You can get from London to Liverpool by train, bus or flight.
To get from London to Liverpool on Sep 20 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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A popular trip for those traveling in the UK, London and Liverpool are about 220 miles apart. The quickest way to make the journey is by train. The fastest trains take 2 hours and 15 minutes, departing from Euston Station and arriving at Liverpool Lime Street. Flights are also an option; however, they all make at least one stop and the journey takes approximately 4 hours. Buses leave for Liverpool regularly from London's Victoria Station and can take as little as 5 and a half hours to arrive in Liverpool.
Taking the bus is the cheapest way to travel from London to Liverpool with next-day bus tickets starting from €28. National Express buses that travel from London to Liverpool depart from either London's Victoria bus station or Sutton rail station and arrive at Liverpool's Norton Street bus station after at least 5 and a half hours of travel time. Bus trips that require stops have longer travel times. Approximately 13 buses travel from London to Liverpool on weekdays with the first departing London at 5:00 a.m. Fewer buses travel from London to Liverpool on the weekend.
With only an hour of flight time required, the fastest way to travel from London to Liverpool is technically by taking a flight. However, when travel time to and from London and Liverpool's airports are taken into consideration, the journey will take at least 4 hours. There are no direct flights from any of London's airports to Liverpool airport. All flights from London that arrive at Liverpool airport require a transfer, while "direct" flights land at Manchester airport and require travelers to continue the journey to Liverpool by train, bus, or rental car. British Airways offers direct flights from London to Manchester 7 times per day.
Taking the train is the most popular way to travel from London to Liverpool. Taking the train is over 3 hours faster than taking the bus and almost 2 hours faster than taking a flight when travel to and from London and Liverpool's airports is taken into consideration. Taking the train is also €100 cheaper on average than taking a flight between London and Liverpool. Trains traveling from London to Liverpool depart from London Euston train station and arrive at Liverpool's Lime Street train station after at least 2:15 h of travel time.
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