Glasgow to Liverpool bus

Cheap bus tickets from Glasgow to Liverpool

Showing times and prices for Mar 22

Cheapest

40

Average

41

The best way to find a cheap bus ticket from Glasgow to Liverpool is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
09:40AMGlasgow, Buchanan8h18 05:58PMLiverpool, Botanic Park
1 transfer
401One-way
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09:40AMGlasgow, Buchanan8h25 06:05PMLiverpool
1 transfer
401One-way
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09:40AMGlasgow, Buchanan8h40 06:20PMLiverpool, Coach Station, Norton Street
1 transfer
401One-way
2nd Cheapest
11:00PMGlasgow, Buchanan11h05 10:05AMLiverpool, Coach Station, Norton Street
1 transfer
431One-way
2nd Cheapest
11:00PMGlasgow, Buchanan10h50 09:50AMLiverpool
1 transfer
431One-way

Bus schedule from Glasgow to Liverpool

Showing buses for tomorrow, Wednesday, March 22
09:40AMGlasgow, Buchanan8h18 05:58PMLiverpool, Botanic Park
1 transfer
09:40AMGlasgow, Buchanan8h25 06:05PMLiverpool
1 transfer
09:40AMGlasgow, Buchanan8h40 06:20PMLiverpool, Coach Station, Norton Street
1 transfer
11:00PMGlasgow, Buchanan11h05 10:05AMLiverpool, Coach Station, Norton Street
1 transfer
11:00PMGlasgow, Buchanan10h50 09:50AMLiverpool
1 transfer
11:00PMGlasgow, Buchanan10h43 09:43AMLiverpool, Botanic Park
1 transfer

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Bus times from Glasgow to Liverpool

Showing times and prices for Mar 22

Fastest Journey

8 h 18 m

Average

9 h 23 m

Buses per day

5

Distance

285 km

It's difficult to get from Glasgow to Liverpool without transferring at least once.

Fastest
09:40AMGlasgow, Buchanan8h18 05:58PMLiverpool, Botanic Park
1 transfer
401One-way
2nd Fastest
09:40AMGlasgow, Buchanan8h25 06:05PMLiverpool
1 transfer
401One-way
09:40AMGlasgow, Buchanan8h40 06:20PMLiverpool, Coach Station, Norton Street
1 transfer
401One-way
11:00PMGlasgow, Buchanan10h43 09:43AMLiverpool, Botanic Park
1 transfer
431One-way
11:00PMGlasgow, Buchanan10h50 09:50AMLiverpool
1 transfer
431One-way

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Overview: Bus from Glasgow to Liverpool

distanceDistance177 miles (285 km)
durationAverage bus duration18 h 35 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$64 (€56)
changesDirect busNo
carriersBus providersMegabus UK, Avanti West Coast, National Express, Flixbus or Northern Rail

Buses from Glasgow to Liverpool cover the 177 miles (285 km) long trip taking on average 18 h 35 min with our travel partners like Megabus UK, Avanti West Coast, National Express, Flixbus or Northern Rail. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this journey for as low as $34 (€29), but the average price of bus tickets is $64 (€56). Travelers depart most frequently from Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station and arrive in Liverpool, Liverpool One.

Bus companies: National Express, FlixBus and Northern Rail (3) from Glasgow to Liverpool

Travel to Liverpool from Glasgow from $34 (€29) with Omio’s bus partners National Express, FlixBus and Northern Rail (3)! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable journey for you.

National Express
FlixBus
Northern Rail (3)

National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance bus company operating over 550 buses per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates bus services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express buses have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most buses come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your bus to Liverpool from Glasgow, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

    FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost bus companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance bus at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

    Bus information from Glasgow to Liverpool with FlixBus:

    • Average Duration: 6 h 51 min
    • FlixBus frequency: 1 a day

    Northern Trains is a publicly owned bus operating company in the United Kingdom, headquartered in York. The company operates local and commuter buses across the entire north of England connecting regions of the North East, North West, East Midlands, Staffordshire, Yorkshire and the Humber coast line. The rail network in the UK has been run by over 20 bus companies, but they work together as National Rail with coordinated fares and ticketing. Tickets such as Advance, Off-Peak and Anytime Day are available to purchase for routes with Northern. There is only one class option on Northern buses: Standard.

      Buses from Glasgow to Liverpool

      When travellers need to make the trip from Clydeside to Merseyside, buses are always a good option. Buses don't run directly into Liverpool from Glasgow. Instead, a single change is usually needed. Journey times range from 7 hours 3 minutes to 9 hours 20 minutes, and there will be 2 departures every day, one just before lunch, and one shortly before 11:00 p.m.

      Which bus companies travel from Glasgow to Liverpool?

      Only one company offers a bus connection between Glasgow and Liverpool. National Express is the only option available, running daily indirect services from Glasgow Buchanan Bus Station to Liverpool One.

      How long is the bus from Glasgow to Liverpool?

      Journey times will vary considerably, depending on which indirect journeys are involved. Expect total durations to range between 7 hours 3 minutes and 9 hours 20 minutes. Be aware that multiple journeys are possible with the same departure time due to variable stopovers in Manchester. Check for short transfer times to avoid any delays.

      How many buses are there from Glasgow to Liverpool?

      There are no direct buses between Glasgow and Liverpool. Instead, passengers can travel indirectly with National Express. The bus company offers 2 departures every day, with both a late morning and late evening service. Buses tend to require a change in Manchester, before the second leg to Liverpool One Bus Station.

      What are the departure and arrival stations for buses from Glasgow to Liverpool?

      Departure Station: buses from Glasgow to Liverpool will depart from Buchanan Bus Station. The bus station is situated on Killermont Street, central Glasgow, and is easy to reach from most parts of town. Stagecoach, First, McGill's, and Parks all run local buses from suburbs like Paisley, while Buchanan has its own Subway station as well. Airport transfer shuttles also run into Buchanan, taking 25-30 minutes from Glasgow International.

      Arrival Station: All buses from Glasgow will arrive at Liverpool One Bus Station. Liverpool's main bus terminal is situated at the heart of the city, very close to the Georgian Quarter and quayside attractions like the Tate or the Beatles Experience. Arriva buses run to Liverpool Airport in 20 minutes, while local buses connect the bus station directly to both Goodison Park and Anfield. Students will be around 15-20 minutes' walk from the main campus of Liverpool University, and the 75 bus will drop arrivals off right outside Lime Street Station if onward rail transport is required.

      Travel Tips: Bus to Liverpool from Glasgow

      Travel Tips: Take the bus 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 Glasgow to Liverpool.
      FAQs
      Omio customers have found the cheapest buses from Glasgow to Liverpool to cost as little as $34 (€29)  in the next 7 days.
      In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $64 (€56)  for a bus ticket between Glasgow and Liverpool.
      When traveling this route you should expect the distance from Glasgow to Liverpool by bus to be approximately 177 miles (285 km).
      The bus time to Liverpool from Glasgow is on average 18 h 35 min  for the 177 miles (285 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Glasgow and Liverpool by bus can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

      There are a few bus stations in Glasgow to start your journey from including Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station, Glasgow, Hampden Park and Glasgow. In Liverpool you have a few bus station options to choose from for your arrival including Liverpool, Liverpool One, Liverpool, One Bus Station, Canning Place and Liverpool, University.

      Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station   and arrive in Liverpool, Liverpool One.

      Passengers booking this route most frequently board their buses from Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station and need to travel around 0.4 miles (620 m) from the city center to get to this bus station.

      Passengers arriving in Liverpool most often arrive at Liverpool, Liverpool One and need to travel around 1.6 miles (2.5 km) from this bus station to the city center.

      Take the Glasgow to Liverpool bus with Megabus UK, Avanti West Coast, National Express, Flixbus or Northern Rail. However, it's always good to check out all possible bus providers for the trip to Liverpool from Glasgow as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
      You can take the earliest bus from Glasgow to Liverpool at 8: 15 PM   or take the last bus from Glasgow to Liverpool leaving at 8: 15 PM. Look for the latest Glasgow to Liverpool bus schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the bus for this journey.
      In general, we recommend booking tickets for buses in advance to score the best deals from all possible bus companies offering this trip and save money. If you purchase bus tickets to Liverpool from Glasgow within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $64 (€56) one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your bus ticket from Glasgow to Liverpool a few months in advance.
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