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Manchester to Liverpool

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

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How to travel from Manchester to Liverpool ?

Trip Manchester Liverpool

Modes of transportcarpooling, bus, train
Distance31 mi
Direct lineYes

Like many travellers, you're looking for the cheapest transport offers to travel from Manchester to Liverpool? Browsing several websites to get a simple information and book your trip is always very tedious.

You'll be able to get in a single search on Vivanoda, your multimodal travel planner in Europe, all the prices for trains, carpooling and buses to travel to Liverpool from Manchester Just enter your travel dates to Liverpool then Vivanoda will do the rest. Finally, use the filters and sorting options to refine the results.

To reach your destination from Manchester, you will travel with Blablacar, First TransPennine Express, MegaBus, National Express, Northern Rail or East Midlands Trains by buses, carpooling or trains.

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

Manchester to Liverpool bus

There is a direct connection by intercity coach between Manchester and Liverpool.

You may still have doubts to get to Liverpool by bus. That's why we give you some arguments that might convince you to board a bus to Liverpool.

  • Very low prices! On the Manchester Liverpool line, carrier fares are often unbeatable compared to other modes of transport: carpooling or train.
  • You are driven to Liverpool by professional and experienced drivers which inspires confidence and security!
  • The coaches operating the Manchester Liverpool line are mostly equipped with an air conditioning system, which will allow you to travel in good conditions during hot seasons.
  • A Wi-Fi connection is available to travellers in most coaches, which is an important asset for a 31 mi trip.

Coach companies on the Manchester Liverpool trip

The bus service between the city of Manchester and Liverpool is operating by multiple coach companies: National Express and MegaBus.

National Express Manchester LiverpoolMegaBus Manchester Liverpool

Bus stops in Manchester

Remember to arrive at the bus station in Manchester at least 15 minutes, or even 30 minutes, before the posted departure time. In general, the destination 'Liverpool' is displayed at the front of the bus with the other cities served. Finally, have your ticket checked by the driver of MegaBus or National Express and get on board after having your luggage in the hold.

  • Manchester

Arrival bus stations in Liverpool

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

  • Liverpool

Train Manchester to Liverpool

Is there a direct train for the Manchester-Liverpool route?

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

Intercity train Manchester Liverpool

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

Manchester Liverpool railways companies

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

Railway stations from Manchester

  • Manchester Piccadilly

Railway stations in Liverpool

  • Liverpool Lime Street

Carpool from Manchester to Liverpool

Ridesharing is a new way of travelling allowing people to share Manchester-Liverpool car journeys with others. This helps reduce travel costs for both the driver and the passenger, and also reduces the impact on the environment.

Ridesharing doesn't have any scheduled timetable on the contrary to rail, bus or air industry. So, you have more probabilities to find Manchester-Liverpool rides five days before your date of travel than three months. Good option for lastminute stay in Liverpool!

Before you book your Manchester-Liverpool ride, you have the possibility to get in touch with the driver to set all the details and conditions of the journey. To avoid any money chats with the drivers, you pay your ride online.

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