Trains from Liverpool to Manchester

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Fri 19 Jan

09:17 10:02
3 €
00:45 hrs

Sat 20 Jan

08:17 09:02
3 €
00:45 hrs

Sun 21 Jan

08:16 09:15
3 €
00:59 hrs

Mon 22 Jan

09:17 10:02
3 €
00:45 hrs

Tue 23 Jan

09:17 09:59
3 €
00:42 hrs

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Liverpool to Manchester Train Information

Avg. Train Duration52m
Trains arrive inManchester
Trains depart fromLiverpool
Train Ticket Price 3.64 €
Distance50 km
Train Companies
  • Northern Rail

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 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.


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.


Trains from Liverpool to Manchester

Services between Liverpool and Manchester offer travelers a quick trip between two of England’s most important cities. First trains depart bright and early around 8:30 a.m. The trip takes on average 45 minutes and the service is direct. Travelers 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.


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Liverpool to Manchester Train Cost

Average prices for trains from Liverpool to Manchester when you book in advance

Booking Period

Average Price

Same Day

€4.59

1 Day in Advance

€4.59

1 Week in Advance

€4.59

2 Weeks in Advance

€4.59

1 Month in Advance

€4.59

3 Months in Advance

€4.59

Liverpool to Manchester Trains: General Information


Travelers can offset some of the cost of Liverpool to Manchester train tickets by planning ahead and booking tickets as far in advance as possible.

  • autobus All Liverpool to Manchester trains are run by National Express.
  • autobus All trains are direct, depart from Liverpool's Norton Street and arrive at Manchester's Sackville Street train station.
  • autobus The Liverpool to Manchester train journey takes as little as 1 hours and 10 minutes to arrive in Manchester.
  • autobus Most travelers book their Liverpool to Manchester train tickets 1-2 days in advance of the travel date.

Taking the Train from Liverpool

Most trains from Liverpool to Manchester depart from Liverpool Lime Street Station, although travelers can also pick up the train from Liverpool South Parkway. Lime Street can be found just to the east of the city center, about a mile from the coast, and is well connected to other parts of the city via bus services. Look for local buses heading to Lord Nelson Street, which is about 100 meters from the station. Night buses are available on the weekend, and taxis are a good option, as a number of local buses finish around 7:00 p.m.

Liverpool has long been famous as a major British port with its beautiful waterfront and docks. The city has a distinctive World Heritage commercial district and a Cultural Quarter with numerous sculptures, monuments, fountains, and distinguishable civic centers such as the Picton Reading Rooms. It is famous for its university and for being the birthplace of the Beatles.

Getting into Manchester by Train

If you are arriving from Liverpool the major entry point is Manchester Piccadilly Station, on the eastern outskirts of the city center. To get to the center you can take a Metrolink tram to St. Peter's Square, which should take around 20 minutes. Trams are also the best way to get to Old Trafford and run until midnight every day.

Manchester was once the industrial capital of the world but is more famous nowadays for football, television, and nightlife. If you love sports, music, or history, it's a great place to visit. Manchester is more famous for its football team, Manchester United. Landmarks in the city range from the historic Albert Square to the skyscraper Beetham Tower. Natural parks are abundant within the city with additional Nature Reserves nearby. Manchester is the third most visited city in the United Kingdom and has an international airport within the city limits.

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