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There are 10 ways to get from Waterford to Liverpool by bus, car ferry, train, bus and ferry, car, night bus 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

Bus, car ferry  •  11h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Days Hotel Merchants Quay Waterford to Dublin, Arlington Hotel 600
  2. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Douglas, Isle of Man
  3. Take the car ferry from Douglas, Isle of Man to Liverpool

£40 - £120

Cheapest option

Night bus to Dublin, fly to Liverpool  •  5h 27m

  1. Take the night bus from Waterford, Waterford Bus Station to Dublin Airport
  2. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Liverpool (LPL) DUB - LPL

£18 - £166

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Bus, car ferry, train  •  11h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Waterford, Waterford Bus Station to Busáras 4 / ...
  2. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  3. Take the train from Holyhead to Chester

£62 - £108

Train, car ferry  •  12h 5m

  1. Take the train from Waterford to Heuston Kildare/Waterford Service
  2. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Bootle

£84 - £210

Bus, bus and ferry  •  15h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Waterford, Waterford Bus Station to Busáras 4 / ...
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to Birmingham 871
  3. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place

£44 - £59

Drive, car ferry  •  6h 57m

  1. Drive from Waterford to Dublin
  2. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  3. Drive from Holyhead to Liverpool

£62 - £82

Night bus to Dublin, fly to Manchester, train  •  5h 47m

  1. Take the night bus from Waterford, Waterford Bus Station to Dublin Airport
  2. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Manchester (MAN) DUB - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Liverpool Lime Street

£25 - £115

Bus to Cork, fly to Manchester, train  •  7h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Days Hotel Merchants Quay Waterford to St. Patricks Quay
  2. Fly from Cork (ORK) to Manchester (MAN) ORK - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Liverpool Lime Street

£52 - £187

Night bus to Dublin, fly to Leeds Bradford, train  •  7h 48m

  1. Take the night bus from Waterford, Waterford Bus Station to Dublin Airport
  2. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) DUB - LBA
  3. Take the train from Leeds to Liverpool Lime Street

£35 - £153

Night bus to Dublin, fly to Birmingham, train  •  7h 38m

  1. Take the night bus from Waterford, Waterford Bus Station to Dublin Airport
  2. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Birmingham (BHX) DUB - BHX
  3. Take the train from Birmingham International to Liverpool Lime Street

£43 - £146

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The cheapest way to get from Waterford to Liverpool is to night bus and fly which costs 20€ - 190€ and takes 5h 27m.

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The quickest way to get from Waterford to Liverpool is to night bus and fly which costs 20€ - 190€ and takes 5h 27m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Waterford station to Liverpool station. However, there are services departing from Waterford, Waterford Bus Station and arriving at Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place via Dublin and Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 55m.

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The distance between Waterford and Liverpool is 306 km.

The best way to get from Waterford to Liverpool without a car is to bus and car ferry which takes 11h 34m and costs 45€ - 140€.

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It takes approximately 11h 34m to get from Waterford to Liverpool, including transfers.

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Waterford to Liverpool bus services, operated by Bus �ireann, arrive at Waterford, Waterford Bus Station.

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The quickest flight from Dublin Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 55m.

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Waterford to Liverpool bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place.

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British Airways, Aer Lingus and Ryanair offer flights from Dublin Airport to Manchester Airport.

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Map of how to get from Waterford to Liverpool.
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  • Distance: 191.1 miles
  • Duration: 11h 34m

What companies run services between Waterford, Ireland and Liverpool, England?

There is no direct connection from Waterford to Liverpool One. However, you can take the bus to Dublin, Arlington Hotel, take the walk to Dublin, Lower O'Connell Street, take the line 53 bus to Tolka Quay, Irish Ferries Terminal, take the walk to Dublin, take the car ferry to Douglas, Isle of Man, then take the car ferry to Liverpool. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Waterford to Liverpool via Busáras, Tolka Quay, Irish Ferries Terminal, Dublin, Holyhead, Holyhead, and Chester in around 11h 48m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£16 - £170
Flights from Dublin to Liverpool
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£16 - £190
Flights from Dublin to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£16 - £180
Flights from Dublin to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£15 - £180
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£24 - £210
Flights from Cork to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £230
Flights from Dublin to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £240
Flights from Dublin to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£23 - £220
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dublin to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £230
Flights from Cork to Manchester via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £230
Flights from Dublin to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £240
Flights from Dublin to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£23 - £220
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Cork to Manchester via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £230
Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to Chester
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£26 - £40
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
£12 - £18
Anytime Day Single
£26 - £40
First Anytime Day Single
£40 - £60
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to Chester
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£40 - £65
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£25 - £40
Anytime Day Single
£40 - £65
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Liverpool Lime Street
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£23 - £35
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£10 - £15
Off-Peak Day Single
£17 - £26
Anytime Day Single
£23 - £35
Bus operators
Dublin Coach
Phone
+353 (0)1 465 9972
Email
info@dublincoach.ie
Website
dublincoach.ie
Bus from Days Hotel Merchants Quay Waterford to Dublin, Arlington Hotel
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£7 - £11
Website
Dublin Coach
Bus from Days Hotel Merchants Quay Waterford to St. Patricks Quay
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£5 - £9
Website
Dublin Coach
Eurobus
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Days Hotel Merchants Quay Waterford to Dublin, Arlington Hotel
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£13 - £16
Schedules at
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Days Hotel Merchants Quay Waterford to St. Patricks Quay
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£9 - £12
Schedules at
transportforireland.ie
Bus �ireann
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Waterford, Waterford Bus Station to Busáras
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
transportforireland.ie
Night bus from Waterford, Waterford Bus Station to Dublin Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
transportforireland.ie
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from Dublin to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£28 - £40
Book at
National Express
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£16 - £22
Book at
National Express
Ferry operators
Isle of Man Steam Packet Company
Website
steam-packet.com
Car ferry from Dublin to Douglas, Isle of Man
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£15 - £50
Website
Isle of Man Steam Packet Company
Single offer
£26
Standard fare
£47
Car ferry from Douglas, Isle of Man to Liverpool
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£13 - £50
Website
Isle of Man Steam Packet Company
Irish Ferries
Phone
+353 818 300 400
Email
info@irishferries.com
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£29 - £33
Website
Irish Ferries
Car
£110 - £130
On Foot
£29 - £33
car
£89
Passenger
£31
Stena Line
Phone
+44 844 770 7070
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£35 - £120
Website
Stena Line
Passenger
£35
Small Car
£119
P&O Ferries
Phone
01304 448866.
Website
poferries.com
Car ferry from Dublin to Bootle
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£40 - £150
Website
P&O Ferries
Passenger & Car Saver
£100
Passenger & Car Flexi
£150
Overnight Cabin
£40

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