Travel in Liverpool

In Liverpool we have an excellent transport network connecting the city centre with the suburban attractions with Merseytravel. From hopping on a bike with City Bike to jumping a bus on the city wide network. There are also a number of private hire and black cabs available within the city as well as parking facilities around Liverpool to help on your visit.

If you’re travelling from further afield, please see our Travel To Liverpool page  which has information and links on how to get to the city.

Travel by Train

Lime Street Station is Liverpool’s mainline station with trains arriving from Manchester, London, Scotland and the rest of the UK.

Within the Liverpool City Region, Merseyrail trains run throughout the city region. You can plan your journey on the Merseyrail Journey Planner here or download the Merseyrail App

Travel by Bus

Two main bus terminals and travel centres can be found in the city:

  • Liverpool ONE Bus Station
  • Queen Square Bus Station

All buses are fully accessible and there is a wide range of tickets available that can give you and your family great value on your visit. For further information on the bus network in Liverpool, please visit

Arriva and Stagecoach operate buses in and around the city.

ArrivaClick enables journeys to be pre-booked at a set date and time enabling you to be collected and dropped off at a set destination.

Travel by Bike

There are plenty of dedicated cycle lanes and cycle parking in and around the city centre. The Liverpool Cycle Map is a helpful guide and is available for you to view here.

Liverpool also benefits from a Citybike Cycle Scheme, where you can hire a bike during your visit. For a small charge of £3 per day, what better way to explore the city! Click here to find out more.

Travel by Ferry

The Mersey Ferry connects Liverpool and the Wirral Peninsula with terminals at the Pier Head, Seacome and Woodside.

A famous tourist attraction in the city, the Mersey Ferry is a great way to get across the two sides of the Mersey and offers a range of sailings including commuter ferries, must see experiences and a daily explorer cruise.

Visit the Mersey Ferries website for tickets, information and special events.

Travel by Taxi

There are a large number of Private Hire and Black Cab services throughout the city: