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Liverpool, England, United Kingdom

How much does it cost to travel to Liverpool?

You should plan to spend around $206 (£161) per day on your vacation in Liverpool. This is the average daily price based on the expenses of other visitors.

Past travelers have spent, on average for one day:

  • $76 (£59) on meals
  • $33 (£26) on local transportation
  • $195 (£152) on hotels

A one week trip to Liverpool for two people costs, on average, $2,884 (£2,254). This includes accommodation, food, local transportation, and sightseeing.

All of these average travel prices have been collected from other travelers to help you plan your own travel budget.

  • Average Daily Cost Per person, per day
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  • 2 Weeks Per person
  • One Month Per person
  • One Week For a couple
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How much does a one week, two week, or one month trip to Liverpool cost?

A one week trip to Liverpool usually costs around $1,442 (£1,127) for one person and $2,884 (£2,254) for two people. This includes accommodation, food, local transportation, and sightseeing.

A two week trip to Liverpool on average costs around $2,884 (£2,254) for one person and $5,769 (£4,509) for two people. This cost includes accommodation, food, local transportation, and sightseeing.

Please note, prices can vary based on your travel style, speed, and other variables. If you're traveling as a family of three or four people, the price per person often goes down because kid's tickets are cheaper and hotel rooms can be shared. If you travel slower over a longer period of time then your daily budget will also go down. Two people traveling together for one month in Liverpool will often have a lower daily budget per person than one person traveling alone for one week.

A one month trip to Liverpool on average costs around $6,181 (£4,831) for one person and $12,362 (£9,661) for two people. The more places you visit, the higher the daily price will become due to increased transportation costs.

Independent Travel

Traveling Independently to Liverpool has many benefits including affordabilty, freedom, flexibility, and the opportunity to control your own experiences.

All of the travel costs below are based on the experiences of other independent travelers.

Is Liverpool expensive to visit?

Prices in Liverpool are reasonable and comparable to your average travel destination. Hotels, food, and sightseeing are generally within normal price ranges.

Within Europe, which is known to be an expensive region, Liverpool is a moderately priced destination compared to other places. The overall cost of travel here is fair for the region and comparable to Dusseldorf or Copenhagen.

For more details, and to find out if it's within your travel budget, see Is Liverpool Expensive?

How much money do I need for a trip to Liverpool?

The average Liverpool trip cost is broken down by category here for independent travelers. All of these Liverpool travel prices are calculated from the budgets of real travelers.

Category Cost
Accommodation 1 (Double Occupancy) £152 ($195)
Local Transportation 1 £26 ($33)
Food 2 £59 ($76)
Entertainment 1 £36 ($46)
Alcohol 2 £6 - 19 ($8 - 25)
Accommodation Budget in Liverpool
Average Daily Costs

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The average price paid for one person for accommodation in Liverpool is $97 (£76). For two people sharing a typical double-occupancy hotel room, the average price paid for a hotel room in Liverpool is $195 (£152). This cost is from the reported spending of actual travelers.

  • Accommodation1 Hotel or hostel for one person
  • Accommodation1 Typical double-occupancy room

Hotel Prices in Liverpool

Looking for a hotel in Liverpool? Prices vary by location, date, season, and the level of luxury. See below for options.

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Actual Hotel Prices
The average hotel room price in Liverpool based on data provided by Kayak for actual hotel rooms is $85. (Prices in U.S. Dollars, before taxes & fees.)

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Transportation Budget in Liverpool
Average Daily Costs

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  • The cost of a taxi ride in Liverpool is significantly more than public transportation. On average, past travelers have spent $33 (£26) per person, per day, on local transportation in Liverpool.

  • Transportation1 Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.

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Rental Cars in Liverpool
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What did other people spend on Transportation in Liverpool?

Typical prices for Transportation in Liverpool are listed below. These actual costs are from real travelers and can give you an idea of the prices in Liverpool, but your costs will vary based on your travel style and the place where the purchase was made.

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Food Budget in Liverpool
Average Daily Costs

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  • While meal prices in Liverpool can vary, the average cost of food in Liverpool is $76 (£59) per day. Based on the spending habits of previous travelers, when dining out an average meal in Liverpool should cost around $30 (£24) per person. Breakfast prices are usually a little cheaper than lunch or dinner. The price of food in sit-down restaurants in Liverpool is often higher than fast food prices or street food prices.

  • Food2 Meals for one day


Entertainment Budget in Liverpool
Average Daily Costs

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  • Entertainment and activities in Liverpool typically cost an average of $46 (£36) per person, per day based on the spending of previous travelers. This includes fees paid for admission tickets to museums and attractions, day tours, and other sightseeing expenses.

  • Entertainment1 Entrance tickets, shows, etc.

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Scams, Robberies, and Mishaps Budget in Liverpool
Average Daily Costs

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  • Unfortunately, bad things can happen on a trip. Well, you've just got to deal with it! The average price for a scam, robbery, or mishap in Liverpool is $20 (£16), as reported by travelers.

  • Scams, Robberies, and Mishaps1

Alcohol Budget in Liverpool
Average Daily Costs

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  • The average person spends about $16 (£13) on alcoholic beverages in Liverpool per day. The more you spend on alcohol, the more fun you might be having despite your higher budget.

  • Alcohol2 Drinks for one day


Last Updated: Mar 13, 2023
Liverpool on a Budget
Liverpool Liverpool, England
Famous as the hometown of The Beatles, Liverpool is a maritime city on the northwest coast of England. Historically, it was a key port to trade and migration and still plays a major role today, its Pier Head Waterfront being designated a UNESCO World Heritage site in 2004. Beyond the waterfront, Liverpool is a large vibrant city with a thriving cultural heritage, historic landmarks, and a handful of unique neighborhoods with plenty to see and do.
With such a long history, Liverpool has many historical landmarks worth a look, especially down by the port. The city was awarded six UNESCO World Heritage sites because of its role in the development of maritime technologies and its history as a major trade center through the 18th and 19th centuries. Most of these are civic and public buildings located near the waterfront, many open for tours and interactive activities. Some of the other UNESCO sites in City Centre include Pier Head, Albert Dock, and William Brown Street.

There are also a handful of museums covering just about every aspect of Liverpool's culture and history. The Merseyside Maritime Museum, for example, located on Albert Dock, displays a range of sailing vessels and focuses on trade and emigration to the New World. Then, for the music fans, there is The Beatles Story-a museum dedicated entirely to the band with artifacts from their heyday and their lives in Liverpool.

The city also has a few parks and green spaces with activities for all ages. Some of these include Otterspool Park with an adventure center boasting high ropes and obstacle courses, Sefton Park with over 200 acres of green space, and Calderstones Park with playgrounds, a cafe, and botanical gardens.
The City Centre is the heart of Liverpool, bustling with people indulging in restaurants and bars, visiting landmarks and museums, and shopping. It is subdivided into many unique neighborhoods, each with its own cultural flair and history. One of these neighborhoods is the oldest established Chinatown in Europe, located at the southern edge of City Centre. Another is Canning-the Georgian corner of the city, with residential architecture dating from the 18th century. Albert Dock and Pier Head are also hubs of activity with plenty of restaurants, shops, and museums, while Ropewalks also has a number of clubs and restaurants great for the nightlife.

The city of Liverpool is full of opportunity for historic sight-seeing and enjoying the cultural heritage that exists today. Each neighborhood has its own sights and flavors as well as its individual past as Liverpool has grown and changed. Walking tours are often a great way to get a feel for the city and how it was navigated during its earliest beginnings. Tours are many and varied, catering to all sorts of interests including ghosts, The Beatles, maritime history, and the history of the slave trade.

If you are more interested in the dining and shopping scene, Bold Street is one of the top districts in the UK for shopping. You might also want to visit Liverpool One which, in addition to dining and shopping, holds festivals and events throughout the year.

There are also a few football clubs for the sports fan visiting Liverpool. Everton is one of the oldest and most successful football clubs in England. They play at Goodison Park, one of the oldest football grounds in England. Liverpool Football Club is also one of the most successful clubs in the history of English and European football, winning eighteen English championships and a British record five European Cups. Liverpool plays at the iconic Anfield stadium which is just a short taxi ride from Liverpool City Centre.

Other activities include shows and musicals at the Liverpool Empire Theatre, world-class music at the Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra Hall, or Liverpool's Mersey River Festival usually held in June.
Food and Dining
As a center of culture in England, Liverpool has a rich and varied dining scene. Traditional fare of the country consists of anything you might find in a British pub-fish and chips, bangers and mash (sausages and mashed potatoes), stews, soups, and just about any kind of meat pie you could ask for. One of the more traditional dishes of Liverpool in particular is called ‘scouse'-a stew made with lamb or beef and garnished with beetroot or red cabbage and crusty bread. Being a maritime city, Liverpool also serves up a good selection of seafood. But with such a diverse population, the city really has just about everything to cater to all tastes and budgets. English pubs can be found just about everywhere, but there are also restaurants serving Asian, Indian, Italian, American, and more.

By plane, Liverpool John Lennon Airport has around 160 flights arriving daily from within the UK and Europe. The airport is also well-served by low-cost airlines like Easyjet and Ryanair.

The next nearest airport is Manchester Airport which is about a 45-60 minute drive to Liverpool. It has a wide variety of destinations with frequent flights to North America and Asia as well as services within Europe.

From Manchester Airport there is a direct rail service operated by Northern Rail to the Liverpool Lime Street Station. Liverpool is well served by frequent rail services to/from places like Birmingham (1h 40m), Leeds (1h 40m), London (2h 10m), Manchester (45 mins), Newcastle (3h), Nottingham (2h 30m), and York (2h 30m). Facilities at the Liverpool Lime Street Station include a ticket office, travel information center, help desks, left luggage, toilets, shops, cafes, pubs, and coffee and fast food kiosks.

By boat, cruise liner ships berth in Liverpool City Centre, near the Pier Head. Regular ferries also operate year-round to and from Douglas, Belfast, and Dublin.

By coach, buses are operated through National Express and Megabus.


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1 Categories averaged on a per-item basis.
2 Categories averaged on a per-day basis.
For example, the Food2 daily average is for all meals for an entire day, while Entertainment1 is for each individual purchase. Thus, the overall daily average cost is not a summation of the individual categories.