Timetable Manchester to Liverpool

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22:15Manchester1h00 23:15Liverpool
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The fastest buses from Manchester to Liverpool

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Fastest Journey

1 h

Average

1 h

Buses per day

1

Distance

50 km

Of the 1 buses that leave Manchester for Liverpool every day 1 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 but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 1 h .

The slowest buses will take 1 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.

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22:15Manchester1h00 23:15Liverpool
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£51One-way

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£4Megabus
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14 Jun
£5Northern Rail
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15 Jun
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£4Megabus
Wed
16 Jun
£3Northern Rail
£4Megabus
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17 Jun
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18 Jun
£3Northern Rail
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19 Jun
£3Northern Rail
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20 Jun
£3Northern Rail
£4Megabus
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21 Jun
£3Northern Rail
£4Megabus
Tue
22 Jun
£3Northern Rail
£9National Express
Wed
23 Jun
£3Northern Rail
£9National Express
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24 Jun
£3Northern Rail
£4Megabus
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25 Jun
£3Northern Rail
£4Megabus
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26 Jun
£3Northern Rail
£4Megabus
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27 Jun
£3Northern Rail
£4Megabus
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28 Jun
£3Northern Rail
£4Megabus
Tue
29 Jun
£4First Transpennine Express
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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
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3 Jul
£3Northern Rail
£4Megabus

The cheapest buses from Manchester to Liverpool

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Cheapest

£5

Average

£5

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 Manchester to Liverpool will cost around £ 5 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 5.

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22:15Manchester1h00 23:15Liverpool
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£51One-way

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Journey Summary

Manchester to Liverpool Bus Information

Avg. Bus Duration
1 hours 24 minutes
Coach Ticket Price: £5
Buses depart from:Manchester
Bus arrives in:Liverpool
Distance:50 km
Bus Companies:National Express, Megabus
Coach companies

Manchester to Liverpool with National Express

You can travel by coach from Manchester to Liverpool with National Express for as low as £4. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

National Express

Looking for a cheap and hassle-free way to travel between Manchester and Liverpool? 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 trip on Omio to find the best deals on coaches from Manchester to Liverpool. When you ride with National Express, you can expect to travel 30 miles (49 km) between Manchester and Liverpool.

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 Manchester to Liverpool 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.

When you buy your National Express coach tickets between Manchester and Liverpool don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:

  • 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 Manchester to Liverpool

Liverpool lies 34 miles west of Manchester and fast and frequent coach services operated by National Express connect the two cities each day. The first of the 29 daily departures leaves at 5:30 a.m. and the last sets off at 10:15 p.m. Travel time ranges from 1 hour and 5 minutes to 1 hour and 45 minutes. All services are direct with the coach calling at Salford and various spots in Liverpool before terminating at Liverpool One Bus Station.

Departure and arrival stations for buses from Manchester to Liverpool?

Departure Station:Manchester Coach Station National Express coaches leave from Manchester Central Coach Station on Chorlton Street. Passengers can reach the station on local bus services X40, X41 and X43 which stop right outside as does Metroshuttle service 1. Piccadilly Gardens, a local transport hub, is about 3 minutes away on foot.

Arrival Station:Liverpool One Bus Station Coaches arrive at Liverpool One Bus Station on Canning Place in the heart of the city. Passengers can continue of buses operated by Arriva which leave from the station or walk to nearby Queens Square Bus Station.

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Buses from Manchester to Liverpool
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FAQs
How much does a cheap coach between Manchester and Liverpool cost?
Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest coach from Manchester to Liverpool for the next 7 days starting from £4  one way.
What is the average price of coach tickets between Manchester and Liverpool?
If you are looking to purchase your coach ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Manchester to Liverpool coach to cost on average £4  one way.
What is the distance by coach from Manchester to Liverpool?
The coach distance from Manchester to Liverpool is around 30 miles (49 km).
What is the average Manchester to Liverpool coach duration?
On average the coach from Manchester to Liverpool duration is 1 h  for the 30 miles (49 km) long trip, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.
When travelling by coach from Manchester to Liverpool, which coach station in Manchester do I depart from and which coach station in Liverpool do I arrive in?

When departing from Manchester, you have various coach station options to start your trip from including Manchester, Shudehill Interchange, Manchester, Coach Station and Manchester, Shudehill Interchange. When arriving in Liverpool, you can end your trip in coach stations like Liverpool, Liverpool One, Liverpool, One Bus Station, Canning Place and Liverpool, Kempston Street.

Omio customers book a coach from Manchester Piccadilly   to Liverpool, Liverpool One   most frequently for this route.

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

Passengers board their coach most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre to this coach station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Liverpool, Liverpool One and need to travel approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the coach station to the city centre in Liverpool.

Which coach companies should I travel with from Manchester to Liverpool?
When taking a coach from Manchester to Liverpool, you can count on National Express for the best way to get you to Liverpool. You can also check all possible coach companies who offer a service to Liverpool from Manchester and compare the amenities they offer before buying a coach ticket.
Are there any Manchester to Liverpool direct coaches?
Yes, you can look for direct coaches from Manchester to Liverpool 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 trip.
What time is the earliest coach from Manchester to Liverpool? What time is the last coach from Manchester to Liverpool?
The earliest coach departing from Manchester to Liverpool leaves at 12: 10. The last coach departing from Manchester to Liverpool leaves at 21: 15. You can find the latest Manchester to Liverpool coach timetable on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
How early should I buy Manchester to Liverpool coach tickets to get the best deals?
If you buy Manchester to Liverpool coach tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £4. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for coaches between Manchester and Liverpool. Look out for coach tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Manchester
Liverpool
Manchester (Coach Station)
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train 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.
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.