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There are 4 ways to get from Greater Manchester to Liverpool by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Manchester Oxford Road to Liverpool Lime Street

$13 - $27

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Bus  •  1 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to University of Liverpool, Brownlow Hill National Express / ...

$9 - $14

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  38 min

  1. Take a taxi from Greater Manchester to Liverpool 35.2 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  38 min

  1. Drive from Greater Manchester to Liverpool 35.2 miles

$7 - $11

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The cheapest way to get from Greater Manchester to Liverpool is to drive which costs £5 - £9 and takes 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Greater Manchester to Liverpool is to taxi which costs £95 - £120 and takes 38 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Greater Manchester to Liverpool. However, there are services departing from Rusholme Ctr and arriving at University of Liverpool, Brownlow Hill via Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 47 min.

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The distance between Greater Manchester and Liverpool is 31 miles. The road distance is 35.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Greater Manchester to Liverpool without a car is to train which takes 1 h 12 min and costs £10 - £21.

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It takes approximately 1 h 12 min to get from Greater Manchester to Liverpool, including transfers.

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Greater Manchester to Liverpool bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St.

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The best way to get from Greater Manchester to Liverpool is to train which takes 1 h 12 min and costs £10 - £21. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £7 - £11 and takes 1 h 47 min.

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Greater Manchester to Liverpool bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at University of Liverpool, Brownlow Hill station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Greater Manchester to Liverpool is 35 miles. It takes approximately 38 min to drive from Greater Manchester to Liverpool.

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  • Distance: 31 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 12 min

What companies run services between Greater Manchester, England and Liverpool, England?

Northern Rail operates a train from Greater Manchester to Liverpool hourly. Tickets cost $11 - $17 and the journey takes 48 min. East Midlands Trains also services this route 3 times a day. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Greater Manchester to Liverpool hourly. Tickets cost $7 - $11 and the journey takes 55 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

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Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to University of Liverpool, Brownlow Hill
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Taxi from Greater Manchester to Liverpool
Ave. Duration
38 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Street Cars Manchester
Phone
+44 161 228 7878
Website
streetcarsmanchester.co.uk
Radio Cars
Phone
+44 161 236 8033
Website
radiocarsmanchester.co.uk
Manchester Cars
Phone
+44 161 228 3355
Website
ilovemanchestercars.co.uk

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