There are 9 ways to get from Bristol to Liverpool by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Liverpool Lime Street

$87 - $128

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Rideshare  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Bristol to Liverpool 180.3 miles

$13 - $27

7 alternative options

Bus  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Bristol to Birmingham National Express
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham to LIVERPOOL, Liverpool One Bus Station National Express

$22 - $30

Bus, train  •  6 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Bristol, Bus Station to Newport, Market Square 7Xp
  2. Take the train from Newport (S Wales) to Chester

$65 - $104

Drive  •  2 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Bristol to Liverpool 180.3 miles

$35 - $60

Fly Bristol to Liverpool  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Liverpool (LPL) BRS - LPL

$55 - $310

Train to Southampton, fly to Manchester, train  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Southampton Central
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Manchester (MAN) SOU - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Liverpool Lime Street

$99 - $278

Fly Bristol to Newcastle, train  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Newcastle (NCL) BRS - NCL
  2. Take the train from Newcastle to Liverpool Lime Street

$115 - $287

Train to Exeter, fly to Manchester, train  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids
  2. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to Manchester (MAN) EXT - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Liverpool Lime Street

$111 - $282

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bristol to Liverpool is to rideshare which costs £10 - £20 and takes 3 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bristol to Liverpool is to drive which takes 2 h 58 min and costs £29 - £45.

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The distance between Bristol and Liverpool is 219 km. The road distance is 288 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 24 min to get from Bristol to Liverpool, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bristol to Liverpool. However, there are services departing from Bristol and arriving at LIVERPOOL, Liverpool One Bus Station via Birmingham. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bristol to Liverpool. However, there are services departing from Bristol Temple Meads and arriving at Liverpool Lime Street via Birmingham New Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 24 min.

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What companies run services between Bristol, England and Liverpool, England?

You can take a train from Bristol to Liverpool via Birmingham New Street in around 3 h 24 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bristol to Liverpool via Birmingham in around 5 h 20 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Liverpool via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Flights from Bristol to Liverpool via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Bristol to Liverpool via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Bristol to Liverpool via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Bristol to Liverpool via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Bristol to Liverpool via Faro
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Bristol to Liverpool via Newcastle, Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $450
Flights from Bristol to Liverpool via Edinburgh, Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Flights from Bristol to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $230
Flights from Bristol to Newcastle via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $230
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Flights from Exeter to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Exeter to Manchester via Jersey
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bristol to Liverpool via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Bristol to Liverpool via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $55
Anytime Single
$50 - $80
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $65
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Chester
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $85
First Anytime Day Single
$85 - $130
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $40
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Advanced Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Liverpool Lime Street
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$29 - $45
Off-Peak Day Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $100
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Bristol to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham to LIVERPOOL, Liverpool One Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Bristol to Liverpool
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $27
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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