Getting around

Liverpool has a fantastic public transport network of planes, trains and automobiles - let’s not forget the ferry.

By public transport

Merseytravel offers a world class transport network allowing visitors to move easily around the Merseyside region.


The easiest way to explore Liverpool City Region is by train. The local rail provider is Merseyrail. For more details about travelling by train visit

Rail travel can be booked via websites such as National Rail or Trainline.


Bus travel is a cost-effective way to explore our city.  The bus network, managed by Merseytravel, has two main city centre bus terminals – Liverpool ONE and Queen Square – both of which have Merseytravel information centres where helpful staff can provide travel advice. For more details about travelling by bus you can phone Traveline on 0871 200 22 33 or visit

By road

Liverpool is well served by the UK motorway network. From the M6 take the M62, M57 or M56 direct to the city centre.  

By water

Mersey Ferries offer a fantastic way to see Liverpool’s world famous waterfront. Ferries leave from the Pier head and take travellers on a guided tour of Liverpool and the Wirral. For more information visit

Visitors can also board a ferry to the Isle of Man, Dublin or Belfast from Liverpool Freeport.

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Liverpool also welcomes ships from further a field. Magnificent cruise vessels such as the Queen Mary 2 and the QE2 have berthed in the city. For more information about cruises from Liverpool visit

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