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Manchester to Liverpool by train

The journey from Manchester to Liverpool by train is 30.89 mi and takes 0 hr 52 min. There are 32 connections per day, with the first departure at 5:30 AM and the last at 6:23 PM. It is possible to travel from Manchester to Liverpool by train for as little as $2.04 or as much as $21.99. The best price for this journey is $2.04.

Lowest Price$2.04
Journey Duration0 hr 52 min
Connection per Day32
Lowest Price$2.04
Highest Price$21.99
First Departure5:30 AM
Last Departure6:23 PM
Distance30.89 mi
DepartureManchester
ArrivalLiverpool
CarriersEast Midlands Railway, Northern RailMore

Manchester to Liverpool Train Times

Departure date
Friday, Feb 23, 2024

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What's the best way to get from Manchester to Liverpool? If you're not sure, don't worry - Virail can help you. The only thing you have to do is enter your planned travel dates, and let Virail's powerful search tool deal with the rest. We'll look at the routes offered by our trusted travel partners to give you all your available options. Whether you want to travel by plane, train, bus, carpool, or something else, we'll find your ideal solution. You can filter your results according to price, departure or arrival time, journey duration, number of connections, one-way or round trip - anything you want. Virail will give you a full, clear picture of how to get from Manchester to Liverpool, then transfer you to your chosen provider's website to complete your booking.

How much do train tickets from Manchester to Liverpool cost?

When you're traveling from Manchester to Liverpool, you can expect to pay an average of approximately $7.75. You might be able to find prices as low as $2.04, but it all depends on how you travel. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest train tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as train ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper train tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.
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On average, you can expect to spend around $7.75 for your train ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper train tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from Manchester to Liverpool.

How long will it take me to travel from Manchester to Liverpool by train?

Traveling from Manchester to Liverpool by train will usually take 0 hr 52 min. This journey covers a distance of 30.89 mi . When planning your trip, bear in mind that 0 hr 52 min is an average, and route times may vary from day to day. Weather conditions, issues with transport, unexpected diversions, and local events could all cause delays to your journey. Please keep the possibility of these exceptional events in mind when making travel plans. The journey between Manchester and Liverpool by train usually takes 0 hr 52 min to cover a distance of 30.89 mi. The shortest journey from Manchester to Liverpool will take you 0 hr 37 min. Remember, as always, that this time does not include any delays that might occur due to weather conditions, construction, or unexpected diversions and disruptions. If arriving in Liverpool quickly is a priority for you, look for express or non-stop services. You may also find that a connecting route reaches your destination faster than some direct journeys. Virail will allow you to explore all your options and come to a decision that suits your needs.

What time are the departures from Manchester to Liverpool?

The first journey of the day departs from Manchester at 5:30 AM. If you prefer to travel later in the day, the last departure will leave at 6:23 PM. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between Manchester and Liverpool. However, they are somewhat changeable as they may be affected by local events or holidays, peak seasons, or other factors. Always check your travel dates in advance to be on the safe side. The first journey of the night departs from Manchester at 5:30 AM. If you prefer to travel later in that night, the last departure will leave at 6:23 PM. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between Manchester and Liverpool. However, they are somewhat changeable as they may be affected by local events or holidays, peak seasons, or other factors. Always check your travel dates in advance to be on the safe side.

When traveling from Manchester to Liverpool by train, which stations can I use?

Depending on the type of transport, and the provider you decide to use for your journey, you will be able to depart Manchester from the following stations: . Arriving at Liverpool, your route will pass through all or some of the following stations: . Not all transport providers serve every station, so check in advance to see exactly where your route takes you. You may need to use another form of transport to get from one station to another or to your final destination when you arrive in Liverpool.

How many journeys from Manchester to Liverpool take place each day?

You will be able to travel from Manchester to Liverpool using companies such as . Combined, these providers offer an average of 32 journeys each day. This average figure may not necessarily reflect your chosen travel dates. On certain days of the week, there may be more or less journeys available. At the busiest times, there will be up to departures available in a single day. You can choose to travel from Manchester to Liverpool using both direct and indirect routes. These options will help you find a journey that suits your budget, your time frame, and the circumstances of your trip. There are, on average, 32 direct connections from Manchester to Liverpool each day. Indirect connections add more possibilities, giving you extra flexibility when traveling. In an average day, you will find 0 journeys with at least one change. These figures may vary at certain times of year, and some routes might not run every day of the week. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Manchester to Liverpool. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap train tickets from Manchester to Liverpool
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Manchester to Liverpool.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Manchester to Liverpool, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Manchester to Liverpool.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Virail Pro Tip ✌: Booking 10 days in advance save 10% on average

Price as departure date approaches

Train companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around $3.63 to $10.67 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 66% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap train tickets from Manchester to Liverpool

The cheapest Manchester - Liverpool train tickets can be found for as low as $2.13 if you’re lucky, or $10.59 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $20.48.

Find the best day to travel to Liverpool by train

When travelling to Liverpool by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

East Midlands Railway is a train operating company that provides passenger services across the East Midlands region of England. It was formed in 2019, taking over the franchise previously operated by East Midlands Trains. The company operates services on routes including London St Pancras to Sheffield, Nottingham to Liverpool, and Norwich to Liverpool. East Midlands Railway also operates local services within the East Midlands, connecting towns and cities such as Derby, Leicester, and Lincoln.

Northern is a train operating company that provides passenger services across the north of England. Northern is owned by Northern Trains Ltd, a division of "DOHL," the public sector holding company for the Department of Transportation. It is owned by Arriva UK Trains and operates over 2,500 services every weekday, serving cities such as Manchester, Liverpool, Leeds, and Newcastle.

TransPennine Express is a train operating company in the United Kingdom that provides intercity train services across the North of England and Scotland. The company operates services between major cities such as Manchester, Liverpool, Leeds, Newcastle, Edinburgh, and Glasgow. Transpennine Express offers a range of ticket options, including advance purchase tickets, out-of-season tickets, and flexible tickets. The company also provides onboard facilities such as free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and refreshments.

Services on board East Midlands Railway, Northern Rail and Transport for Wales from Manchester to Liverpool
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Manchester to Liverpool CO2 Emissions by Train

Ecology
Train
3.48kg
Bus
3.73kg
Flight
9.94kg
Car
7.95kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Manchester to Liverpool by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Manchester and Liverpool are 3.48kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Manchester and Liverpool? By taking the train between Manchester and Liverpool you will save 6.46kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.25kg compared to a bus and 4.47kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Manchester to Liverpool?
A train ticket from Manchester to Liverpool is $7.75. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $2.04.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Manchester to Liverpool?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Manchester to Liverpool is $2.04. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Manchester and Liverpool by train?
Manchester to Liverpool is 30.89 mi.
How long does the train between Manchester and Liverpool take?
Manchester to Liverpool is on average 0 hr 52 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 0 hr 37 min.
Which companies operate from Manchester to Liverpool?
The train journey from Manchester to Liverpool is covered by 3 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: East Midlands Railway, Northern Rail, TransPennine Express and Transport for Wales.
How many train connections per day go from Manchester to Liverpool?
Manchester to Liverpool has 32 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Manchester to Liverpool leave?
The earliest train from Manchester to Liverpool departs at 5:30 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last train from Manchester to Liverpool depart?
The latest train from Manchester to Liverpool departs at 6:23 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Manchester to Liverpool in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is $2.04 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
From which stations can I leave from Manchester to Liverpool?
There are 4 station(s) that you can depart from Manchester to go to Liverpool. You can go from Manchester Oxford Road, Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Coach Station and Manchester Arena and you can arrive at Liverpool John Lennon Airport, Liverpool Central, Birkenhead, Hunts Cross, Liverpool Norton Street, Liverpool Lime Street, Liverpool Liverpool One and Old Roan.
How many direct connections depart from Manchester to Liverpool?
There are on average 32 direct connection(s) from Manchester to go to Liverpool.
What's the fastest journey time between Manchester to Liverpool by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Manchester and Liverpool is 0 hr 37 min.
Is there a direct train from Manchester to Liverpool?
Yes, there is a direct train between Manchester and Liverpool.
What are the CO2 emissions for Manchester to Liverpool by train?
The train journey from Manchester to Liverpool creates 3.48kg of CO2 emissions.

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