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You can get from Manchester to Liverpool by train, bus or flight.
To get from Manchester to Liverpool on 4 Aug we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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There are a number of transport options available for the journey from Manchester to Liverpool, however train and bus services are by far the quickest and most convenient options; with a number of direct connections connected the two cities on a daily bases. The two cities are just 55 kilometres apart with the majority of the services taking less than two hours departing from Manchester to Liverpool at frequent intervals.
There are a number of options for getting from Manchester to Liverpool by bus. National Express offers over 30 buses departing over the course of the day. Terravision operates bus services between Manchester Centre Sackville and Liverpool Airport which takes 40 minutes. There are approximately 17 services per day.
There are three stations in Manchester that have direct services to Liverpool Lime Street: Piccadilly, Victoria and Oxford Road. Services start just after 5:00 a.m. and are operated by Northern Rail and Transpennine Express. The journey takes between 45 minutes and 1hr 20mins. The last daily service is just after 11:00 p.m. and there are up to 8 services per hour throughout the day.
You can travel between Manchester and Liverpool 2 different ways: coach or train.
You should expect to travel around 30 miles (49 km) from Manchester to Liverpool.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Manchester to Liverpool:
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Yes, there are direct routes from Manchester to Liverpool with the following travel companies:
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 purchase tickets for this trip.
When planning your trip from Manchester to Liverpool, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:
However, we recommend buying tickets between Manchester and Liverpool online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.
Train services offer the cheapest way to get from Manchester to Liverpool. Tickets for a train cost on average £3.
This is compared to other travel options to Liverpool:
A train journey is usually £1 less than a journey to Liverpool by coach, which costs on average £4 for the same trip.
The fastest way to get to Liverpool from Manchester is by train with an average travel time of 40 min.
There are alternative travel options to Liverpool that can usually take longer:
In comparison, getting to Liverpool by coach can take on average 1 h.
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