Beatles and Liverpool Rail Day Trip from London

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Beatles and Liverpool Rail Day Trip from London
from £174.90
Penny Lane, Strawberry Fields - visit these famous Liverpool sights your own way on an independent day trip from London. Everything's arranged for you: return rail tickets, entry to the Beatles Story, a Magical Mystery Tour and a Liverpool city map and information booklet. The rest is up to you!
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In Brief

London, United Kingdom
United Kingdom
14 hours
Daily, except Saturday and Sunday
All entrance fees included
Rail Tour
Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences
Important InfoInfo
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Royal Albert Dock Liverpool, Riverside Walk, Liverpool L3 4AZ England

The Royal Albert Dock is a complex of dock buildings and warehouses in Liverpool, England. Designed by Jesse Hartley and Philip Hardwick, it was opened in 1846, and was the first structure in Britain to be built from cast iron, brick and stone, with no structural wood.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: The Cavern Club, 10 Mathew Street, Liverpool L2 6RE England

The Cavern Club opened on 16 January 1957 as a jazz club, later becoming a centre of the rock and roll scene in Liverpool in the 1960s. The Beatles played at the club in their early years.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: The Beatles Story, Unit 41 Britannia Pavilion Albert Dock Albert Dock, Liverpool L3 4AD England

The Beatles Story is a museum in Liverpool about the Beatles and their history. It is located on the historical Albert Dock.

Duration: 1 hour

Pass By: Merseyside Maritime Museum, Albert Dock, Liverpool L3 4AQ England

The Merseyside Maritime Museum is a museum based in the city of Liverpool, Merseyside, England, UK. It is part of National Museums Liverpool and an Anchor Point of ERIH, The European Route of Industrial Heritage.

Stop At: Beatles Magical Mystery Tour, Liverpool L3 4AE England

The tour lasts 2 hours and includes the following locations with stops for photos on the way:

Childhood home of Ringo Starr

George Harrison’s birthplace (passengers get off the bus here)

Penny Lane (passengers get off the bus here)

St Peter’s Church Hall (where John and Paul met for the first time)

Strawberry Field (passengers get off the bus here)

John Lennon’s childhood home

Paul McCartney’s childhood home (passengers get off the bus here)

Former schools and colleges of John, Paul, George and Ringo including the Art College and the Liverpool Institute (now LIPA)

Duration: 2 hours


  • Magical Mystery Tour (2 hour guided tour)
  • Liverpool map and information booklet
  • Return train tickets with reserved seats (between London Euston and Liverpool Lime Street Station)
  • Entrance to the Beatles Story Exhibition inc. audio tour
  • Entrance to the Cavern Club
  • Entry/Admission - The Cavern Club
  • Entry/Admission - The Beatles Story
  • Entry/Admission - Beatles Magical Mystery Tour


  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Food and drinks, unless specified

Departure Time

6:30 AM

Departure Point

Euston Station, London NW1 2DU, UK

Returns To

Returns to original departure point

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 2 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • The train trip is approximately 2 hours each way
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travelers

Booking Information

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Cancellation Terms

Once booked, this trip is fully non-refundable

Booking Terms and Conditions

When you book this trip, you need to read and accept the terms and conditions for booking our day trips in excursions.

Scoring an average traveller rating of 5 out of 5 based on the last 24 recent reviews

It was a lot of fun. Liverpool is very clean and the people there were very friendly and kind. I plan on going back one day soon. I would recommend it to everyone.
• Submitted 14 Nov 2019
First of all I had read other reviews where people said they had trouble finding the tour representative at the London train station. That was not my experience. The representative in uniform found me and was on time and very helpful. The train ride was nice. The Beatles story as well as the Magical Mystery Tour. If you love the Beatles this trip is worth it!
• Submitted 28 Oct 2019
We had a great time. Clive the tour guide was funny and informative. Liverpool was surprisingly different than I expected. I highly recommend this tour for a fun fab day!
• Submitted 23 Sep 2019
No problems with the first class Virgin Train and the full day Beatles Tour. On our printed form the meeting point was very unclear just stating Euston Square Station at 6.30am. The day before I checked Euston station where the trains departs from and noticed it was rather large but noticing the ticket area would be a good meeting place. We arrived at the small Euston Square Station well before time and thinking that because it was small it would be easy to see people. At 6.30 no one showed so ran to the close by Euston station going straight to the ticket area where a lady and a small group with printed tickets were standing. She explained that my ticket was not her companies and directed me to a non descript lady standing close by. She had no uniform, no flag or whatever you are supposed to look for. The young lady was very informative and we made the train in time. I showed her the printout saying Euston Square Station as the meeting place to which she said that it would looked into. Viator, designate clearly the meeting point, no station name mistakes and have your staff wear a distinctive company logoed vest.
• Submitted 06 Sep 2019
This was a great tour! We enjoyed The Beatles Story self-guided display (with headphones) and could have spent more than 2 hours there---great pictures and stories---lots of background info about how the Beatles met and started playing together in the beginning years. The afternoon Magical Mystery tour was also excellent! We saw the childhood homes of the Beatles and learned about their families. We stopped for photos at many locations, including Penny Lane and Strawberry Fields. We enjoyed visiting the Cavern Club! Tips for future visitors: We arrived at the train station in London early and there was no tour representative there. We called the company and they were very helpful. Their representative arrived shortly thereafter and met us in the ticketing area. She had our tickets, maps, and recommendations about how to proceed once we arrived in Liverpool. There is no tour guide with you except on the Magical Mystery tour bus. We had purchased first class tickets for the train and enjoyed the trip and the breakfast on the way to Liverpool. We also had dinner on the return trip, which was ok, but not great. There is LOTS of walking on this trip. It is a full day, but so glad we decided to take this tour!
• Submitted 28 Aug 2019
I really enjoyed Liverpool with their Beatles' atractions. The city is amazing, the sights are increíble, and people are so accesible, polite and lovely...
• Submitted 12 Aug 2019
Our tour representative met us on time, gave us all the details we needed for our trip. The Beatle Story was so great, and the Magical Mystery Tour was great fun. So glad we took this tour.
• Submitted 29 Jul 2019
Life long Beatles fan and added a trip to Liverpool with in London with my family for the week. Two of my children (young adults) went and it was a blast. Did the First class version and it was the way to go! Overall fantastic and highly recommend even for those one or two non devoted Beatles fans. Liverpool was gear!
• Submitted 26 Jul 2019
Being Beatles fans for many years, this whole day to Liverpool was such an amazing experience for us. The Beatles museum, bus tour and ending in the Cavern was just over the top for my husband and me. We loved every minute of the entire day! First class travel by train was also a great choice!
• Submitted 22 Jul 2019
The Beatles Story Museum is not great and more like a gift shop. However, the bus tour is great and the tour guide provides great information.
• Submitted 15 Jul 2019
Great day tour for all you Beatles fans visiting London!! An excellent first class train ride to include breakfast!! The Magical Mystery Tour was fun and informative. You'll love the Beatles Store/museum!! Within several minutes of the Beatles store there is a great statue of the Beatles located on the wharf!! I'd gladly take this tour again in the future!!
• Submitted 03 Jul 2019
This is the second time I do the tour so I obviously enjoyed it. I imagine the tour directors are aware that there will be many who repeat, so it would be nice if Jay updates his spiel and perhaps the itinerary. The first time I went was in 2016 and again in 2019. Everything seems pretty much the same. I qualify that this is a suggestion, not a complaint by any means. And oh, wouldn't it be nice if Jay maybe took along his brother Holly to talk about that other famous Liverpool band from long ago, FGTH. I know, wishful thinking. haha
• Submitted 03 Jul 2019
Took my husband on a surprise tour to Liverpool with this trip. He loved every minute of it. Walking from Lime station to the Albert docks and the Beatles story museum was easy to do. The museum was really fantastic! And although the rain, the Magical Mystery tour after was also unforgettable. But the absolute cherry on the cake was our visit to the Cavern Club. Big hand to our guide Neil and driver Ray!!!
• Submitted 03 Jul 2019
This really was a great tour! Glad we decided to journey from London to Liverpool to see and learn more about the Fab Four. A Beatles fan will absolutely want to add this to the “To Do List” if your visiting London.
• Submitted 03 Jul 2019
Is a great experience., even though at beginning was a little stressful due to, they said to be there before 6:30am and nobody shows at that time until after 6:30am. We were there at 6am and nobody could help us. After they show up, everything else start to go smoothly. I recomend this tour.
• Submitted 22 Apr 2019
We chose first class on the train which included breakfast on the way to Liverpool and dinner and drinks on the return. It was a relaxing way to enjoy the English countryside. Our tour guide at the station in London was very thorough in giving instructions on what to expect during the day and how to catch the return train. The tour included free time to explore the Beatles museum and other sites. In the afternoon there was a 1.5 hour guided bus tour of all the Beatles history with plenty of stops for picture taking. You could get off the bus and get up close for nice pictures. Both the driver and a guide offered history and stories on the beginning of the Beatles. When the tour was over the bus dropped you off near the Cavern Club where the Beatles frequently played. This was awesome with lots to see and souvenirs to purchase. You could have drinks while listening to the live music. You had the rest of the afternoon/evening to shop or sight see before catching the train back to London. I highly recommend this tour. Be prepared though because it is a very long day and you cannot take an earlier train back.
• Submitted 20 Sep 2018
Most bus tours are just that. Sit on the bus and watch the sights go by. This was different because we were allowed off the bus at many sights for better pictures, a closer look, and a more detailed explanation of the sight. Our guide was fun, informed and a very good story teller who was reluctant to take my tip. We would do it again! We were in England for ten days and this tour was the perfect cherry on top of a great trip!
• Submitted 19 Sep 2018
Took the train from London with easy check in with Viator. Walked to Beatle Story and enjoyed the museum, lunch at Pizza Express, and the bus tour of homes, schools, and church of each one of the Beatles. Saw the neighborhoods where they all grew up, including Penny Lane. Finally a visit to the Cavern for a brew. It was a special day and I recommend it to all Beatle fans.
• Submitted 10 Sep 2018
We book the first class train, I had done this tour before and I got a real good breakfast and diner, because it was the weekend they dont serve the breakfast or diner, instead they gave out coffe and muffins and not even good muffins dissapointed about this, they should have that information when you are booking. I could have had something to eat before boarding. Not worth the upgrade. But the Beatles Story and the Magical Mystery tour was Great
• Submitted 10 Jul 2018
Amazing tour,
• Submitted 09 Jul 2018
Oh my gosh! What can I say about this tour????? FANTASTIC! Up super early, get on the tube, head to Euston Rail Station, and 2 1/2 hours later you are walking through the streets of Liverpool. The street signs are really easy to follow,,head to Albert Dock and you are at the Beatles Story, the best museum in the world for Beatles fans. The train gets to town around 9:30. It's about a 20 minute walk to the museum and then you will have a good 2-3 hours to see all there is, shop for souvenirs, and grab some lunch in their cafe. At 2:00, you board the bus for the Magical Mystery Tour...Penny Lane, Beatles childhood homes, Strawberry Field iron gates, and lastly, The Cavern on Mathew Street. You can actually sit an listen to performers in The Cavern as you sip a drink or grab a sandwich before you head back toward Lime Street Rail Station for the train ride home at 6:30. The William Gladstone pub is right across the street from the end of Mathew Street...super cheap fish and chips and really good. It's a fantastic tour to take. The day is filled with everything you would want to see of the Beatles and their hometown.
• Submitted 01 Jul 2018
LOVED this tour! A must do for any Beatles fan.
• Submitted 02 Mar 2018
As a huge Beatles fan, I found this tour to be a once in a lifetime experience!! It was well organized and loaded with interesting info. The upgrade on the train to include meals was well worth it. Although it could be done on your own for much less, having the day all planned for a first visit to Liverpool was great!!
• Submitted 27 Dec 2017
The Museum did a very good job telling the story of the band, its origins, rise to fame, the changes in music, the break-up and the post-Beatle life. Worth the 90 minutes or so it takes to do. The Magical Mystery Tour is as touristy as you might imagine but was worth every minute of it. The tour guide on the bus was particularly good.
• Submitted 24 Oct 2017

In Brief

London, United Kingdom
United Kingdom
14 hours
Daily, except Saturday and Sunday
All entrance fees included
Rail Tour
Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences

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