Trains from Liverpool to Manchester

We run trains all day from Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Piccadilly with the average travel time taking 56 minutes. Liverpool to Manchester train services from East Midlands run throughout the day with the first train departing at 03:37 and the last train at 23:38.

 

Departing from Liverpool Lime Street

 

 

Address: Lime Street, Liverpool, Merseyside, L1 1JD

 

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There is a wealth of facilities available at Liverpool Lime Street station to help you at the start of your journey.

 

Station Ticket Office

Ticket machines are available for self-service at any time but if you require additional assistance the ticket office opening hours are:

 

Day

Opening Hours

Weekdays

05:00 – 23:38

Saturday

05:00 – 23:38

Sunday

07:15 – 23:05

 

Car Parking and Bike Parking Facilities

Two car parks are on hand for those that need to drive with 252 long stay spaces available on Lord Nelson Street and 21 short stay spaces on Skelhorne Street. Both car parks have additional accessible spaces and are open 24 hours for optimum access.

 

Sheltered cycle wheel racks are available for bike parking. There are 52 spaces and these are split between Lord Nelson Street and Skelhorne Street.

 

Accessibility

There is step-free access coverage throughout Liverpool Lime Street, as well as accessible ticket machines, an accessible booking office counter and ramps to ensure train access.

 

Wi-Fi

A public Wi-Fi hotspot is available around Liverpool Lime Street Station.

 

Other Station Facilities

  • Refreshment facilities
  • Shops
  • Toilets (including accessible and national key toilets)
  • Baby changing
  • ATMs
  • Pay phones
  • Trolleys
  • Waiting rooms (Monday – Saturday 05:00 – 21:00, Sunday 07:00 – 21:00)

 

Arriving at Manchester Piccadilly Station

 

 

Address: Piccadilly Station Approach, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M60 7RA

 

Here we have categorised the many facilities available at Manchester Piccadilly to help you upon arrival.

 

Station Ticket Office

Ticket machines are available for self-service at any time but if you require additional assistance the ticket office opening hours are:

 

Day

Opening Hours

Weekdays

04:30 – 22:30

Saturday

04:30 – 22:30

Sunday

07:00 – 22:30

 

Car Parking and Bike Parking Facilities

Long and short stay car parks provide sufficient space for those that need to drive. There are 856 long stay spaces available and 47 short stay spaces and both car parks are open 24 hours a day.

 

For those that are cycling to the station there are 43 cycle storage spaces. These are located on Fairfield Street, Ducie Street and at the station front entrance. Bicycle hire is also available.

 

Accessibility

There is step-free access coverage and staff help available 24 hours a day with pre-booked mobility assistance. There are also accessible ticket machines, an accessible booking office counter and ramps for train access. An induction loop is available for people with hearing aids to connect to.

 

Wi-Fi

Public BT Wi-Fi is available throughout Manchester Piccadilly station.

 

Other Station Facilities

  • Refreshment facilities
  • Shops
  • Toilets (including accessible and national key toilets)
  • Baby changing
  • ATMs
  • Pay phones
  • Trolleys
  • Waiting rooms (24 hours a day, 7 days a week)

 

FAQ

 

What compensation is available if my train is delayed?

If you are delayed by 30 minutes or more or missed your booked connection, you may be able to claim compensation. Details on how to claim and compensation criteria can be found here.

 

Are first class tickets available from Liverpool to Manchester?

While we do not offer first class tickets on our regional services, you can still expect a comfortable seat and our record punctuality with a standard fare.

 

Is it possible to bring my bike?

You can bring your bike on board for free, but we only have space for two at a time and we suggest you reserve a spot before you travel. Folding cycles can be carried on all of our services if they can be stored safely in luggage racks. You can also make use of our Cycle Hubs and other storage facilities.

 

How do I get the cheapest tickets?

Our Best Fare Finder tool compares prices to help you find the best value tickets.

 

Do you offer assistance for wheelchair users?

The Liverpool Lime Street Mobility Team are available Monday to Saturday 07:00 – 22:00 and Sunday 08:00 – 22:00. There is no charge for this service but please contact us in advance of your journey on 08457 125 678