Getting around Wirral is easy either by car and bicycle or using public transport.
Crossing the Mersey.
Two Mersey road tunnels link Wirral to Liverpool and the rest of Merseyside. There is a toll of £1.70 each way each way payble at toll booths.
The world famous and Europe’s oldest ferry continues to traverse and play the hit tune “Ferry ‘cross the Mersey” with services from Woodside and Seacombe.
*Wirral loop line track renewal*
Travel information and advice is now available to help you plan your journeys during six months of work on Merseyrail’s Wirral loop line between January and June 2017.
The work, which would also support a new Merseyrail fleet on the network from the early 2020s, is part of a £340m investment in the Liverpool City Region’s rail network over the next three years.
Phase 1: Tuesday 3rd January – Sunday 12th February
For six weeks all Wirral line trains will start and terminate at Birkenhead North and Birkenhead Central Stations. Rail replacement buses will run between Wirral and Liverpool Stations
Phase 2: Monday 13th February – Monday 29th May
For 15 weeks, all Wirral line trains will start and terminate at James Street station from Monday to Friday . At weekends, all services will start and terminate at Birkenhead North and Birkenhead Central Stations. Rail replacement buses will run between Wirral and Liverpool stations at weekends.
Phase 3: Tuesday 30th May – Sunday 18th June
For 20 days, all Wirral line trains will start and terminate at Birkenhead North and Birkenhead Central. Rail replacement buses will run between Wirral and Liverpool stations. For more information: Wirral Loop Line Track Renewal
- MerseyTravel operate an integrated train and bus network across Wirral and also connects to Liverpool and Chester.
- Check out the local bus and train maps and timetables on the MerseyTravel website.
- ** Check out the great value 'My Ticket' for young people and the Merseyrail daily travel pass options
- For further travel information, including travel plans and other options like cycling and walking go to the Travelwise website.
- Plan your journey by public transport using Merseytravel’s online Journey Planner . Here you can quickly establish the best route to Wirral via train, bus or ferry. It’s also available to download as an app in Apple App Store for iPhone users or in Google Play for those with Android phones, so you can keep informed on the go.
Whether it be work, a visit to friends or a day trip to the beach Bike & Go is the ideal solution to get your end destination quickly and with ease once you arrive at the station. Just hire a bike, take it anywhere you like and keep it for the whole day.
There are Bike & Go facilities across the UK.
Visit www.bikeandgo.co.uk to find out which Merseyrail stations offer this service
Licensed by Wirral Council with over 20 vehicles:
Handy Cars/Wallasey Cars 0151 630 2020
Sevens Callback 0151 677 7777
Mobility scooter and wheelchair hire
0151 666 3188
0871 200 22 33
National Rail Services
0845 748 4950
Norfolk Line Ferries
0871 574 7235
Isle of Man Ferries
0871 8900 900
RAC Breakdown Service
Liverpool John Lennon Airport
0871 521 8484
0871 2710 711
AA Breakdown Service
0800 048 2681