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Edinburgh to Liverpool train information

Edinburgh Liverpool train map

Train duration 3h50m
Arrival Liverpool, England
Departure Edinburgh, Scotland
Distance 176 Miles
Train operators TransPennine Express, Virgin Trains
Lowest train price from £16.00
Average train price £86.00
  • The journey from Edinburgh, situated in Scotland and Liverpool, which is in England is well connected by trains. The trains are run by the following rail operators: TransPennine Express, Virgin Trains.
  • The train is a quick and simple solution to travel to Liverpool from Edinburgh. The average train time from Edinburgh to Liverpool is 3h50m to cover the 176 miles.
  • We found tickets from £16.00 to travel in the next month. Prices can vary depending on when you travel or how long in advance you buy your ticket.

Best prices for Edinburgh to Liverpool train tickets

from £16.00 MORE 4h33m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £15.40 MORE 9h12m
Flight
from £73.00 MORE 12h25m

Edinburgh - Liverpool prices calendar

Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Edinburgh 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.

Edinburgh - 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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£27

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Days before Departure

The graph above shows the best prices found over the last six months depending on how much time in advance the train ticket is booked. Buying your train from Edinburgh to Liverpool in advance can enable you to save money for your journey.

Tickets are available from £27 when buying your seat 7 days in advance which is 36% cheaper than the best fare we found when booking on the day you're travelling.

Best prices for Edinburgh to Liverpool trains

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

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
Liverpool
Lime Street
£16.00 28/12/2018 18:52 Virgin Trains 26 days ago
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
Liverpool
Lime Street
£31.00 28/12/2018 10:52 Virgin Trains 26 days ago
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
Liverpool
Lime Street
£34.00 28/12/2018 08:52 Virgin Trains 26 days ago
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
Liverpool
Lime Street
£34.00 28/12/2018 14:52 Virgin Trains 26 days ago
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
Liverpool
Lime Street
£35.50 28/12/2018 18:12 TransPennine Express 26 days ago
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
Liverpool
Lime Street
£37.00 28/12/2018 12:52 Virgin Trains 26 days ago
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
Liverpool
Lime Street
£65.00 28/12/2018 14:18 TransPennine Express 26 days ago
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
Liverpool
Lime Street
£77.30 28/12/2018 12:13 TransPennine Express 26 days ago
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
Liverpool
Lime Street
£77.30 28/12/2018 12:13 TransPennine Express 26 days ago
Edinburgh
(Waverley, city centre)
Liverpool
Lime Street
£77.30 28/12/2018 10:12 TransPennine Express 26 days ago

Best prices for the next 30 days.

Edinburgh Liverpool train

Discount Edinburgh - Liverpool train tickets

Do you want to travel at the lowest fares? Many railcards and tricks can be obtained to spend less for your Edinburgh Liverpool train ticket and save even more money on your tickets: special train fares for children, railcards for all ages, group travel, or charity discount. There are different types of railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Two together railcard, Family and Friends Railcard, Senior railcard, Disabled persons railcard.

  • To understand the savings that you can make with a railcard, you need to calculate how many trips you need to make earnings. You will see that commonly only a few trips are needed.

    For your calculation, you must include the railcard cost, for instance £30, the discount on each trip (i.e.: 34%) and the cost of your ticket. The average cost of a Edinburgh Liverpool ticket is £85.41 (1).

    Divide the railcard cost by the saving: £30/34%= £88. Now divide £88 by £85.41: £88/£85.41 = 1.03. It will take you on average 2 trips from Liverpool to Edinburgh (one way journey) with your railcard to start saving money.

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

(1)Average prices observed over the last 3 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
Edinburgh to Liverpool train £85.41 £56.94 £28.47 1.03

(1)Average price observed over the last 3 months for one way

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

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