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London Euston to Liverpool Lime Street by train

It takes an average of 3h 2m to travel from London Euston to Liverpool Lime Street by train, over a distance of around 177 miles (284 km). There are normally 62 trains per day travelling from London Euston to Liverpool Lime Street and tickets for this journey start from £12 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 2h 1m
PriceFrom £12
Distance177 miles (284 km)
Frequency62 trains per day
Departure stationLondon Euston
Arrival stationLiverpool Lime Street
ChangesDirect trains available
Train operatorsAvanti West Coast

London Euston to Liverpool Lime Street train times

Check out the next trains departing from London Euston to Liverpool Lime Street for mercredi 12 mai 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
20:07 On timelondon euston22:23 On timeliverpool lime streetPlat. 5 avanti west coast Off PeakGet tickets2h 16m, direct
20:30 On timelondon euston23:21 On timeliverpool lime streetavanti west coast Off PeakGet tickets2h 51m, 1 change
21:08 On timelondon euston23:33 On timeliverpool lime streetavanti west coast Off PeakGet tickets2h 25m, direct
21:11 On timelondon euston06:13 liverpool lime streetavanti west coast Off PeakGet tickets9h 2m, 3 changes
21:11 On timelondon euston06:33 liverpool lime streetavanti west coast Off PeakGet tickets9h 22m, 2 changes
21:11 On timelondon euston06:39 liverpool lime streetavanti west coast Off PeakGet tickets9h 28m, 2 changes
21:49 On timelondon euston06:51 On timeliverpool lime streetwest midlands trains Off PeakGet tickets9h 2m, 1 change
23:30 On timelondon euston07:42 On timeliverpool lime streetavanti west coast PeakGet tickets8h 12m, 1 change
00:35 On timelondon euston07:42 On timeliverpool lime streetwest midlands trains PeakGet tickets7h 7m, 2 changes
05:27 On timelondon euston08:04 On timeliverpool lime streetavanti west coast PeakGet tickets2h 37m, direct

London Euston to Liverpool Lime Street train times information

Avanti West Coast (formerly Virgin Trains) provide direct services between London Euston and Liverpool Lime Street, departing once an hour and taking around 2h 12m. You can also take a direct West Midlands Trains service that leaves once an hour, although it takes slightly longer to reach Liverpool in 3h 54m. It’s possible to travel from London to Liverpool via indirect services too, usually with a change at Crewe, with a journey time of around 2h 33m.

Avanti West Coast (formerly Virgin Trains) offer free WiFi on all their services, as well as access to their Avanti Media entertainment service – packed with free films, games and TV programmes to keep you entertained during your journey. There’s also an onboard shop selling hot and cold drinks and snacks, and you can find power sockets in the carriages. If you choose to travel in First Class, you’ll enjoy complimentary at-seat dining during your journey (Monday to Friday only).

*Information correct at time of writing (August 2019). May be subject to change.

Journey details

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

The average journey time by train between London Euston and Liverpool Lime Street is 3 hours and 2 minutes, with around 62 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 London Euston and Liverpool Lime Street by train?

The fastest journey time by train from London Euston to Liverpool Lime Street is 2 hours and 1 minute.

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

Train ticket prices from London Euston to Liverpool Lime Street can start from as little as £12 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 London Euston to Liverpool Lime Street?

Yes, it is possible to travel from London Euston to Liverpool Lime Street without having to change trains. There are 62 direct trains from London Euston 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 London Euston to Liverpool Lime Street leave?

The first train from London Euston to Liverpool Lime Street leaves at 04:27. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from London Euston to Liverpool Lime Street leaves at 21:21. 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 London Euston and Liverpool Lime Street by train?

Trains travelling from London Euston to Liverpool Lime Street cover a distance of around 177 miles (284 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 London Euston.

Cheap train tickets from London Euston to Liverpool Lime Street

Train tickets from London Euston to Liverpool Lime Street start at £12 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.

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