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Timetable Manchester to Liverpool

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12:30PMManchester, Airport1h50 02:20PMLiverpool
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01:10PMManchester1h10 02:20PMLiverpool
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10:15PMManchester1h00 11:15PMLiverpool
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The fastest buses from Manchester to Liverpool

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Fastest Journey

1 h

Average

1 h 20 m

Buses per day

3

Distance

50 km

Of the 3 buses that leave Manchester for Liverpool every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 50 km distance in an average of 1 h 20 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 1 h .

The slowest buses will take 1 h 50 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

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10:15PMManchester1h00 11:15PMLiverpool
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$61One-way
2nd Fastest
01:10PMManchester1h10 02:20PMLiverpool
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$61One-way
12:30PMManchester, Airport1h50 02:20PMLiverpool
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$71One-way

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$12National Express
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The cheapest buses from Manchester to Liverpool

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Cheapest

$6

Average

$6

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Manchester to Liverpool will cost around $ 6 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 6.

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10:15PMManchester1h00 11:15PMLiverpool
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$61One-way
Cheapest
01:10PMManchester1h10 02:20PMLiverpool
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$61One-way
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12:30PMManchester, Airport1h50 02:20PMLiverpool
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$71One-way

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Journey Summary

Manchester to Liverpool Bus Information

Avg. Bus Duration
1 hours 27 minutes
Coach Ticket Price: $7
Buses depart from:Manchester
Bus arrives in:Liverpool
Distance:50 km
Bus Companies:National Express, Megabus
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Bus from Manchester to Liverpool with National Express

Travel from Manchester to Liverpool from $6 (€5) with Omio’s bus partners National Express! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient route for you.

National Express

Enjoy a comfortable bus ride between Manchester and Liverpool with National Express, the UK’s leading long-distance bus company. National Express connects hundreds of cities and towns throughout the country and even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol at affordable prices for the budget traveler in mind. All National Express buses are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi access and onboard entertainment. Most buses are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so charging your phone or laptop won’t be a problem.

Omio shows you the National Express bus schedule for the Manchester to Liverpool trip, so you can select the best times for your upcoming route. You can take a bus with National Express for the 30 miles (49 km) journey between Manchester and Liverpool with prices starting as low as $12 (€10). Select from three different ticket options: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily. Once you’ve picked your preferred ticket, book a cheap bus between Manchester and Liverpool on Omio today!

These are National Express' ticket policies for COVID-19 for the bus from Manchester to Liverpool:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Verification of ticket with valid ID
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • For journeys between July 1st and October 31, 2020, the following change and refund policies apply:
    • Restricted ticket: One change is allowed free of charge
    • Standard ticket: Full refund or one change is allowed free of charge
    • Fully flexible ticket: Unlimited changes to time or date are allowed
    • All change and refund requests must be made at least 24 hours before the original outbound journey. Partial refunds are not allowed.

Buses Manchester to Liverpool

Travellers can reach their destination in no time by bus from Manchester to Liverpool. The journey between the two cities in the north-west of England takes about 1:00 hrs. Almost around the clock there are several bus connections per hour on the route.

Which bus companies operate from Manchester to Liverpool?

The route Manchester - Liverpool is served by National Express buses, there are only direct bus connections between the two cities.

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

A direct bus ride from Manchester to Liverpool takes around 1:00 hrs. Change of buses will take around 3:30 hrs.

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

Several times per hour it is possible to take the bus from Manchester to Liverpool. The first bus leaves Manchester Bus Station at 1:00 a.m., the last one leaves shortly before midnight towards Liverpool.

Bus stations on the route Manchester - Liverpool?

At which bus station does the bus start in Manchester? The Manchester Coach Station is located in the city center, it is about seven minutes walk to the main train station "Manchester Piccadilly". From here you can continue by bus or S-Bahn to other parts of the city.

At which bus station does the bus arrive in Liverpool? The bus station "One Bus Station" is located at Canning Place in close proximity to the banks of the River Mersey. Liverpool Central Station is only a seven minute walk away and offers excellent transport links.

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Buses from Manchester to Liverpool
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 Manchester to Liverpool.
FAQs
What is the price of the cheapest bus from Manchester to Liverpool?
Omio customers have found the cheapest buses from Manchester to Liverpool to cost as little as $6 (€5)  in the next 7 days.
What is the price of a bus ticket between Manchester and Liverpool?
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $7 (€6)  for a bus ticket between Manchester and Liverpool.
How far is it from Manchester to Liverpool by bus?
The Manchester to Liverpool bus distance is approximately 30 miles (49 km).
How long is a bus from Manchester to Liverpool on average?
The Manchester to Liverpool bus duration is on average 1 h, which is to be expected when traveling 30 miles (49 km) between Manchester and Liverpool. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.
Which bus station from Manchester to Liverpool do I depart from? Which Liverpool bus station from Manchester do I arrive in?

When taking the bus to Liverpool from Manchester, you can choose to depart from bus stations like Manchester, Shudehill Interchange, Manchester, Coach Station and Manchester, Shudehill Interchange. Your route can end in bus stations such as Liverpool, Liverpool One, Liverpool, One Bus Station, Canning Place and Liverpool, Kempston Street.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Manchester Piccadilly   and arrive in Liverpool, Liverpool One.

Where is the departure bus station in Manchester located? Where is the arrival bus station in Liverpool located?

Passengers board the bus most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly, which is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center, and they get off the bus at Liverpool, Liverpool One, located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center.

Which bus providers can take me between Manchester and Liverpool?
If you're looking for buses from Manchester to Liverpool, you can rely on National Express to get you to Liverpool. It's also good to check out all possible bus providers for the Manchester to Liverpool journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
When is the earliest bus from Manchester to Liverpool? When is the last bus from Manchester to Liverpool?
The earliest bus departing from Manchester to Liverpool leaves at 12: 10 PM. The last bus departing from Manchester to Liverpool leaves at 9: 15 PM. You can find the latest Manchester to Liverpool bus schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
When should I purchase the Manchester to Liverpool bus for the best deals on tickets?
If you book the Manchester to Liverpool bus within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $7 (€6). However, booking your bus ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for buses to Liverpool from Manchester. Look out for bus tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Manchester
Liverpool
Manchester (Coach Station)
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.