There are 8 ways to get from Liverpool Street to Manchester Piccadilly Station by train, bus, car, subway 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 Virgin West Coast Trains  •  2 h 30 min

$113 - $184

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 31 min

  1. National Express

$21 - $27

6 alternative options

Train CrossCountry  •  5 h 16 min

$113 - $173

Drive  •  3 h 33 min

  1. 203 miles

$40 - $65

Tube to London Heathrow, fly to Manchester  •  3 h 13 min

  1. LHR - MAN

$99 - $302

Train to Southend, fly to Manchester  •  3 h 30 min

  1. SEN - MAN

$88 - $344

Train to Southampton, fly to Manchester  •  4 h 29 min

  1. SOU - MAN

$73 - $192

Fly London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford, train  •  4 h 42 min

  1. LHR - LBA

$108 - $254

What companies run services between Liverpool Street, England and Manchester Piccadilly Station, England?

Virgin West Coast Trains operates a train from Liverpool Street to Manchester Piccadilly Station every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $110 - $180 and the journey takes 2 h 3 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Liverpool Street to Manchester Piccadilly Station hourly. Tickets cost $18 - $24 and the journey takes 4 h 40 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southend to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Chiltern Railways
Phone
+44 345 600 5165
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Train from London Marylebone to Leamington Spa
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Advance Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
London Underground (Tube)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Liverpool Street Underground Station to Lancaster Gate Underground Station
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $25
Bus operators

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Liverpool Street and Manchester Piccadilly Station is 262 km. The road distance is 325 km.

The cheapest way to get from Liverpool Street to Manchester Piccadilly Station is to bus which costs £15 - £20 and takes 6 h 31 min.

The quickest way to get from Liverpool Street to Manchester Piccadilly Station is to train which takes 2 h 30 min and costs £80 - £140.

No, there is no direct bus from Liverpool Street to Manchester Piccadilly Station. However, there are services departing from Bishopsgate, All Hallows Church and arriving at Manchester via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 31 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 30 min to get from Liverpool Street to Manchester Piccadilly Station, including transfers.