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Itinerary Planner

Welcome to the Itinerary Planner. Use this tool to build your own journey or choose from an exciting range of specially selected tours.

To build your own Itinerary, click Add to Excursion to add an item to your Itinerary basket.

Getting Here

By Bike

It’s quick and easy to get to and around the Liverpool Waterfront by bike, so you’ll be able to pack even more into your day.

The CityBike bicycle hire scheme is available in the city centre - sign up and you can collect and drop off a bike from any one of the on-street stations - just turn up and go.


By Bus

Bus travel in Liverpool is a green, convenient and cost-effective way to explore. The bus terminal at Liverpool ONE is located near to the Liverpool Waterfront and serves a wide range of routes.


By Ferry

The world-famous Mersey Ferries service transports hundreds of thousands of people out on the Mersey each year, with services operating to and from Wirral and Liverpool. It's also an opportunity to view Liverpool Waterfront from the perfect vantage point of the river.


By Car


Liverpool is well-connected to the UK motorway network. From the M6 you can take the M62, M58 or M56 direct to the destination. From the north you should leave the M6 at junction 26 and follow the signs for M58 Liverpool. From the south you should leave the M6 at junction 21A and take the M62 to Liverpool.

Once in Liverpool, follow the brown road signs to the Waterfront. If you're using sat nav, use the post code for Tate Liverpool - L3 4BB - which will take you to the Albert Dock and Liverpool Waterfront.

For information on car and coach parking at Liverpool Waterfront, see here.


By Rail


Travelling to Liverpool from Central London by train takes only just over 2 hours with Virgin Trains. London Midland Trains, Transpennine Express and Northern Rail also run routes into Liverpool from all major UK cities.


By Air


Liverpool John Lennon Airport is only nine miles from Liverpool city centre and offers over 60 inbound UK and European routes. You'll find convenient and cost effective air travel from most major European cities.

Manchester Airport is only 45 minutes from Liverpool city centre and offers many direct long haul routes in to the North West.


By Sea


Arrive in Liverpool along the River Mersey and get the best views of the world-famous Liverpool Waterfront.

Ferry routes between Liverpool and Belfast are operated by Stena Line Irish Sea Ferries, between Liverpool and Dublin by P&O Ferries, and between Liverpool and the Isle of Man by the Isle of Man Steam Packet Company.

The Liverpool Cruise Terminal is located on Liverpool Waterfront, part of the city’s UNESCO World Heritage Site. Magnificent cruise vessels frequently berth in the city, and from 2012, cruises have been able to start and finish from the city.

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