Duration 4h 36m
Distance 166.4 miles
Average price £82
Frequency 14/day

Trip overview

The average train between Swansea and Liverpool takes 4h 36m and the fastest train takes 4h 2m. There is a train service every few hours from Swansea to Liverpool. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Swansea
  2. Crewe
  3. Liverpool
4h 14m
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£66 - £133

Swansea to Liverpool train times

Trains run hourly between Swansea and Liverpool. The service departs Swansea at 17:49 in the afternoon, which arrives into Liverpool at 22:23. All services require a transfer at Crewe and take an average of 4h 36m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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Want to know about travelling from Swansea to Liverpool? 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 Swansea to Liverpool. However, there are services departing from Swansea and arriving at Liverpool Lime Street via Crewe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 14m.

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The distance between Swansea and Liverpool is 131 miles. The road distance is 166.4 miles.

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Swansea to Liverpool train services, operated by Transport for Wales, depart from Swansea station.

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Swansea to Liverpool train services, operated by West Midlands, arrive at Liverpool Lime Street station.

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