Liverpool Lime Street train station
Liverpool Lime Street Station

Trains from Liverpool to Manchester are a convenient way of travelling between the two famous cities in the north of England when you are visiting the UK.

Trains between the cities go from Liverpool Lime Street train station, which is located in the city centre. They arrive at Manchester Piccadilly and Oxford Road train stations. Trains are run by East Midlands Trains and First TransPennine Express.

Trains leave Liverpool Lime Street train station for Manchester Piccadilly and Oxford Road stations up to five times an hour at peak times. Most departures take place at 13, 22, 27, 52, and 55 minutes past the hour. Trains from Manchester to Liverpool return at similar intervals at peak times.

The journey time from Liverpool to Manchester ranges from around 47 minutes to Manchester Piccadilly station, to 1 hour and 09 minutes to Oxford Road station.

The cost of a single ticket on trains from Liverpool to Manchester can be as low as 2 pounds with East Midlands Trains and 4 pounds with First TransPennine Express for standard class if you book ahead online. The best cheap train tickets are available if you buy tickets online in advance or use a railcard.