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Liverpool to Manchester

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How to get from Liverpool to Manchester?

We are suggesting 6 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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  • 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

For your trip from Liverpool (England, United Kingdom) to Manchester (England, United Kingdom) with a distance of 31 mi you will be able to take 3 modes of transport, eventually by combining carpooling, bus and/or train, and according to which the duration of the journey will be significantly different.
The train Liverpool Manchester is a direct bound.
Trains of East Midlands Trains, First TransPennine Express or Northern Rail to Manchester leave from Liverpool Lime Street railway station in Liverpool. Arrival in Manchester will take place at Manchester Piccadilly station (0.3 mi from the city centre).
You are lucky, there is a direct intercity bus line Liverpool-Manchester that often turns out to be the most economical solution.
You will board a coach of National Express or MegaBus in Liverpool. The bus will drop you off at Manchester bus station (0.2 mi from Manchester, United Kingdom). Please make sure to show up on time at Liverpool bus station (0.1 mi from Liverpool) at least 15 minutes before the time of departure for Manchester.
With Blablacar you will probably find drivers sharing a ride on the itinerary Liverpool-Manchester.

Which carriers to travel between Liverpool and Manchester?

Railway companies
East Midlands Trains provides a rail connection Liverpool-Manchester with the train from Liverpool Lime Street railway station (0.2 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Manchester Piccadilly at arrival (0.3 mi from centre)
First TransPennine Express transports passengers on a rail line from Liverpool to Manchester with the train which leaves Liverpool Lime Street station to arrive at Manchester Piccadilly railway station (England United Kingdom)
Northern Rail operates the train journey Liverpool-Manchester with the train from Liverpool Lime Street railway station (0.2 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Manchester Piccadilly at arrival (0.3 mi from centre)
Bus companies
The bus company National Express operates the intercity service from the bus station of Liverpool in Liverpool and to the one of Manchester (England United Kingdom)
MegaBus is the bus carrier that allows to travel on the line between the city of Liverpool (serving Liverpool bus station at 0.1 mi from centre) and the city of Manchester where the coach will drop you off at Manchester station situated at about 0.2 mi from Manchester city centre.
Depending on the requested date, Blablacar can display an offer to share a ride Liverpool-Manchester (31.1 mi)
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