The cheapest buses from Liverpool to Manchester

Showing times and prices for 25 Oct

Cheapest

£5

Average

£7

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 £ 7 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 5.

Cheapest
03:40Liverpool1h00 04:40Manchester
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£51One-way
Cheapest
05:50Liverpool1h10 07:00Manchester
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£51One-way
Cheapest
03:40Liverpool1h40 05:20Manchester, Airport
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£51One-way
2nd Cheapest
07:00Liverpool, Coach Station, Norton Street2h00 09:00Manchester, Coach Station
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£81One-way
2nd Cheapest
03:00Liverpool, Coach Station, Norton Street1h30 04:30Manchester, Coach Station
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£81One-way

Timetable Liverpool to Manchester

Showing buses for tomorrow, Mon, 25 Oct
03:00Liverpool, Coach Station, Norton Street1h30 04:30Manchester, Coach Station
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03:40Liverpool1h00 04:40Manchester
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03:40Liverpool1h40 05:20Manchester, Airport
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05:50Liverpool1h10 07:00Manchester
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07:00Liverpool, Coach Station, Norton Street2h00 09:00Manchester, Coach Station
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10:15Liverpool, Coach Station, Norton Street1h05 11:20Manchester, Coach Station
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11:30Liverpool, Coach Station, Norton Street1h30 13:00Manchester, Coach Station
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15:30Liverpool, Coach Station, Norton Street1h30 17:00Manchester, Coach Station
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19:30Liverpool, Coach Station, Norton Street1h30 21:00Manchester, Coach Station
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Mon
25 Oct
£4Northern Rail
£4Megabus
Tue
26 Oct
£3Northern Rail
£4Megabus
Wed
27 Oct
£3Northern Rail
£4Megabus
Thu
28 Oct
£3Northern Rail
£4Megabus
Fri
29 Oct
£3Northern Rail
£4Megabus
Sat
30 Oct
£3Northern Rail
£4Megabus
Sun
31 Oct
£3Northern Rail
£4Megabus
Mon
1 Nov
£3Northern Rail
£4Megabus
Tue
2 Nov
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£4Megabus
Wed
3 Nov
£3Northern Rail
£4Megabus
Thu
4 Nov
£3Northern Rail
£4Megabus
Fri
5 Nov
£3Northern Rail
£4Megabus
Sat
6 Nov
£3Northern Rail
£4Megabus
Sun
7 Nov
£3Northern Rail
£4Megabus
Mon
8 Nov
£3Northern Rail
£3National Express
Tue
9 Nov
£3Northern Rail
£4Megabus
Wed
10 Nov
£3Northern Rail
£4Megabus
Thu
11 Nov
£3Northern Rail
£4Megabus
Fri
12 Nov
£3Northern Rail
£4Megabus
Sat
13 Nov
£3Northern Rail
£4Megabus

The fastest buses from Liverpool to Manchester

Showing times and prices for 25 Oct

Fastest Journey

1 h

Average

1 h 26 m

Buses per day

9

Distance

50 km

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 26 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 1 h .

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.

Fastest
03:40Liverpool1h00 04:40Manchester
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£51One-way
2nd Fastest
10:15Liverpool, Coach Station, Norton Street1h05 11:20Manchester, Coach Station
0 changes
£91One-way
05:50Liverpool1h10 07:00Manchester
0 changes
£51One-way
03:00Liverpool, Coach Station, Norton Street1h30 04:30Manchester, Coach Station
0 changes
£81One-way
19:30Liverpool, Coach Station, Norton Street1h30 21:00Manchester, Coach Station
0 changes
£81One-way

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Coach Information to Manchester from Liverpool

distanceDistance30 miles (49 km)
durationAverage coach duration1 h
priceAverage coach ticket price£5 (€5)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational Express or Megabus

Coaches from Liverpool to Manchester cover the 30 miles (49 km) long trip taking on average 1 h with our travel partners like National Express or Megabus. 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, Shudehill Interchange.

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Coach from Liverpool to Manchester with National Express

For as little as £4 you can travel by coach between Liverpool and Manchester with National Express. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this route.

National Express

Travel hassle-free between Liverpool and Manchester on a coach with National Express! Omio shows you National Express coach timetables and ticket types available to help you find the cheapest and fastest journey from Liverpool to Manchester. National Express is the leading coach operator for routes throughout the United Kingdom, offering hundreds of journeys to cities, towns, and major UK airports at an affordable price. You can expect to travel 30 miles (49 km) between Liverpool and Manchester on the coach and pay as low as £8 for a coach ticket.

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. So, book your cheap National Express coach ticket between Liverpool and Manchester on Omio today and enjoy your route!

When purchasing your National Express coach tickets between Liverpool and Manchester, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

  • 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
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FAQs
What is the cost of cheap coaches between Liverpool and Manchester?
You can find a cheap coach from Liverpool to Manchester for some dates and times for as low as £4  one way in the next 7 days.
What is the average cost of a coach from Liverpool to Manchester?
If you are looking to buy your coach ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Liverpool to Manchester coach to cost on average £5  one way.
What is the distance to Manchester from Liverpool by coach?
The distance from Liverpool to Manchester by coach 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  covering the 30 miles (49 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
What is the departure coach station in Liverpool and arrival coach station in Manchester?

Some of the Liverpool coach stations to Manchester you can start your journey from include Liverpool, Liverpool One, Liverpool, One Bus Station, Canning Place and Liverpool, Kempston Street. Similarly, some of the arrival coach stations in Manchester include Manchester, Shudehill Interchange, Manchester, Coach Station and Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Liverpool Lime Street   and arriving in Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.

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

The most popular departure coach station with passengers for this journey, called Liverpool Lime Street, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre of Liverpool.

The most popular arrival coach station, Manchester, Shudehill Interchange, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre of Manchester.

Which coach companies can take me to Manchester from Liverpool?
Take the Liverpool to Manchester coach with National Express or Megabus. However, it's always good to check out all possible coach companies for the route between Liverpool and Manchester as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Are there any Liverpool to Manchester direct coaches?
Yes, you can find a direct coach from Liverpool to Manchester with National Express or Megabus  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you buy your coach ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time travelling to your destination.
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 trip departs from Liverpool at 04: 50. The last coach leaves from Liverpool at 14: 00. Check Omio for the latest coach schedule from Liverpool to Manchester and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
When should I purchase Liverpool Manchester coach tickets to score the best deals?
If you book Liverpool to Manchester coach tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £5. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for coaches to Manchester from Liverpool. Look out for coach tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

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