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from Liverpool to Glasgow

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

Our recommendation

To get from Liverpool to Glasgow on Sep 25 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:12AMLiverpool Lime Street3h19 11:31AMGlasgow Central
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$621One-way
Cheapest
07:30AMLiverpool, Coach Station, Norton Street8h20 03:50PMGlasgow, Buchanan
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$321One-way
Other options
07:34AMLiverpool Lime Street3h24 10:58AMGlasgow Central
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$781One-way
10:36AMLiverpool Lime Street3h24 02:00PMGlasgow Central
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$781One-way
08:36AMLiverpool Lime Street3h25 12:01PMGlasgow Central
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$781One-way

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COMPARE Prices for trains, buses and flights

Sat
Sep 25
$62First Transpennine Express
$32National Express
Sun
Sep 26
$78Avanti West Coast
$72National Express
Mon
Sep 27
$41First Transpennine Express
$44National Express
Tue
Sep 28
$55First Transpennine Express
$29National Express
Wed
Sep 29
$50First Transpennine Express
$29National Express
Thu
Sep 30
$49First Transpennine Express
$26National Express
Fri
Oct 1
$66Avanti West Coast
$28National Express
Sat
Oct 2
$56Avanti West Coast
$26National Express
Sun
Oct 3
$65Avanti West Coast
$26National Express
Mon
Oct 4
$50First Transpennine Express
$26National Express
Tue
Oct 5
$48First Transpennine Express
$26National Express
Wed
Oct 6
$49First Transpennine Express
$26National Express
Thu
Oct 7
$49First Transpennine Express
$26National Express
Fri
Oct 8
$56First Transpennine Express
$26National Express
Sat
Oct 9
$36Avanti West Coast
$26National Express
Sun
Oct 10
$22First Transpennine Express
$15National Express
Mon
Oct 11
$36Avanti West Coast
$26National Express
Tue
Oct 12
$24Avanti West Coast
$26National Express
Wed
Oct 13
$24Avanti West Coast
$26National Express
Thu
Oct 14
$36Avanti West Coast
$26National Express

Travel Information from Liverpool to Glasgow

distanceDistance177 miles (285 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$33 - $99
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $33 (€27) • 8 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $99 (€79) • 3 h 19 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Avanti West Coast

Travel 177 miles (285 km) by bus or train from Liverpool to Glasgow. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 19 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $33 (€27). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are National Express or Avanti West Coast among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Liverpool to Glasgow.

Travel Tips

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FAQs
How do I get from Liverpool to Glasgow?

There are 2 ways that you can travel to Glasgow from Liverpool. You can take a bus or train.

How do I get from Liverpool to Glasgow the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to get from Liverpool to Glasgow is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $33 (€27) compared to other travel options to Glasgow:

A bus is generally $65 (€52) less than a train for the same route. Taking a train costs on average $99 (€79) from Liverpool to Glasgow.

What is the fastest way from Liverpool to Glasgow?

The quickest way to travel from Liverpool to Glasgow is by train, which takes on average 3 h 19 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 8 h 20 min.

What is the distance from Liverpool to Glasgow?

The Liverpool to Glasgow distance is around 177 miles (285 km).

How many services a day are there to Glasgow from Liverpool?

The average frequency per day from Liverpool to Glasgow is:

  • 16 trains per day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points in Liverpool and in Glasgow?

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

  • Most travelers take a bus from Liverpool, Liverpool One to Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Liverpool Lime Street and arrive in Glasgow Central.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Liverpool to Glasgow?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Liverpool to Glasgow:

  • You can travel to Glasgow from Liverpool by bus with National Express. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $33 (€27) with National Express from Liverpool to Glasgow.
  • You can travel by train to Glasgow from Liverpool with Avanti West Coast, and you can find Avanti West Coast Liverpool to Glasgow tickets for $99 (€79) on Omio.
Is there a way to travel directly from Liverpool to Glasgow?

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

  • You can take a direct train with First Transpennine Express with 16 direct trains per day.

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

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Liverpool to Glasgow?
Many of our customers traveling from Liverpool to Glasgow don't make Glasgow their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Glasgow are London, Edinburgh or Manchester, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Glasgow to any of these top destinations today!
How early should I buy tickets from Liverpool to Glasgow online for the best deals?

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

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $33 (€27) one way.
  • Train tickets cost $99 (€79) one way on average.

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

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Liverpool
Glasgow
Liverpool (Coach Station)
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Liverpool Liverpool One Bus Station
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Refreshments
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the bus station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.
James Street
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