Manchester to Liverpool

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

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Trip Manchester Liverpool

Modes of transportcarpooling, bus, train
Distance31 mi
Direct lineYes

How to get from Manchester to Liverpool?

We are suggesting 1 routes by train, bus, carpooling to plan your trip Manchester Liverpool. 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:
  • Sort results depending on the mode of transportation (train, bus, carpooling).
  • Get prices, times and duration for the journey Manchester Liverpool 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 Manchester and Liverpool on a map as well as the route Manchester Liverpool and the different connecting points (Liverpool Lime Street Railway Station, Liverpool South Parkway Railway Station, Broad Green Railway Station, Hunts Cross Railway Station, Roby Railway Station, ...) by clicking on the 'Details & Map' button.
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All modes of transport Manchester-Liverpool

If you have any preferences for a particular mode of transport, get more information on these sections:

Carpool from Manchester to Liverpool

Carpooling differs from the other means of transport because of an undefined timetable. So, you surely have better chances to get Manchester-Liverpool rides searching three days in advance than one month. 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. The payment is done on our partner's site; this avoids to talk about money with the driver.

Train Manchester to Liverpool

Is it possible to go directly by train from Manchester to Liverpool?

Yes, the Manchester to Liverpool route is served by a direct train. Be aware that depending the day of the week, the schedule can change and direct trains may not operate every days. To find the cheapest Manchester-Liverpool train ticket, we advise you to launch a search on Vivanoda with your travel dates.

Manchester Liverpool train companies

The railways East Midlands Trains, Northern Rail and First TransPennine Express are the companies that you may travel with for your trip to Liverpool.
East Midlands Trains Manchester LiverpoolNorthern Rail Manchester LiverpoolFirst TransPennine Express Manchester Liverpool

Intercity Train Manchester Liverpool

The intercity trains served the main cities of the route between Manchester and Liverpool with a reduced duration in comparison to regional trains.

Departure train stations in Manchester

  • Manchester Piccadilly

Railway stations in Liverpool

  • Liverpool Lime Street

Manchester to Liverpool bus

If you are looking for a bus service from Manchester to Liverpool, you're lucky because there actually is a direct service.

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

You may wonder whether it's worth travelling by bus between Manchester and Liverpool and what the advantages of this mode of transport may be. To encourage you to take the bus to Liverpool, here are some arguments that will convince you.

  • Almost all coaches are equipped with a WiFi connection, which is very welcome to travel the 31 mi of the trip.
  • These are professional drivers who will drive you to Liverpool safely and confidently.
  • You will travel from Manchester to Liverpool on a modern and comfortable bus. Reclining seats with improved legroom and toilets provide the comfort you need to enjoy your time onboard.

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