Millennium Bridge, Manchester

Coach travel from Liverpool to Manchester

From £3 one-way*

Duration: 1 hour 5 mins (fastest)
Departures: up to 14 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 Liverpool to Manchester

Our coaches travel direct from Liverpool One Coach Station to Manchester Coach Station up to 14 times a day.

With reliable services, free Wi-Fi and one-way travel from just £3*, you can travel in style for less.

Liverpool to Manchester journey information
Fastest journey time 1 hrs 5 mins
Cheapest price From £3
Distance (approx) 49km
No. of stops 0 (fastest service, other services may vary)
First & last journey daily 2:45am/21:20pm

Our Liverpool to Manchester services and stops

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

170 coach towards Leeds

Our 170 service travels up to 7 times a day and calls at the following stops:

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

171 coach towards Leeds

Our 171 service travels up to 6 times a day and calls at the following stops:

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

175 coach towards Manchester

Our 175 service travels up to 1 time a day and calls at the following stops:

  • Liverpool One Bus Station
  • Liverpool (Edge Lane Drive)
  • Manchester Coach Station

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Departing from Liverpool ONE Coach Station

Time to spare before your coach to Manchester? Liverpool ONE Coach Station is right next to Liverpool ONE Shopping Centre, which is home to dozens of shops, restaurants, cafes and leisure spots.

Take a look at our Liverpool One Coach Station facilities.

Arriving at Manchester Coach Station

Directly outside the coach station is a dedicated taxi rank, a city-wide tram service, and the Metroshuttle, which ferries you for free between the cities' rail stations.

Find out more about our Manchester Central Coach Station facilities.

Frequently asked questions

When is the first coach from Liverpool to Manchester?

The first coach leaves from Liverpool One Bus Station at 2.45am, arriving at Manchester Coach Station at 4.15am.

When is the last coach from Liverpool to Manchester?

The last coach leaves from Liverpool One Bus Station at 21.20pm, arriving at Manchester Coach Station at 22.50pm.

How much is the coach from Liverpool to Manchester?

A one-way journey from Liverpool to Manchester is available from £3*.

How long does the coach take from Liverpool to Manchester?

Coach journeys from Liverpool to Manchester take on average 1 hr 30 mins, however our fastest coach takes 1 hr 5 mins.

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

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 £1.50 booking fee applies. Fares correct 3 June 2024 for travel between 3 June 2024 - 30 September 2024.

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