Ilford to Liverpool by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 59m
  • Distance
    291 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 58m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Ilford to Liverpool by train

Fast trains from Ilford to Liverpool take around 2 hours and 59 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 291 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Ilford and Liverpool.

1. Are there direct trains from Ilford to Liverpool?

Journeys between Ilford and Liverpool usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 20 departures on the route from Ilford to Liverpool every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.

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

The Ilford to Liverpool train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 59 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Liverpool is usually scheduled to depart Ilford around 05:24 and the last train is around 00:13. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Ilford around 07:09, and the last at 20:08.

When to book Ilford 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 Ilford to Liverpool by train.

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Which train companies operate between Ilford and Liverpool?

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

  • Abellio Greater Anglia
  • Avanti West Coast
  • Greater Anglia
  • London Underground
  • TfL Rail
  • 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.