station. Once you’ve found your seat, you can begin to enjoy the onboard amenities, including comfortable seating, luggage storage and free WiFi on most services. If you prefer to travel in style, upgrade to TransPennine First Class and take advantage of power sockets, reclining seats and complimentary food and drink. Before you know it, your train will arrive at Liverpool Lime Street station.  

Once you’ve arrived, you’re just a short walk from Liverpool’s most famous sights. There are so many things to see and do in Liverpool, it can be difficult to know where to start. For inspiration, check out our guide on how to spend a weekend in Liverpool. Also, if you’d like to visit more of the local area, take a look at our guide to the best day trips from Liverpool

If you’d like to book the cheapest train tickets, try travelling during Off-Peak times, as tickets tend to be cheaper during quieter travel times. Also, if you travel by train frequently, why not get yourself a Railcard? You’ll save up to 1/3 on eligible journeys for a whole year.  

Keen to start? There’s no need to wait, begin a search for cheap train tickets from Leeds to Liverpool Lime Street in our Journey Planner at the top of the page. Continue reading for more information, such as train timetables, tips on finding cheap tickets and FAQs.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Leeds to Liverpool Lime Street? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Leeds to Liverpool Lime Street take?

The average journey time by train between Leeds and Liverpool Lime Street is 1 hour and 52 minutes, with around 35 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Leeds and Liverpool Lime Street by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Leeds to Liverpool Lime Street is 1 hour and 31 minutes.

How much does the train from Leeds to Liverpool Lime Street cost?

Train ticket prices from Leeds to Liverpool Lime Street can start from as little as £7.30 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Leeds to Liverpool Lime Street?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Leeds to Liverpool Lime Street without having to change trains. There are 35 direct trains from Leeds to Liverpool Lime Street each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Leeds to Liverpool Lime Street leave?

The first train from Leeds to Liverpool Lime Street leaves at 04:09. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Leeds to Liverpool Lime Street leave?

The last train from Leeds to Liverpool Lime Street leaves at 22:45. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Leeds and Liverpool Lime Street by train?

Trains travelling from Leeds to Liverpool Lime Street cover a distance of around 64 miles (104 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Liverpool Lime Street to Leeds.

Cheap train tickets from Leeds to Liverpool Lime Street

Train tickets from Leeds to Liverpool Lime Street start at £7.30 one way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. As most UK train companies increase their prices as the departure date approaches, we’ll help you find the cheapest tickets.

Book in advance

Look out for Advance tickets – they usually come out up to 12 weeks before the departure date and can be cheaper than buying on the day. If you’re here a tad early, sign up for our Advance ticket alert today to get notified when your tickets are released.

Consider a Season Ticket

If you catch this train more than 3 times per week, you could save money with a Season Ticket. With annual, monthly and weekly options available, find out if a season ticket for Leeds to Liverpool Lime Street is right for you.

Use your Railcard

National Railcards offer a 1/3 off eligible train tickets in the UK and can be a great investment if you travel a few times or more in a year. Find out how you can save with a National Railcard here.

Split your tickets

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For more money-saving tips on UK and European train travel, read our cheap train tickets guide.

Advance adult single fare. Excludes booking fee. Prices seen by Trainline customers in the last 30 days. Availability limited.
† Average savings on advance fares booked at least one week before day of travel vs Anytime fares purchased on day of travel. Subject to availability. Excludes coach.

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