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Enjoy the fresh air and incredible views of Liverpool’s skyline with our 10 minute commuter and cross river sailings. Our Commuter Service departs from Pier Head and Seacombe each weekday morning and evening. Cross river services operate Monday to Friday, and depart from Pier Head and Seacombe.

Due to national lockdown restrictions, all weekend services are currently suspended.
 
Face coverings must be worn at all times on the ferry and in the terminals to help keep everyone safe. Don’t forget to leave extra time for your journey and keep your distance from your fellow passengers. Find more information and prices on our Current Service Information page.

Do the Double

 
With so much to see and do in Liverpool it can be hard to make the most of the city’s unique views and powerful history, so if you’re in the mood to discover some of the best sights in the world why not combine Mersey Ferries fantastic River Explorer Cruise with a fabulous City Explorer Open Top Bus Tour? We promise you’ll be moved!
 
You can save money and buy a joint ‘Do the Double’ ticket from any one of our three ferry terminals, from a City Explorer Bus or from Liverpool Tourist Information Centres. 
 
For more information about both of these fascinating tours and for up-to-date running and opening times at each attraction, please visit Mersey Ferries' River Explorer Cruise and City Explorer Open Top Bus Tour.
 

River
Explorer
Cruise

City
Explorer
Open
Top
Bus

Pricing

  • Adult

    16+

    £18.00

  • Child

    5-15

    £12.00

  • Infant

    Under 5s

    Free

  • Concession

    Over 60s & NUS card holders

    £15.00

  • Family

    2 adults & up to 3 children

    £49.00

Visitor Information & Ticket Validity

Your City Explorer Bus Tour ticket can be used on both the same day as your cruise and the following day, giving you the maximum sightseeing opportunity! The ferry ticket can only be used once, on the date you have booked or on the day you have bought it from any of our city outlets. Free entrance to U-boat Story at Woodside Ferry Terminal is included in this ticket.

Please check City Explorer Bus Tour for timetable information.

Other Sightseeing Packages

Service Currently Suspended

River
Explorer
Cruise

City
explorer
open
top
bus

Cathedral
Tower
Experience

Do the Treble

Sail the River Mersey on a 50-minute River Explorer sightseeing cruise, travel around Liverpool on the City Explorer Open Top Bus and see breath-taking panoramic views of Liverpool from the rooftop of Britain's biggest Cathedral with the Liverpool Cathedral Tower Experience.

Adult

£23.00

(16+)

Child

£16.00

(5-15)

Infant

Free

(Under 5s)

Concession

£19.00

(Over 60s & NUS card holders)

Family

£63.00

(2 adults & up to 3 children)

Service Currently Suspended

River
Explorer
Cruise

The
Beatles
Story

Day Tripper

Cruise the River Mersey and see Liverpool’s UNSECO World Heritage Waterfront on a 50-minute River Explorer Cruise. Then hop off the ferry and visit The Beatles Story at the Royal Albert Dock to learn more about the life and music of the fab four.

Adult

£27.00

(16+)

Child

£15.50

(5-15)

Infant

Free

(Under 5s)

Concession

£21.50

(Over 60s & NUS card holders)

Family

£78.50

(2 adults & up to 3 children)