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Leeds to Liverpool coaches

From £8 one-way*

Free Wi-Fi available onboard
Departures: up to 4 services per day

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Children under 14 years of age are not permitted to travel without being accompanied throughout the journey by a responsible person aged 16 years or over.
Children aged 14 - 15 years old may travel unaccompanied, as from 5am, arriving at their booked destination no later than 10pm. Unaccompanied children will be asked for proof of age or a signed letter of permission from their parent/guardian. (sms or chat based messages are not permissible)

One infant aged 0-2 travels free when accompanied by an adult with a valid ticket. Additional infants aged 0-2 must be paid for. If you are travelling with more than 1 infant aged 0-2, please book the additional infant as 'Children (3-15).


Route temporarily suspended

We are currently operating a reduced network and, unfortunately, are not running services on this route at the moment.

Please use our interactive Route Map to see which stops we are serving and how they connect. We are continuing to review our timetables and will add more routes and stops as travel needs increase.

Coach from Leeds to Liverpool in 2 hours 45 minutes (average)

Take the coach from Leeds to Liverpool and enjoy easy and convenient transport from just £8 one-way*.

Not only is the coach affordable, it's luxurious too! Enjoy a guaranteed seat, plenty of legroom, a generous luggage allowance, free Wi-Fi and more.

Plus, with our Coachcards, you can save 1/3 on our Standard and Fully flexible fares all year round too! Book now using the journey planner above and see why more people are switching to coach.

Please note: We are currently running a reduced network, with plans to add to it regularly as demand grows. Because of this, the information on this page may differ depending on your travel dates and any regional restrictions.

For the most up to date information on active services and more, please visit our Route Map page or our timetables page.

Departing from Leeds Coach Station

Leeds Coach Station is based in the heart of the city centre on Dyer Street. The station is served by dozens of bus routes to get you to the station, with a number of free buses for travel around the city centre. A nearby taxi rank is also on offer should you need it.

Take a look at our Leeds Coach Station facilities for more information.

Arriving at Liverpool ONE Shopping Centre

Start your Liverpudlian experience off the right way, with a little retail therapy. Liverpool One Coach Station is right next to Liverpool One Shopping Centre, which is home to dozens of shops, restaurants, cafes and leisure spots.

Shopping not for you? You'll still be planted right in the heart of the city so you can take on Liverpool's history and culture with ease.

Take a look at our Liverpool One Coach Station facilities page for more.


Routes to Liverpool

*Limited Availability. No booking fee when logged into My Account and purchasing on the National Express website or app, otherwise £1 booking fee applies. Fares correct 17th May 2021 for travel between 17 May and 13 Sep 2021

Leeds to Liverpool route stops

Popular stops are listed below. Please use the journey planner above to plan your trip.
  • Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street
  • Bradford Interchange, Bridge Street
  • Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
  • Manchester Airport
  • Liverpool, Edge Lane Drive
  • Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place

Don't just take our word for it

We invited Nell, from AdventureswithNell.co.uk, to take the coach from Leeds to Liverpool with us. Discover how she found her journey, as well as what to do in the former city of culture.

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We have made a host of changes to the way we travel in order to keep our customers and staff safe, from enhanced cleaning to mandatory face coverings.

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