Trains Manchester to Liverpool

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Facts

Trains Manchester <> Liverpool  

Booking horizon  approx. 12 weeks
Duration 0h33
Distance  34 miles
Direct trains Direct
First train Manchester 04h49
Last train Manchester 23h27
First train Liverpool 03h38
Last train Liverpool 23h38
Trains per day 180
Train company Trans Pennine Express / Northern / East Midlands Trains
Station Manchester Manchester Piccadilly / Manchester Victoria
Station Liverpool Liverpool Lime Street

Timetable

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The first train leaves at 04h49 from Manchester Piccadilly to Liverpool, the last train leaves at 23h27. The journey time is 33 minutes between the two cities. Each day around 180 trains run between Manchester and Liverpool. Here, at HappyRail, you can buy all cheap train tickets from Manchester to Liverpool!

Travel by TransPennine Express

2nd class

  • Comfortable seats
  • Seat reservations are optional
  • At-seat catering is available on most trains on Weekdays, except Edinburg-Manchester = all week
  • Free wifi 

1st class 

  • Comfortable seats with more leg room
  • Solo seats 
  • Free meal and drinks on most trains
  • A seat reservation is included if you buy your tickets online 
  • Quiet atmosphere
  • Power sockets at all seats 
  • Free wifi 

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Manchester Piccadilly - Info

Railway Station Manchester

"Manchester Piccadilly" is the name of the main train station of Manchester. Another major station in Manchester is "Manchester Victoria" in the northern part which is used mainly by regional trains. 

Collection of pre-purchased tickets

  • From ticket office: yes
  • Ticket machine: yes

Operator(s)

Station map

Ticket office

  • Monday - Friday 04:30 - 22:30
  • Saturday 04:30 - 22:30
  • Sunday 07:00 - 22:30

Info

To the city centre

  • Walking: 10 minutes
  • Bike: 5 minutes
  • Tram: -
  • Bus: 5 minutes, free
  • Taxi: yes

Finding your platform

Check the large departure boards to find the right train - if it's not clear do not hesitate to ask one of the many helpful staff.  

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Liverpool Lime Street - Info

Railway Station Liverpool

"Liverpool Lime Street" is the name of the main train station of Liverpool. 

Collection of pre-purchased tickets

  • From ticket office: yes
  • Ticket machine: yes

Operator(s)

Station map

Ticket office 

  • Sunday 07:15 - 23:05
  • Monday - Friday 05:00 - 23:38
  • Saturday 05:00 - 23:38

Facilities 

  • Bicycle parking: yes
  • Bicycle hire: City Bike, 0151 374 2034, http://citybikeliverpool.co.uk
  • First class lounge: Situated between platforms 7 and 8 for 1st Class Virgin Trains passengers only.
  • Wifi: yes
  • Left luggage:  Baggage Storage (Lockers). Located on the main concourse. Mon - Thurs 07:00 - 21:00. Fri - Sun 07:00 - 23:00.
  • Parking: yes, paid, Skelhorne Street & Long Stay Car Park located on Lord Nelson Street

To the city centre

  • Walking: 10 minutes
  • Bike: 5 minutes
  • Tram: -
  • Bus: -
  • Taxi: yes

To the airport 

Liverpool Lime Street Station is just a short hop on the 10A and City Centre Circular (C4 and C5) buses to Liverpool ONE bus station. From there you can get the 500 Airport Flyer bus direct to LJLA. 

Finding your platform

Check the large departure boards to find the right train - if it's not clear do not hesitate to ask one of the many helpful staff.  

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