Book your Christmas and winter holiday trains. Read COVID-19 updates on European train services here. Buche deine Zugreise für Weihnachten und die Winterferien. Lies Coronavirus-Updates über Zugverbindungen in Europa hier. Réservez vos trains pour les vacances de Noël et d'hiver. Lisez notre page dédiée aux nouvelles sur le Covid-19 et les conditions de circulation en Europe ici. Prenota il tuo viaggio per Natale e le vacanze d’inverno. Leggi gli aggiornamenti COVID-19 sui servizi dei treni in Europa qui. Reservan sus trenes para las vacaciones de Navidad y del invierno. Lea las actualizaciones sobre COVID-19 y los servicios de trenes europeos aquí. Reservem seus trens de Natal e de inverno. Leia as atualizações sobre o Covid-19 e os serviços ferroviários europeus aqui.

Liverpool to Retford by train

  • First train
    06:47
  • Last train
    23:38
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 26m
  • Distance
    135 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    22
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 39m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Liverpool to Retford by train

Fast trains from Liverpool to Retford take around 2 hours and 26 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 135 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Liverpool and Retford.

1. Are there direct trains from Liverpool to Retford?

Journeys between Liverpool and Retford usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 21 departures on the route from Liverpool to Retford every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 27 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Liverpool to Retford?

The Liverpool to Retford train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 26 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Liverpool to Retford train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Retford is usually scheduled to depart Liverpool around 06:47 and the last train is around 23:38. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Liverpool around 06:12, and the last at 23:38.

When to book Liverpool to Retford train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Liverpool to Retford by train.

Help with booking alerts

Which train companies operate between Liverpool and Retford?

More than one train company operates on the route from Liverpool to Retford, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • East Coast
  • East Midlands Railway
  • East Midlands Trains
  • First TransPennine Express
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • TransPennine Express

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

Retford to Liverpool by train

Other journeys to Retford View all journeys to Retford

Buy train and bus tickets for UK and Europe - the easy way

  • Easy, fast and cheap
  • Pay in EUR, GBP, USD or CAD
  • Cheaper UK tickets with Pricehack

Subscribe to our newsletter

Subscribe to receive top tips, train news and travel inspiration straight to your inbox

Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.