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Edinburgh to Liverpool

Any suggestions on how to get from Edinburgh to Liverpool using public transportation? We'd like to leave Edinburgh on a Sunday towards late afternoon to maximize our sightseeing time in Edinburgh, but are hesitant to leave too late so as to not to be able to enjoy seeing the countryside.

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Take the train. Leave Edinburgh Waverley at 14:51, connect at Wigan North Western, and arrive at Liverpool Lime Street at 18:24. Or for daylight all the way, leave at 12:51 and arrive at 16:24. Or if more time in Edinburgh is more important than traveling during daylight hours, leave at 16:51 and arrive at 20:24.

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Gwen, It's a nice trip. I did it quite a few years ago and enjoyed it very much. Is Sunday your only time in Edinburgh? Pam

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What time of year are you making the trip?