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Trains to Liverpool

Home of the Fab Four, you could spend eight days a week in Liverpool and still find plenty to do. Expect culture, entertainment and a rich history to go with the ever-friendly welcome. And with so many attractions, either great value or free, you'll be sure to love, love it do

Departures:

Every 1 hour from London

Travel time:

2 hours 7 mins

Price:

London - Liverpool £12.50

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Liverpool's best attractions

Liverpool Echo Arena

Liverpool Echo Arena

Beyoncé; MTV Europe Music Awards; Cirque du Soleil; Elton John, Bob Dylan... the list goes on! The 10,600-seater award-winning Liverpool Echo Arena sits alongside the Grade I listed Albert Dock compl...

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Tate Liverpool

Tate Liverpool

Absolutely THE place to see modern art in the North of England. Tate Liverpool brings you ever-changing exhibitions from artists as diverse as Tracey Emin and Pablo Picasso. The gallery also offers la...

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The Beatles Story

The Beatles Story

This unique, award-winning visitor attraction will take you on an unforgettable, atmospheric journey through the lives and times of Liverpool's most famous band, The Beatles. Replicas of the Casbah, M...

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International Festival for Business

International Festival for Business

Virgin Trains is proud to announce our partnership with the International Festival for Business, the largest global concentration of business events during 2014. The 50-day festival runs across seven ...

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Liverpool Cathedral

Liverpool Cathedral

Setting foot inside Britain's biggest Cathedral you truly enter a great space. Sir John Betjeman called it 'one of the great buildings of the world.' Not only this, but the cathedral is a truly world...

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Liverpool Empire Theatre

Liverpool Empire Theatre

Widely regarded as THE entertainment centre of the North West, the UK's largest two-tier theatre is home to everything from drama to pop, comedy to dance, and musicals to panto. During its time it has...

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Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

The 'Liverpool Phil' is the oldest surviving professional symphony orchestra and the second oldest concert-giving organisation in the UK. Founded by a group of Liverpool music lovers in 1840, it has b...

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The Wheel of Liverpool

The Wheel of Liverpool

The Wheel of Liverpool will give spectacular views over one of the fastest changing Landscapes in Europe. The 60m-high ride is a must for visitors who want to get a view of Liverpool as they have neve...

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Walker Art Gallery

Walker Art Gallery

The Walker Art Gallery holds a stunning collection of paintings, sculpture and decorative arts spanning over 600 years. Home to outstanding works by Rubens, Rembrandt, Poussin and Gainsborough, the Wa...

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Liverpool Echo Arena

Beyoncé; MTV Europe Music Awards; Cirque du Soleil; Elton John, Bob Dylan... the list goes on! The 10,600-seater award-winning Liverpool Echo Arena sits alongside the Grade I listed Albert Dock complex and World Heritage Site on the eastern bank of the river Mersey, in the heart of Liverpool city centre and has played host to some of the world's most loved acts for over 5 years. An easy 20-minute journey from the train station, it is the ideal venue for a special night out in Liverpool.
Liverpool Echo Arena
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Closest Virgin Train station: Liverpool Lime Street

  • Transport
  • Time
  • Directions
  1. Take a Virgin Train to Liverpool Lime Street

  2. Take the train to James Street

    4 mins

  3. Walk through the docks to the arena

    14 mins

Tate Liverpool

Absolutely THE place to see modern art in the North of England. Tate Liverpool brings you ever-changing exhibitions from artists as diverse as Tracey Emin and Pablo Picasso. The gallery also offers large displays of work from the National Collection free of charge. Recent artists have included Francis Bacon, Marcel Duchamp, Barbara Hepworth, Henry Moore and Andy Warhol - making Tate Liverpool the ideal place to visit your favourite artwork or discover something new. And because most exhibitions are free, you can spend a little time without spending a whole lot of money.
Tate Liverpool
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Closest Virgin Train station: Liverpool Lime Street

  • Transport
  • Time
  • Directions
  1. Take a Virgin Train to Liverpool Lime Street

  2. Take the train to James Street

    4 mins

  3. Walk through the docks to the Tate

    8 mins

The Beatles Story

This unique, award-winning visitor attraction will take you on an unforgettable, atmospheric journey through the lives and times of Liverpool's most famous band, The Beatles. Replicas of the Casbah, Mathew Street and The Cavern authentically capture the early 60s, allowing you to personally experience the very places that helped make The Beatles the biggest band in the world. Come Together (sorry... we just had to!) - a really memorable day out for the whole family.
The Beatles Story
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Closest Virgin Train station: Liverpool Lime Street

  • Transport
  • Time
  • Directions
  1. Take a Virgin Train to Liverpool Lime Street

  2. Walk 20 minutes to The Beatles Story at Britannia Vaults

    20 mins

International Festival for Business

Virgin Trains is proud to announce our partnership with the International Festival for Business, the largest global concentration of business events during 2014. The 50-day festival runs across seven weeks in June and July and will attract business delegates and trade intermediaries from around the world.
International Festival for Business
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Closest Virgin Train station: Liverpool Lime Street

Liverpool Cathedral

Setting foot inside Britain's biggest Cathedral you truly enter a great space. Sir John Betjeman called it 'one of the great buildings of the world.' Not only this, but the cathedral is a truly world-class visitor attraction, with a full programme of events including the Twilight Tower experience.
Liverpool Cathedral
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Closest Virgin Train station: Liverpool Lime Street

  • Transport
  • Time
  • Directions
  1. Take a Virgin Train to Liverpool Lime Street

  2. Walk 17 minutes to the cathedral

    17 mins

Liverpool Empire Theatre

Widely regarded as THE entertainment centre of the North West, the UK's largest two-tier theatre is home to everything from drama to pop, comedy to dance, and musicals to panto. During its time it has hosted many types of entertainment, and The Beatles even appeared there in their early days. Plus, in 2007 the theatre hosted the Royal Variety Performance to mark Liverpool's being designated a European City of Culture the following year.
Liverpool Empire Theatre
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Closest Virgin Train station: Liverpool Lime Street

  • Transport
  • Time
  • Directions
  1. Take a Virgin Train to Liverpool Lime Street

  2. The Empire is conveniently located right next to Lime Street station

    2 mins

Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

The 'Liverpool Phil' is the oldest surviving professional symphony orchestra and the second oldest concert-giving organisation in the UK. Founded by a group of Liverpool music lovers in 1840, it has been at the heart of the Liverpool’s cultural life ever since. This beautiful art deco Grade II listed building mixes classical performances with classic rock, not to mention pop, reggae, jazz, folk and comedy gigs too. And if that's not enough, John Lennon used to drink in the pub over the road.
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall
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Closest Virgin Train station: Liverpool Lime Street

  • Transport
  • Time
  • Directions
  1. Take a Virgin Train to Liverpool Lime Street

  2. The hall is a 14 minute walk from the station

    14 mins

The Wheel of Liverpool

The Wheel of Liverpool will give spectacular views over one of the fastest changing Landscapes in Europe. The 60m-high ride is a must for visitors who want to get a view of Liverpool as they have never seen before. Take in iconic views overlooking the worlds famous Liverpool docks, River Mersey and the Liver Building as well as the City's museums, Galleries and award winning Architecture. Download your 2FOR1 voucher in advance to save on your spin.

Closest Virgin Train station: Liverpool Lime Street

  • Transport
  • Time
  • Directions
  1. Take a Virgin Train to Liverpool Lime Street

  2. Walk 18 minutes towards the docks from the station

    18 mins

Walker Art Gallery

The Walker Art Gallery holds a stunning collection of paintings, sculpture and decorative arts spanning over 600 years. Home to outstanding works by Rubens, Rembrandt, Poussin and Gainsborough, the Walker is one of the finest art galleries in Europe. If your kids are not art aficionados, fear not. For families with younger children, there is Big Art for Little Artists, a specially designed gallery created for children under 8 years old!
Walker Art Gallery
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Closest Virgin Train station: Liverpool Lime Street

  • Transport
  • Time
  • Directions
  1. Take a Virgin Train to Liverpool Lime Street

  2. The gallery is an easy 7-minute walk from the station

    7 mins

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