Duration 4h 1m
Distance 215.9 miles
Average price £100
Frequency 22/day

Trip overview

The average train between Liverpool and Rutherglen takes 4h 1m and the fastest train takes 3h 38m. There is a train service every few hours from Liverpool to Rutherglen. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train via Wigan North Western

  1. Liverpool Lime Street
  2. Wigan North Western
  3. Rutherglen
4h 4m
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£67 - £281

Liverpool to Rutherglen train times

Trains run hourly between Liverpool and Rutherglen. The earliest departure is at 05:42 in the morning, and the last departure from Liverpool is at 20:36 which arrives into Rutherglen at 06:27. All services require a transfer, and take on average 4h 1m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Liverpool to Rutherglen? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

No, there is no direct train from Liverpool to Rutherglen. However, there are services departing from Liverpool Lime Street and arriving at Rutherglen via Wigan North Western and Glasgow Central Low Level. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 4m.

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The distance between Liverpool and Rutherglen is 175 miles. The road distance is 215.9 miles.

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Liverpool to Rutherglen train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Liverpool Lime Street station.

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Liverpool to Rutherglen train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, arrive at Glasgow Central station.

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There are 1085+ hotels available in Rutherglen. Prices start at £57 per night.

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What companies run services between Liverpool and Rutherglen?

TransPennine Express operates a train from Liverpool to Rutherglen 3 times a day. Tickets cost £70 - £95 and the journey takes 3h 17m.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
3 times a day
Estimated price
£70 - £95

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