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from London to Liverpool

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

Our recommendation

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

08:17AMLondon Euston2h48 11:05AMLiverpool Lime Street
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$481One-way
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09:00AMLondon5h45 02:45PMLiverpool, Coach Station, Norton Street
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$171One-way
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09:20AMLondon Euston2h51 12:11PMLiverpool Lime Street
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$511One-way
10:19AMLondon Euston2h49 01:08PMLiverpool Lime Street
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$681One-way
06:00PMLondon5h30 11:30PMLiverpool, Coach Station, Norton Street
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$301One-way

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Sun
Jan 30
$45Avanti West Coast
$6Flixbus
Mon
Jan 31
$35West Midlands Railway
$6Flixbus
Tue
Feb 1
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$8Flixbus
Wed
Feb 2
$29West Midlands Railway
$6Flixbus
Thu
Feb 3
$29West Midlands Railway
$6Flixbus
Fri
Feb 4
$35Avanti West Coast
$8Flixbus
Sat
Feb 5
$41West Midlands Railway
$8Flixbus
Sun
Feb 6
$29Avanti West Coast
$8Flixbus
Mon
Feb 7
$29West Midlands Railway
$6Flixbus
Tue
Feb 8
$29West Midlands Railway
$6Flixbus
Wed
Feb 9
$29West Midlands Railway
$6Flixbus
Thu
Feb 10
$40West Midlands Railway
$8Flixbus
Fri
Feb 11
$29West Midlands Railway
$9Flixbus
Sat
Feb 12
$53Avanti West Coast
$9Flixbus
Sun
Feb 13
$35Avanti West Coast
$9Flixbus
Mon
Feb 14
$29West Midlands Railway
$9Flixbus
Tue
Feb 15
$23West Midlands Railway
$9Flixbus
Wed
Feb 16
$23West Midlands Railway
$10Flixbus
Thu
Feb 17
$23West Midlands Railway
$9Flixbus
Fri
Feb 18
$36West Midlands Railway
$11Flixbus

Travel Information from London to Liverpool

distanceDistance177 miles (286 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$7 - $45
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $7 (€5) • 5 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Avanti West Coast

Travel 177 miles (286 km) by bus or train from London to Liverpool. A bus is best for those looking to save money on this route, with tickets costing about $7 (€5). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or Avanti West Coast among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus from London to Liverpool.

How to Travel from London to Liverpool

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.

What is the best way to travel from London to Liverpool?

Cheapest way to travel from London to 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.

Fastest way to travel from London to Liverpool

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.

Most popular way to travel from London to Liverpool

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.

How to get from London to Liverpool

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from London to Liverpool, 84,71% 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 London 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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FAQs

How do I get from London to Liverpool?

There are 2 travel options from London to Liverpool: bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to go from London to Liverpool?

The cheapest way to travel from London to Liverpool is by taking a bus with an average price of $7 (€5).

This is compared to other travel options to Liverpool:

Taking a bus is usually $39 (€32) less than taking a train to Liverpool, which costs on average $45 (€38) for the same trip.

What is the fastest way to travel between London and Liverpool?

The fastest way from London to Liverpool is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 10 min.

There are alternative travel options to Liverpool that can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 5 h 5 min.

In comparison, getting to Liverpool by train can take on average 2 h 12 min.

How far is Liverpool from London?

You should expect to travel around 177 miles (286 km) between London and Liverpool.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from London to Liverpool?

The average frequency per day from London to Liverpool is:

  • 12 trains per day.

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from London to Liverpool?

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

  • Most travelers who book a bus ticket from London to Liverpool depart from London, Hammersmith Bridge Road to Liverpool, Liverpool One.
  • Most travelers who purchase a train ticket from London to Liverpool depart from London Victoria to Liverpool Lime Street.

Which travel companies can take me from London to Liverpool?

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

  • You can go to Liverpool from London by bus with Flixbus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $7 (€5) with Flixbus from London to Liverpool on Omio.
  • You can travel by train to Liverpool from London with Avanti West Coast, and you can find Avanti West Coast London to Liverpool tickets for $45 (€38) on Omio.

Is it possible to travel directly from London to Liverpool?

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

  • You'll find direct buses with Flixbus, National Express or Megabus.

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 journey.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from London to Liverpool?

Your trip from London to Liverpool doesn't have to end in Liverpool. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Manchester, Edinburgh or Glasgow. If you’d like to add Manchester, Edinburgh or Glasgow to your London to Liverpool tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Liverpool today!

How early should I book tickets to Liverpool from London online for the best deals?

When planning your trip from London to Liverpool, 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 $7 (€5) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing $45 (€38) one way on average.

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