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Liverpool Lime Street to Birmingham New Street by train

It takes an average of 1h 45m to travel from Liverpool Lime Street to Birmingham New Street by train, over a distance of around 78 miles (126 km). There are normally 22 trains per day travelling from Liverpool Lime Street to Birmingham New Street and tickets for this journey start from £10.50 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 1h 37m
PriceFrom £10.50
Distance78 miles (126 km)
Frequency22 trains per day
First train05:09
Last train21:34
Departure stationLiverpool Lime Street
Arrival stationBirmingham New Street
ChangesDirect trains available

Liverpool Lime Street to Birmingham New Street train times

Check out the next trains departing from Liverpool Lime Street to Birmingham New Street for domenica 14º agosto 2022 using our handy timetable below, including platform and live travel information. You can view the full day timetable or search for a different date here.
DepartsArrivesTrainDuration
08:18 liverpool lime street09:58 birmingham new streetPlat. 9 estimatedavanti west coast PeakGet tickets1h 40m, 1 change
08:38 liverpool lime street10:18 birmingham new streetPlat. 10 estimatedavanti west coast PeakGet tickets1h 40m, 1 change
09:38 liverpool lime street11:19 birmingham new streetPlat. 10 estimatedavanti west coast PeakGet tickets1h 41m, 1 change
10:12 liverpool lime street12:09 birmingham new streetPlat. 10 estimatedwest midlands trains Get tickets1h 57m, direct
10:38 liverpool lime street12:23 birmingham new streetPlat. 9 estimatedavanti west coast PeakGet tickets1h 45m, 1 change

Travel from Liverpool Lime Street to Birmingham New Street by train in 1 hour 37 minutes

If you want to know more about the journey from Liverpool Lime Street to Birmingham New Street by train, look no further!

The average journey time from Liverpool Lime Street to Birmingham New Street by train is 3 hours 5 minutes, although on the fastest services it can take just 1 hour 37 minutes. You'll usually find 22 trains per day travelling the 78 miles (126 km) between these two destinations. Direct trains are usually available every day on the route to Birmingham New Street. You'll be travelling with Avanti West Coast, Transport for Wales or East Midlands Railway on your way to Birmingham New Street, as these are the main rail operators on this route.

Plan your trip ahead of time and book early if you want to snap up the cheapest fares. Tickets from Liverpool Lime Street to Birmingham New Street start from £10.50 when you book in advance, so use our Journey Planner to view the latest prices. Travelling Off-Peak or using a Railcard are also great ways to save.

Keep reading for more information about the train journey to Birmingham New Street, including FAQs, and tips on booking cheap train tickets. Check the timetable above for live train times or if you're ready to book, just start a search for tickets with us today.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Liverpool Lime Street to Birmingham New 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 Liverpool Lime Street to Birmingham New Street take?

The average journey time by train between Liverpool Lime Street and Birmingham New Street is 1 hour and 45 minutes, with around 22 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 Liverpool Lime Street and Birmingham New Street by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Liverpool Lime Street to Birmingham New Street is 1 hour and 37 minutes.

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

Train ticket prices from Liverpool Lime Street to Birmingham New Street can start from as little as £10.50 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 Liverpool Lime Street to Birmingham New Street?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Liverpool Lime Street to Birmingham New Street without having to change trains. There are 22 direct trains from Liverpool Lime Street to Birmingham New Street each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

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

The first train from Liverpool Lime Street to Birmingham New Street leaves at 05:09. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Liverpool Lime Street to Birmingham New Street leaves at 21:34. 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 Liverpool Lime Street and Birmingham New Street by train?

Trains travelling from Liverpool Lime Street to Birmingham New Street cover a distance of around 78 miles (126 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

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

Cheap train tickets from Liverpool Lime Street to Birmingham New Street

Train tickets from Liverpool Lime Street to Birmingham New Street start at £10.50 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 Liverpool Lime Street to Birmingham New 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.

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

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