Transport & Travel

This page is from 2017 and has been archived.
Please be aware that the information may be out of date.

There are lots of different ways that you can travel around the Summer of Love events – on the city wide transport network with Merseytravel to hopping on a bike with City Bike. There are also a number of private hire and black cabs available within the city as well as parking facilities around the city to help on your visit.

If you’re travelling from further afield, there are a number of different ways you can arrive in the city.


  • Lime Street Station is Liverpool’s mainline station with trains arriving from Manchester, London, Scotland and the rest of the UK.
  • For information on rail travel within the city please visit
  • Why not use the Merseyrail
  • Tickets with Merseyrail start from just£1.95 return. Regular services run to 67 stations across Merseyside -why not use the journey planner journey to plan your journeys around the 50 Summers of Love programme?


  • There are two main city centre bus terminals and travel centers: Liverpool ONE Paradise Street Bus Station and Queen Square Bus Station.
  • If you would like information on transport on the bus network in Liverpool, please visit
  • TRAVEL OFFER: The one day Solo bus ticket is currently available with Merseytravel – travel on any bus, at any time, anywhere in Merseyside for £4.70. Find out more on the Merseytravel ticket page.


  • Cycling is permitted around the city with dedicated cycle parking available. Cycle parking and routes are available to view on the Liverpool cycle map.
  • The city also benefits from a citybike cycle hire scheme whereby you can hire a bike during your visit to the city for a small charge, find out more on Liverpool’s citybike cycle hire scheme here.


  • Liverpool John Lennon Airport is around a 20-25minute taxi journey from Liverpool town centre.
  • Arriva Bus services to and from the airport include the 80A which depart from Liverpool One Bus Station every 20 minutes.
  • If you would like further information on transport via Liverpool John Lennon Airport, please visit their website here.


  • ComCab: Call 0151 298 2222 or visit the ComCab website.
  • Davy Liver taxis are one of our official taxi partners – if you would like more information on their services, please visit their website here. 

Private Hire


  • National Express coach station is conveniently located in the heart of Liverpool City Centre
  • If you would like further information on booking a National Express coach please visit the National Express website.