How to travel from Liverpool to Birmingham

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from Liverpool to Birmingham

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

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To get from Liverpool to Birmingham on Jun 27 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:07AMLiverpool Lime Street1h43 11:50AMBirmingham New Street
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291One-way
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03:40AMLiverpool3h30 07:10AMBirmingham
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151One-way
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09:07AMLiverpool Lime Street1h43 10:50AMBirmingham New Street
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341One-way
10:50AMLiverpool, Coach Station, Norton Street2h25 01:15PMBirmingham, Coach Station
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271One-way
03:45PMLiverpool, Coach Station, Norton Street2h40 06:25PMBirmingham, Coach Station
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271One-way

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Travel Information from Liverpool to Birmingham

distanceDistance78 miles (126 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeTrain • $46 (€41) • 1 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or West Midlands Railway

Travel 78 miles (126 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train to Birmingham from Liverpool. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus or West Midlands Railway among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Liverpool to Birmingham.

Travel Tips: Travel from Liverpool to Birmingham

Travel to Birmingham 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 Liverpool to Birmingham.
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There are 4 ways that you can travel between Liverpool and Birmingham. You can take a bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to go to Birmingham from Liverpool is by taking a flight, which costs on average $1 (€1).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Birmingham:

Taking a flight is usually $6 (€5) less than taking a bus to Birmingham, which costs on average $6 (€5) for the same trip.

Taking a flight is about $1 (€1) less than taking a ferry, which costs on average $1 (€1) for this route.

Taking a flight is about $46 (€41) less than taking a train, which costs on average $46 (€41) for this trip.

The fastest way to get to Birmingham from Liverpool is by train with an average travel time of 1 h 35 min.

Other travel options to Birmingham can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 2 h 25 min   on average.

In comparison, getting to Birmingham by flight can take on average 0 h 0 min.

In comparison, going by ferry can take 0 h 0 min   on average.

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

The average frequency per day from Liverpool to Birmingham is:

  • Around 2 buses per day.
  • 30 trains a day.

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

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

  • Most travelers board their bus from Liverpool, Liverpool One and arrive in Birmingham, Coach Station.
  • Most travelers catch their flight from Liverpool John Lennon Airport and arrive in Birmingham International Airport.
  • Most travelers take a train from Liverpool Lime Street to Birmingham New Street.

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

  • Travel with Flixbus for buses to Birmingham. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Liverpool to Birmingham tickets on Omio for $6 (€5).
  • Travel with West Midlands Railway for trains to Birmingham. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for West Midlands Railway Liverpool to Birmingham tickets on Omio for $46 (€41).

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

  • You can find 2 direct buses per day to take to Birmingham with Flixbus, National Express or Megabus.
  • You can find 13 direct trains per day to take to Birmingham with West Midlands Railway.

Direct services to Birmingham 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 trip.

Omio customers who travel from Liverpool to Birmingham often also extend their vacation to go to London, Manchester or Glasgow. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Birmingham and these popular destinations at a great price.

When planning your trip from Liverpool to Birmingham, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost $6 (€5) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average $1 (€1) one way.
  • Ferry tickets are costing on average $1 (€1) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $46 (€41) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Liverpool to Birmingham online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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