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from Liverpool to London

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

Our recommendation

To get from Liverpool to London on 17 Jan we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

19:47Liverpool Lime Street2h17 22:04London Euston
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£261One-way
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10:40Liverpool, Coach Station, Norton Street5h40 16:20London
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£101One-way
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18:47Liverpool Lime Street2h17 21:04London Euston
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£331One-way
17:47Liverpool Lime Street2h21 20:08London Euston
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£331One-way
16:47Liverpool Lime Street2h12 18:59London Euston
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£331One-way

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Mon
17 Jan
£35Avanti West Coast
£6Flixbus
Tue
18 Jan
£33Avanti West Coast
£5Flixbus
Wed
19 Jan
£33Avanti West Coast
£6Flixbus
Thu
20 Jan
£47Avanti West Coast
£6Flixbus
Fri
21 Jan
£54Avanti West Coast
£6Flixbus
Sat
22 Jan
£39Avanti West Coast
£5Flixbus
Sun
23 Jan
£54Avanti West Coast
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Mon
24 Jan
£35Avanti West Coast
£5Flixbus
Tue
25 Jan
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£5Flixbus
Wed
26 Jan
£35Avanti West Coast
£5Flixbus
Thu
27 Jan
£39Avanti West Coast
£6Flixbus
Fri
28 Jan
£54Avanti West Coast
£6Flixbus
Sat
29 Jan
£35Avanti West Coast
£6Flixbus
Sun
30 Jan
£42Avanti West Coast
£6Flixbus
Mon
31 Jan
£35Avanti West Coast
£6Flixbus
Tue
1 Feb
£35Avanti West Coast
£5Flixbus
Wed
2 Feb
£35Avanti West Coast
£6Flixbus
Thu
3 Feb
£35Avanti West Coast
£6Flixbus
Fri
4 Feb
£47Avanti West Coast
£5Flixbus
Sat
5 Feb
£35Avanti West Coast
£5Flixbus

Travel Information from Liverpool to London

distanceDistance177 miles (286 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£9 - £29
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £9 • 4 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £29 • 2 h 12 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or West Midlands Railway

Take a coach or train to travel 177 miles (286 km) from Liverpool to London. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 12 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £9. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Flixbus or West Midlands Railway among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Liverpool to London.

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Quick Guide: Travelling from Liverpool to London

Average Price: £50
Distance: 178 miles
Average Time: 3h
Trains per Day: ~ 72
Buses per Day: ~ 7
Flights per Day: ~ 7
 

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Travelling from Liverpool to London

Trains

The journey between Liverpool and London takes between two and three hours to complete by train. There are 17 direct services leaving Liverpool Lime Street and arriving at London Euston per day. These are operated by Virgin Trains. There are an additional eight services daily which require one change at Crewe. The first part of these journeys is operated by London Midland Trains, with the second leg operated by Virgin. Regular services operate from just after 5:00 a.m. until just before 9:00 p.m.

Plane

There are no direct flights to London from Liverpool, however the journey can be completed with one stopover in Belfast. Journeys take just over 4.5 hours to complete with Flybe, terminating at London City Airport. Alternatively some journeys take just under 5 hours with easyJet terminating at London Gatwick.

Buses

Both National Express and Megabus offer bus services between Liverpool and London Victoria Coach Station. National Express have ten services per day, starting just after midnight. The last bus leaves Liverpool Coach Station at 10:30 p.m with this service arriving the following day at 6:20 a.m. The last bus arriving within the same day leaves Liverpool at 4:50 p.m. Journeys with National Express take between 5 - 8.5 hours, the longer journeys requiring a stop in Manchester. Of the ten National Express services three require changes in Manchester. Megabus offer three services per day; one just after 2:00 a.m., one just before 6:00 a.m. and the other in the late afternoon. These services all have stops at either Manchester, or Manchester, Birmingham and Coventry, and take between 6 - 6.5 hours to complete.

Travel Tips: Travel from Liverpool to London

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FAQs

How do I travel to London from Liverpool?

There are 2 ways that you can travel from Liverpool to London. You can take a coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel to London from Liverpool?

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Liverpool to London, which costs on average £9.

This is compared to other ways of getting to London:

A coach is about £20 less than a train, which costs on average £29 for this journey.

What is the fastest way to London from Liverpool?

The fastest way to get to London from Liverpool is by train with an average travel time of 2 h 12 min.

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

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 4 h 35 min   of travel time.

How far is London from Liverpool?

You should expect to travel around 177 miles (286 km) from Liverpool to London.

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

The average frequency per day from Liverpool to London is:

  • 25 trains per day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points when travelling from Liverpool to London?

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

  • Coaches mostly depart from Liverpool, Liverpool One and arrive in London, Hammersmith Bridge Road.
  • Trains from Liverpool to London most often leave from Liverpool Lime Street and arrive in London Victoria.

Which travel companies can get me from Liverpool to London?

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

  • You can travel from Liverpool to London by coach with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £9 with Flixbus from Liverpool to London.
  • You can take a train from Liverpool to London with West Midlands Railway. Cheap tickets can be found for £29 with West Midlands Railway from Liverpool to London.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Liverpool to London?

Looking to extend your trip from Liverpool to London? Many Omio customers who go from Liverpool to London usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Amsterdam or Brussels. If you're looking to explore Paris, Amsterdam or Brussels from London, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

When should I buy a ticket from Liverpool to London online to score the best deals?

Before travelling from Liverpool to London, 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 £9 one way for this trip.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average £29 one way for this journey.

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