Rethink Travel - how you can help
The health and safety of both customers and staff is a number one priority for Merseytravel. That’s why we are continuing to follow national Government advice and we’re working closely with rail, bus and other transport operators to provide services as safely as possible. If you can work from home, then please continue to do so. However, if you do need to travel then we’re asking you to plan your journeys and take into account factors including social distancing and longer journey times. For more information please visit the Rethink Travel campaign on the Merseytravel website.
If you're using public transport then we're asking you to follow our important journey planning advice including plan ahead and pay by contactless if you can. You can plan your journey using the Merseytravel Journey Planner.
Face coverings are mandatory on public transport and at all enclosed areas of transport hubs including all rail stations, ferry terminals and Merseytravel Centres. You can read the Government information and check out our Face Covering FAQs to find out more including how to make your own face coverings at home and whether you are exempt due to a medical condition.
Bus services will continue to run to revised timetables. Please follow this specific advice when using the bus as well as maintaining social distancing
- Allow passengers to get off before boarding
- Wear a face covering
- Sit by the window and leave a row free either side
- Seats within 2m of the driver are not in use - please give the driver space
- Pay by contactless card or apple/android pay on all bus service
There may be an occasion when a bus is full due to social distancing requirements and this will be displayed on the front of the bus.
Services will be monitored to address any issues.
If you are heading to Liverpool City Centre please visit Love your Liverpool for advice.
Please note that the free travel for NHS workers scheme ended on Monday 13th July. See the following link for further information: NHS free travel scheme to end
Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, bus services are subject to change depending on national government advice. We are working closely with transport operators as the Coronavirus situation develops. Please keep an eye on our dedicated page for the latest details using the link below:
Coronavirus: Bus Service Updates
School bus services have now stopped operating for the summer.