Thank you to all our customers for their support and co-operation during the past 16 months.
From today, Monday 19 July, the Government will lift all restrictions as part of Step 4 of the Roadmap but it’s really important that we still act carefully to help keep each other safe.
So, we’re asking you to keep up the good work and follow the below advice so that your journeys continue to be as smooth and safe as possible.
Not used public transport for a while? It’s a good idea to plan your journey as some services have changed while you have been away.
Keep walking and cycling – this is a great way to stat active and reduce your carbon footprint
Face Coverings – are no longer mandatory but we’re strongly encouraging you to wear them especially on busy services and crowded places
Plan your journey – remember more people will be travelling
Check timetables – before and on the day of your journey
Wash your hands – keep washing or sanitising your hands before after every journey
If you’re heading into Liverpool City Centre but haven’t been in for a while then you need to know there’s been some changes while you’ve been away which may impact on your journey- so it’s a good idea to check for more information before you travel.
There are a number of works being carried out on the highways with some road closures in place, including on The Strand and Lime Street, as part of Liverpool City Council’s Connectivity Scheme.
Travelling by bus - Bus users are being reminded that changes to a select number of bus routes in Liverpool City Services were made in January 2021, as part of the scheme. While most people will see no change to their journeys, some passengers will need to board or alight their bus at a different stop. Find out more on our news section.
The Queensway (Birkenhead) and Kingsway (Wallasey) Mersey Tunnels are currently open. Please pay by Fast Tag or contactless card if you can. If not please have the correct change ready and use the automatic lanes, as change cannot be given. This is to protect both customers and staff.
Please note that Seacombe Ferry Terminal is closed for refurbishment so services are running between Woodside Ferry Terminal and the Pier Head.
The morning and evening weekday commuter services are running as per the normal schedule between 07:20 – 09:50 and 16:00 - 18:50.The River Explorer Cruises are also running between 10:00 and 16:00 Monday to Friday and 10:00 and 18:00 Saturday and Sunday.
If you need to use the ferries, please pay by contactless/card payments and don’t forget you can use the ticket machines at the terminals.
For timetable details please visit the Mersey Ferries website and @merseyferries on Twitter for the latest information.
Please check direct with operators for the most up to date travel information.
Merseytravel’s supported bus services may be running to reduced timetables. You can check travel updates for the latest information.
If you have been making more journeys by bike or on foot then please continue to do so.
By walking and cycling you can help
Metro Mayor Steve Rotheram and Liverpool City Region Cycling and Walking Commissioner Simon O’Brien have committed to the acceleration and broadening of the city region’s cycling and walking plan, with investment in a network of new and upgraded routes totalling more than £30m in the next phase.
More information on the long-term vision for cycling and walking in the city region can be found at www.liverpoolcityregion-ca.gov.uk.
We’re doing everything we can to give you up to date service information and important advice about how to keep yourself and others safe while using public transport.
Cleaning regimes have also been enhanced both onboard services and at stations.
There is a particular focus on things that people touch regularly, such as doors, handrails, seats, ticket machines, toilets. There is more information on operator sites (links above).
The information you need, including things like where to sit, how to queue, one way systems, is being provided in a variety of ways including:
All Merseytravel Centres are operating their normal hours.