Liverpool to Manchester

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1 suggested route to go from Liverpool to Manchester by train, car, bus

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Trip Liverpool Manchester

Modes of transportcarpooling, bus, train
Distance31 mi
Direct lineYes

How to get from Liverpool to Manchester?

We are suggesting 1 routes by train, bus, carpooling to plan your trip Liverpool Manchester. Routes displayed are sorted depending on a performance indicator (calculated from number of changes, expected duration, distance between an airport and the center of the city it serves...). You'll be able to:
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  • Get prices, times and duration for the journey Liverpool Manchester by clicking on the 'Check prices' button and after entering your dates of departure and the number of passengers. Note that we are trying to get as many prices as we can from different online travel agencies, but sometimes it may not be possible.
  • Locate cities of Liverpool and Manchester on a map as well as the route Liverpool Manchester and the different connecting points (Manchester Piccadilly Railway Station, Manchester Airport Railway Station, Manchester Oxford Road Railway Station, Manchester Victoria Railway Station, Deansgate Railway Station, ...) by clicking on the 'Details & Map' button.
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All modes of transport Liverpool-Manchester

If you've already chosen the mode of transport you'd like to travel with, go directly to the dedicated section:

Liverpool to Manchester bus

Are you looking for a bus from Liverpool to Manchester? There is indeed a direct bus line that operates this route.

Departure bus stations in Liverpool

You will have to arrive at your Liverpool stop between 15 minutes and 30 minutes, depending on the bus company, before the departure time indicated on your ticket. To make sure of the bus destination, look at the front, 'Manchester' must be mentioned. Then, all you have to do is to validate your ticket with the driver of MegaBus or National Express, to deposit your luggage in the trunk and to find your seat.

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Arrival bus stations in Manchester

Once the bus has arrived at Manchester, check and collect your belongings so as not to forget anything.

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Which coach companies to travel between Liverpool and Manchester?

Several bus companies serve the cities of Liverpool and Manchester with direct bus line: National Express and MegaBus.

National Express Liverpool ManchesterMegaBus Liverpool Manchester

You may still have doubts to get to Manchester by bus. Here are some reasons that may encourage you to take the bus to Manchester.

  • It is more environmentally friendly to travel on a modern bus than to carpool. In addition, the road Liverpool Manchester is shared by other vehicles and no additional infrastructure is needed to run a bus.
  • Almost all coaches are equipped with a WiFi connection, which is very welcome to travel the 31 mi of the trip.
  • The modern buses that operate the line Liverpool Manchester have toilets and comfortable reclining seats in order to make you travel in optimal conditions.

Carpool from Liverpool to Manchester

When you book a ride between Liverpool Manchester, you'll set directly with the driver how he can pick you up. The payment is done on our partner's site; this avoids to talk about money with the driver.

On the contrary to other means of transportation, carsharing doesn't provide to travellers a defined scheduled. So, you have more probabilities to find Liverpool-Manchester rides five days before your date of travel than three months. This is more a lastminute solution to go to Manchester.

Train Liverpool to Manchester

Liverpool Manchester railways companies

These are the 3 railways companies that you may take during your trip to Manchester: East Midlands Trains, First TransPennine Express and Northern Rail.
East Midlands Trains Liverpool ManchesterFirst TransPennine Express Liverpool ManchesterNorthern Rail Liverpool Manchester

Is there a direct train bound for Manchester from Liverpool?

Indeed, the cities of Manchester and Liverpool are linked with a direct train connection. Be careful, as this may depend on the date of your trip to Manchester and there may be fewer direct trains from Liverpool on certain days. To check prices and availabilities, launch now a search for a Liverpool-Manchester train ticket on Vivanoda.

Intercity Train Liverpool Manchester

The railway station bewteen Liverpool and Manchester are served by intercity trains which are faster than regional trains.

Railway stations from Liverpool

  • Liverpool Lime Street

Railway stations in Manchester

  • Manchester Piccadilly

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