Glasgow to Liverpool bus

Wed, 24 Jul
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Cheap coach tickets from Glasgow to Liverpool

Showing times and prices for 24 Jul

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap coach ticket from Glasgow to Liverpool is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Cheapest
FlixBus
08:007h10
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
15:10Liverpool
£261One-way
0 changes
2nd Cheapest
National Express
11:158h24
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
19:39Liverpool, Botanic Park
£431One-way
1 change
2nd Cheapest
National Express
11:158h45
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
20:00Liverpool, Coach Station, Norton Street
£431One-way
1 change
2nd Cheapest
National Express
11:158h30
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
19:45Liverpool
£431One-way
1 change
National Express
23:007h45
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
06:45Liverpool, Coach Station, Norton Street
£521One-way
1 change

Bus timetableGlasgow to Liverpool

Showing buses for tomorrow, Wednesday, 24 July
FlixBus
08:007h10
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
15:10Liverpool
0 changes
National Express
11:158h24
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
19:39Liverpool, Botanic Park
1 change
National Express
11:158h45
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
20:00Liverpool, Coach Station, Norton Street
1 change
National Express
11:158h30
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
19:45Liverpool
1 change
National Express
23:007h45
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
06:45Liverpool, Coach Station, Norton Street
1 change
National Express
23:008h58
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
07:58Liverpool
2 changes
National Express
23:009h02
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
08:02Liverpool, Botanic Park
2 changes

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Bus times from Glasgow to Liverpool

Showing times and prices for 24 Jul

Fastest Journey

7 h 10 m

Average

8 h 22 m

Buses per day

7

Distance

285 km

Of the 7 buses that leave Glasgow for Liverpool every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
FlixBus
08:007h10
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
15:10Liverpool
£261One-way
0 changes
2nd Fastest
National Express
23:007h45
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
06:45Liverpool, Coach Station, Norton Street
£521One-way
1 change
National Express
11:158h24
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
19:39Liverpool, Botanic Park
£431One-way
1 change
National Express
11:158h30
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
19:45Liverpool
£431One-way
1 change
National Express
11:158h45
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
20:00Liverpool, Coach Station, Norton Street
£431One-way
1 change

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Overview: Coach from Glasgow to Liverpool

distanceDistance177 miles
durationAverage coach duration7 h 10 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£38 (€43)
frequencyCoach frequency1 a day
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational Express, Megabus, FlixBus, Virgin Trains or Bus

Coaches from Glasgow to Liverpool cover the 177 miles long trip taking on average 7 h 10 min with our travel partners like National Express, Megabus, FlixBus, Virgin Trains or Bus. Normally, there is 1 coach operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this journey for as low as £6, but the average price of coach tickets is £38. Travellers depart most frequently from Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station and arrive in Liverpool, Liverpool One.

Coach companies: National Express, Megabus and FlixBus Glasgow to Liverpool

Find the best coaches to Liverpool from Glasgow with Omio's travel partners National Express, Megabus and FlixBus from £6. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.

FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost coach operators, founded in Germany and offering long-distance coach services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight coaches on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long coach journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one hand luggage and one hold luggage per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

Coach information from Glasgow to Liverpool with FlixBus:

  • Average Duration: 7 h 10 min
  • Cheapest Price: £6

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.

FAQs: Glasgow to Liverpool coach

FAQs: Take the bus from Glasgow to Liverpool with ease. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have the information you need to know so you can find the best option from Glasgow to Liverpool.
FAQs
Cheap coach tickets from Glasgow to Liverpool can start from as little as £6 when you book in advance. The average coach ticket price for Glasgow to Liverpool is £38; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The coach time between Glasgow and Liverpool is on average 7 h 10 min   for the 177 mile long journey, but the time it takes to go from Glasgow to Liverpool by coach can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first coach from Glasgow to Liverpool leaves at 07: 00. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last coach from Glasgow to Liverpool leaves at 23: 00.
There is 1 coach a day from Glasgow to Liverpool which require at least one change with National Express, Megabus, FlixBus, Virgin Trains or Bus. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer coaches.
For the journey from Glasgow to Liverpool you can take a coach with National Express, Megabus, FlixBus, Virgin Trains or Bus. Be sure to check out all possible coach companies that offer services between Glasgow and Liverpool on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

When departing from Glasgow, you have various coach station options to start your journey from including Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station, Glasgow, Caledonia Way (Airport Terminal 1) and Glasgow, Bothwell Street / Hope Street. When arriving in Liverpool, you can end your trip in coach stations like Liverpool, Liverpool One, Liverpool, One Bus Station, Canning Place and Liverpool, Walton Breck Road (Anfield Stadium).

Passengers board the coach most frequently from Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station, which is located around 0.7 miles (1.1 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the coach at Liverpool, Liverpool One, located 1.6 miles (2.5 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month for a coach from Glasgow to Liverpool is May.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel between Glasgow and Liverpool including taking a train or coach.

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