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Manchester to Liverpool coach - cost & duration

Cheapest price£2.91
Shortest Duration0h 45m
Trips per day13
Coach lines2
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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by coach from Manchester to Liverpool right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most coach companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, coach companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

How much is a coach ticket from Manchester to Liverpool?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, £3.61 was the low point for coach fares from Manchester to Liverpool. Coaches from Liverpool to Manchester are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than £3.61 could be considered a great deal.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most coach companies increase the price as the travel date approaches.

How long is the coach ride?

The coach usually takes around 1 hour 49 minutes to cover the 31 miles (50 kilometers) from Manchester, MAN to Liverpool, LIV. However, the fastest coach only takes 45 minutes. You'll have just enough time for a small nap on this relatively short trip.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by coach?

Saturday is usually the day when coaches are busiest, as many travelers take the coach to enjoy the weekend in Liverpool. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for coach travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the coach, traveling mid-week is your best bet.

When do the earliest and latest coaches leave Manchester?

The first coach leaves at 00:00 and the last coach leaves at 23:00. To see the times for all coaches from Manchester to Liverpool, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many coaches are there each day?

There are 13 scheduled coaches that travel from Manchester to Liverpool every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 7 direct coaches, where you can stay on the same coach without having to transfer to a connecting coach at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Manchester to Liverpool; ticket prices start at £3.07.

What coach companies travel from Manchester to Liverpool?

There are a couple of coach lines that have daily service from Manchester, Manchester to Liverpool, Liverpool. Of these two services, National Express usually offers more choice, with 15.75 coach trips per day.

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Megabus51h 17m£3.80
National Express162h 36m£7.53

Where does the coach leave from in Manchester?

Coaches to Liverpool leave from multiple locations in Manchester, Manchester. These are the 7 most popular coach stations:

  • Shudehill Interchange (Stand G)
  • Broadway
  • Manchester Airport
  • Failsworth
  • Corporation St

Where does the coach arrive in Liverpool?

Coaches arrive in Liverpool at 7 stations, depending on which coach line you are traveling with. These are the main coach stations in Liverpool, Liverpool:

  • Liverpool ONE Coach Station
  • John Lennon Airport
  • BRdgreen Rd
  • 140 Ormskirk Rd
  • Edge Lane
  • Edge Lane
  • Brownlow Hill

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