Train timetables

There are new updates to our timetables during this time. Please find more details below.


Reduced timetable

From Monday 26 July we are introducing a reduced timetable on the West Coast Main Line. This will ensure a reliable service, so our customers can travel with confidence. The timetable will be updated weekly. Please check back on Saturday 24 & Sunday 25 July for the weekday timetable for Monday 26 – Friday 30 July.

Here’s a summary of the services we’ll be operating by destination. This timetable is expected to run until Monday 30 August (inclusive):

Route Summary
Manchester One train per hour to Manchester calling at Milton Keynes, Stoke-on-Trent, Macclesfield, and Stockport.
Two trains per hour via Stoke-on-Trent on Fridays during selected hours between 10.00 – 18.00.
Wolverhampton One train per hour to Wolverhampton and Edinburgh/Blackpool, calling at Watford Junction, Milton Keynes, Rugby, Coventry, Birmingham International, Birmingham New Street, Sandwell and Dudley, Wolverhampton, Crewe, Warrington, Wigan, and Preston.
One train every two hours will continue to Edinburgh, and one train every two hours will continue to Blackpool/Preston.
Glasgow One train per hour to Glasgow, calling at Crewe, Warrington, Wigan, Preston, Lancaster, Oxenholme/Penrith and Carlisle.
Liverpool One train per hour to Liverpool, calling at Stafford, Crewe, and Runcorn.
Holyhead/Chester One train per day will run between London Euston and Holyhead.
A shuttle service will operate between Holyhead and Crewe.
Shrewsbury/Wrexham A limited service will operate to Shrewsbury and Wrexham.

Travel with confidence

At this time, some of our train times and timetables are not yet confirmed. This is mainly affecting our weekend services.
Below you will find a summary of when our timetables and train times should be available to view and book. We advise you to keep 
checking back for correct train times and timetables closer to the date of travel, as there will be some changes to our existing and other operators services during this time.

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You can view timetable and ticket release dates in the table below:

         

 

Travel date

Timetable available?

Further information

Sat 24 - Sun 25 July

Yes

  • Timetable available to view in booking engine
  • Tickets available to book in booking engine

Mon 26 - Fri 30 July

No

Sat 31 July - Sun 1 August

No

Mon 2 - Fri 6 August

No

Sat 7 - Sun 8 August

No

Mon 9 - Fri 13 August

No

Sat 14 - Sun 15 August

No

Mon 16 - Fri 20 August

No

Sat 21 - Sun 22 August

No

Mon 23 - Fri 27 August

No

Sat 28 - Mon 30 August

No

Tues 31 Aug - Fri 3 September

Yes

  • Timetable available to view in booking engine
  • Tickets available to book in booking engine

Sat 4 - Sun 5 September

No

Mon 6 - Fri 10 September

Yes

  • Timetable available to view in booking engine
  • Tickets available to book in booking engine

Sat 11 - Sun 12 September

No

Mon 13 - Fri 17 September

Yes

  • Timetable available to view in booking engine
  • Tickets available to book in booking engine

Sat 18 - Sun 19 September

No

Mon 20 - Fri 24 September

Yes

  • Timetable available to view in booking engine
  • Tickets available to book in booking engine

Sat 25 - Sun 26 September

No

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Download our timetables in PDF format:

Revised timetable for 19 to 23 July 2021

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Revised timetable for Saturday 24 July 2021

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Revised timetable for Sunday 25 July 2021

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Scheduled timetable book valid 16 May until 11 September 2021

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How often are Avanti West Coast trains travelling to or via this destination?

Birmingham
Blackpool
Chester / Holyhead
Edinburgh via Birmingham
Glasgow
Liverpool
Manchester
Shrewsbury / Wrexham

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