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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 19 Oct we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:40Glasgow, Buchanan7h55 17:35Liverpool, Coach Station, Norton Street
1 changes
£221One-way
Cheapest
09:40Glasgow, Buchanan7h55 17:35Liverpool, Coach Station, Norton Street
1 changes
£221One-way
Other options
09:40Glasgow Central3h40 13:20Liverpool Lime Street
1 changes
£561One-way
10:40Glasgow Central3h41 14:21Liverpool Lime Street
1 changes
£561One-way
08:36Glasgow Central3h44 12:20Liverpool Lime Street
1 changes
£561One-way

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Mon
18 Oct
£56Avanti West Coast
£50National Express
Tue
19 Oct
£56Avanti West Coast
£22National Express
Wed
20 Oct
£56Avanti West Coast
£23National Express
Thu
21 Oct
£56Avanti West Coast
£22National Express
Fri
22 Oct
£51Avanti West Coast
£29National Express
Sat
23 Oct
£47Avanti West Coast
£29National Express
Sun
24 Oct
£53Avanti West Coast
£29National Express
Mon
25 Oct
£47Avanti West Coast
£28National Express
Tue
26 Oct
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£28National Express
Wed
27 Oct
£40Avanti West Coast
£28National Express
Thu
28 Oct
£40Avanti West Coast
£29National Express
Fri
29 Oct
£47Avanti West Coast
£29National Express
Sat
30 Oct
£40Avanti West Coast
£29National Express
Sun
31 Oct
£53Avanti West Coast
£29National Express
Mon
1 Nov
£40Avanti West Coast
£20National Express
Tue
2 Nov
£19Avanti West Coast
£20National Express
Wed
3 Nov
£26Avanti West Coast
£22National Express
Thu
4 Nov
£26Avanti West Coast
£20National Express
Fri
5 Nov
£40Avanti West Coast
£20National Express
Sat
6 Nov
£26Avanti West Coast
£20National Express
Sun
7 Nov
£53Avanti West Coast
£12National Express

Travel Information from Glasgow to Liverpool

distanceDistance177 miles (285 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£20 - £42
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £20 • 7 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £42 • 3 h 34 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or First Transpennine Express

Take a coach or train to travel 177 miles (285 km) to Liverpool from Glasgow. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 34 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £20. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are National Express or First Transpennine Express among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Glasgow to Liverpool.

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FAQs
How do you get from Glasgow to Liverpool?

There are 2 ways to get from Glasgow to Liverpool: 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 £20.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Liverpool:

A coach is generally £22 less than a train for the same trip. A train costs on average £42 from Glasgow to Liverpool.

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

The fastest way to get to Liverpool from Glasgow is by train with an average travel time of 3 h 34 min.

There are alternative travel options to Liverpool that can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Liverpool by coach can take on average 7 h 40 min.

What is the distance from Glasgow to Liverpool?

You should expect to travel around 177 miles (285 km) from Glasgow to Liverpool.

How many services a day are there to Liverpool from Glasgow?

The average frequency per day from Glasgow to Liverpool is:

  • 1 train a day.

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

Where do I depart from Glasgow? Where do I arrive in Liverpool?

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

  • Coaches most often depart from Glasgow at Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station and arrive in Liverpool at Liverpool, Liverpool One.
  • Trains mostly leave from Glasgow Central and tend to arrive in 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:

  • Travel with National Express to go to Liverpool by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find National Express Glasgow to Liverpool tickets on Omio for £20.
  • First Transpennine Express can get you to Liverpool by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with First Transpennine Express from Glasgow to Liverpool for £42 on Omio.
What is another destination I should add to my tour from Glasgow to Liverpool?
Your journey from Glasgow to Liverpool doesn't have to end in Liverpool. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like London, Manchester or Edinburgh. If you’d like to add London, Manchester or Edinburgh to your Glasgow to Liverpool trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Liverpool today!
How far in advance should I book tickets from Glasgow to Liverpool online to get the best deals?

Before travelling from Glasgow 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 for this route is on average £20 one way.
  • The price of a train ticket for this trip is £42 one way on average.

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.