|Distance||133 miles (215 km)|
|Average coach duration||11 h 45 min|
|Average coach ticket price||£18 (€20)|
|Coach companies||National Express|
Coaches from Cardiff to Liverpool cover the 133 miles (215 km) long journey taking on average 11 h 45 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct coach services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this route for as low as £14, but the average price of coach tickets is £18. Travellers depart most frequently from Cardiff Central and arrive in Liverpool, Liverpool One.
Find the best coaches between Cardiff and Liverpool with Omio's travel partners National Express from £14. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.
National Express is the leading coach operator for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 coaches a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveller in mind. All National Express coaches are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most coaches are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the Cardiff - Liverpool coach: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily, should you need to.
National Express has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and travelling by coach from Cardiff to Liverpool:
The easiest way to travel between these two cities is by National Express coach services who provide the fastest buses from Cardiff to Liverpool. National Express operate 1 direct journey per day which departs in the morning and takes 6.5 hours. There are four further journeys per day which take from just 5.5 hours and involve a change in Birmingham. Coaches depart from Cardiff Coach Station at Sophia Gardens and arrive at Liverpool One Bus Station which is a short walk from the city centre and Liverpool Central and James Street railways stations.
Buses from Cardiff to Liverpool now leave from the National Express stop at Sophia Gardens. The ticket office opens at 7:00 a.m. from Monday to Friday and at 8:00 a.m. on Sundays. It closes at 6:15 p.m. every day. Sophia Gardens is located some distance away from the city centre on the west bank of the Taff river. Passengers can reach the stop via buses 24, 63 and M3 from the city centre. Taxis are also available.
Situated in a prime location where the Mersey River flows into the Irish Sea, Liverpool has always been a maritime city. Today the city's nautical heritage can be found in Merseyside Maritime Museum, the paintings at Tate Liverpool, and the iconic trio of the Royal Liver Building, The Cunard Building and the Port of Liverpool Building that stand proud on the waterfront. Visitors can also enjoy a thriving shopping, dining and nightlife scene, and take a Magical Mystery Tour in search of the city's most famous sons, the Beatles. Buses from Cardiff to Liverpool arrive at the coach station on Norton Street. Though not central, it's located near the cultural quarter and St John's Shopping Centre, and around 800 metres from Lime Street Railway Station.
When taking a coach from Cardiff, you have a couple of coach stations you can depart from including Cardiff, Sophia Gardens, Cardiff, University and Cardiff, National Museum (Stop Rg). When you arrive in Liverpool, your coach can arrive in coach stations including Liverpool, Liverpool One, Liverpool, One Bus Station, Canning Place and Liverpool, Kempston Street.
Omio customers travelling this route book their coaches from Cardiff Central to Liverpool, Liverpool One.
Passengers board their coach most frequently from Cardiff Central and travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre to this coach station.
Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Liverpool, Liverpool One and need to travel approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the coach station to the city centre in Liverpool.
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