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from Edinburgh to Liverpool

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

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Sat
16 Oct
£56Avanti West Coast
£31National Express
Sun
17 Oct
£56Avanti West Coast
£28National Express
Mon
18 Oct
£50Avanti West Coast
£26National Express
Tue
19 Oct
£56Avanti West Coast
£23National Express
Wed
20 Oct
£40Avanti West Coast
£21National Express
Thu
21 Oct
£47Avanti West Coast
£21National Express
Fri
22 Oct
£51Avanti West Coast
£31National Express
Sat
23 Oct
£47Avanti West Coast
£28National Express
Sun
24 Oct
£47Avanti West Coast
£31National Express
Mon
25 Oct
£40Avanti West Coast
£28National Express
Tue
26 Oct
£40Avanti West Coast
£28National Express
Wed
27 Oct
£40Avanti West Coast
£28National Express
Thu
28 Oct
£40Avanti West Coast
£28National Express
Fri
29 Oct
£128Cross Country
£31National Express
Sat
30 Oct
£40Avanti West Coast
£28National Express
Sun
31 Oct
£47Avanti West Coast
£28National Express
Mon
1 Nov
£26Avanti West Coast
£19National Express
Tue
2 Nov
£26Avanti West Coast
£19National Express
Wed
3 Nov
£26Avanti West Coast
£18National Express
Thu
4 Nov
£26Avanti West Coast
£20National Express
Fri
5 Nov
£40Avanti West Coast
£23National Express

Travel Information between Edinburgh and Liverpool

distanceDistance175 miles (282 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£26 - £56
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £26 • 9 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £56 • 3 h 27 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Avanti West Coast

Travel 175 miles (282 km) by coach or train to Liverpool from Edinburgh. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 27 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £26. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are National Express or Avanti West Coast among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Edinburgh to Liverpool.

Travel Tips

Travel from Edinburgh to Liverpool
Travel to Liverpool easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Edinburgh to Liverpool.
FAQs
How do I travel to Liverpool from Edinburgh?

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

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

The cheapest way from Edinburgh to Liverpool is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £26 compared to other travel options to Liverpool:

A coach is £30 less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Edinburgh to Liverpool costing on average £56.

What is the fastest way from Edinburgh to Liverpool?

The fastest way from Edinburgh to Liverpool is by train with an average journey time of 3 h 27 min.

Other travel options between Edinburgh and Liverpool can usually take longer:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 9 h 15 min.

What is the distance from Edinburgh to Liverpool?

The distance from Edinburgh to Liverpool is approximately 175 miles (282 km).

How many services a day are there between Edinburgh and Liverpool?

The average frequency per day from Edinburgh to Liverpool is:

  • Around 8 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Liverpool from Edinburgh as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

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

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Edinburgh to Liverpool:

  • Most travellers who buy a coach ticket from Edinburgh to Liverpool depart from Edinburgh, Elder Street to Liverpool, Liverpool One.
  • Most travellers catch their train from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Liverpool Lime Street.
Which travel companies can take me from Edinburgh to Liverpool?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Edinburgh to Liverpool:

  • You can travel between Edinburgh and Liverpool by coach with National Express. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £26 with National Express from Edinburgh to Liverpool.
  • You can travel by train between Edinburgh and Liverpool with Avanti West Coast, and you can find Avanti West Coast Edinburgh to Liverpool tickets for £56 on Omio.
Where else should I travel to after my journey between Edinburgh and Liverpool ends?
Omio customers who travel from Edinburgh to Liverpool often also extend their holiday to go to London, Manchester or Glasgow. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Liverpool and these popular destinations at a great price.
How far in advance should I buy my Edinburgh to Liverpool ticket online to get the best deals?

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

  • The price of a coach ticket is on average £26 one way for this journey.
  • The price of a train ticket is £56 one way on average for this trip.

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