Trains to Liverpool
A city for music and sports fans alike
Whether you’re shopping, uncovering the history of the Fab Four, or even visiting for business, Liverpool has plenty to entertain.
With hourly services on our Liverpool to Norwich route, reaching Liverpool by train is simple and convenient. Lime Street station is located in the heart of the city centre, so you won’t need to travel far to find some of Liverpool’s greatest attractions. Plus, get 2FOR1 on a range of activities when you travel with us.
Liverpool is the perfect destination for music-lovers. Retrace the roots of the world’s biggest band at The Beatles Story museum, or visit the iconic Cavern Club – the site of their first gig.
You can also discover a host of high street favourites and designer shops at Liverpool ONE shopping centre. Treat yourself to a new outfit before hitting one of the city’s many bars or restaurants once the sun goes down. The Albert Dock is the perfect night spot.
Liverpool is also popular with sports fans. Visit two of English football’s favourite stadiums at Anfield and Goodison Park.
- From Chesterfield – check trains and buy tickets
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- From Manchester Piccadilly – check trains and buy tickets
We also call at Liverpool South Parkway station – change here for the bus link to Liverpool John Lennon Airport.
Planning your travel in advance? You can buy Advance fares up to 12 weeks before you travel to save more on your train tickets. Travelling as a group of three or more? There are group discounts available too.
With nearly 20 million passengers passing through every year, Lime Street station has all the facilities you could need:
- Fully accessible – wheelchair access, assistance to and from platforms, and hearing loops available
- Food and drinks – there are plenty of options to refuel, with coffee shops, bars and shops in the station
- Parking – you’ll find a short-stay car park and drop-off point on Skelhorne Street. There's also a long-stay car park on Lord Nelson Street
- Bus connections – Stagecoach run frequent bus routes around the city and to nearby towns
- WiFi access – you can find WiFi hotspots throughout Liverpool Lime Street station
Check out the full range of facilities at:
2FOR1 offers in Liverpool
**2FOR1 offer not available 1 January, 19 April and 25 - 27 December*
Spectacular views from the top of Britain's biggest Cathedral and interactive 'Great Space' tour!
Check website for opening times and for the few occasions when events restrict some of the elements of the tour.Closest station: Liverpool Lime Street
Liverpool Football Club Stadium Tour & Museum
Advanced booking only. Please call 0151 260 6677 and quote 'National Rail 2FOR1'.
This interactive Stadium Tour offers the ideal mix of technology & our personable Tour Guides to bring the stunning surroundings to life like never before.
You will enjoy epic views of the pitch and city landscape from the top level of the Main Stand and use your handset’s technology here to immerse yourself in Anfield’s infamous match day atmosphere.
See where your heroes prepare for the big game in the new state-of-the-art Home Team Dressing Room. Sit in your favourite player’s seat and watch exclusive content about each player.
Discover which former player and LFC Legend reveals his best opposition team when you visit the new Away Team Dressing Room.
Take part in a lively and interactive press conference with your tour guide in the Press Room.
Touch the ‘This is Anfield’ sign before walking down the Player’s Tunnel to the sound of the Anfield roar.
Take your seat in the Manager’s Dugout and then finish your tour in the world renowned Kop.
The Tour has been written by lifelong LFC fans and writers, Dave Kirby and Nicky Allt, with narration by actor, David Morrissey. Throughout your tour, the handset's technology will help you to find out more about Liverpool FC's magical story for yourself, with exclusive footage, interviews and other content.
The Tour is delivered in 9 languages (English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Chinese Mandarin, Arabic, Thai and Indonesian) plus British Sign Language.
Your ticket includes entry to the Club’s interactive Museum, which is home to our collection of silverware and the Liverpool FC Story that includes the Steven Gerrard Collection exhibition.
This is an experience, which is perfect for everyone - football fan, or not!Closest station: Liverpool Lime Street
2 Tours - 1 City.
Red Route - This is our 24-hour Hop-on, Hop-Off, Multilingual City Tour with a pre-recorded commentary. This tour takes 50 minutes to complete if you stay on for the full route.
This is the tour available for 2FOR1. On this tour you will see all of Liverpool’s City Centre from The Royal Albert Dock including our Iconic UNESCO water front, The World-Famous Cavern Club, The World Museum both of our Cathedrals, The Philharmonic Dining Rooms, China Town and much more.
Blue Route - This is our 48-hour Live Guided Hop-On, Hop-Off, City & Beatles Tour. This tour takes one and a half hours to complete.
On this route you will take in parts of the city centre, then travel out of the City to Ringo Land, Penny Lane, Strawberry Field, John Lennon and Paul McCartney’s childhood homes and much more, including a beautiful drive along side the banks of the famous River Mersey.
Customers can upgrade to the Blue Route tour for just £4 per adult with our sales staff at Stop 2 on Canada Boulevard.Closest station: Liverpool Lime Street
Williamson Tunnels Heritage Centre
Under the Edge Hill area of Liverpool you will find a mysterious 19th century network of tunnels created by an eccentric philanthropist Joseph Williamson.
Take a 40 minute guided tour of this unique labyrinth. Learn about the life of Joseph Williamson, his workforce and his motives behind the construction whilst exploring the tunnels that have been revealed so far through ongoing excavations.Closest station: Liverpool Lime Street