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About Liverpool

Although Liverpool is only England's 10th largest city, its fame ballooned as the birthplace of the world's biggest rock band: The Beatles. Visiting Liverpool would not be complete without a trip to the iconic Beatles Statue, located near the port, followed by a visit to The Beatles Story museum, where visitors can immerse themselves in the band's rise to fame.

To explore some of Liverpool's older history, the Merseyside Maritime Museum provides fascinating exhibits on the city's great port-town past, including exhibitions on the Titanic as well as the Battle of the Atlantic. Football fanatics should check out the world-famous Anfield Stadium, where regular tours help visitors revel in the history and glory of this iconic football club.

Traveling to Liverpool is easy thanks to several rail providers, which facilitate travel around the Liverpool City Region and beyond. Liverpool also has two significant bus terminals for access via coach and an international airport for those traveling from further afield.

Station Information

Liverpool Lime Street Station  - GBEIKGBREZ11-0

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Liverpool's main rail terminus, Lime Street Station, was opened in 1836, making it the oldest operating mainline rail station in the world. It receives regular services from London via TransPennine Express. Local Merseyrail services arrive and depart from under the main station concourse. Here you'll find several stores and restaurants, as well as coffee shops such as Starbucks, restrooms, and luggage lockers. Long-distance National Express and Megabus coaches depart from the bus station at Liverpool One shopping mall, a six-minute walk away.

Popular train stations in Liverpool:

  • ONE Coach Station

  • Liverpool Lime Street Station

What train companies travel to Liverpool, United Kingdom?

Located in United Kingdom, Liverpool is accessible by train from one other city. You can choose from 9 daily scheduled trips when you search for trains to Liverpool on Wanderu. FlixTrain usually has the most trains on any given day.

Looking for other ways to get there? Coach tickets to Liverpool are also available..

Train companies serving Liverpool

TrainRoutesAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Avanti West Coast22h 37m£61.12
FlixTrain11d 7h 36m£84.32
  • Avanti West Coast is one of the primary rail links between London and Birmingham, Liverpool, Manchester, Glasgow, and Edinburgh. On any given day, Avanti West Coast operates almost 300 routes and departs hourly from select destinations.

  • Part of the FlixBus family, FlixTrain launched in 2018 to offer affordable and sustainable train travel in Germany. Its trains provide Wi-Fi, power outlets, air conditioning, onboard restrooms, and access to an entertainment portal full of movies, games, and music. In addition, each passenger gets a guaranteed seat, so you don't have to worry about standing in any aisles.

Frequently Asked Questions

£40.24 is the cheapest price for a train ticket to Liverpool, according to recent searches on Wanderu. You can use our search to check if this price is currently available on buses from your city to Liverpool. In the last month, trains from London to Liverpool had the lowest average price at £65.47.

The busiest train station in Liverpool is ONE Coach Station. As Liverpool's main station, it has the most trains coming and going. However, a popular alternative is Liverpool Lime Street Station.

The closest airport to Liverpool is Liverpool John Lennon Airport (LPL), it is located 7.8 miles from the city center of Liverpool.
Liverpool is the most popular train destination in Liverpool. It also ranks number 3 in United Kingdom. Liverpool has the most train connections in the region. There are 9 train schedules arriving in Liverpool each day.
The population of Liverpool is 864122. Liverpool ranks number 1 in terms of population in Liverpool and number 2 in all of United Kingdom.
Train tickets to Liverpool range from for a short trip to Liverpool, while a 60 to 200 mile train trip to Liverpool starts at , and a longer trip by train to Liverpool can be as cheap as . Looking to travel across state or province lines? A trip from out of your region will be as low as £40.
The closest train station to the city center of Liverpool is ONE Coach Station, located just 0.5 miles away. Select ONE Coach Station as your arrival if your plans call for exploring the downtown area of Liverpool. Search on Wanderu and in the search results you can filter travel options by arriving or departing station.

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