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from Birmingham to Liverpool

You can get from Birmingham to Liverpool by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Birmingham to Liverpool on Oct 17 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:20PMBirmingham, Coach Station2h20 08:40PMLiverpool, Coach Station, Norton Street
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$341One-way
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11:00PMBirmingham3h20 02:20AMLiverpool
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$171One-way
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09:42AMBirmingham New Street1h38 11:20AMLiverpool Lime Street
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$481One-way
10:42AMBirmingham New Street1h40 12:22PMLiverpool Lime Street
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$481One-way
09:15PMBirmingham, Coach Station2h15 11:30PMLiverpool, Coach Station, Norton Street
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$341One-way

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Sat
Oct 16
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$16Megabus
Sun
Oct 17
$48West Midlands Railway
$9Flixbus
Mon
Oct 18
$29West Midlands Railway
$6Flixbus
Tue
Oct 19
$18West Midlands Railway
$5Flixbus
Wed
Oct 20
$19West Midlands Railway
$5Flixbus
Thu
Oct 21
$18West Midlands Railway
$5Flixbus
Fri
Oct 22
$21West Midlands Railway
$6Flixbus
Sat
Oct 23
$25West Midlands Railway
$6Flixbus
Sun
Oct 24
$29West Midlands Railway
$6Flixbus
Mon
Oct 25
$25West Midlands Railway
$6Flixbus
Tue
Oct 26
$21West Midlands Railway
$6Flixbus
Wed
Oct 27
$21West Midlands Railway
$6Flixbus
Thu
Oct 28
$25West Midlands Railway
$6Flixbus
Fri
Oct 29
$19West Midlands Railway
$6Flixbus
Sat
Oct 30
$21West Midlands Railway
$6Flixbus
Sun
Oct 31
$48Avanti West Coast
$6Flixbus
Mon
Nov 1
$15West Midlands Railway
$5Flixbus
Wed
Nov 3
$15West Midlands Railway
$4Flixbus
Thu
Nov 4
$15West Midlands Railway
$14Megabus
Fri
Nov 5
$15West Midlands Railway
$4Flixbus

Travel Information to Liverpool from Birmingham

distanceDistance78 miles (126 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$5 - $41
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $5 (€4) • 2 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $41 (€33) • 1 h 36 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or West Midlands Railway

Take a bus or train to travel 78 miles (126 km) between Birmingham and Liverpool. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 36 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $5 (€4). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or West Midlands Railway among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus from Birmingham to Liverpool.

How to get from Birmingham to Liverpool

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Birmingham to Liverpool, 67,19% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Birmingham to Liverpool and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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Travel Tips

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FAQs
What are the ways to get from Birmingham to Liverpool?

There are 2 ways to get from Birmingham to Liverpool: bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Birmingham to Liverpool?

The cheapest way to go to Liverpool from Birmingham is by taking a bus, which costs on average $5 (€4).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Liverpool:

A bus is $36 (€29) less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Birmingham to Liverpool costing on average $41 (€33).

What is the quickest way to get from Birmingham to Liverpool?

The fastest way to get to Liverpool from Birmingham is by train with an average travel time of 1 h 36 min.

Other travel options to Liverpool can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 2 h 20 min.

How many miles from Birmingham to Liverpool would I travel?

The distance from Birmingham to Liverpool is approximately 78 miles (126 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Birmingham to Liverpool?

The average frequency per day from Birmingham to Liverpool is:

  • 16 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Birmingham and Liverpool as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do I depart from Birmingham? Where do I arrive in Liverpool?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Birmingham to Liverpool:

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Birmingham, Coach Station and arrive in Liverpool, Liverpool One.
  • Most travelers board their train from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Liverpool Lime Street.
Which travel operators can get me to Liverpool from Birmingham?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Birmingham to Liverpool, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Liverpool by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Birmingham to Liverpool tickets on Omio for $5 (€4).
  • Travel with West Midlands Railway to go to Liverpool by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find West Midlands Railway Birmingham to Liverpool tickets on Omio for $41 (€33).
Is there a direct service to Liverpool from Birmingham?

Yes, there are direct services available from Birmingham to Liverpool with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find direct buses with Flixbus, National Express or Megabus.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Liverpool as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Birmingham to Liverpool.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Birmingham to Liverpool?
Omio customers who travel from Birmingham to Liverpool often also extend their vacation to go to London, Manchester or Edinburgh. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Liverpool and these popular destinations at a great price.
When should I book a ticket from Birmingham to Liverpool online to score the best deals?

Before traveling from Birmingham to Liverpool, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this trip is costing $5 (€4) one way on average.
  • A train ticket costs $41 (€33) one way on average for this journey.

But we recommend booking Birmingham to Liverpool tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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