Whitehaven to Liverpool by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 31m
  • Distance
    134 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
  • Train operators

Travelling from Whitehaven to Liverpool by train

Fast trains from Whitehaven to Liverpool take around 3 hours and 31 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 134 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Whitehaven and Liverpool.

1. Are there direct trains from Whitehaven to Liverpool?

Journeys between Whitehaven and Liverpool usually involve 2 changes of train.

We usually find around 22 departures on the route from Whitehaven to Liverpool every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 21 departures.

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

The Whitehaven to Liverpool train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 31 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Liverpool is usually scheduled to depart Whitehaven around 06:18 and the last train is around 22:09. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Whitehaven around 06:18, and the last at 20:30.

When to book Whitehaven to Liverpool 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 Whitehaven to Liverpool by train.

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Which train companies operate between Whitehaven and Liverpool?

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

  • Avanti West Coast
  • East Midlands Trains
  • First TransPennine Express
  • London Midland
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • TransPennine Express
  • UK Rail Connections
  • Virgin Trains

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

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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.