The cheapest buses from Glasgow to Liverpool

Showing times and prices for 20 Oct

Cheapest

£23

Average

£23

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Glasgow to Liverpool will cost around £ 23 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 23.

Cheapest
09:40Glasgow, Buchanan7h55 17:35Liverpool, Coach Station, Norton Street
1 changes
£231One-way

Timetable Glasgow to Liverpool

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09:40Glasgow, Buchanan7h55 17:35Liverpool, Coach Station, Norton Street
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Wed
20 Oct
£56Avanti West Coast
£23National Express
Thu
21 Oct
£56Avanti West Coast
£23National Express
Fri
22 Oct
£56Avanti West Coast
£29National Express
Sat
23 Oct
£47Avanti West Coast
£29National Express
Sun
24 Oct
£53Avanti West Coast
£29National Express
Mon
25 Oct
£47Avanti West Coast
£29National Express
Tue
26 Oct
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£28National Express
Wed
27 Oct
£40Avanti West Coast
£28National Express
Thu
28 Oct
£40Avanti West Coast
£28National Express
Fri
29 Oct
£47Avanti West Coast
£29National Express
Sat
30 Oct
£40Avanti West Coast
£29National Express
Sun
31 Oct
£53Avanti West Coast
£29National Express
Mon
1 Nov
£40Avanti West Coast
£20National Express
Tue
2 Nov
£19Avanti West Coast
£20National Express
Wed
3 Nov
£26Avanti West Coast
£23National Express
Thu
4 Nov
£26Avanti West Coast
£20National Express
Fri
5 Nov
£40Avanti West Coast
£23National Express
Sat
6 Nov
£26Avanti West Coast
£20National Express
Sun
7 Nov
£53Avanti West Coast
£20National Express
Mon
8 Nov
£26Avanti West Coast
£14National Express

The fastest buses from Glasgow to Liverpool

Showing times and prices for 20 Oct

Fastest Journey

7 h 55 m

Average

7 h 55 m

Buses per day

1

Distance

285 km

It's difficult to get from Glasgow to Liverpool without changing at least once.

Fastest
09:40Glasgow, Buchanan7h55 17:35Liverpool, Coach Station, Norton Street
1 changes
£231One-way

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Coach Information from Glasgow to Liverpool

distanceDistance177 miles (285 km)
durationAverage coach duration7 h 40 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£26 (€30)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational Express

Coaches from Glasgow to Liverpool cover the 177 miles (285 km) long journey taking on average 7 h 40 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 £22, but the average price of coach tickets is £26. Travellers depart most frequently from Glasgow Central and arrive in Liverpool, Liverpool One.

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Coach between Glasgow and Liverpool with National Express

For as little as £22 you can travel by coach between Glasgow and Liverpool with National Express. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this trip.

National Express

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 Glasgow - 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.

  • Average Price: £22

When you buy your National Express coach tickets between Glasgow and Liverpool don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Verification of ticket with valid ID
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • For journeys between July 1st and October 31, 2020, the following change and refund policies apply:
    • Restricted ticket: One change is allowed free of charge
    • Standard ticket: Full refund or one change is allowed free of charge
    • Fully flexible ticket: Unlimited changes to time or date are allowed
    • All change and refund requests must be made at least 24 hours before the original outbound journey. Partial refunds are not allowed.

Coaches from Glasgow to Liverpool

When travellers need to make the trip from Clydeside to Merseyside, buses are always a good option. Buses don't run directly into Liverpool from Glasgow. Instead, a single change is usually needed. Journey times range from 7 hours 3 minutes to 9 hours 20 minutes, and there will be 2 departures every day, one just before lunch, and one shortly before 11:00 p.m.

Which coach companies travel from Glasgow to Liverpool?

Only one company offers a bus connection between Glasgow and Liverpool. National Express is the only option available, running daily indirect services from Glasgow Buchanan Bus Station to Liverpool One.

How long is the coach from Glasgow to Liverpool?

Journey times will vary considerably, depending on which indirect journeys are involved. Expect total durations to range between 7 hours 3 minutes and 9 hours 20 minutes. Be aware that multiple journeys are possible with the same departure time due to variable stopovers in Manchester. Check for short transfer times to avoid any delays.

How many coaches are there from Glasgow to Liverpool?

There are no direct buses between Glasgow and Liverpool. Instead, passengers can travel indirectly with National Express. The bus company offers 2 departures every day, with both a late morning and late evening service. Buses tend to require a change in Manchester, before the second leg to Liverpool One Bus Station.

What are the departure and arrival stations for coaches from Glasgow to Liverpool?

Departure Station: Coaches from Glasgow to Liverpool will depart from Buchanan Bus Station. The bus station is situated on Killermont Street, central Glasgow, and is easy to reach from most parts of town. Stagecoach, First, McGill's, and Parks all run local buses from suburbs like Paisley, while Buchanan has its own Subway station as well. Airport transfer shuttles also run into Buchanan, taking 25-30 minutes from Glasgow International.

Arrival Station: All buses from Glasgow will arrive at Liverpool One Bus Station. Liverpool's main bus terminal is situated at the heart of the city, very close to the Georgian Quarter and quayside attractions like the Tate or the Beatles Experience. Arriva buses run to Liverpool Airport in 20 minutes, while local buses connect the coach station directly to both Goodison Park and Anfield. Students will be around 15-20 minutes' walk from the main campus of Liverpool University, and the 75 bus will drop arrivals off right outside Lime Street Station if onward rail transport is required.

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FAQs
How much does a cheap coach from Glasgow to Liverpool cost?
Omio customers have found the cheapest coaches from Glasgow to Liverpool to cost as little as £22  in the next 7 days.
What is the average cost of a coach from Glasgow to Liverpool?
If you’re looking to purchase tickets for this journey in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Glasgow to Liverpool coach prices are on average £26  one way.
How many miles is it from Glasgow to Liverpool by coach?
You should expect to travel around 177 miles (285 km)  from Glasgow to Liverpool by coach.
How long is the coach to Liverpool from Glasgow?
While the time it takes to travel 177 miles (285 km) from Glasgow to Liverpool can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the coach duration from Glasgow to Liverpool is on average 7 h 40 min.
What is the departure coach station in Glasgow and arrival coach station in Liverpool?

Some of the Glasgow coach stations to Liverpool you can start your journey from include Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station and Glasgow, Hampden Park. Similarly, some of the arrival coach stations in Liverpool include Liverpool, Liverpool One, Liverpool, One Bus Station, Canning Place and Liverpool.

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Glasgow Central   and arriving in Liverpool, Liverpool One.

Where is the departure coach station in Glasgow located? Where is the arrival coach station in Liverpool located?

You can find the most popular departure coach station for this route, Glasgow Central, located approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre of Glasgow. The most popular arrival coach station in Liverpool, called Liverpool, Liverpool One, is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from its city centre.

Which coach companies can get me from Glasgow to Liverpool?
When taking a coach from Glasgow to Liverpool, you can count on National Express for the best way to get you to Liverpool. You can also check all possible coach companies who offer a service between Glasgow and Liverpool and compare the amenities they offer before buying a coach ticket.
When can I take the first coach from Glasgow to Liverpool? When can I take the last coach for the day?
The first Glasgow to Liverpool coach departs at 08: 40   and the last coach from Glasgow to Liverpool leaves at 09: 40. Check out the most up-to-date Glasgow to Liverpool coach times on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How far in advance should I book a coach ticket from Glasgow to Liverpool to get the best deals?
You can find a coach to Liverpool from Glasgow to cost on average £26 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying coach tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your route. You’ll see tickets for the Glasgow to Liverpool coach generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

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