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 £ 5 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 4.
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1 h 24 m
Buses per day
Of the 9 buses that leave Liverpool for Manchester every day 9 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 24 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 55 m .
The slowest buses will take 2 h 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.
|Distance||30 miles (49 km)|
|Average coach duration||55 min|
|Average coach ticket price||£5 (€6)|
|Coach companies||National Express, Megabus or Infobus|
Coaches from Liverpool to Manchester cover the 30 miles (49 km) long journey taking on average 55 min with our travel partners like National Express, Megabus or Infobus. There are direct coach services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £5, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £4. Travellers depart most frequently from Liverpool Lime Street and arrive in Manchester, Coach Station.
National Express coaches will get you from Liverpool to Manchester from £4. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best coach times and tickets for your trip.
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 Liverpool - Manchester 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 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.
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.
There are a few coach stations in Liverpool to start your journey from including Liverpool, Liverpool One, Liverpool, One Bus Station, Canning Place and Liverpool, University. In Manchester you have a few coach station options to choose from for your arrival including Manchester, Coach Station, Manchester, Arena and Manchester, Etihad Stadium.
Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Liverpool Lime Street and arrive in Manchester, Coach Station.
You can find the most popular departure coach station for this trip, Liverpool Lime Street, located approximately 0.4 miles (692 m) from the city centre of Liverpool. The most popular arrival coach station in Manchester, called Manchester, Coach Station, is located around 0.2 miles (343 m) away from its city centre.
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