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Journey Information

There are 22 intercity coaches per day from Liverpool to Sheffield. Traveling by coach from Liverpool to Sheffield usually takes around 4 hours and 44 minutes, but the fastest National Express coach can make the trip in 3 hours and 50 minutes.

Distance63 mi (101 km)
Shortest duration3h 50m
Cheapest price£6.72
Most frequent serviceNational Express
Coach lines2

How much is a coach ticket from Liverpool to Sheffield?

£12.89 is the average price of a bus ticket from Liverpool to Sheffield. This is currently one of the best deals in bus travel. It’s easy to find a bus ticket at this price or lower when you use Wanderu to book your trip online in advance of your travel date.

Monthly average prices

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If you're on the hunt for the cheapest bus tickets from Liverpool to Sheffield, mark your calendar for November. During this period, you can expect to find the lowest average ticket price of the year, just £13. However, taking the bus from Liverpool to Sheffield during July is not so cheap. This time of year, ticket prices often reach an average of £17. The best way to find deals on a trip in July is to plan ahead and book your bus ticket as early as possible.

What coach companies travel from Liverpool to Sheffield?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Liverpool to Sheffield that you can compare and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, National Express usually offers more choice, with 23 scheduled trips per day.

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus24h 35m£8.23
National Express234h 44m£15.45
  • First launched in Germany in 2013, FlixBus has become one of the largest intercity bus companies in Europe. Its fleet travels through nearly every country in Europe, including the U.K. FlixBus operates an average of 2 trips from Liverpool to Sheffield, and usually makes the trip in about 4 hours and 35 minutes. On your trip, you'll enjoy Wi-Fi and live GPS, as well as restrooms, air conditioning, and power outlets.

  • National Express is probably the UK's best-known bus company, offering intercity services to London, Manchester, Southampton, and Edinburgh. Onboard the single and double-decker vehicles, travelers enjoy a good amount of legroom – roomier than airlines have in coach class – alongside WiFi, restrooms, and air conditioning.

Frequently Asked Questions

The coach takes an average of 4 hours and 44 minutes to cover the 63 miles from Liverpool to Sheffield. However, the fastest coach only takes 3 hours and 50 minutes. In other words, you'll have plenty of time to rest and relax on the road. Keep in mind that your actual coach may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

"Tuesday is usually the day of the week when coaches are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Tuesday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Saturday is typically the least busy day for coach travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Saturday ticket is the way to go."

The first coach leaves at 02:00 and the last coach leaves at 08:00. To see the times for all coaches from Liverpool to Sheffield, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 22 scheduled coaches that travel from Liverpool to Sheffield every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so no matter which coach you take, you will have to transfer coaches at least once during your journey.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Liverpool to Sheffield; ticket prices start at £9.03.

City Information

Liverpool

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Although Liverpool is only England's 10th largest city, its fame ballooned as the birthplace of the world's biggest rock band: The Beatles. Visiting Liverpool would not be complete without a trip to the iconic Beatles Statue, located near the port, followed by a visit to The Beatles Story museum, where visitors can immerse themselves in the band's rise to fame.

To explore some of Liverpool's older history, the Merseyside Maritime Museum provides fascinating exhibits on the city's great port-town past, including exhibitions on the Titanic as well as the Battle of the Atlantic. Football fanatics should check out the world-famous Anfield Stadium, where regular tours help visitors revel in the history and glory of this iconic football club.

Traveling to Liverpool is easy thanks to several rail providers, which facilitate travel around the Liverpool City Region and beyond. Liverpool also has two significant bus terminals for access via coach and an international airport for those traveling from further afield.

Sheffield

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Sheffield is also known as the Steel City, mainly for its many innovations during the 19th-century Industrial Revolution. Flash forward to today, and Sheffield is where you'll find modern cityscapes set against beautiful green backdrops; a standout is Peak District National Park.

Paying homage to the city's history, many streets feature steel art structures, and the local museums explore the city's contributions to Britain's steel industry. Sheffield's food scene boasts a plethora of restaurants, microbreweries, and pubs all around. Top picks include Steam Yard, Silversmiths, and Kommune, all located at the city centre.

The most prominent landmarks in Sheffield are the Millennium Gallery, Sheffield Cathedral, Winter Garden, and the Kelham Island Museum. For family fun, check out the Weston Park Museum, Tropical Butterfly House, and Whirlow Hall Farm.

Two trains can take you to Sheffield: Northern Rail and CrossCountry. If you prefer to take a coach, service is available with Megabus and FlixBus.

Station Information

Where does the coach leave from in Liverpool?

Main departure station: University of Liverpool

Coaches to Sheffield leave from 6 stations in Liverpool.

All coach stations in Liverpool:

  • University of Liverpool

  • Edge Lane

  • Edge Lane

  • Edge Lane Drive Bus Stop

  • Canning Place

  • ONE Coach Station

Where does the coach arrive in Sheffield?

Main arrival station: Meadowhall Interchange Coach Station

These are the two stations where coaches may stop when they arrive in Sheffield.

Coach stations in Sheffield:

  • Meadowhall Interchange Coach Station

  • Meadowhall Interchange

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