Timetable Liverpool to Manchester

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05:50Liverpool1h10 07:00Manchester
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15:30Liverpool1h15 16:45Manchester
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The fastest buses from Liverpool to Manchester

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Fastest Journey

1 h 10 m

Average

1 h 12 m

Buses per day

2

Distance

50 km

Of the 2 buses that leave Liverpool for Manchester every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 50 km distance in an average of 1 h 12 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 1 h 10 m .

The slowest buses will take 1 h 15 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
05:50Liverpool1h10 07:00Manchester
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£41One-way
2nd Fastest
15:30Liverpool1h15 16:45Manchester
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£41One-way

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13 Jun
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15 Jun
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16 Jun
£3Northern Rail
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17 Jun
£4First Transpennine Express
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18 Jun
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19 Jun
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20 Jun
£3Northern Rail
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21 Jun
£2Northern Rail
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22 Jun
£3Northern Rail
£9National Express
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23 Jun
£3Northern Rail
£4Megabus
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24 Jun
£3Northern Rail
£4Megabus
Fri
25 Jun
£4First Transpennine Express
£4Megabus
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26 Jun
£4First Transpennine Express
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27 Jun
£3Northern Rail
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28 Jun
£4First Transpennine Express
£4Megabus
Tue
29 Jun
£3Northern Rail
£4Megabus
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30 Jun
£3Northern Rail
£9National Express
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1 Jul
£3Northern Rail
£4Megabus
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2 Jul
£3Northern Rail
£4Megabus

The cheapest buses from Liverpool to Manchester

Showing times and prices for 13 Jun

Cheapest

£4

Average

£4

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 Liverpool to Manchester will cost around £ 4 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 4.

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15:30Liverpool1h15 16:45Manchester
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£41One-way
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05:50Liverpool1h10 07:00Manchester
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£41One-way

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Journey Summary

Liverpool to Manchester Bus Information

Avg. Bus Duration
1 hours 22 minutes
Coach Ticket Price: £5
Buses depart from:Liverpool
Bus arrives in:Manchester
Distance:50 km
Bus Companies:National Express, Megabus
Coach companies

Coach between Liverpool and Manchester with National Express

Travel between Liverpool and Manchester from £4 with Omio’s coach partners National Express! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular trip for you.

National Express

Looking for a cheap and hassle-free way to travel from Liverpool to Manchester? National Express is the UK’s leading coach company that provides premium services and comfortable travel experiences on a budget. National Express connects hundreds of cities and towns throughout the country and even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol. Check National Express coach timetables and tickets available for the route on Omio to find the best deals on coaches between Liverpool and Manchester. When you ride with National Express, you can expect to travel 30 miles (49 km) from Liverpool to Manchester.

All National Express coaches are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most coaches have seat belts and power outlets in every seat, perfect if you need to charge your phone or laptop. You can select from three ticket options for the Liverpool to Manchester coach: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. If you’re looking for more flexibility on cancelling or changing your coach ticket easily, we recommend splurging on the Fully Flexible Fare option.

These are National Express 's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the coach between Liverpool and Manchester:

  • 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.

Buses from Liverpool to Manchester

National Express offers multiple services to Manchester Coach Station daily. The first bus departs from Liverpool Station at 2:20 a.m. and the last bus of the day departs at 11:40 p.m. The journey takes approximately one hour but at peak times the journey may take slightly longer.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Liverpool to Manchester?

Departure Station: Liverpool One Bus Station is situated at Canning Place in the heart of the city centre and a 5-minute walk from James Street Train Station. Taxis are also available from the station.

Arrival Station: Manchester Bus and Coach Station is situated on Chorlton Street in the very heart of Manchester. Piccadilly Train Station is a 5-minute walk and Victoria Train Station is a 10-minute walk from the bus station. Buses to and from the surrounding area are available at Piccadilly Gardens, where there is also a taxi rank.

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Buses from Liverpool to Manchester
Take the bus to Manchester easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Liverpool to Manchester.
FAQs
How much do cheap coach tickets between Liverpool and Manchester cost?
Omio customers have found the cheapest coaches to Manchester from Liverpool to cost as little as £4  in the next 7 days.
What is the average price of coach tickets to Manchester from Liverpool?
The Liverpool to Manchester coach ticket price is on average £4  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this journey in the next week.
How far is it from Liverpool to Manchester by coach?
The Liverpool to Manchester coach distance is approximately 30 miles (49 km).
How many hours does it take from Liverpool to Manchester by coach?
On average the Liverpool to Manchester coach time is 1 h 10 min  covering the 30 miles (49 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
Which coach station in Liverpool goes to Manchester? Which coach station do I come into Manchester from Liverpool?

When taking a coach from Liverpool, you have a couple of coach stations you can depart from including Liverpool, Liverpool One, Liverpool, One Bus Station, Canning Place and Liverpool, Kempston Street. When you arrive in Manchester, your coach can arrive in coach stations including Manchester, Shudehill Interchange, Manchester, Coach Station and Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.

Omio customers travelling this route book their coaches from Liverpool Lime Street   to Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.

Where is the Liverpool coach station located? Where is the Manchester coach station located?

You can find the most popular departure coach station for this trip, Liverpool Lime Street, located approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre of Liverpool. The most popular arrival coach station in Manchester, called Manchester, Shudehill Interchange, is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from its city centre.

Which coach companies should I travel with from Liverpool to Manchester?
If you're looking for coaches from Liverpool to Manchester, you can rely on National Express to get you to Manchester. It's also good to check out all possible coach companies for the Liverpool to Manchester journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Can I book a direct coach from Liverpool to Manchester?
Yes, you can look for direct coaches from Liverpool to Manchester with Megabus  without needing to change in between. Taking a direct coach tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this journey.
When can I take the first coach from Liverpool to Manchester? When can I take the last coach for the day?
The earliest coach for this route departs from Liverpool at 04: 50. The last coach leaves from Liverpool at 14: 30. Check Omio for the latest coach schedule from Liverpool to Manchester and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
How early should I purchase Liverpool to Manchester coach tickets to get the best deals?
You can find a coach between Liverpool and Manchester to cost on average £4 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 Liverpool to Manchester coach generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Liverpool
Manchester
Liverpool (Coach Station)
Amenities
Liverpool Liverpool One Bus Station
Amenities
Refreshments
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the bus station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.