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from London to Liverpool

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

Our recommendation

To get from London to Liverpool on 4 Aug we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:30London5h45 14:15Liverpool, Coach Station, Norton Street
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£211One-way
Cheapest
18:00London5h45 23:45Liverpool, Coach Station, Norton Street
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£181One-way
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15:00London5h55 20:55Liverpool, Coach Station, Norton Street
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£211One-way
16:00London6h30 22:30Liverpool
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£261One-way
16:40London, Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2, 35h50 22:30Liverpool
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£391One-way

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COMPARE Prices for trains, buses and flights

Tue
3 Aug
£74Avanti West Coast
£7Flixbus
Wed
4 Aug
£74Avanti West Coast
£7Flixbus
Thu
5 Aug
£61Avanti West Coast
£7Flixbus
Fri
6 Aug
£61Avanti West Coast
£9Flixbus
Sat
7 Aug
£61Avanti West Coast
£7Flixbus
Sun
8 Aug
£67Avanti West Coast
£17Flixbus
Mon
9 Aug
£43Avanti West Coast
£7Flixbus
Tue
10 Aug
£40Avanti West Coast
£7Flixbus
Wed
11 Aug
£40Avanti West Coast
£7Flixbus
Thu
12 Aug
£40Avanti West Coast
£7Flixbus
Fri
13 Aug
£48Avanti West Coast
£7Flixbus
Sat
14 Aug
£74Avanti West Coast
£7Flixbus
Sun
15 Aug
£40Avanti West Coast
£6Flixbus
Mon
16 Aug
£33Avanti West Coast
£9Flixbus
Tue
17 Aug
£34Avanti West Coast
£7Flixbus
Wed
18 Aug
£33Avanti West Coast
£6Flixbus
Thu
19 Aug
£34Avanti West Coast
£6Flixbus
Fri
20 Aug
£48Avanti West Coast
£6Flixbus
Sat
21 Aug
£68Avanti West Coast
£7Flixbus
Sun
22 Aug
£40Avanti West Coast
£7Flixbus
Mon
23 Aug
£33Avanti West Coast
£7Flixbus

General Information About the journey from London to Liverpool

There are trains, buses and flights available between London and Liverpool. A selection of low cost and premium airlines offer services from London Heathrow to nearby Manchester Ringway Airport (there are no direct flights to Liverpool John Lennon Airport). Trains and buses and also available throughout each day.

Buses from London to Liverpool

Buses depart London Liverpool Street Station each day approximately every 90 minutes. These terminate at Liverpool Coach Station after a journey of between 5.5 and 7 hours. The majority of services offered by National Express are direct coaches between the two locations, however, a small number require a change to be made at Birmingham Coach Station. The first coach departs each morning with service continuing until the late evening each day.

Trains from London to Liverpool

One train per hour departs London Euston for Liverpool Lime Street Station. Operated by Virgin Trains these services require a total journey time of just over 2 hours. This provider operates a number of journeys scheduled to depart early each morning and return late in the evening. The first train departs in the mid-morning and journeys continue on an hourly basis until the late evening.

Flights from London to Liverpool

Plane journeys between London Heathrow and Manchester Ringway International Airport, which lies just over 50 kilometres from Liverpool, are provided by British Airways and depart at a rate of around five flights each day. The first journey departs in the morning and flights continue into the early evening each day. The journey takes approximately 1 hour to complete.

Travel Tips

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Travel to Liverpool 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 London to Liverpool.
FAQs
How do you get from London to Liverpool?

There are 3 ways to travel between London and Liverpool including taking a coach, flight or train.

How many miles from London to Liverpool would I travel?

The distance from London to Liverpool is approximately 177 miles (286 km).

When going from London to Liverpool, where do I depart from London and where do I arrive in Liverpool?

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

  • Most travellers who buy a coach ticket from London to Liverpool depart from London, Victoria Coach Station to Liverpool, Liverpool One.
  • Most travellers catch their train from London Victoria and arrive in Liverpool Lime Street.
Who can get me from London to Liverpool?

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

  • You can take a coach from London to Liverpool with Megabus. Cheap tickets can be found for £22 with Megabus from London to Liverpool.
  • You can travel by train from London to Liverpool with Avanti West Coast, and you can find Avanti West Coast London to Liverpool tickets for £36 on Omio.
Is it possible to travel directly from London to Liverpool?

Yes, there are direct routes from London to Liverpool with the following travel companies:

  • You can find direct coaches to take to Liverpool with National Express or Megabus.
  • You can check for a direct train to Liverpool with Avanti West Coast.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Liverpool tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy tickets for this route.

What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from London to Liverpool?
Omio customers who travel from London to Liverpool often also extend their holiday to go to Manchester, Edinburgh or Glasgow. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Liverpool and these popular destinations at a great price.
How far in advance should I purchase tickets from London to Liverpool online to get the best deals?

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

  • The price of a coach ticket is £22 one way on average for this trip.
  • The price of a train ticket is £36 one way on average for this route.

But we recommend booking London to Liverpool 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 go to Liverpool from London?

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from London to Liverpool, which costs on average £22.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Liverpool:

A coach is £14 less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from London to Liverpool costing on average £36.

What is the fastest way to Liverpool from London?

The quickest way to travel to Liverpool from London is by flight, which takes on average 1 h  compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by coach can take 5 h 30 min  on average.

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

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

London
Liverpool
London
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London Liverpool Street Stn
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the bus station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines Central, Circle, Hammersmith, City
London Bridge
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