How to get from Reading to Liverpool

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Travel Information between Reading and Liverpool

distanceDistance159 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£3 - £57
fastestFastest modeTrain • £57 • 3 h 22 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus or West Midlands Railway

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 159 miles between Reading and Liverpool. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Megabus or West Midlands Railway among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Reading to Liverpool.

Travel Tips: Travel from Reading to Liverpool

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 Reading to Liverpool.

There are 4 travel options from Reading to Liverpool: coach, flight, ferry or train.

Flight services offer the cheapest way to get from Reading to Liverpool. Tickets for a flight cost on average £3.

This is compared to other travel options to Liverpool:

A flight is about £19 less than a coach, which costs on average £22 for this trip.

A flight is about £54 less than a train, which costs on average £57 for this trip.

The fastest way from Reading to Liverpool is by train with an average journey time of 3 h 22 min.

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

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 5 h 40 min   of travel time.

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You should expect to travel around 159 miles from Reading to Liverpool.

The average frequency per day from Reading to Liverpool is:

  • 1 coach per day.
  • Around 13 trains per day.

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

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

  • Most travellers take a coach from Reading, Christchurch Green / Redlands Road (University of Reading) to Liverpool, Liverpool One.
  • Most travellers who buy a train ticket from Reading to Liverpool depart from Reading to Liverpool Lime Street.

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

  • You can take a coach from Reading to Liverpool with Megabus. Cheap tickets can be found for £22 with Megabus from Reading to Liverpool.
  • You can go to Liverpool from Reading by train with West Midlands Railway. You'll see cheap train tickets for £57 with West Midlands Railway from Reading to Liverpool on Omio.
Looking to extend your trip from Reading to Liverpool? Many Omio customers who go from Reading to Liverpool usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like London, Manchester or Edinburgh. If you're looking to explore London, Manchester or Edinburgh from Liverpool, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

When planning your trip from Reading to Liverpool, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets are costing on average £22 one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average £3 one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average £57 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Reading to Liverpool online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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