Swansea to Liverpool by train

  • First train
    05:27
  • Last train
    22:32
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 12m
  • Distance
    209 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    22
  • Avg. journey time
    5hr 14m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Swansea to Liverpool by train

Fast trains from Swansea to Liverpool take around 4 hours and 12 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 209 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Swansea and Liverpool.

1. Are there direct trains from Swansea to Liverpool?

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

We usually find around 43 departures on the route from Swansea to Liverpool every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 57 departures.

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

The Swansea to Liverpool train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 12 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Liverpool is usually scheduled to depart Swansea around 05:27 and the last train is around 22:32. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Swansea around 04:18, and the last at 23:31.

When to book Swansea 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 Swansea to Liverpool by train.

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Which train companies operate between Swansea and Liverpool?

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

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • Avanti West Coast
  • East Midlands Trains
  • London Midland
  • Merseyrail
  • TransPennine Express
  • Transport For Wales
  • Virgin Trains
  • West Midlands 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.