Trains from Cardiff to Liverpool

Cardiff to Liverpool train information

Cardiff Liverpool train map

Train duration 4h00m
Arrival Liverpool, England
Departure Cardiff, Wales
Distance 134 Miles
  • The journey from Cardiff, situated in Wales and Liverpool, which is in England is well connected by trains. Use our travel search engine to find your ticket and identify the train operator for this journey.
  • The train is a fast and simple solution to travel to Liverpool from Cardiff. The average train duration between Cardiff to Liverpool is 4h00m to travel the 134 miles.
  • Prices may vary quickly. We suggest you to make a search to check the latest available offers.

Best prices for Cardiff to Liverpool train tickets

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Cardiff - Liverpool prices calendar

Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Cardiff to Liverpool by train, bus, ride sharing and plane.

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Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 72 hours from the data provided by our partners.

Cardiff - Liverpool: the best time to book cheap trains

Cost of the train when booking in advance or at the last minute

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The chart above illustrates the best prices found over the last six months depending on how much time in advance the ticket is purchased. Purchasing your train from Cardiff to Liverpool in advance will enable you to pay less for your train.

The cheapest tickets we found were from £26 when purchasing your train 1 month in advance which is 50% cheaper than the best price we found when purchasing your seat on the day you're travelling.

Best prices for Cardiff to Liverpool trains

We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Cardiff and Liverpool by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Liverpool to Cardiff and find the best deal for your outbound journey.

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Discount Cardiff - Liverpool train tickets

National Railcards can offer great value for money if you're travelling by train. Depending on your age and your situation, you can get one of the five existing railcards: Disabled persons, 16-25, Two together, Senior or Family and Friends railcards. Railcards can help you save money for your Cardiff Liverpool train ticket.

If you want to understand how much you can save with a railcard, you have to assess the number of journeys you need to save money. You will see that most of the time, only a few trips are needed.

For your evaluation, you need to include the cost of your railcard, i.e £30, how much you're saving on each journey (i.e.: 34%) as well as the cost of your ticket. The average fare of a Cardiff Liverpool ticket is £50.00 (1).

Divide the cost of your railcard by the discount: £30/34%= £88. Then divide £88 by £50.00: £88/£50.00 = 1.76. You will need to make approximately 2 trips from Liverpool to Cardiff (one way trip) with your railcard to be profitable.

Railcards enable you to save 34% off most rail fares for 12 months. A Disabled persons railcard costs £20 and the five other ones £30.

(1)Average prices observed over the last 6 months for one way journey

Train Journey Average price without railcard(1) With a railcard 34% off(2) Saving based on a one-way trip Number of return trips to pay off the cost
Cardiff to Liverpool train £50.00 £33.33 £16.67 1.76

(1)Average price observed over the last 6 months for one way

(2)Price calculated with an average reduction of 34% on train tickets fare

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