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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.

Our Cruises

Tickets now on sale

River Explorer Cruise

Enjoy Liverpool’s ultimate sightseeing experience on our 50-minute daily River Explorer Cruises. Learn about the fascinating history of the River Mersey, and see incredible views of the UNESCO World Heritage Waterfront from the deck of the world-famous Mersey Ferry.






(Ages 5-15)



(Under 5)



(Over 60s and NUS card holders)



(2 adults & up to 3 children)

New Cruise Route for 2021

Manchester Ship Canal Cruise

Experience over 125 years of history on a day cruise along the Manchester Ship Canal. Enjoy a fascinating journey along the inland waterway, taking in the spectacular scenery and watch as swing bridges turn to allow ships to pass.



Weekdays - All year round


Taking a Mersey Ferry to work offers a relaxed, healthy way to travel and is the most direct route between Woodside and Liverpool City Centre.

Adult (Single)


Adult (Return)


Child (Single)



Child (Return)







Quarterly (3 months)