Stagecoach X2 - connecting Preston and Liverpool

X2Travel  between Preston, Southport and Liverpool with Stagecoach's X2 intercity bus service.


Why you'll love the X2

There’s a lot to see and do on route! You can visit:

• Formby Beach
• Crosby Beach
• Southport
• Liverpool City Centre 


We've introduced new features to make your experience more pleasant and comfortable:

• LED reading lights
• Seat tables
• Free on-board Wi-Fi
• Deluxe e-leather seats

Now you can stay go online and connect with friends and family during the journey.


Where the X2 stops

The X2 runs 7 days a week up to every 30 minutes between:

• Preston Bus Station
• Preston Train Station
• Penwortham Library 
• Banks
• Southport
• Ainsdale
• Formby
• Crosby
• Bootle
• Liverpool City Centre (Queen Square)

Download the service X2 timetable


Great value tickets


We have some great value day, weekly and family tickets to use on the X2. 

Tell us where you’re travelling from and to so we can show you the tickets available for your journey.