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Commuter Services depart each weekday morning and evening and operate between 07:20 – 09:50am and 5pm - 6:50pm.

Cross-river Services sail from 10am-4pm Monday to Friday and 10am-5pm Saturday and Sunday, (until Sunday 16 May).

We are pleased to announce that we are planning for the return of our River Explorer Cruises from 10am on Monday 17 May. Tickets are now on sale. We’ve introduced timed tickets, so you’ll need to book online before you set sail. 

All services will sail from Pier Head and Woodside terminals, whilst Seacombe is closed for major refurbishment work.

Face coverings must be worn at all times on the ferry and in the terminals. Remember to keep a safe distance from other passengers and check in with the QR codes to comply with track and trace legislation. Find more information and prices on our Current Service Information page.

We are pleased to announce that we are planning for the return of our River Explorer Cruises from 10am on Monday 17 May.

To help keep everyone safe we have introduced enhanced cleaning regimes and installed hand sanitiser stations at the terminals and on the ferry. We also have one-way systems in place at our terminals.

We have been awarded the official UK ‘We’re Good To Go’ mark to show that we have followed government and industry Covid-19 guidelines and have processes in place to maintain cleanliness and aid social distancing.

Passengers will also need to wear a face covering for their entire visit, at our terminals, on the linkspan and on the ferry. Children under the age of 11 and passengers with exemptions will not need to wear a face covering.

We can’t wait to welcome you on board, see you soon!

Duration – 50 minutes. Available daily throughout the year 2021

Take a ferry ‘cross the Mersey and see one of the greatest waterfronts in the world! This is a ‘must do’ experience as part of any group visit to Liverpool. Visitors can sit back, relax and soak in the rich and fascinating history of the city aboard the world famous Mersey Ferry. Guided by expert commentary throughout the 50-minute trip, the River Explorer Cruise offers stunning views of the UNESCO World Heritage Waterfront.

Our on-board café serves refreshments and snacks, and our indoor and outdoor seating means you can travel in comfort whatever the weather! Cruises depart daily throughout the year.

Cruise fact sheets available in French, German, Italian, Spanish, Japanese & Mandarin.

Group Rate 20+ £8.50pp (published rate £11pp).

Bookings & Reservations

To book or make a reservation, please call our group booking team on 0151 330 1420 (Monday to Friday 9am - 4.30pm) or alternatively email groups@merseyferries.co.uk