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Leeds to Liverpool coaches

From £8 one-way*

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Departures: up to 5 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).


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Coach from Leeds to Liverpool

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.

Leeds to Liverpool journey information
Fastest journey time 2 hrs 40 mins
Cheapest price From £8 *
Distance (approx) 164km
No. of stops 2 (other services may use further stops)
First & last journey daily 7:20am/23:20pm

Our Leeds to Liverpool services and stops

Click below to see the stops for each service and plan your journey with ease.

170 coach towards Liverpool

Our 170 service travels up to 5 times a day and calls at the following stops:

  • Leeds Coach & Bus Station
  • Manchester Coach Station
  • Manchester Airport
  • Liverpool (Edge Lane Drive)
  • Liverpool (Edge Lane)
  • Liverpool (Botanic Park)
  • University of Liverpool
  • Liverpool One Bus Station

Leeds to Liverpool route map

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 Bus Station

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.

Frequently asked questions

When is the first coach from Leeds to Liverpool?

The first coach leaves from Leeds Coach Station at 7.20am, arriving at Liverpool One Bus Station at 10.05am.

When is the last coach from Leeds to Liverpool?

The last coach leaves from Leeds Coach Station at 23.20pm, arriving at Liverpool One Bus Station at 2.00am.

How much is the coach from Leeds to Liverpool?

A one-way journey from Leeds to Liverpool is available from £8*.

How long does the coach take from Leeds to Liverpool?

Coach journeys from Leeds to Liverpool take on average 2 hrs 50 mins. However, our fastest coach can arrive in 2 hrs 40 mins.

What happens if I miss my coach from Leeds to Liverpool?

We have fare types available to give you more flexibility when you travel. Both our Standard and Fully Flexible fares are amendable, however, excess fees may apply. For more information, please visit our tickets page.

Alternatively, when buying your ticket you can add Change and Go to your booking. Change and Go allows you to board any available coach 12 hours before or after your original departure time for just £5 per journey. Find out more at our Change and Go page.

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*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 5 May 2023 for travel between 5 May 2023 and 1 September 2023.

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