Travel to Liverpool: Cheap buses, trains and flights

Travelling to Liverpool

Liverpool is a major port city on the western side of the UK, right by the river Mersey. Its diverse culture and communities are the result of the city’s port in the twentieth century, and in 2008 it held the title of the Culture Capital of Europe. Famous for its people, architecture, and, of course, the Beatles, Liverpool is a hugely popular destination for national and international visitors alike.

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Quick Guide to Liverpool

Must Know: It's simple to get around Liverpool by foot and there is also a reliable public transport network in the city.
Must See: Visit Lark Lane to explore cute vintage shops and cosy cafe's.
Must Do: Take a walk along the river to see some of the nicest parts of Liverpool.
Did you know? Liverpool has more museums and galleries than anywhere else in the UK other than London.

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Liverpool

Demographics

Local Time 18:51
£ Sterling Pounds
Population 468,900
Region North West England
Languages English

How expensive is Liverpool?

An Average Meal

An average meal in a restaurant in Liverpool costs 11.3% less than in the rest of the country.

Shopping

Prices in Liverpool are on average 9.7% lower than in the other cities in United Kingdom.

Public Transport

Public transport in Liverpool costs around 1.3% more than national average.

A Night in a Hotel

A night in a hotel in Liverpool is about 45.8% less expensive on average than in the rest of United Kingdom.

Travelling to Liverpool

Trains

Liverpool Central train station and Liverpool Lime Street are the main railway stations in the city, providing an abundance services around Liverpool and beyond. As a major city in England, there are frequent services to and from London, as well as other major cities such as Leeds, Manchester, Sheffield and Birmingham.

Plane

John Lennon airport, named after the legendary Beatles performer, is located just south of the city and offers many budget flights across Europe. Despite being a relatively small airport, it receives dozens of Ryanair and easyjet flights per day, among other airlines. The airport is connected with bus and train routes to central Liverpool and the rest of the UK.

Buses

Liverpool Coach Station, located close to Liverpool Lime Street railway station, receives and runs many National Express and Megabus services across the UK. As a frequently visited tourist destination, these services are frequent and affordable, and provide a good alternative to rail transport.

Popular Journeys to Liverpool

via St Albans Liverpool, Coach Station, Norton Street
duration: 08:54 hrs
Departure
first: 05:16
last: 04:29
Arrival
earliest: 14:10
last: 14:10
  • St Albans
  • Liverpool, Coach Station, Norton Street

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13/05/2016 05:16 - 14:10 £59.98
14/05/2016 04:29 - 14:10 £59.87
via St Albans London St Pancras London Euston Liverpool Lime Street
duration: 03:09 hrs
Departure
first: 08:12
last: 08:12
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earliest: 11:21
last: 11:21
  • St Albans
  • London St Pancras
  • London Euston
  • Liverpool Lime Street

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13/05/2016 08:12 - 11:21 £51.15
via London City Edinburgh Liverpool
duration: 05:55 hrs
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last: 06:00
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last: 11:55
  • London City
  • Edinburgh
  • Liverpool

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13/05/2016 06:00 - 11:55 £130.40
via Lincoln, City Bus Station Liverpool, Coach Station, Norton Street
duration: 08:55 hrs
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last: 09:00
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earliest: 17:55
last: 17:55
  • Lincoln, City Bus Station
  • Liverpool, Coach Station, Norton Street

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11/05/2016 09:00 - 17:55 £32.30
12/05/2016 09:00 - 17:55 £32.30
14/05/2016 09:00 - 17:55 £32.10
15/05/2016 09:00 - 17:55 £32.41
16/05/2016 09:00 - 17:55 £32.10
17/05/2016 09:00 - 17:55 £32.10
via Lincoln Central Nottingham Liverpool Lime Street
duration: 03:55 hrs
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first: 10:36
last: 15:36
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earliest: 14:31
last: 19:34
  • Lincoln Central
  • Nottingham
  • Liverpool Lime Street

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30/11/2015 10:36 - 14:31 £16.75
01/12/2015 15:36 - 19:34 £24.98
02/12/2015 15:36 - 19:34 £24.98
via Manchester, Coach Station Liverpool, Coach Station, Norton Street
duration: 00:55 hrs
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first: 08:45
last: 10:40
Arrival
earliest: 09:40
last: 11:35
  • Manchester, Coach Station
  • Liverpool, Coach Station, Norton Street

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11/11/2015 08:45 - 09:40 £4.75
11/11/2015 18:00 - 19:10 £4.75
13/11/2015 14:45 - 15:40 £5.96
13/11/2015 19:15 - 20:10 £5.98
14/11/2015 07:45 - 08:40 £3.55
26/11/2015 09:45 - 10:40 £2.38
25/12/2015 13:30 - 14:50 £17.89
26/12/2015 10:40 - 11:35 £8.96
via Manchester Piccadilly Liverpool Lime Street
duration: 00:49 hrs
Departure
first: 11:55
last: 06:55
Arrival
earliest: 12:44
last: 07:47
  • Manchester Piccadilly
  • Liverpool Lime Street

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13/11/2015 11:55 - 12:44 £3.57
19/11/2015 06:55 - 07:47 £3.59
27/11/2015 06:55 - 07:47 £3.58