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Compare train tickets from Liverpool to Manchester


Schedule & Pricing Info

How much are train tickets from Liverpool to Manchester?

Lowest Price£11.71
Fastest Train0h 35m
Trains Per Day48
Train Lines6
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Liverpool-Manchester Train Timetable

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Frequently Asked Questions

How do you find cheap train tickets from Liverpool to Manchester?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets is to plan ahead and book your train travel early. In the past 30 days, £11.71 was the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Liverpool to Manchester.

How long is the train journey from Liverpool to Manchester?

The distance between Liverpool and Manchester is approximately 31 miles, or 50 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 1 hour 6 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 35 minutes. It's a short and pleasant ride; the train is a perfect way to get to Manchester.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Liverpool to Manchester are the most crowded on Sunday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Sunday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Liverpool at 06:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 21:00. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

How many trains per day run from Liverpool to Manchester?

There are 48 scheduled trains on most days. 21 of these are direct connections to Manchester. While direct trains may still make stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains at any point. If you're looking to get to your destination faster, a direct train is the convenient and time-efficient choice.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Manchester to Liverpool. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Liverpool to Manchester for £3.20.

What train services are there from Liverpool to Manchester?

There are 6 train lines with service from Liverpool to Manchester. Merseyrail + Connections is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 16 trains each day.
TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
East Midlands Trains40h 39m£8.62
East Midlands Trains + Connections71h 16m£19.11
Merseyrail + Connections161h 19m£16.56
Northern Rail160h 56m£5.68
TransPennine Express41h 8m£4.73
TransPennine Express + Connections11h 8m£19.11

Where is the train station in Liverpool?

Liverpool has 3 stations where passengers can board the train to Manchester:

  • Liverpool Lime St
  • Liverpool South Parkway
  • Brunswick

Where is the train station in Manchester?

There are more train stations and stops in Manchester than most cities. Most trains from Liverpool will stop at one (or more) of the 4 following stations in Manchester:

  • Manchester Airport
  • Manchester Oxford Rd
  • Deansgate
  • Manchester Victoria

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