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Cheap coach tickets from Manchester Airport (MIA) to Liverpool

Showing times and prices for 30 May

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

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National Express
21:201h10
Manchester, Airport
22:30Liverpool, Coach Station, Norton Street
£71One-way
0 changes
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National Express
23:590h51
Manchester, Airport
00:50Liverpool
£71One-way
0 changes
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National Express
21:200h55
Manchester, Airport
22:15Liverpool
£71One-way
0 changes
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National Express
21:200h49
Manchester, Airport
22:09Liverpool, Botanic Park
£71One-way
0 changes
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National Express
23:590h44
Manchester, Airport
00:43Liverpool, Botanic Park
£71One-way
0 changes

Bus timetableManchester Airport (MIA) to Liverpool

Showing buses for tomorrow, Thursday, 30 May
National Express
01:250h50
Manchester, Airport
02:15Liverpool
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National Express
01:251h00
Manchester, Airport
02:25Liverpool, Coach Station, Norton Street
0 changes
National Express
01:250h43
Manchester, Airport
02:08Liverpool, Botanic Park
0 changes
National Express
05:252h33
Manchester, Airport
07:58Liverpool
1 change
National Express
05:251h20
Manchester, Airport
06:45Liverpool, Coach Station, Norton Street
0 changes
Megabus
07:351h50
Manchester, Airport
09:25Liverpool
0 changes
National Express
09:051h05
Manchester, Airport
10:10Liverpool, Coach Station, Norton Street
0 changes
National Express
09:050h43
Manchester, Airport
09:48Liverpool, Botanic Park
0 changes
National Express
09:050h50
Manchester, Airport
09:55Liverpool
0 changes
National Express
10:200h55
Manchester, Airport
11:15Liverpool
0 changes
National Express
10:200h49
Manchester, Airport
11:09Liverpool, Botanic Park
0 changes
National Express
10:201h10
Manchester, Airport
11:30Liverpool, Coach Station, Norton Street
0 changes
National Express
11:501h10
Manchester, Airport
13:00Liverpool, Coach Station, Norton Street
0 changes
National Express
11:500h49
Manchester, Airport
12:39Liverpool, Botanic Park
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National Express
11:500h55
Manchester, Airport
12:45Liverpool
0 changes
National Express
13:051h10
Manchester, Airport
14:15Liverpool, Coach Station, Norton Street
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National Express
13:050h49
Manchester, Airport
13:54Liverpool, Botanic Park
0 changes
National Express
13:050h55
Manchester, Airport
14:00Liverpool
0 changes
National Express
14:350h55
Manchester, Airport
15:30Liverpool
0 changes
National Express
14:350h49
Manchester, Airport
15:24Liverpool, Botanic Park
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National Express
14:351h10
Manchester, Airport
15:45Liverpool, Coach Station, Norton Street
0 changes
National Express
15:501h10
Manchester, Airport
17:00Liverpool, Coach Station, Norton Street
0 changes
National Express
15:500h49
Manchester, Airport
16:39Liverpool, Botanic Park
0 changes
National Express
15:500h55
Manchester, Airport
16:45Liverpool
0 changes
Megabus
16:001h55
Manchester, Airport
17:55Liverpool
0 changes
National Express
17:351h10
Manchester, Airport
18:45Liverpool, Coach Station, Norton Street
0 changes
National Express
17:350h49
Manchester, Airport
18:24Liverpool, Botanic Park
0 changes
National Express
17:350h55
Manchester, Airport
18:30Liverpool
0 changes
National Express
18:500h55
Manchester, Airport
19:45Liverpool
0 changes
National Express
18:500h49
Manchester, Airport
19:39Liverpool, Botanic Park
0 changes
National Express
18:501h10
Manchester, Airport
20:00Liverpool, Coach Station, Norton Street
0 changes
National Express
20:051h10
Manchester, Airport
21:15Liverpool, Coach Station, Norton Street
0 changes
National Express
20:050h49
Manchester, Airport
20:54Liverpool, Botanic Park
0 changes
Megabus
20:051h45
Manchester, Airport
21:50Liverpool
0 changes
National Express
20:050h55
Manchester, Airport
21:00Liverpool
0 changes
National Express
21:201h10
Manchester, Airport
22:30Liverpool, Coach Station, Norton Street
0 changes
National Express
21:200h55
Manchester, Airport
22:15Liverpool
0 changes
National Express
21:200h49
Manchester, Airport
22:09Liverpool, Botanic Park
0 changes
National Express
22:500h55
Manchester, Airport
23:45Liverpool
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National Express
22:500h48
Manchester, Airport
23:38Liverpool, Botanic Park
0 changes
National Express
22:501h05
Manchester, Airport
23:55Liverpool, Coach Station, Norton Street
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National Express
23:590h51
Manchester, Airport
00:50Liverpool
0 changes
National Express
23:590h44
Manchester, Airport
00:43Liverpool, Botanic Park
0 changes
National Express
23:591h01
Manchester, Airport
01:00Liverpool, Coach Station, Norton Street
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Bus times from Manchester Airport (MIA) to Liverpool

Showing times and prices for 30 May

Fastest Journey

43 m

Average

1 h 2 m

Buses per day

44

Distance

47 km

Of the 44 buses that leave Manchester Airport (MIA) for Liverpool every day 43 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
National Express
01:250h43
Manchester, Airport
02:08Liverpool, Botanic Park
£91One-way
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National Express
09:050h43
Manchester, Airport
09:48Liverpool, Botanic Park
£101One-way
0 changes
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National Express
23:590h44
Manchester, Airport
00:43Liverpool, Botanic Park
£71One-way
0 changes
National Express
22:500h48
Manchester, Airport
23:38Liverpool, Botanic Park
£91One-way
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National Express
13:050h49
Manchester, Airport
13:54Liverpool, Botanic Park
£91One-way
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Overview: Coach from Manchester Airport (MIA) to Liverpool

distanceDistance29 miles
durationAverage coach duration43 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£8 (€9)
frequencyCoach frequency16 a day
changesDirect coachYes, there are 11 direct coaches a day
carriersCoach companiesNational Express, Megabus or Bus

Coaches from Manchester Airport (MIA) to Liverpool cover the 29 miles long route taking on average 43 min with our travel partners like National Express, Megabus or Bus. Normally, there are 16 coaches 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 £8.

Coach companies: National Express, Megabus and Bus Manchester Airport (MIA) to Liverpool

For as little as £5 you can travel by coach from Manchester Airport (MIA) to Liverpool with National Express, Megabus and Bus. 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 Manchester Airport (MIA) - 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.

National Express from Manchester Airport (MIA) to Liverpool coach information:

  • Average Duration: 56 min
  • Cheapest Price: £6
  • National Express frequency: 14 a day

Manchester Airport to Liverpool Coach

Booking a Manchester Airport to Liverpool coach means you'll cover the 29 miles (46 km) distance in an average of 1 hour and 10 minutes, it is one of the most convenient ways to complete this journey. There are approximately six direct coaches from Manchester Airport to Liverpool every day. The cost of a bus ticket from Manchester Airport to Liverpool is fairly cheap, making it one of the most economical ways to make the trip too.

Manchester Airport to Liverpool Bus Times: Daily Departures

You will find approximately six coaches covering the journey by bus from Manchester Airport to Liverpool daily. The first Manchester Airport to Liverpool coach departs at 12:45 a.m. and the last bus to Liverpool from Manchester Airport leaves at 9:15 p.m. There are about three available coaches in the morning from Manchester Airport to Liverpool and three coaches in the afternoon daily. For the most up to date bus schedule from Manchester Airport to Liverpool, visit Omio for a full timetable.

How long is the journey by bus from Manchester Airport to Liverpool?

The average time on a Manchester Airport to Liverpool coach is approximately 1 hour and 10 minutes, the journey time may vary depending on the service you take. A journey on a fast bus to Liverpool from Manchester can take less than an hour and up to 1 hour and 35 minutes on a slow bus.

Manchester: Aerial view of the city centre.

Manchester: Aerial view of the city centre. Source: Shutterstock

Where does the bus depart in Manchester Airport and arrive in Liverpool?

The Manchester Airport to Liverpool coach departs from Manchester Airport Station, right outside the airport. The station is open 24 hours a day including public holidays and has toilet facilities, waiting areas with electronic boards with updates of bus arrival and departure times. All terminals are linked to the stop by moving Skylink walkways.

The bus to Liverpool from Manchester Airport arrives at The One Bus Station.

What are the bus stops when arriving in Liverpool?

All buses to Liverpool from Manchester Airport arrive at The One Bus Station on Canning Place, in the heart of the thriving city centre.

What to see on the bus Manchester Airport - Liverpool

The Manchester Airport to Liverpool coach journey, though fairly short and mostly on the motorway, goes through the beautiful English countryside and towns that are typically English with redbrick houses and stone churches. The bus to Liverpool from Manchester offers that perfect opportunity to sit back and unwind on your journey.

Information on The One Bus Station

All buses to Liverpool from Manchester Airport arrive at on Canning Place, by the waterfront in the heart of the city and close to The One Shopping Centre that’s packed with eateries. The station has 10 bays, waiting facilities with real time arrival and departure screens, and toilets.

St James’s Street Train Station is within a five-minute walk with other public transport links including, Liverpool Central and Lime Street stations, both within a 10 and 15-minute walk.

Which providers offer the journey from Manchester Airport to Liverpool?

You will find two providers offering services on the route from Manchester Airport to Liverpool by bus, with about six services between them.

National Express Manchester Airport to Liverpool

National Express covers the majority of the routes by bus to Liverpool from Manchester Airport. They run approximately five coaches a day throughout the week including weekends. Their buses to Liverpool from Manchester airport start at 1:00 p.m. and end at 9:15 p.m. The National Express Manchester Airport to Liverpool is direct, with the fastest bus taking around 50 minutes.

Megabus Manchester Airport to Liverpool

Megabus also runs buses from Manchester Airport to Liverpool, the service runs one bus from Manchester Airport to Liverpool daily. The Megabus Manchester Airport to Liverpool service that departs at 12:45 a.m. is the first bus of the day on the Manchester Airport Liverpool route. It is also the slowest bus from Manchester Airport to Liverpool with a journey time of approximately 1 hour 35 minutes.

Buses Manchester Airport to Liverpool: Sustainable Travel

It’s without a doubt we are living with the consequences of climate change and should try and find ways in which to help combat these effects. Perhaps one of the easiest places to start tackling some of the environmental issues we face today, is by addressing our carbon footprint.

Coaches provide one of the greenest ways of travelling. It’s thought that the carbon emission per person is almost five times less on a bus than by air, and much less than by car. These simple calculations demonstrate that a coach full of people could remove up to 50 cars from the road, numbers that add up over a period of time. Sustainability is very much at the forefront of both Megabus and National Express Group who are leaders in the transition to zero emission vehicles. Next time you need to make a long distance journey, take a bus.

Bus Manchester Airport to Liverpool: Services on Board

National Express coaches offer comfortable seats that come with charging ports and complementary Wi-Fi. There is no class of travel on their buses but for an extra fee you can book a seat of your choice. They offer different types of ticket pricing from student tickets to tickets for the elderly travellers, as well as tickets with different levels of fare flexibility. Other services include:

  • When boarding a National Express bus from Manchester Airport to Liverpool, you’re allowed one piece of soft hand luggage that you can carry on board. It must be small enough to fit under the seat or in the overhead racks. You are also allowed up to two medium-sized pieces that must not weigh more than 20 kg in the luggage hold for free.
  • For safety reasons, your furry friends cannot travel on these buses, but assistance and guide dogs accompanying their owners are very welcome.
  • It’s easy to travel with your folded bikes and pushchairs that can go into the luggage hold area at no extra cost and don’t count as part of your luggage allowance, space is on a first-come first-served basis.
  • With seat reservations availability, you can book a premium seat that offers maximum legroom, a foldable table and the best panoramic view, updating your socials has never been easier.
  • There are free toilet facilities available, don’t hold back on bringing your favourite journey snacks and that most important drink to keep hydrated throughout the journey.
  • Spaces are available on board the buses for any wheelchair users and help for any passengers with mobility issues. Call ahead to ensure that the bus is compatible with your type of wheelchair if in doubt.

When arriving early at Manchester Airport, the service you’re most likely to take from Manchester Airport to Liverpool is the Megabus. Here is what you can expect when booking a Megabus bus ticket.

  • Megabus buses don’t have a class of travel but offer comfortable, reclining seats with 3-point seat belts that also come with self-charging ports and free Wi-Fi. Expect to get airconditioned buses with washrooms on board, so feel free to bring snacks of your choice and the all-important liquids, hydrating on your journey is vital.
  • You have the choice of reserving your favourite window seat should you wish to at the time of booking for a small nominal fee or for a little more extra, you can get a seat with extra, extra legroom so that you can kick back and catch up on your sleep in total comfort.
  • In order to allow you to carry absolutely everything you need for your journey, they have a generous allowance of 20 kg for free in the luggage hold; what’s more, you can take your essentials on board but make sure they can fit in the overhead racks or under your seat.
  • For the safety of all passengers, family pets aren’t allowed on board, but it goes without saying that assistance and guide dogs are welcome.
  • Folding bicycles and prams can go in the luggage hold at no extra cost.
  • There is wheelchair access on all the buses, and you can also book a trained Megabus travel buddy to assist during the trip if needed.
  • Lastly, feel free to bring your cold food and drinks on board. If you want to travel with hot food or drinks, make sure they have suitable lids for the safety of other passengers.

When to book your bus tickets from Manchester Airport to Liverpool

If you want to get a cheap bus from Manchester Airport to Liverpool, early morning coaches tend to offer some of the cheapest bus tickets. Bus tickets from Manchester Airport to Liverpool tend to get more expensive heading into the afternoon and are at their highest in the evenings.

Book your Manchester Airport to Liverpool bus tickets as far in advance as possible to get a cheap bus ticket. The closer it gets to the departure date, the more expensive bus tickets become.

One of the best ways to ensure a cheap bus from Manchester Airport to Liverpool is by booking a return ticket.

It’s incredible how much savings you can make on a bus ticket if you are flexible with your travel dates, even times. Booking your ticket a day earlier or even a later time is a sure way of getting a cheap bus from Manchester Airport to Liverpool.

To Liverpool by Bus: Travel Tips

Built on the culture of rock ‘n’ roll, Liverpool, a city in the northwest of England where the River Mersey meets the Irish Sea, has an upbeat temple. Its famous Royal Albert Dock is alive with trendy shops, restaurants, bars, hotels and museums, it’s no wonder it was once voted the European capital of culture. Head to Liverpool edition for more things to do in the city. Liverpool is also a British foodie paradise, with every type of cuisine being plated up to perfection, from hearty warm traditional pub grub to some of Europe's most acclaimed fine dining tables. Other things to do include:

  • The city has such a rich architectural heritage and has listed buildings to rival any city in the UK. Why not pay a visit to the Liverpool Cathedral, one of the largest religious buildings in Britain and the fifth largest in the world.
  • Seeing as we are in The Beatles’ birthplace, The Beatles Story is a must do. This immersive walk-through experience in the famous quarter will give you a glimpse of the ‘60s whilst you learn more about the famous band. It’s also where you can stock up on all your official Beatles merchandise.
  • For one of the best views of the city, head to the Radio City tower built in the ‘60s. The observation deck at the 138 metre high tower offers 360°panaromic views of this stunning city.
  • Your visit to Liverpool isn’t complete without a night out at the Cavern Club, an underground club that goes back to the ‘50s, which first gave stage to The Beatles, was reopened in 1984 and is a cool place to catch live acts.

Liverpool: view of the Liverpool's Cathedral at sunset.

Liverpool: view of the Liverpool's Cathedral at sunset. Source: Shutterstock

What are the other cities you can go to from Liverpool?

Your UK adventure doesn't have to end in Liverpool, catch a 2-hour bus north of Liverpool and you'll arrive in the modern, multicultural city of Bradford. Next on your road trip should be Stoke-on-Trent. Other places you could travel to by bus in the UK include London. Otherwise why not head to Birmingham.

FAQs: Manchester Airport (MIA) to Liverpool coach

FAQs: Take the bus from Manchester Airport (MIA) 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 Manchester Airport (MIA) to Liverpool.
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Cheap coach tickets from Manchester Airport (MIA) to Liverpool can start from as little as £6 when you book in advance. The average coach ticket price for Manchester Airport (MIA) to Liverpool is £8; 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 Manchester Airport (MIA) and Liverpool is on average 43 min   for the 29 mile long journey, but the time it takes to go to Liverpool from Manchester Airport (MIA) by coach can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first coach from Manchester Airport (MIA) to Liverpool leaves at 06: 35. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last coach from Manchester Airport (MIA) to Liverpool leaves at 23: 17.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Manchester Airport (MIA) to Liverpool without having to change trains with National Express or Megabus. There are 11 direct coaches from Manchester Airport (MIA) to Liverpool each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
For the journey from Manchester Airport (MIA) to Liverpool you can take a coach with National Express, Megabus or Bus. Be sure to check out all possible coach companies that offer services to Liverpool from Manchester Airport (MIA) on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
A day trip to Liverpool from Manchester Airport (MIA) is worth doing with a journey time of 43 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Manchester Airport (MIA) to Liverpool by coach is May.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel between Manchester Airport (MIA) and Liverpool including taking a train or coach.

Trains departing from Manchester Airport

Distance from Manchester Airport to city center
Distance from Manchester Airport to city center
9.4 miles (15.1 km)
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail Replacement bus services depart from stands L & M of the adjacent Bus Station which is situated close to the ticket office.
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
ATM
ATM
Shopping
Shopping
Type of shops available: Passport Photo Booth
Dining
Dining
Information Desk
Information Desk
Information available from staff: Yes - from help point, Yes - from information point, Yes - from ticket office | Helpline Contact: 0800 107 2149 | Passenger Information Systems: Departure screens, Announcements
Accessibility
Accessibility
Staff help available: Yes | Step free access coverage: Yes | Step free access note: re Step free access is provided from the Ground Transport Interchange to all platforms via lifts or ramps. This station is staffed for all services. This station is Category A. Station staff can provide assistance from Meeting Point 1 (adjacent to the Station Booking Office) and throughout the railway station, and with boarding and alighting the train. Customers requiring assistance should make themselves known to station staff no less than 20 minutes prior to the departure time of their train. Customers requiring assistance to access other services or to connect with terminals should request this from their airline or Manchester Airport Group. Assistance can be requested in advance by contacting the TransPennine Express Assisted Travel Team on 0800 107 2149 (18001 prefix for TextRelay). Please be aware that some platforms at this station have no or only partial tactile paving on the platform edge. | Accessible public telephones: In the station cafe on platforms 2 and 3 | Accessible ticket machines: There are accessible ticket machines at this station | Accessible toilets: Yes | Ramp for train access: Yes | Wheelchairs available: Yes | Impaired mobility set down / pick up points available: Yes

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