How to travel from Birmingham to Liverpool

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from Birmingham to Liverpool

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

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To get from Birmingham to Liverpool on Feb 06 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:34AMBirmingham New Street1h43 10:17AMLiverpool Lime Street
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Travel Information between Birmingham and Liverpool

distanceDistance78 miles (126 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$7 - $10
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $7 (€6) • 2 h
fastestFastest modeBus • $10 (€9) • 2 h 45 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus

Travel 78 miles (126 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train to Liverpool from Birmingham. If speed is a priority, then a bus is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 45 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $7 (€6). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train 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: Travel from Birmingham to Liverpool

Travel Tips: Travel 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 Birmingham to Liverpool.

You can travel between Birmingham and Liverpool 4 different ways: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Liverpool from Birmingham is by taking a train, which costs on average $7 (€6).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Liverpool:

Taking a train is about $3 (€3) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $10 (€9) for this route.

The fastest way to get to Liverpool from Birmingham is by bus with an average travel time of 2 h 45 min.

Other travel options to Liverpool can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 2 h   of travel time.

Liverpool is approximately 78 miles (126 km) away from Birmingham.

The average frequency per day from Birmingham to Liverpool is:

  • 1 bus per day.
  • Around 32 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Birmingham to Liverpool as scheduled services by bus, ferry, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

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

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Birmingham, Brunel Street and arrive in Liverpool, Liverpool One.
  • Most travelers board their train from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Liverpool Lime Street.

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 for buses to Liverpool. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Birmingham to Liverpool tickets on Omio for $10 (€9).

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

  • You can take a direct bus with Flixbus or Megabus with 1 direct bus per day.
  • You can travel directly by train with West Midlands Railway with 15 direct trains per day.

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 between Birmingham and Liverpool.

Many of our customers traveling from Birmingham to Liverpool don't make Liverpool their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Liverpool are London, Manchester or Glasgow, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Liverpool to any of these top destinations today!

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 costs $10 (€9) one way on average for this trip.
  • A train ticket costs $7 (€6) one way on average for this route.

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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