Chester to Liverpool Train Tickets



One Way


Let loose in the “Beatle” capital of the world by taking a trip from Chester to Liverpool by train during your next getaway to England! You’ll enjoy a quick, comfortable journey aboard a Merseyrail commuter train that includes travel beneath the River Mersey by way of the Mersey Railway Tunnel. In as little as 45 minutes’ time, you’ll find yourself in the rollicking city of Liverpool, ready to roll!

Liverpool is perhaps the most famous seaport city on earth. The city that gave birth to the “Fab Four” still resonates today with the revolutionary era of 60s British music. Along with a variety of guided Beatle tours, Liverpool offers an abundance of tourist attractions to satisfy history buffs, music fans and sports enthusiasts alike. Be sure to check out such iconic landmarks as the Albert Dock buildings, St. George’s Hall, Anfield football stadium and The Cavern Club during your stay!

Purchase your Merseyrail ‘Ticket ONLY on Departure’ e-ticket right here. Simply use the ticket collection reference # provided in the email we send you to collect your actual train ticket from a self-service ticket machine anywhere in Britain.

Journey Details


Trains depart every 15 minutes during peak times and every 30 minutes otherwise, with an average of 54 non-stop departures daily

Travel time

45 minutes (fastest time)

Train stations

Chester and Liverpool Lime Street

Train features

Merseyrail Class 507 and 508 passenger trains, reaching a maximum speed of 120km/h
Ticket Fares

When booking your ‘Ticket ONLY on Departure’ for travel from Chester to Liverpool by train, you’ll notice there is one general travel fare available:


Anytime tickets offer full flexibility. With no time restrictions, you are free to travel aboard any train, even during peak hours.
Ticket Classes

Standard Class

Standard class coaches provide comfortable, quality seating.
Ticket Discounts

Child discount

Children under 5 years of age travel for free. Children between the ages of 5 and 15 can save up to 50% off the adult ticket price.
Train Services and Amenities
  • WiFi access at Liverpool Central station
  • Designated storage areas for personal luggage items
  • Travel assistance for passengers with special needs
  • Non-smoking coaches
Additional Details

Seat reservations

In most cases, your ‘Ticket on Departure & Reservation’ e-ticket will include a seat reservation. Exceptions where the seat may not be reserved at the time of booking include shorter journeys that don’t offer seat reservations or when the allocation of reservable seats is fully booked. In either case, your ticket is still valid and you can sit in any vacant seat.

Ticket Purchase Conditions and Delivery

Tickets for travel from Chester to Liverpool by train may be booked up to 3 months in advance. Refunds and exchanges are not permitted.
Once your e-ticket order has been processed, you will receive an email confirmation with a ticket collection #. Collect your physical ticket simply by using this number at a self-service ticket dispensing machine at the station before boarding.

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