Liverpool to Leeds Train Tickets



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Explore a little more of historic England by booking an exciting trip from Liverpool to Leeds by train during your next UK getaway! Whether you board with Northern, TransPennine Express or East Midlands Trains, you’re sure to travel in style and comfort. From your First or Standard Class seat, you’ll enjoy a number of convenient services and amenities designed to ensure a smooth, relaxing journey to the lovely city of Leeds.

Situated in the West Yorkshire region of England, Leeds is as captivating as it is entertaining. While the 5th-century city is home to several ancient landmarks, it also offers some of the most exquisite shops and boutique stores in all of Europe! Must-see attractions include the expansive Roundhay Park, as well as the Royal Armouries Museum, Leeds Art Gallery and the 12th-century Kirkstall Abbey ruins.

Purchase your Liverpool to Leeds ‘Ticket on Departure & Reservation’ 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 in Britain.

Journey Details


On average, trains departures alternate between 10- and 50-minute intervals, with approximately 33 departures daily (non-stop or 1 change)

Travel time

1 hour and 27 minutes non-stop (fastest time)

Train stations

Liverpool Lime Street and Leeds Central

Train features

Northern, East Midlands Trains and TransPennine Express passenger trains, reaching a maximum speed of 160km/h
Ticket Fares

When booking your ‘Ticket on Departure & Reservation’, the following fare options may be available:


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


Advance tickets are less expensive, but have a limited availability. The sooner you book, the less you pay. Ideal for those committed to traveling on a particular date, time and train.


Off-peak tickets offer some flexibility, allowing you to travel aboard any train operating during off-peak hours on your ticket date. Though peak times may vary, they are typically before 9:30am and between 4:00pm and 7:00pm.
Ticket Classes

Standard Class

Standard class coaches provide comfortable, quality seating.

First Class

First class coaches are equipped with larger, adjustable seats that offer superior comfort as well as plenty of leg and elbow room. Passengers can enjoy the complimentary at-seat food and drink service plus free morning newspaper available on most train lines.
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
  • Onboard food and drink catering (subject to availability)
  • WiFi internet access
  • Power outlets for charging laptops or other mobile devices
  • Designated storage areas for personal luggage items
  • Travel assistance for the disabled
  • Non-smoking coaches
  • “Quiet Coach” seating
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 Liverpool to Leeds 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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