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Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Airport by train

It takes an average of 1h 15m to travel from Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Airport by train, over a distance of around 29 miles (47 km). There are normally 47 trains per day travelling from Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Airport and tickets for this journey start from £4.80 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 50m
PriceFrom £4.80
Distance29 miles (47 km)
Frequency47 trains per day
First train02:37
Last train23:30
Departure stationLiverpool Lime Street
Arrival stationManchester Airport
ChangesDirect trains available
Train operatorsTransPennine Express

Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Airport train times

Check out the next trains departing from Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Airport for Sunday 20th June 2021 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
12:30 On timeliverpool lime street13:52 On timemanchester airportPlat. 5 northern PeakGet tickets1h 22m, direct
12:52 On timeliverpool lime street14:12 On timemanchester airportPlat. 3 transpennine express PeakGet tickets1h 20m, 1 change
13:29 On timeliverpool lime street14:53 On timemanchester airportPlat. 4 northern PeakGet tickets1h 24m, direct
13:52 On timeliverpool lime street15:12 On timemanchester airportPlat. 2 transpennine express PeakGet tickets1h 20m, 1 change
14:29 On timeliverpool lime street15:52 On timemanchester airportPlat. 1 estimatednorthern PeakGet tickets1h 23m, direct
14:52 On timeliverpool lime street16:12 On timemanchester airportPlat. 3 estimatedtranspennine express PeakGet tickets1h 20m, 1 change
15:20 On timeliverpool lime street16:27 On timemanchester airportPlat. 7 estimatednorthern PeakGet tickets1h 7m, direct
15:29 On timeliverpool lime street16:52 On timemanchester airportPlat. 2 estimatednorthern PeakGet tickets1h 23m, direct
15:52 On timeliverpool lime street17:12 On timemanchester airportPlat. 3 estimatedtranspennine express PeakGet tickets1h 20m, 1 change
16:52 On timeliverpool lime street18:12 On timemanchester airportPlat. 3 estimatedtranspennine express PeakGet tickets1h 20m, 1 change

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Airport? 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 Manchester Airport take?

The average journey time by train between Liverpool Lime Street and Manchester Airport is 1 hour and 15 minutes, with around 47 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 Manchester Airport by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Airport is 50 minutes.

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

Train ticket prices from Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Airport can start from as little as £4.80 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 Manchester Airport?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Airport without having to change trains. There are 47 direct trains from Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Airport 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 Manchester Airport leave?

The first train from Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Airport leaves at 02:37. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Airport leaves at 23:30. 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 Manchester Airport by train?

Trains travelling from Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Airport cover a distance of around 29 miles (47 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

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

Cheap train tickets from Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Airport

Train tickets from Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Airport start at £4.80 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, and even tell you when the prices are likely to increase with Price Prediction.

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 Manchester Airport 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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