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London to Liverpool coaches

From £11.90* one-way

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Departures: up to 6 services per day

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Coach from London to Liverpool

Our coaches direct from London to Liverpool run up to 6 times a day on our 550, 551 and 423 routes. Arrive right next to Liverpool ONE; the city's largest shopping complex.

With fares from £11.90 one-way*, it's a great way to travel without breaking the bank. Plus, with our Coachcards, you can save 1/3 on our Standard and Fully flexible fares all year round.

London to Liverpool journey information
Fastest journey time 5 hrs 35 mins
Cheapest price From £11.90 *
Distance (approx) 347km
No. of stops 2 (other services may use further stops)
First & last journey daily 9:00am/23:30pm (from London Victoria Coach Station)

Our London to Liverpool services and stops

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

423 coach towards Liverpool

Our 423 service travels up to 1 time a day and calls at the following stops:

  • London Victoria Coach Station
  • Heathrow Airport
  • Oxford Bus Station
  • Birmingham Airport
  • Birmingham Coach Station
  • Stoke-on-Trent, Hanley Bus Station
  • Chester Bus Interchange
  • Birkenhead
  • Liverpool One Bus Station

550 coach towards Liverpool

Our 550 service travels up to 4 times a day and calls at the following stops:

  • London Victoria Coach Station
  • London (Golders Green)
  • London (Finchley Road)
  • Milton Keynes Coachway
  • Birmingham Coach Station
  • Liverpool (Edge Lane Drive)
  • Liverpool One Bus Station

551 coach towards Liverpool

Our 501 service travels up to 1 time a day and calls at the following stops:

  • London Victoria Coach Station
  • London (Marble Arch)
  • London (Golders Green)
  • Milton Keynes Coachway
  • Coventry Pool Meadow Bus Station
  • Birmingham Coach Station
  • Stoke-on-Trent, Hanley Bus Station
  • Nantwich Bus Station
  • Chester Bus Interchange
  • Birkenhead
  • Liverpool One Bus Station

London to Liverpool route map

Departing from London Victoria Coach Station

Coaches from London Victoria Coach Station to Liverpool ONE Coach Station depart from as early as 8.30am. The last coach of the day departs at 11.30pm. Please see our timetables page for a full list of services.

London Victoria Coach Station is just 300 metres from the tube network, and is served by the Victoria Line, the District Line and the Circle Line.

A bus stop is directly outside the coach station, and is served by many routes into the city centre. Victoria Rail Station is also just 300 metres away, and there is a taxi rank outside the coach station on Eccleston Place.

Take a look at our London Victoria Station facilities.

Arriving in Liverpool ONE

Coaches from London arrive a stone's throw from Liverpool at Liverpool ONE, the city centre shopping complex. The coach station is also the city's central bus station, with regular, city-wide transport links.

A taxi rank is based on nearby North John Street, and the station itself has many facilities.

Take a look at our Liverpool One coach station facilities.

Frequently asked questions

When is the first coach from London to Liverpool?

The first coach leaves from London Victoria Coach Station at 9.00am, arriving at Liverpool One Bus Station at 14.45pm.

When is the last coach from London to Liverpool?

The last coach leaves from London Victoria Coach Station at 23.30pm, arriving at Liverpool One Bus Station at 6.10am.

How much is the coach from London to Liverpool?

A one-way journey from London to Liverpool is available from £11.90*.

How do long does the coach take from London to Liverpool?

Coach journeys from London to Liverpool take on average 5 hrs 40 mins. However, our fastest coach can arrive in 5 hrs 35 mins.

What happens if I miss my coach from London 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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