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London to Liverpool by bus

The journey from London to Liverpool by bus is 178.93 mi and takes 6 hrs 25 mins. There are 117 connections per day, with the first departure at 00:30 and the last at 23:59. It is possible to travel from London to Liverpool by bus for as little as £2.84 or as much as £62.32. The best price for this journey is £2.84.

Lowest Price£2.84
Journey Duration6 hrs 25 mins
Connection per Day117
Lowest Price£2.84
Highest Price£62.32
First Departure00:30
Last Departure23:59
Distance178.93 mi
DepartureLondon
ArrivalLiverpool
CarriersFlixBus, National Express

London to Liverpool Bus Times

Departure date
Thursday, 25 Jul 2024

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Virail helps thousands of travelers plan their journeys every year. How? It's easy. Just enter the dates on which you plan to travel from London to Liverpool. Our powerful engine will look at the data from thousands of travel providers, then show you all the available routes. You can choose to travel however you want. Decide on the type of transport you want to use, what time of day you'd like to set off and whether you'd like a direct journey or one with connections. When you've found your ideal route, Virail will redirect you to the web page of the provider. There, you can make your booking, then it's time to prepare for your trip.

How can I get the cheapest bus tickets to travel from London to Liverpool?

Prices will vary when you travel from London to Liverpool. On average, though, you'll pay about £27.40 for a bus ticket. You can find bus tickets for prices as low as £2.84, but it may require some flexibility with your travel plans. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper bus tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest bus tickets.
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Prices will vary when you travel from London to Liverpool. On average, though, you'll pay about £27.40 for a bus ticket. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper bus tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest bus tickets.

How long does it take to get from London to Liverpool by bus?

With a distance of 178.93 mi between London and Liverpool, it will usually take 6 hrs 25 mins to complete the journey. This average figure may vary from day to day. Delays could be caused by unexpected weather conditions, roadworks or construction, local events, or other unforeseen circumstances. Remember that your journey may take longer than 6 hrs 25 mins. Make your plans with this in mind to avoid disappointment, particularly if you are traveling on a tight schedule. The journey between London and Liverpool by bus usually takes 6 hrs 25 mins to cover a distance of 178.93 mi. The shortest journey from London to Liverpool will take you 4 hrs 40 mins. Remember, as always, that this time does not include any delays that might occur due to weather conditions, construction, or unexpected diversions and disruptions. If arriving in Liverpool quickly is a priority for you, look for express or non-stop services. You may also find that a connecting route reaches your destination faster than some direct journeys. Virail will allow you to explore all your options and come to a decision that suits your needs.

How many times a day do departures from London leave for Liverpool?

You will be able to travel from London to Liverpool using companies such as . Combined, these providers offer an average of 117 journeys each day. This average figure may not necessarily reflect your chosen travel dates. On certain days of the week, there may be more or less journeys available. At the busiest times, there will be up to departures available in a single day. You can choose to travel from London to Liverpool using both direct and indirect routes. These options will help you find a journey that suits your budget, your time frame, and the circumstances of your trip. There are, on average, 64 direct connections from London to Liverpool each day. Indirect connections add more possibilities, giving you extra flexibility when traveling. In an average day, you will find 53 journeys with at least one change. These figures may vary at certain times of year, and some routes might not run every day of the week. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from London to Liverpool. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap bus tickets from London to Liverpool
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from London to Liverpool.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from London to Liverpool, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from London to Liverpool.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Price as departure date approaches

Bus companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around £5.83 to £15.02 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 61% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap bus tickets from London to Liverpool

The cheapest London - Liverpool bus tickets can be found for as low as £7.98 if you’re lucky, or £11.02 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as £15.33.

Find the best day to travel to Liverpool by bus

When travelling to Liverpool by bus, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

FlixBus, a long-distance bus company, operates in both Europe and the United States. Founded in 2013, it has grown to become one of the largest bus operators in Europe, connecting over 2,500 destinations in 30 countries. Originating in Germany, FlixBus has expanded quickly to neighboring countries including France, Italy, Denmark, the Netherlands, and Croatia, while also offering regular services to Norway, Spain, and England. With affordable fares and comfortable amenities such as free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and onboard toilets, FlixBus provides a convenient and enjoyable travel experience.

National Express is a British multinational public transport company that operates bus, and rail services in the UK, Europe, North Africa, and North America. The company was founded in 1972 and has its headquarters in Birmingham, UK. National Express operates a fleet of over 1,600 buses, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. The company also operates rail services in the UK, including the East Anglia franchise.

Services on board FlixBus, National Express and Megabus from London to Liverpool
Compare services on board when travelling from London to Liverpool by bus.
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London to Liverpool CO2 Emissions by Bus

Ecology
Train
20.16kg
Bus
21.6kg
Flight
57.59kg
Car
46.07kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from London to Liverpool?
A bus ticket from London to Liverpool is £27.40. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as £2.84.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from London to Liverpool?
The cheapest ticket you can get from London to Liverpool is £2.84. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between London and Liverpool by bus?
London to Liverpool is 178.93 mi.
How long does the bus between London and Liverpool take?
London to Liverpool is on average 6 hrs 25 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 4 hrs 40 mins.
Which companies operate from London to Liverpool?
The bus journey from London to Liverpool is covered by 2 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: FlixBus, National Express and Megabus.
How many bus connections per day go from London to Liverpool?
London to Liverpool has 117 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from London to Liverpool leave?
The earliest bus from London to Liverpool departs at 00:30. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last bus from London to Liverpool depart?
The latest bus from London to Liverpool departs at 23:59. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from London to Liverpool in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest bus ticket we have found is £2.84 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
How many direct connections depart from London to Liverpool?
There are on average 64 direct connection(s) from London to go to Liverpool.
What's the fastest journey time between London to Liverpool by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between London and Liverpool is 4 hrs 40 mins.
Is there a direct bus from London to Liverpool?
Yes, there is a direct bus between London and Liverpool.
What are the CO2 emissions for London to Liverpool by bus?
The bus journey from London to Liverpool creates 21.6kg of CO2 emissions.

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