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from London to Liverpool

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

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To get from London to Liverpool on Jun 15 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:30AMLondon, Victoria Coach Station5h45 02:15PMLiverpool, Coach Station, Norton Street
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$91One-way
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08:30AMLondon, Victoria Coach Station5h45 02:15PMLiverpool, Coach Station, Norton Street
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$91One-way
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03:00PMLondon, Victoria Coach Station5h55 08:55PMLiverpool, Coach Station, Norton Street
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$91One-way
03:07PMLondon Euston2h13 05:20PMLiverpool Lime Street
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$771One-way
10:07AMLondon Euston2h13 12:20PMLiverpool Lime Street
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$941One-way

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COMPARE Prices for trains, buses and flights

Mon
Jun 14
$105Avanti West Coast
$9National Express
Tue
Jun 15
$94Avanti West Coast
$9National Express
Wed
Jun 16
$86Avanti West Coast
$9National Express
Thu
Jun 17
$86Avanti West Coast
$9National Express
Fri
Jun 18
$86Avanti West Coast
$9National Express
Sat
Jun 19
$105Avanti West Coast
$9National Express
Sun
Jun 20
$67Avanti West Coast
$9National Express
Mon
Jun 21
$56Avanti West Coast
$9National Express
Tue
Jun 22
$50Avanti West Coast
$9National Express
Wed
Jun 23
$56Avanti West Coast
$9National Express
Thu
Jun 24
$56Avanti West Coast
$9National Express
Fri
Jun 25
$104Avanti West Coast
$9National Express
Sat
Jun 26
$67Avanti West Coast
$9National Express
Sun
Jun 27
$67Avanti West Coast
$12National Express
Mon
Jun 28
$47Avanti West Coast
$9National Express
Tue
Jun 29
$42Avanti West Coast
$9National Express
Wed
Jun 30
$42Avanti West Coast
$9National Express
Thu
Jul 1
$42Avanti West Coast
$9National Express
Fri
Jul 2
$77Avanti West Coast
$9National Express
Sat
Jul 3
$67Avanti West Coast
$9National Express
Sun
Jul 4
$56Avanti West Coast
$13National Express

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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Travel Tips

Travel from London to Liverpool
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 London to Liverpool.
FAQs
How do I travel from London to Liverpool?

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

How far is Liverpool from London?

The London to Liverpool distance is around 177 miles (286 km).

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 board their bus from London, Victoria Coach Station and arrive in Liverpool, Liverpool One.
  • Most travelers who buy a train ticket from London to Liverpool depart from London Victoria to Liverpool Lime Street.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from London to Liverpool?

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

  • Travel with Megabus for buses to Liverpool. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Megabus London to Liverpool tickets on Omio for $31 (€24).
  • Travel with Avanti West Coast to go to Liverpool by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Avanti West Coast London to Liverpool tickets on Omio for $50 (€39).
Can I travel directly from London to Liverpool?

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

  • You can find a direct bus to Liverpool with National Express or Megabus.
  • You'll find direct train services to Liverpool with Avanti West Coast.

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 trip.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from London to Liverpool?
Looking to extend your trip from London to Liverpool? Many Omio customers who go from London to Liverpool usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Manchester, Edinburgh or Glasgow. If you're looking to explore Manchester, Edinburgh or Glasgow from Liverpool, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
When should I purchase a ticket from London to Liverpool online to score the best deals?

Before traveling from London to Liverpool, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $31 (€24) one way for this journey.
  • A train ticket for this trip costs on average $50 (€39) one way.

But we recommend booking London to Liverpool tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

What is the cheapest way from London to Liverpool?

The cheapest way to travel to Liverpool from London is by taking a bus with an average price of $31 (€24).

This is compared to other travel options to Liverpool:

A bus is $19 (€15) less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from London to Liverpool costing on average $50 (€39).

What is the quickest way to get from London to Liverpool?

The fastest way to get to Liverpool from London is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h.

Other travel options to Liverpool can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 5 h 30 min.

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

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

London
Liverpool
London
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London Liverpool Street Stn
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the bus station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines Central, Circle, Hammersmith, City
London Bridge
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