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from Birmingham to Liverpool

You can get from Birmingham to Liverpool by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Birmingham to Liverpool on 21 Oct we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

18:35Birmingham, Coach Station2h20 20:55Liverpool, Coach Station, Norton Street
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£241One-way
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09:00Birmingham, Coach Station5h05 14:05Liverpool, Coach Station, Norton Street
1 changes
£121One-way
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19:20Birmingham3h10 22:30Liverpool
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£131One-way
21:30Birmingham, Coach Station2h15 23:45Liverpool, Coach Station, Norton Street
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£181One-way
11:50Birmingham, Coach Station2h25 14:15Liverpool, Coach Station, Norton Street
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£241One-way

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Wed
20 Oct
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£4Flixbus
Thu
21 Oct
£18West Midlands Railway
£4Flixbus
Fri
22 Oct
£20West Midlands Railway
£7Flixbus
Sat
23 Oct
£20West Midlands Railway
£4Flixbus
Sun
24 Oct
£25West Midlands Railway
£4Flixbus
Mon
25 Oct
£20West Midlands Railway
£4Flixbus
Tue
26 Oct
£18West Midlands Railway
£4Flixbus
Wed
27 Oct
£20West Midlands Railway
£4Flixbus
Thu
28 Oct
£18West Midlands Railway
£4Flixbus
Fri
29 Oct
£18West Midlands Railway
£4Flixbus
Sat
30 Oct
£15West Midlands Railway
£4Flixbus
Sun
31 Oct
£35Avanti West Coast
£4Flixbus
Mon
1 Nov
£11West Midlands Railway
£3Flixbus
Tue
2 Nov
£13West Midlands Railway
£3Flixbus
Wed
3 Nov
£11West Midlands Railway
£3Flixbus
Thu
4 Nov
£11West Midlands Railway
£10Megabus
Fri
5 Nov
£13West Midlands Railway
£3Flixbus
Sat
6 Nov
£11West Midlands Railway
£3Flixbus
Sun
7 Nov
£35Avanti West Coast
£4Flixbus
Tue
9 Nov
£11West Midlands Railway
£10Megabus

Travel Information from Birmingham to Liverpool

distanceDistance78 miles (126 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£3 - £29
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £3 • 2 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £29 • 1 h 36 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or West Midlands Railway

Travel 78 miles (126 km) by coach or train from Birmingham to Liverpool. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 36 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £3. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Flixbus or West Midlands Railway among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach from Birmingham to Liverpool.

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FAQs
What are my Birmingham to Liverpool travel options?

There are 2 ways to travel from Birmingham to Liverpool including taking a coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to go to Liverpool from Birmingham?

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Birmingham to Liverpool. Tickets for a coach cost on average £3.

This is compared to other travel options to Liverpool:

A coach is about £26 less than a train, which costs on average £29 for this trip.

What is the fastest way to get from Birmingham to Liverpool?

The fastest way from Birmingham to Liverpool is by train with an average journey time of 1 h 36 min.

Other travel options to Liverpool from Birmingham can usually take longer:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 2 h 20 min.

What is the distance from Birmingham to Liverpool?

Liverpool is approximately 78 miles (126 km) away from Birmingham.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Birmingham to Liverpool?

The average frequency per day from Birmingham to Liverpool is:

  • Around 16 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Birmingham and Liverpool as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

What are the departure and arrival points in Birmingham and in Liverpool?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Birmingham to Liverpool:

  • Coaches from Birmingham to Liverpool most often leave from Birmingham, Coach Station and arrive in Liverpool, Liverpool One.
  • Trains mostly depart from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Liverpool Lime Street.
Which travel companies can take me from Birmingham to Liverpool?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Birmingham to Liverpool, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Flixbus can take you to Liverpool by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Birmingham to Liverpool for £3.
  • West Midlands Railway can take you to Liverpool by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for West Midlands Railway from Birmingham to Liverpool for £29.
Is there a direct service between Birmingham and Liverpool?

Yes, there are direct routes from Birmingham to Liverpool with the following travel companies:

  • You can find a direct coach to Liverpool with Flixbus, National Express or Megabus.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Liverpool tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you book tickets for this journey.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to Liverpool from Birmingham?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Birmingham to Liverpool often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like London, Manchester or Edinburgh. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Birmingham and Liverpool itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Liverpool and any of these top destinations today!
How early should I buy Birmingham to Liverpool tickets online to score the best deals?

Before travelling from Birmingham to Liverpool, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket is £3 one way on average for this trip.
  • The price of a train ticket for this journey is £29 one way on average.

But we recommend booking Birmingham to Liverpool tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.