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

08:10Liverpool, Coach Station, Norton Street5h40 13:50London
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£71One-way
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08:10Liverpool, Coach Station, Norton Street5h40 13:50London
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£71One-way
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10:40Liverpool, Coach Station, Norton Street5h40 16:20London
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£111One-way
16:00Liverpool, Coach Station, Norton Street5h50 21:50London
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£161One-way
05:50Liverpool6h15 12:05London, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 3
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£271One-way

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Sat
19 Jun
£40West Midlands Railway
£30National Express
Sun
20 Jun
£74Avanti West Coast
£7National Express
Mon
21 Jun
£74Avanti West Coast
£11National Express
Tue
22 Jun
£61Avanti West Coast
£11National Express
Wed
23 Jun
£61Avanti West Coast
£11National Express
Thu
24 Jun
£74Avanti West Coast
£11National Express
Fri
25 Jun
£74Avanti West Coast
£16National Express
Sat
26 Jun
£74Avanti West Coast
£9National Express
Sun
27 Jun
£74Avanti West Coast
£11National Express
Mon
28 Jun
£74Avanti West Coast
£11National Express
Tue
29 Jun
£48Avanti West Coast
£9National Express
Wed
30 Jun
£48Avanti West Coast
£4National Express
Thu
1 Jul
£55Avanti West Coast
£9National Express
Fri
2 Jul
£74Avanti West Coast
£9National Express
Sat
3 Jul
£61Avanti West Coast
£11National Express
Sun
4 Jul
£48Avanti West Coast
£11National Express
Mon
5 Jul
£55Avanti West Coast
£9National Express
Tue
6 Jul
£36Avanti West Coast
£9National Express
Wed
7 Jul
£40Avanti West Coast
£9National Express
Thu
8 Jul
£48Avanti West Coast
£9National Express
Fri
9 Jul
£74Avanti West Coast
£11National Express
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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
Travel to London 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 Liverpool to London.
FAQs
What are my travel options from Liverpool to London?

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

How far is it from Liverpool to London?

The distance between Liverpool and London is around 177 miles (286 km).

Where do I depart from Liverpool? Where do I arrive in 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, Victoria Coach Station.
  • Trains mostly depart from Liverpool Lime Street and arrive in London Victoria.
Which travel companies can get me from Liverpool to London?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Liverpool to London, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with National Express for coaches to London. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for National Express Liverpool to London tickets on Omio for £7.
  • Avanti West Coast can get you to London by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Avanti West Coast from Liverpool to London for £40 on Omio.
Is it possible to travel directly from Liverpool to London?

Yes, there are direct services available from Liverpool to London with the following travel operators:

  • You can book a direct coach with National Express or Megabus.

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

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Liverpool to London?
Your journey from Liverpool to London doesn't have to end in London. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Amsterdam or Brussels. If you’d like to add Paris, Amsterdam or Brussels to your Liverpool to London trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from London today!
How early should I purchase Liverpool to London tickets online to score the best deals?

Before travelling from Liverpool to London, 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 for this journey is on average £7 one way.
  • The price of a train ticket for this route is on average £40 one way.

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.

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

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Liverpool to London, which costs on average £7.

This is compared to other ways of getting to London:

A coach is £33 less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Liverpool to London costing on average £40.

What is the fastest way from Liverpool to London?

The fastest way from Liverpool to London is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 5 min.

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

In comparison, getting to London by coach can take on average 5 h 40 min.

In comparison, travelling by train can take you on average 2 h 12 min.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Liverpool
London
Liverpool (Coach Station)
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Liverpool Liverpool One Bus Station
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Refreshments
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the bus station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.
James Street
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