Manchester to Liverpool bus

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Cheap bus tickets and times from Manchester to Liverpool

Showing times and prices for Jun 17

Cheapest

Fastest Journey

55 m

Average

1 h 28 m

Buses per day

39

Distance

50 km

Cheap bus tickets from Manchester to Liverpool start from $6 with an average ticket price of $7.

The fastest bus from Manchester to Liverpool takes 55m in comparison to an average duration of 1h 28m and covers a distance of 50 km.

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

Cheapest
National Express
04:40PM1h20
Manchester, Coach Station
06:00PMLiverpool, Coach Station, Norton Street
$61One-way
0 transfers
2nd Cheapest
National Express
10:20PM1h25
Manchester, Coach Station
11:45PMLiverpool
$71One-way
0 transfers
2nd Cheapest
National Express
10:20PM1h35
Manchester, Coach Station
11:55PMLiverpool, Coach Station, Norton Street
$71One-way
0 transfers
National Express
11:35PM1h25
Manchester, Coach Station
01:00AMLiverpool, Coach Station, Norton Street
$71One-way
0 transfers
National Express
08:50PM1h40
Manchester, Coach Station
10:30PMLiverpool, Coach Station, Norton Street
$71One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Bus from Manchester to Liverpool

distanceDistance30 miles (49 km)
durationAverage bus duration1 h
priceAverage bus ticket price$9 (€7)
frequencyBus frequency12 a day
changesDirect busYes, there are 12 direct buses a day
carriersBus providersNational Express, Megabus, FlixBus, Northern Rail (3), TransPennine Express or Baraza

Buses from Manchester to Liverpool cover the 30 miles (49 km) long route taking on average 1 h with our travel partners like National Express, Megabus, FlixBus, Northern Rail (3), TransPennine Express or Baraza. Normally, there are 12 buses operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this journey for as low as $2 (€2), but the average price of bus tickets is $9 (€7). Travelers depart most frequently from Manchester, Coach Station and arrive in Liverpool, Liverpool One.

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

National Express, Megabus and FlixBus buses will get you to Liverpool from Manchester from $3 (€3). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best bus times and tickets for your trip.

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

National Express from Manchester to Liverpool bus information:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 5 min
  • Cheapest Price: $29
  • National Express frequency: 11 a day

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.

FAQs: Bus from Manchester to Liverpool

FAQs: Take the bus from Manchester to Liverpool 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 Manchester to Liverpool.
FAQs
Cheap bus tickets from Manchester to Liverpool can start from as little as $2 (€2) when you book in advance. The average bus ticket price for Manchester to Liverpool is $9 (€7); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The bus time between Manchester and Liverpool is on average 1 h   for the 30 mile (49 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Manchester to Liverpool by bus can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first bus from Manchester to Liverpool leaves at 1: 00 PM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last bus from Manchester to Liverpool leaves at 11: 47 PM.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Manchester to Liverpool without having to change trains with National Express, Megabus, FlixBus, Northern Rail (3) or TransPennine Express. There are 12 direct buses from Manchester to Liverpool each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
When taking a bus from Manchester to Liverpool, you can count on National Express, Megabus, FlixBus, Northern Rail (3), TransPennine Express or Baraza for the best way to get you to Liverpool. You can also check all possible bus providers who offer a service between Manchester and Liverpool and compare the amenities they offer before buying a bus ticket.

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

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

A day trip to Liverpool from Manchester 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 Manchester to Liverpool by bus is August.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel to Liverpool from Manchester including taking a train or bus.

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