There are 8 ways to get from London Paddington Station to Liverpool Lime Street Station by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  3 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Liverpool Lime Street

$113 - $183

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to LIVERPOOL, Liverpool One Bus Station National Express / ...

$23 - $58

6 alternative options

Train Chiltern Railways  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from London Marylebone to Birmingham Moor Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Liverpool Lime Street

$103 - $153

Drive  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Drive from London Paddington Station to Liverpool Lime Street Station 209 miles

$45 - $65

Fly London Heathrow to Manchester, train  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN
  2. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Liverpool Lime Street

$107 - $310

Train to Southend, fly to Manchester, train  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Airport
  2. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Manchester (MAN) SEN - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Liverpool Lime Street

$101 - $362

Fly London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford, train  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) LHR - LBA
  2. Take the train from Leeds to Liverpool Lime Street

$117 - $268

Train, train to Southampton, fly to Manchester  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Southampton Airport Parkway
  3. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Manchester (MAN) SOU - MAN
  4. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Liverpool Lime Street

$110 - $258

What companies run services between London Paddington Station, England and Liverpool Lime Street Station, England?

Virgin West Coast Trains operates a train from London Paddington Station to Liverpool Lime Street Station hourly. Tickets cost $110 - $180 and the journey takes 2 h 11 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London Paddington Station to Liverpool Lime Street Station every 4 hours. Tickets cost $20 - $25 and the journey takes 5 h 29 min. Megabus UK also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southend to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Chiltern Railways
Phone
+44 345 600 5165
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Train from London Marylebone to Birmingham Moor Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $100
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Liverpool Lime Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$14 - $20
Off-Peak Day Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Reading
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $20
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $40
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Reading to Southampton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$23 - $35
Bus operators

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Questions & Answers

The distance between London Paddington Station and Liverpool Lime Street Station is 283 km. The road distance is 334 km.

The cheapest way to get from London Paddington Station to Liverpool Lime Street Station is to bus which costs £16 - £45 and takes 7 h 15 min.

The quickest way to get from London Paddington Station to Liverpool Lime Street Station is to train which takes 3 h 4 min and costs £80 - £140.

No, there is no direct bus from London Paddington Station to Liverpool Lime Street Station. However, there are services departing from Paddington Rail Station and arriving at LIVERPOOL, Liverpool One Bus Station via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 15 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 4 min to get from London Paddington Station to Liverpool Lime Street Station, including transfers.