megabus.com has commenced a new route linking Liverpool and Glasgow - the first direct public transport link service between the two locations.
There will be one service a day in each direction
between the two cities,
The new service departs
Glasgow Buchanan Street at 1130hrs and arrives in to Liverpool’s
Liverpool One bus station at 1540hrs. The return service departs
Liverpool at 1530hrs and arrives in Glasgow at 1950hrs.
service is part of a wider route that also serves London and Birmingham.
The journey time between Glasgow and Liverpool will take about four
hours and 10 minutes and is direct, with no stops on the route. .
Fares are on offer on every megabus.com journey from just £1. All services will
operate using vehicles with free Wifi, power sockets,
air conditioning and a toilet.
megabus.com Managing Director
Edward Hodgson said: “This new route is great news for our customers who
want to travel between these two magnificent cities. Liverpool and
Glasgow have always had a close affinity and we’re delighted to be able
to announce the first direct link between them.
Both Liverpool and Glasgow have previously been crowned European Capital of Culture in 2008 and 1990 respectively.
the vehicles used will branded as megabus.com, the new service is being
delivered by the Scottish Citylink joint venture involving Stagecoach
To mark the new route, megabus.com have hosted road shows in each city where the team gave away goody bags and information about the new route.