You can get from Leeds to Liverpool by train, bus or flight.
To get from Leeds to Liverpool on 22 Oct we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||64 miles (103 km)|
|Available travel modes||Coach or train|
|Ticket price range||£6 - £20|
|Cheapest mode||Coach • £6 • 2 h 40 min|
|Fastest mode||Train • £20 • 1 h 45 min|
|Popular travel companies||National Express or First Transpennine Express|
Take a coach or train to travel 64 miles (103 km) between Leeds and Liverpool. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 45 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £6. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are National Express or First Transpennine Express among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Leeds to Liverpool.
With just over 100km between the cities of Leeds and Liverpool, the bus and train are both a quick and convenient way of travelling from one to the other. The train is definitely the fastest method, with direct services from Leeds Station taking as little as an 1 hour and a 1/2 to reach Liverpool Lime Street Station. The bus is also quite quick with services taking just over 2 hours from Leeds Coach Station to Liverpool Coach Station.
Return journeys from Liverpool to Leeds are also available.
Bus travel is a very popular option with National Express offering direct routes into Liverpool from Leeds. National Express operate 24 hours a day, with most buses departing Leeds Coach Station from every half hour to hour. The fastest direct route, and therefore, the most popular, is 2 hours and 10 minutes, and the slowest around 3 and a half hours. If travelling in the early hours, there may be a change at Manchester Coach Station before moving onto Liverpool Coach Station.
Travelling by train from these two cities can take as little as 1 hour and 24 minutes direct, departing from Leeds Train Station and getting into Liverpool Lime Street Station. First Transpennine Express operate a regular daily service that runs roughly 3 times an hour throughout the day. One service out of every hourly departure is not direct, but makes a stop at Manchester Piccadilly Station before changing onto the Northern Rail service to Liverpool Lime Street. These less popular routes can take just over 2 hours.
There are 2 ways to travel between Leeds and Liverpool including taking a coach or train.
The cheapest way from Leeds to Liverpool is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £6 compared to other travel options to Liverpool:
A coach is generally £13 less than a train for the same journey. A train costs on average £20 from Leeds to Liverpool.
The fastest way to get to Liverpool from Leeds is by train with an average travel time of 1 h 45 min.
There are alternative travel options to Liverpool that can usually take longer:
In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 2 h 40 min of travel time.
The Leeds to Liverpool distance is approximately 64 miles (103 km).
The average frequency per day from Leeds to Liverpool is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Leeds to Liverpool as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Leeds to Liverpool:
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Yes, there are direct services available from Leeds to Liverpool with the following travel operators:
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 to Liverpool from Leeds.
When planning your trip from Leeds to Liverpool, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:
However, we recommend buying tickets to Liverpool from Leeds online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.
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