Trains from

London to Liverpool

  1. on time
    London Euston
    12:30
    London Euston
    14:14
    Warrington Bank Quay
    Platform 3 estimated
    14:19
    Warrington Bank Quay
    Platform 4 estimated
    14:31
    Newton-le-willows
    14:42
    Newton-le-willows
    15:02
    Liverpool Lime Street
    Platform 3 estimated
    on time
    Liverpool Lime Street
    Platform 3 estimated
    2 changes
    Off Peak
  2. on time
    London Euston
    12:40
    London Euston
    14:11
    Crewe
    Platform 5 estimated
    14:33
    Crewe
    Platform 12 estimated
    15:12
    Liverpool Lime Street
    Platform 7 estimated
    on time
    Liverpool Lime Street
    Platform 7 estimated
    1 change
    Off Peak
  3. on time
    London Euston
    on time
    Liverpool Lime Street
    Platform 9 estimated
    0 changes
    Off Peak
  4. on time
    London Euston
    13:10
    London Euston
    14:47
    Crewe
    Platform 11 estimated
    14:57
    Crewe
    Platform 11 estimated
    15:42
    Liverpool Lime Street
    Platform 7 estimated
    on time
    Liverpool Lime Street
    Platform 7 estimated
    1 change
    Off Peak
  5. on time
    London Euston
    13:40
    London Euston
    15:10
    Crewe
    Platform 5 estimated
    15:33
    Crewe
    Platform 11 estimated
    16:10
    Liverpool Lime Street
    Platform 7 estimated
    on time
    Liverpool Lime Street
    Platform 7 estimated
    1 change
    Off Peak
  6. on time
    London Euston
    on time
    Liverpool Lime Street
    Platform 9 estimated
    0 changes
    Off Peak
  7. on time
    London Euston
    14:10
    London Euston
    15:47
    Crewe
    Platform 11 estimated
    15:57
    Crewe
    Platform 11 estimated
    16:44
    Liverpool Lime Street
    Platform 7 estimated
    on time
    Liverpool Lime Street
    Platform 7 estimated
    1 change
    Off Peak
  8. on time
    London Euston
    14:30
    London Euston
    16:14
    Warrington Bank Quay
    Platform 3 estimated
    16:20
    Warrington Bank Quay
    Platform 4 estimated
    16:30
    Newton-le-willows
    Platform 1 estimated
    16:42
    Newton-le-willows
    17:02
    Liverpool Lime Street
    Platform 3 estimated
    on time
    Liverpool Lime Street
    Platform 3 estimated
    2 changes
    Off Peak
  9. on time
    London Euston
    14:40
    London Euston
    16:11
    Crewe
    Platform 5 estimated
    16:33
    Crewe
    Platform 11 estimated
    17:11
    Liverpool Lime Street
    Platform 7 estimated
    on time
    Liverpool Lime Street
    Platform 7 estimated
    1 change
    Off Peak
  10. on time
    London Euston
    on time
    Liverpool Lime Street
    Platform 9 estimated
    0 changes
    Peak

Journey information from London to Liverpool

  • Train Fares from: £12.00
  • Fastest route:
  • Slowest route:
  • Average journey time:
  • Changes: Direct
  • Trains per day: Around 18
  • Distance: 178 miles (287 km)
  • Train operators: Virgin Trains
  • Origin: London
  • Destination: Liverpool

London to Liverpool train times information

Virgin Trains provide a direct service from London to Liverpool Lime Street every hour at 8:07, 9:07, 10:07 etc. In addition, travellers from London to Liverpool can take an indirect service every half hour and hop onto a London Midland train at Crewe. This takes around two and a half hours, while direct services usually last around two hours.

If you're travelling first-class on Virgin Trains, you may benefit from free Wi-Fi and power sockets are also available at-seat. A shop provides newspapers, magazines, sandwiches, drinks and snacks.

*Information correct at time of writing (March 2011). May be subject to change
  • How long does it take to travel from London to Liverpool by train?

    The average journey time between London and Liverpool is . The fastest journey time is . On an average weekday, there are 18 trains per day travelling from London to Liverpool. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.

    Avg. Duration
  • Are there direct trains from London to Liverpool?

    Yes, it is possible to travel from London to Liverpool without having to change trains. Use our journey planner above to get direct train times from London to Liverpool.

    Direct
  • What is the distance between London and Liverpool?

    The distance between London and Liverpool is 178 miles.

    Distance: 178 miles
  • What time is the first train from London to Liverpool?

    The first train from London to Liverpool departs at .

    What time is the last train from London to Liverpool?

    The last train from London to Liverpool departs at .

    First train
    Last train
    No sleeper services are available. There may also be fewer services on weekends and public holidays; use the Journey Planner above to search for a specific train on your chosen travel date.
  • Savings tips for London to Liverpool

    • If you take this train more than 3 times per week, you may be able save money with a Season Ticket. Find out more and see if you can buy a season ticket for London to Liverpool here.
    • Use a railcard. National Railcards offer up to 1/3 off train tickets and offer great value for money if you travel by train several times a year. Find out more about railcards here.
    For more tips on saving money on train travel read our cheap train tickets guide here.

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