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Liverpool to London bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$7.37
Shortest Duration5h 45m
Trips per day17
bus carriers2
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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does a bus ticket from Liverpool to London cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Liverpool to London were $11.63.

The best way to find cheap bus tickets from Liverpool to London is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. By booking 3 days out, tickets are on average $21.18 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

How long is the bus ride from Liverpool to London?

The distance between Liverpool and London is approximately 178.37 miles, or 286.99 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 7 hours and 53 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 5 hours and 45 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most buses are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your bus has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest time to travel by bus from Liverpool to London?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Liverpool to London by bus is usually on Sunday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out and you may find buses more full than usual. Thursday tends to be when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, buses departing at this time are the least likely to be crowded.

What bus companies travel from Liverpool to London?

On average there are 17 scheduled bus trips per day. National Express has the most regularly scheduled departures from Liverpool to London, with an average of 18.1 trips per day and 90.5 monthly trips. 2 bus carriers serve the route from Liverpool to London. Of the 17 trips there are 6 trips that are direct connections to London.

Need more travel options? Train tickets from Liverpool to London start at $44.47.

2 carriers offer Liverpool to London bus trips

Megabus

Book Megabus from Liverpool to London from $7.37. There are 3.583333 trips per day offered by Megabus from Liverpool to London and you can expect on average to pay $10.70 for a Megabus ticket to London. In Liverpool, Megabus departs to London from Liverpool ONE Coach Station, In London, Megabus arrives at Victoria Coach Station,

An average trip on Megabus from Liverpool to London takes 6 hours and 47 minutes, while the fastest available Megabus trip will get you to London in 5 hours and 45 minutes,

On weekends, Megabus offers 3 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $13.80 for a weekend trip to London.

Avg. Time
6h 47m
Avg. Price
$10.70

National Express

Book National Express from Liverpool to London from $9.41. There are 18.1 trips per day offered by National Express from Liverpool to London and you can expect on average to pay $26.66 for a National Express ticket to London. In Liverpool, National Express departs to London from John Lennon Airport and 6 other stations. In London, National Express arrives at Victoria Coach Station and 11 other stations.

An average trip on National Express from Liverpool to London takes 8 hours and 17 minutes, while the fastest available National Express trip will get you to London in 5 hours and 45 minutes,

On weekends, National Express offers 34.5 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $28.36 for a weekend trip to London.

Avg. Time
8h 17m
Avg. Price
$26.66

Plan your next adventure

There are 7 stations you could depart from, depending on the bus line you travel with. Most bus trips to London will depart from these stations in Liverpool:
  • John Lennon Airport
  • Liverpool ONE Coach Station
  • BRdgreen Rd
  • Edge Lane
  • Edge Lane
  • Brownlow Hill
  • 140 Ormskirk Rd
Buses arrive in London at 12 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in London for trips arriving from Liverpool:
  • Victoria Coach Station
  • Finchley Rd & Frognal
  • Whitechapel Station Royal London Hospital (Stop B)
  • Stockwell
  • St Johns Wood
  • Kensington Rd
  • Dunton Rd (Stop WN)
  • Mansell St 57
  • Golders Green
  • High Rd
  • 265a New Cross Rd
  • 235 Finchley Rd

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