How to travel from Cardiff to Liverpool

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from Cardiff to Liverpool

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

Our recommendation

To get from Cardiff to Liverpool on Mar 30 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:23AMCardiff Central3h46 01:09PMJames Street
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09:23AMCardiff Central3h46 01:09PMJames Street
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09:50AMCardiff Central4h27 02:17PMLiverpool Lime Street
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08:49AMCardiff Central4h05 12:54PMJames Street
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09:54AMCardiff Central4h10 02:04PMLiverpool Lime Street
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Travel Information between Cardiff and Liverpool

distanceDistance133 miles (215 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$7 - $53
fastestFastest modeBus • $53 (€46) • 12 h 40 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus

Travel 133 miles (215 km) by bus, flight or train from Cardiff to Liverpool. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Cardiff to Liverpool.

Travel Tips: Travel from Cardiff 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 Cardiff to Liverpool.

There are 3 ways that you can travel from Cardiff to Liverpool. You can take a bus, flight or train.

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

This is compared to other ways of getting to Liverpool:

A train is generally $46 (€40) less than a bus for the same journey. Taking a bus costs on average $53 (€46) from Cardiff to Liverpool.

A train is generally $5 (€4) less than a flight for the same trip. Taking a flight costs on average $11 (€10) from Cardiff to Liverpool.

Liverpool is approximately 133 miles (215 km) away from Cardiff.

The average frequency per day from Cardiff to Liverpool is:

  • 25 trains per day.

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

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

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Cardiff, Sophia Gardens and arrive in Liverpool, Liverpool One.
  • Most travelers catch their flight from Cardiff Airport and arrive in Liverpool John Lennon Airport.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Cardiff Central and arrive in Liverpool Lime Street.

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

  • Flixbus can get you to Liverpool by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Flixbus from Cardiff to Liverpool for $53 (€46) on Omio.

Yes, there are direct routes from Cardiff to Liverpool with the following travel companies:

  • You can book a direct bus with.
  • You can take a direct train with.

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

Many of our customers who book a trip from Cardiff to Liverpool often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like London, Manchester or Glasgow. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Cardiff and Liverpool itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Liverpool and any of these top destinations today!

Before traveling from Cardiff 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 $53 (€46) one way on average for this journey.
  • A plane ticket for this route is costing $11 (€10) one way on average.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $7 (€6) one way for this route.

But we recommend booking Cardiff 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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