London to Liverpool bus

Thu, 25 Jul
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Cheap coach tickets from London to Liverpool

Showing times and prices for 25 Jul

Cheapest

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

Cheapest
National Express
08:005h55
London, Victoria Coach Station
13:55Liverpool, Coach Station, Norton Street
£151One-way
0 changes
2nd Cheapest
FlixBus
06:305h30
London
12:00Liverpool
£151One-way
0 changes
2nd Cheapest
FlixBus
06:006h00
London, Victoria Coach Station
12:00Liverpool
£151One-way
0 changes
FlixBus
10:305h30
London, Victoria Coach Station
16:00Liverpool
£171One-way
0 changes
FlixBus
11:104h50
London
16:00Liverpool
£171One-way
0 changes

Bus timetableLondon to Liverpool

Showing buses for tomorrow, Thursday, 25 July
National Express
00:307h28
London, Victoria Coach Station
07:58Liverpool
1 change
National Express
00:307h32
London, Victoria Coach Station
08:02Liverpool, Botanic Park
1 change
National Express
00:306h15
London, Victoria Coach Station
06:45Liverpool, Coach Station, Norton Street
0 changes
FlixBus
06:006h00
London, Victoria Coach Station
12:00Liverpool
0 changes
FlixBus
06:305h30
London
12:00Liverpool
0 changes
Megabus
07:5510h00
London, Gatwick Airport Terminal South
17:55Liverpool, Coach Station, Norton Street
1 change
National Express
08:006h47
London, Victoria Coach Station
14:47Liverpool, Botanic Park
1 change
National Express
08:005h55
London, Victoria Coach Station
13:55Liverpool, Coach Station, Norton Street
0 changes
National Express
08:006h43
London, Victoria Coach Station
14:43Liverpool
1 change
National Express
08:307h00
London, Victoria Coach Station
15:30Liverpool
1 change
National Express
08:307h15
London, Victoria Coach Station
15:45Liverpool, Coach Station, Norton Street
1 change
National Express
08:306h54
London, Victoria Coach Station
15:24Liverpool, Botanic Park
1 change
FlixBus
10:305h30
London, Victoria Coach Station
16:00Liverpool
0 changes
National Express
11:006h52
London, Victoria Coach Station
17:52Liverpool, Botanic Park
1 change
National Express
11:006h00
London, Victoria Coach Station
17:00Liverpool, Coach Station, Norton Street
0 changes
National Express
11:006h48
London, Victoria Coach Station
17:48Liverpool
1 change
FlixBus
11:104h50
London
16:00Liverpool
0 changes
National Express
13:006h45
London, Victoria Coach Station
19:45Liverpool
1 change
National Express
13:006h39
London, Victoria Coach Station
19:39Liverpool, Botanic Park
1 change
National Express
13:007h00
London, Victoria Coach Station
20:00Liverpool, Coach Station, Norton Street
1 change
National Express
15:005h55
London, Victoria Coach Station
20:55Liverpool, Coach Station, Norton Street
0 changes
National Express
16:007h45
London, Victoria Coach Station
23:45Liverpool
1 change
National Express
16:007h38
London, Victoria Coach Station
23:38Liverpool, Botanic Park
1 change
National Express
16:007h25
London, Victoria Coach Station
23:25Liverpool, Coach Station, Norton Street
0 changes
National Express
18:005h55
London, Victoria Coach Station
23:55Liverpool, Coach Station, Norton Street
0 changes
National Express
19:007h08
London, Victoria Coach Station
02:08Liverpool, Botanic Park
1 change
National Express
19:007h15
London, Victoria Coach Station
02:15Liverpool
1 change
National Express
20:006h48
London, Victoria Coach Station
02:48Liverpool, Botanic Park
1 change
National Express
20:006h45
London, Victoria Coach Station
02:45Liverpool
1 change
National Express
20:005h25
London, Victoria Coach Station
01:25Liverpool, Coach Station, Norton Street
0 changes
National Express
23:009h02
London, Victoria Coach Station
08:02Liverpool, Botanic Park
1 change
National Express
23:008h58
London, Victoria Coach Station
07:58Liverpool
1 change
National Express
23:007h00
London, Victoria Coach Station
06:00Liverpool, Coach Station, Norton Street
0 changes
National Express
23:3010h25
London, Victoria Coach Station
09:55Liverpool
1 change
National Express
23:3010h18
London, Victoria Coach Station
09:48Liverpool, Botanic Park
1 change
National Express
23:306h30
London, Victoria Coach Station
06:00Liverpool, Coach Station, Norton Street
1 change
FlixBus
23:595h41
London, Victoria Coach Station
05:40Liverpool
0 changes
National Express
23:596h46
London, Victoria Coach Station
06:45Liverpool, Coach Station, Norton Street
1 change

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Bus times from London to Liverpool

Showing times and prices for 25 Jul

Fastest Journey

4 h 50 m

Average

7 h

Buses per day

38

Distance

286 km

Of the 38 buses that leave London for Liverpool every day 13 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
FlixBus
11:104h50
London
16:00Liverpool
£171One-way
0 changes
2nd Fastest
National Express
20:005h25
London, Victoria Coach Station
01:25Liverpool, Coach Station, Norton Street
£191One-way
0 changes
FlixBus
10:305h30
London, Victoria Coach Station
16:00Liverpool
£171One-way
0 changes
FlixBus
06:305h30
London
12:00Liverpool
£151One-way
0 changes
FlixBus
23:595h41
London, Victoria Coach Station
05:40Liverpool
£211One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Coach from London to Liverpool

distanceDistance177 miles
durationAverage coach duration5 h 25 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£28 (€32)
frequencyCoach frequency10 a day
changesDirect coachYes, there are 8 direct coaches a day
carriersCoach companiesNational Express, Megabus or FlixBus

Coaches from London to Liverpool cover the 177 miles long route taking on average 5 h 25 min with our travel partners like National Express, Megabus or FlixBus. Normally, there are 10 coaches operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £28, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £7. Travellers depart most frequently from London, Victoria Coach Station and arrive in Liverpool, Liverpool One.

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

For as little as £7 you can travel by coach to Liverpool from London with National Express, Megabus and FlixBus. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this 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 London - 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.

London to Liverpool coach information with National Express:

  • Average Duration: 5 h 25 min
  • Cheapest Price: £21
  • National Express frequency: 6 a day

Coaches from London to Liverpool

A coach travelling from London to Liverpool covers approximately 177 miles (286 km). Generally, most coaches that service this route are fast, comfortable, affordable and have lots of amenities. On average, the journey from London to Liverpool might take about 6h 21min. There are 76 buses that leave London for Liverpool every day. Some of these coaches offer direct services while others have stopovers.

London to Liverpool Coach Time: Daily Departures

Every hour, the London to Liverpool route is served by approximately eight buses. However, this number might be lower during holidays and weekends. If you have some early errands to run in Liverpool, you’re better off booking the first coach from London to Liverpool, which leaves as early as 08:10. The last departure from London to Liverpool makes its way usually just before midnight.

How long is the journey by bus from London to Liverpool?

The shortest journey time between the two cities is about 4h 45min. It’s also important to note that the direct buses usually take an average of 6h 21min to get to Liverpool from London. On the other hand, the slowest buses might take about 7h 20min to cover the journey. If you’re not travelling using a direct bus, you’re likely to make one or two stops along the way, with one of these stops being in Birmingham.

listening to music on the coach from London. Source: Shutterstock

What are the departure and arrival stations for buses from London to Liverpool?

Departure coach station: All outgoing coaches from London to Liverpool are found at London Victoria Station. The station is served by the tube network. Additionally, there is a bus stop and taxi rank just outside the coach station. You’ll find various amenities at the bus station, including toilets, onsite payphones, automated ticket machines, an eatery, onsite coffee shop, onsite newsagents and power points. During your stay at the coach station, you can always go over our online travel magazine while sipping your cup of coffee.

Arrival coach station: The most popular arrival bus station in Liverpool is Liverpool One Bus Station. If you need a taxi or a bus on your arrival to Liverpool One Coach Station, you’ll be interested to learn that a taxi rank and an inner-city bus station is based just on the nearby North John Street. The coach has many useful facilities, including waiting facilities, automated ticket machines and an onsite cash point. Car parking inside the Liverpool One Station is unavailable, but there is a multi-storey car park nearby.

Which coach companies travel from London to Liverpool?

If you’re planning to take a coach from London to Liverpool, there are several coach companies you can choose from, including National Express, Megabus and Flixbus. Before booking your ticket, it is advised to compare all the coach companies, so that you choose one that suits your budget and priorities. It’s important to note that you’ll get more convenience and save time on your journey with the direct buses from London to Liverpool. Therefore, you need to pay attention to these options when booking your bus ticket from London to Liverpool. You should also compare the amenities of different coaches from London to Liverpool. This way, you’ll enjoy the most comfortable journey possible.

National Express coaches from London to Liverpool

National Express is undoubtedly one of the top coach companies in the United Kingdom. The average travel time for National Express coaches from London to Liverpool is approximately 4h 44min. The best part is that the company operates some direct services along this route, which are much more convenient and quicker compared to connecting services. Every day, National Express runs five to seven coach services from London to Liverpool. Therefore, you have the freedom to decide your preferred departure time and whether you’re going to take a direct service to Liverpool or not.

Flixbus coaches from London to Liverpool

Flixbus operates stopover buses for this route, which involve one or two connections along the way. The fastest Flixbus coach from London to Liverpool reaches the destination in just over 5 hours. The first bus leaves the capital at around 09:00, while the last one starts the journey at around 19:00. The Flixbus coaches allow you to bring both a suitcase and a handbag for free. Inside the buses, you’ll find free Wi-Fi, air conditioning, power points and comfortable seats.

Megabus coaches from London to Liverpool

Megabus runs around four trips every day from London to Liverpool. The fastest coach by Megabus from London to Liverpool reaches its destination after around 6 hours, with several stops along the way. The first bus departs from London around 14:00, while the last one starts the journey at around 19:00. All the Megabus coaches come with free Wi-Fi, a 44 lb (20 kg) luggage allowance and power points.

Bus from London to Liverpool: Services on Board

If you’re travelling from London to Liverpool by coach, it’s important to note that different coaches have different amenities. For instance, some of the coaches serving the London to Liverpool route come with leather seats, air conditioning, power points for charging and free Wi-Fi to stay connected with family and friends throughout the journey. Therefore, before you book your ticket from London to Liverpool, you should compare the different amenities offered by the companies available. This way, you’ll be guaranteed a comfortable and hassle-free journey. It’s important to note that most coach companies that operate along this route do not accept pets on board, with the exception of assistance dogs. The luggage policy for the coaches that travel from London to Liverpool is very generous. You’re allowed to bring with you up to two suitcases that weigh at most 44 lb (20 kg) as well as hand luggage, without any charges. Therefore, you shouldn’t have to leave any important luggage behind because you’re afraid of the extra fees.

How to find cheap bus tickets from London to Liverpool

A good way to find a cheap bus ticket from London to Liverpool is by booking in advance. These coach tickets are usually on sale months before the planned travel date. Therefore, you can get yourself the best deals for coach tickets from London to Liverpool if you book a week or two in advance of your departure date. Additionally, some companies such as National Express offer you the opportunity to purchase a season ticket, with a one-month or one-year validity. This season ticket will save you a lot of money in the long run, especially if you travel from London to Liverpool frequently. You can also get cheap coach tickets from London to Liverpool if you’re flexible with your travel dates. The ticket prices tend to be relatively low during off-peak hours.

historic cityscape of Liverpool. Source: Shutterstock

To Liverpool by coach: travel tips

If you’re looking for fun things to do when you arrive in Liverpool from London, then you’re in luck, because there are plenty of them. Whether you’re travelling with the family, with friends or alone, many fabulous activities take place in this city. The best part is that these activities do not have to cost you a fortune. Therefore, if you have a tight budget and you still want to be entertained, Liverpool is undoubtedly the ideal city for you. Also, Liverpool is renowned for football and its rich history. If you’re a football fan, then you can always catch a game at the electric Anfield Stadium, which is home to Liverpool Football Club. If you have the time, you can wander the Royal Albert Docks or simply check out The Beatles Story.

FAQs: London to Liverpool coach

FAQs: Take the bus from London 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 London to Liverpool.
FAQs
Cheap coach tickets from London to Liverpool can start from as little as £7 when you book in advance. The average coach ticket price for London to Liverpool is £28; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The average journey time by coach from London to Liverpool is 5 h 25 min   to travel the 177 mile long route, with around there are 10 coaches per day. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays.
The first coach from London to Liverpool leaves at 05: 30. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last coach from London to Liverpool leaves at 23: 30.
Yes, it is possible to travel from London to Liverpool without having to change trains with National Express, Megabus or FlixBus. There are 8 direct coaches from London to Liverpool each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
When taking a coach from London to Liverpool, you can count on National Express, Megabus or FlixBus for the best way to get you to Liverpool. You can also check all possible coach companies who offer a service from London to Liverpool and compare the amenities they offer before buying a coach ticket.

When departing from London, you have various coach station options to start your route from including London, Victoria Coach Station, London, Golders Green Station and London, Heathrow Airport Terminals 2 & 3. When arriving in Liverpool, you can end your route 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 London, Victoria Coach Station, which is located around 2.1 miles (3.4 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 London to Liverpool is May.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 3 ways to travel to Liverpool from London including taking a train, coach or flight.

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