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Liverpool Lime Street to York by train

It takes an average of 2h 21m to travel from Liverpool Lime Street to York by train, over a distance of around 86 miles (138 km). There are normally 42 trains per day travelling from Liverpool Lime Street to York and tickets for this journey start from £15.20 when you book in advance.

First train

03:54

Last train

22:54

Departure station

Liverpool Lime Street

Arrival station

York

Journey time

From 1h 49m

Distance

86 miles (138 km)

Frequency

42 trains per day

Changes

Direct trains available

Price

From £15.20

Train operators

TransPennine Express

Travelling by train from Liverpool Lime Street to York

Want to travel from Liverpool Lime Street to York by train? Start your journey with us.

The train from Liverpool Lime Street to York usually takes around 2h 7m but can take just 1h 49m on the fastest services, with around 43m trains running on this popular route every day. As soon as you board the train, you'll be able to make yourself comfortable and enjoy the journey as there are direct services available.

You’ll be travelling on a TransPennine Express service on your way to York, as they operate all trains on this route. During your journey with TransPennine Express, you can enjoy free WiFi, plug sockets and access to an onboard entertainment platform.

If you want to snap up the cheapest fares, take the train during Off-Peak times. You can also get a Railcard if you’re travelling by train more than a few times a year – you'll save up to 1/3 on eligible journeys.

Ready to book? Start your search for train tickets from Liverpool Lime Street to York with us today. Keep reading for more information, including our timetable where you can view first and last train times, as well as tips on how to find cheap train tickets.

Journey details

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

The average journey time by train between Liverpool Lime Street and York is 2 hours and 21 minutes, with around 42 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 York by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Liverpool Lime Street to York is 1 hour and 49 minutes.

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

Train ticket prices from Liverpool Lime Street to York can start from as little as £15.20 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 York?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Liverpool Lime Street to York without having to change trains. There are 42 direct trains from Liverpool Lime Street to York 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 York leave?

The first train from Liverpool Lime Street to York leaves at 03:54. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Liverpool Lime Street to York leaves at 22:54. 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 York by train?

Trains travelling from Liverpool Lime Street to York cover a distance of around 86 miles (138 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

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

Cheap train tickets from Liverpool Lime Street to York

Train tickets from Liverpool Lime Street to York start at £15.20 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 York 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

Download our app to find split tickets — courtesy of SplitSave, our handy feature which 'splits' your train tickets where possible to find you a better deal. Learn more about the clever tech behind split tickets, and how to spot SplitSave discounts in our app.

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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