Cheap bus tickets from Manchester to Liverpool

Showing times and prices for Jan 30

Cheapest

$6

Average

$8

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 $ 8 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 6.

Cheapest
03:20PMManchester, Coach Station1h10 04:30PMLiverpool, Coach Station, Norton Street
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$61One-way
2nd Cheapest
07:45PMManchester1h15 09:00PMLiverpool
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$61One-way
2nd Cheapest
08:50PMManchester, Coach Station1h30 10:20PMLiverpool, Coach Station, Norton Street
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$61One-way
2nd Cheapest
12:35AMManchester, Coach Station1h25 02:00AMLiverpool, Coach Station, Norton Street
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$61One-way
08:35AMManchester, Coach Station1h30 10:05AMLiverpool, Coach Station, Norton Street
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$71One-way

Bus schedule from Manchester to Liverpool

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12:35AMManchester, Coach Station1h25 02:00AMLiverpool, Coach Station, Norton Street
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08:35AMManchester, Coach Station1h30 10:05AMLiverpool, Coach Station, Norton Street
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12:35PMManchester, Coach Station1h30 02:05PMLiverpool, Coach Station, Norton Street
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03:20PMManchester, Coach Station1h10 04:30PMLiverpool, Coach Station, Norton Street
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04:35PMManchester, Coach Station1h30 06:05PMLiverpool, Coach Station, Norton Street
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07:45PMManchester1h15 09:00PMLiverpool
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08:50PMManchester, Coach Station1h30 10:20PMLiverpool, Coach Station, Norton Street
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Bus times from Manchester to Liverpool

Showing times and prices for Jan 30

Fastest Journey

1 h 10 m

Average

1 h 24 m

Buses per day

7

Distance

50 km

Of the 7 buses that leave Manchester for Liverpool every day 7 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 24 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 1 h 10 m .

The slowest buses will take 1 h 30 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.

Fastest
03:20PMManchester, Coach Station1h10 04:30PMLiverpool, Coach Station, Norton Street
0 changes
$61One-way
2nd Fastest
07:45PMManchester1h15 09:00PMLiverpool
0 changes
$61One-way
12:35AMManchester, Coach Station1h25 02:00AMLiverpool, Coach Station, Norton Street
0 changes
$61One-way
08:35AMManchester, Coach Station1h30 10:05AMLiverpool, Coach Station, Norton Street
0 changes
$71One-way
08:50PMManchester, Coach Station1h30 10:20PMLiverpool, Coach Station, Norton Street
0 changes
$61One-way

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Overview: Bus from Manchester to Liverpool

distanceDistance30 miles (49 km)
durationAverage bus duration1 h
priceAverage bus ticket price$5 (€5)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersNational Express or Megabus

Buses from Manchester to Liverpool cover the 30 miles (49 km) long trip taking on average 1 h with our travel partners like National Express or Megabus. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this route for as low as $5 (€4), but the average price of bus tickets is $5 (€5). Travelers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Liverpool, Liverpool One.

Bus companies: National Express from Manchester to Liverpool

Travel to Liverpool from Manchester from $5 (€4) 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

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 Manchester, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

  • Average Price: $5

When purchasing your National Express bus tickets to Liverpool from Manchester, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

  • 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.

Travel Tips: Bus to Liverpool from Manchester

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FAQs

How much does a cheap bus between Manchester and Liverpool cost?

Bus tickets to Liverpool from Manchester for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $5 (€4)  one way in the next 7 days.

What is the cost of a bus to Liverpool from Manchester?

In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $5 (€5)  for a bus ticket between Manchester and Liverpool.

What is the distance from Manchester to Liverpool by bus?

The Manchester to Liverpool bus distance is approximately 30 miles (49 km).

What is the Manchester to Liverpool bus travel time?

On average the Manchester to Liverpool bus travel time is 1 h  for the 30 miles (49 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

When traveling by bus from Manchester to Liverpool, which bus station in Manchester do I depart from and which bus station in Liverpool do I arrive in?

Some of the Manchester bus stations to Liverpool you can start your journey from include Manchester, Shudehill Interchange, Manchester, Coach Station and Manchester, Shudehill Interchange. Similarly, some of the arrival bus stations in Liverpool include Liverpool, Liverpool One, Liverpool, One Bus Station, Canning Place and Liverpool.

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly   and arriving 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 0.4 miles (587 m) away from the city center, and they get off the bus at Liverpool, Liverpool One, located 0.7 miles (1.2 km) away from the city center.

Which bus companies should I travel with from Manchester to Liverpool?

When taking a bus from Manchester to Liverpool, you can count on National Express or Megabus for the best way to get you to Liverpool. You can also check all possible bus companies who offer a service between Manchester and Liverpool and compare the amenities they offer before buying a bus ticket.

Are there any nonstop bus services from Manchester to Liverpool?

If you’re looking for a direct bus, consider traveling with National Express or Megabus. Nonstop bus services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your bus tickets.

What are the first and last departure bus times from Manchester to Liverpool?

The earliest bus for this route departs from Manchester at 12: 35 PM. The last bus leaves from Manchester at 9: 30 PM. Check Omio for the latest bus schedule from Manchester to Liverpool and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.

When should I book 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 $5 (€5). 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.