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Cheap bus tickets and times from Liverpool to Manchester

Showing times and prices for Jun 17

Cheapest

Fastest Journey

50 m

Average

1 h 33 m

Buses per day

40

Distance

50 km

Cheap bus tickets from Liverpool to Manchester start from $7 with an average ticket price of $7.

The fastest bus from Liverpool to Manchester takes 50m in comparison to an average duration of 1h 33m and covers a distance of 50 km.

40 buses leave Liverpool for Manchester every day with 38 travelling directly.

Cheapest
National Express
06:20AM1h55
Liverpool, Coach Station, Norton Street
08:15AMManchester, Coach Station
$71One-way
0 transfers
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National Express
09:15PM1h35
Liverpool, Coach Station, Norton Street
10:50PMManchester, Coach Station
$71One-way
0 transfers
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National Express
06:28AM1h47
Liverpool
08:15AMManchester, Coach Station
$71One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
National Express
09:23PM1h27
Liverpool
10:50PMManchester, Coach Station
$71One-way
0 transfers
2nd Cheapest
National Express
01:35PM1h40
Liverpool, Coach Station, Norton Street
03:15PMManchester, Coach Station
$71One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Bus from Liverpool to Manchester

distanceDistance30 miles (49 km)
durationAverage bus duration1 h
priceAverage bus ticket price$8 (€7)
frequencyBus frequency14 a day
changesDirect busYes, there are 11 direct buses a day
carriersBus providersNational Express, Megabus, FlixBus, TransPennine Express or Transport for Wales

Buses from Liverpool to Manchester cover the 30 miles (49 km) long trip taking on average 1 h with our travel partners like National Express, Megabus, FlixBus, TransPennine Express or Transport for Wales. Normally, there are 14 buses operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this route for as low as $2 (€2), but the average price of bus tickets is $8 (€7). Travelers depart most frequently from Liverpool, Liverpool One and arrive in Manchester, Coach Station.

Bus companies: National Express, Megabus and FlixBus from Liverpool to Manchester

Find the best buses from Liverpool to Manchester with Omio's travel partners National Express, Megabus and FlixBus from $3 (€3). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.

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.

FlixBus from Liverpool to Manchester bus information:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 5 min
  • Cheapest Price: $3

Buses Liverpool to Manchester

Liverpool and Manchester - the two English cities are best known for their football clubs, which are among the largest teams in the world. Since the two cities are very close to each other, the football clubs have a very big rivalry. But even apart from football, the two cities in the north of England have a lot to offer. Liverpool has some great churches and museums, while Manchester has some of the most impressive buildings on the island. If you want to travel from one city to the next, you can use the Liverpool - Manchester bus, for example. The latter usually manages the distance in less than an hour.

Which bus companies travel from Liverpool to Manchester?

All Buses Liverpool to Manchester are operated by National Express. The company offers almost all buses in England, as well as many other connections in the rest of Europe. The Bus Liverpool - Manchester connection is logically one of the most important in the country.

How long does the bus ride from Liverpool to Manchester take?

A direct bus ride from Liverpool to Manchester takes between one and one and a half hours depending on traffic. The journeys of National Express are all direct connections. This is very convenient for travellers because they do not have to stop and change buses. With a distance of 60 kilometres, it is also clear that buses travel directly from one city to another.

How often can I travel by bus from Liverpool to Manchester?

The bus from Liverpool to Manchester departs every day at many different times. From 2 a.m. until 11:40 p.m., National Express operates buses for this service almost every hour. This allows travellers to find a suitable bus between the cities at any time of day.

Bus stations on the route Liverpool - Manchester?

At which bus station does the bus leave from Liverpool? The buses to Manchester all depart from One Bus Station at Canning Place in Liverpool. The bus station is centrally located in the city centre. The Liverpool ONE shopping center, for example, is within walking distance of the station. Passengers can reach the bus station either by taxi or by train from any point in the city. There are no shops or kiosks, but in the area around the station you can buy waiting snacks.

At which bus station does the bus arrive in Manchester? All National Express buses arrive in Manchester at the Manchester Coach Station. This is located in the city centre, near the Piccadilly Gardens. Manchester does not have an S-Bahn, so a taxi or footpath is the only way to get from the station to your next destination.

FAQs: Bus from Liverpool to Manchester

FAQs: Take the bus from Liverpool to Manchester with ease. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have the information you need to know so you can find the best option from Liverpool to Manchester.
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Cheap bus tickets from Liverpool to Manchester can start from as little as $2 (€2) when you book in advance. The average bus ticket price for Liverpool to Manchester is $8 (€7); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Liverpool to Manchester bus time is 1 h   covering the 30 mile (49 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first bus from Liverpool to Manchester leaves at 4: 45 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last bus from Liverpool to Manchester leaves at 11: 30 PM.
Yes, there are 11 direct buses a day from Liverpool to Manchester with National Express, Megabus, FlixBus or TransPennine Express. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct buses.
For the best Liverpool to Manchester bus to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with National Express, Megabus, FlixBus, TransPennine Express or Transport for Wales. However, it's always good to check all possible bus companies with services between Liverpool and Manchester to compare what amenities they may offer.

When departing from Liverpool, you have various bus station options to start your route from including Liverpool, Liverpool One, Liverpool, One Bus Station, Canning Place and Liverpool, Kwik Fit Old Swan. When arriving in Manchester, you can end your route in bus stations like Manchester, Coach Station, Manchester, Airport and Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.

Passengers board the bus most frequently from Liverpool, Liverpool One, which is located around 1.6 miles (2.5 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the bus at Manchester, Coach Station, located 0.8 miles (1.3 km) away from the city centre.

A day trip to Manchester from Liverpool is worth doing with a journey time of 1 h each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Liverpool to Manchester by bus is March.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel between Liverpool and Manchester including taking a train or bus.

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