Trains from Liverpool to Manchester

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Wed 24 Jan

09:17 09:59
£2
00:42 hrs

Thu 25 Jan

09:17 09:59
£3
00:42 hrs

Fri 26 Jan

09:17 09:59
£3
00:42 hrs

Sat 27 Jan

08:17 08:58
£3
00:41 hrs

Sun 28 Jan

08:16 09:11
£3
00:55 hrs

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Liverpool to Manchester Train Information

Avg. Train Duration46m
Trains arrive inManchester
Trains depart fromLiverpool
Train Ticket Price£ 3.53
Distance50 km
Train Companies
  • Northern Rail
  • First Transpennine Express

What train companies travel from Liverpool to Manchester

Many companies operate modern fleets with comfortable, reclining seats, wifi and air-conditioning. Compare the services available.

What's on board East Midlands Trains trains?

  • Power Outlet

  • Wifi

  • Refreshments

  • Mobile Tickets

  • Pets

  • WC

  • Seat Reservation

  • ID Required

  • Allows Bicycles

Further facilities and services may vary according to the transport company and country of operation.

What do I need to know about travelling on East Midlands Trains trains?

    No, children under 5 years old do not need a ticket on East Midlands trains if the child sits on an adult's lap. A child's ticket should be purchased if a seat is needed.


    No check-in is required for East Midlands trains.


    National Rail's 16-25 Railcard, Two Together Railcard, Family & Friends Railcard, Senior Railcard, and Disabled Persons Railcard entitle passengers to discounted tickets on East Midlands Trains trains.


    When booking through Raileasy, all passengers must each possess a railcard in order to receive the reduced fare.


    You will need to make a separate booking for any passengers in your group who don't own a railcard. You will be liable to pay a fine if you purchase railcard discount tickets without the sufficient number of railcards to cover all passengers.


    Advance


    Ticket non-refundable, but amendable for £10 fee within 28 days of departure via our cancellation page.


    Off-peak


    Restricted to off peak trains. Refundable (£10 fee) if unused within 28 days of travel date. Amendable (£10 fee).


    Off-Peak 1st Single


    Refund available for a £10 fee on unused tickets within 28 days of travel date.


    Super Off-peak


    Restricted to super off peak trains. Refundable (£10 fee) if unused within 28 days of travel date. Amendable (£10 fee).


    Anytime


    Valid at any time on the date printed on the ticket, or up to one month after, depending on the provider's policy. Refundable (£10 fee) if unused within 28 days of travel date. Amendable (£10 fee).


    1st Class


    Refund available for a £10 fee on unused tickets within 28 days of travel date.


What's on board First Transpennine Express trains?

  • Power Outlet

  • Wifi

  • Refreshments

  • Mobile Tickets

  • Pets

  • WC

  • Seat Reservation

  • ID Required

  • Allows Bicycles

Further facilities and services may vary according to the transport company and country of operation.

What do I need to know about travelling on First Transpennine Express trains?

    No, children under 5 years old do not need a ticket on First Transpennine Express trains if the child sits on an adult's lap. A child's ticket should be purchased if a seat is needed.


    No check-in is required for First Transpennine Express trains.


    National Rail's 16-25 Railcard, Two Together Railcard, Family & Friends Railcard, Senior Railcard, and Disabled Persons Railcard entitle passengers to discounted tickets on First Transpennine Express trains.


    When booking through Raileasy, all passengers must each possess a railcard in order to receive the reduced fare.


    You will need to make a separate booking for any passengers in your group who don't own a railcard. You will be liable to pay a fine if you purchase railcard discount tickets without the sufficient number of railcards to cover all passengers.


    Advance


    Ticket non-refundable, but amendable for £10 fee within 28 days of departure via our cancellation page.


    Off-peak


    Restricted to off peak trains. Refundable (£10 fee) if unused within 28 days of travel date. Amendable (£10 fee).


    Off-Peak 1st Single


    Refund available for a £10 fee on unused tickets within 28 days of travel date.


    Super Off-peak


    Restricted to super off peak trains. Refundable (£10 fee) if unused within 28 days of travel date. Amendable (£10 fee).


    Anytime


    Valid at any time on the date printed on the ticket, or up to one month after, depending on the provider's policy. Refundable (£10 fee) if unused within 28 days of travel date. Amendable (£10 fee).


    1st Class


    Refund available for a £10 fee on unused tickets within 28 days of travel date.


What's on board Northern Rail trains?

  • Power Outlet

  • Wifi

  • Refreshments

  • Mobile Tickets

  • Pets

  • WC

  • Seat Reservation

  • ID Required

  • Allows Bicycles

Further facilities and services may vary according to the transport company and country of operation.

What do I need to know about travelling on Northern Rail trains?

    No, children under 5 years old do not need a ticket on Northern Rail trains if the child sits on an adult's lap. A child's ticket should be purchased if a seat is needed.


    No check-in is required for Northern Rail trains.


    National Rail's 16-25 Railcard, Two Together Railcard, Family & Friends Railcard, Senior Railcard, and Disabled Persons Railcard entitle passengers to discounted tickets on Northern Rail trains.


    When booking through Raileasy, all passengers must each possess a railcard in order to receive the reduced fare.


    You will need to make a separate booking for any passengers in your group who don't own a railcard. You will be liable to pay a fine if you purchase railcard discount tickets without the sufficient number of railcards to cover all passengers.


    Advance


    Ticket non-refundable, but amendable for £10 fee within 28 days of departure via our cancellation page.


    Off-peak


    Restricted to off peak trains. Refundable (£10 fee) if unused within 28 days of travel date. Amendable (£10 fee).


    Off-Peak 1st Single


    Refund available for a £10 fee on unused tickets within 28 days of travel date.


    Super Off-peak


    Restricted to super off peak trains. Refundable (£10 fee) if unused within 28 days of travel date. Amendable (£10 fee).


    Anytime


    Valid at any time on the date printed on the ticket, or up to one month after, depending on the provider's policy. Refundable (£10 fee) if unused within 28 days of travel date. Amendable (£10 fee).


    1st Class


    Refund available for a £10 fee on unused tickets within 28 days of travel date.


Train from Liverpool to Manchester

Services between Liverpool and Manchester offer travellers a quick and important link between two of England’s most important cities. Peak time starts with the departure of the first train and applies until 8:30 a.m. The train which departs just after 3:30 a.m. is also a peak time train. The trip will take on average 45 minutes to complete with no changes being required on any service. Travellers do not need to change at any point, and off-peak services are provided throughout most of the day. Prices may be slightly higher during the morning rush hour.

 

Which train companies run from Liverpool to Manchester?

Services are operated by East Midlands Trains, Northern Rail and First Transpennine Express.

How long is the train journey from Liverpool to Manchester?

The average journey time for most trains travelling from Liverpool to Manchester varies from 30 minutes to an hour and 15 minutes depending on train provider, time of day and time of week passengers are travelling.

When are the first and last trains of the day from Liverpool to Manchester?

Trains from Liverpool to Manchester begin running in the early morning and continue regularly throughout the day into the late evening. The first Liverpool to Manchester train departs at 3:38 a.m. while the last leaves Liverpool at 11:38 p.m.

Where do trains depart from and arrive to?

All trains from Liverpool to Manchester depart from Liverpool Lime Street train station. Trains arrive at one of Manchester's 4 train stations: Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Victoria, Manchester Oxford Road, or Deansgate. Both Manchester's Piccadilly and Victoria train stations are connected to local transport via buses, taxis, connecting trains, and Manchester's Metrolink light rail system.

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