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from Glasgow to Liverpool

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

Our recommendation

To get from Glasgow to Liverpool on 20 Jan we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:40Glasgow, Buchanan8h40 18:20Liverpool, Coach Station, Norton Street
1 changes
£181One-way
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09:40Glasgow, Buchanan8h40 18:20Liverpool, Coach Station, Norton Street
1 changes
£181One-way

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Thu
20 Jan
£45First Transpennine Express
£17Flixbus
Fri
21 Jan
£44Avanti West Coast
£20Flixbus
Sat
22 Jan
£45First Transpennine Express
£20Flixbus
Sun
23 Jan
£50Avanti West Coast
£22Flixbus
Mon
24 Jan
£40Avanti West Coast
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Tue
25 Jan
£34Avanti West Coast
£16National Express
Wed
26 Jan
£40Avanti West Coast
£16National Express
Thu
27 Jan
£40Avanti West Coast
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Fri
28 Jan
£44Avanti West Coast
£22Flixbus
Sat
29 Jan
£20Avanti West Coast
£17Flixbus
Sun
30 Jan
£44Avanti West Coast
£22Flixbus
Mon
31 Jan
£26Avanti West Coast
£15National Express
Tue
1 Feb
£44First Transpennine Express
£15National Express
Wed
2 Feb
£26Avanti West Coast
£15National Express
Thu
3 Feb
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£16National Express
Fri
4 Feb
£44Avanti West Coast
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Sat
5 Feb
£44Avanti West Coast
£17Flixbus
Sun
6 Feb
£50Avanti West Coast
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Mon
7 Feb
£26Avanti West Coast
£15National Express
Tue
8 Feb
£44First Transpennine Express
£15National Express

Travel Information between Glasgow and Liverpool

distanceDistance177 miles (285 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£41 - £55
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £41 • 8 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £55 • 3 h 27 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Avanti West Coast

Travel 177 miles (285 km) by coach or train from Glasgow to Liverpool. 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 £41. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Flixbus or Avanti West Coast among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach from Glasgow to Liverpool.

Travel Tips: Travel from Glasgow to Liverpool

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FAQs

How do I go from Glasgow to Liverpool?

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

What is the cheapest way from Glasgow to Liverpool?

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Glasgow to Liverpool, which costs on average £41.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Liverpool:

A coach is about £14 less than a train, which costs on average £55 for this trip.

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

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

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

In comparison, going by coach can take 8 h 25 min   on average.

How far is Liverpool from Glasgow?

The distance from Glasgow to Liverpool is approximately 177 miles (285 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Glasgow to Liverpool is:

  • 1 train per day.

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from Glasgow to Liverpool?

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

  • Most travellers board their coach from Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station and arrive in Liverpool, Liverpool One.
  • Most travellers take a train from Glasgow Central to Liverpool Lime Street.

Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Glasgow to Liverpool?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Glasgow 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 Glasgow to Liverpool for £41.
  • Travel with Avanti West Coast for trains to Liverpool. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Avanti West Coast Glasgow to Liverpool tickets on Omio for £55.

Is there a direct service from Glasgow to Liverpool?

Yes, there are direct services available between Glasgow and Liverpool with the following travel operators:

  • You'll find direct coaches with.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Liverpool as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Glasgow and Liverpool.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to Liverpool from Glasgow?

Many of our customers travelling from Glasgow to Liverpool don't make Liverpool their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are London, Manchester or Edinburgh, either of which you could add to your Glasgow and Liverpool trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Liverpool to any of these top destinations today!

How early should I buy Glasgow to Liverpool tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • The price of a coach ticket is £41 one way on average for this trip.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average £55 one way for this route.

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