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Welcome to the Itinerary Planner. Use this tool to build your own journey or choose from an exciting range of specially selected tours.

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Take a trip on the train

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Merseyrail

Getting Around

Getting around Wirral is easy either by car and bicycle or using public transport.

Crossing the Mersey.

By Car

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.

By Ferry

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.

Public Transport

*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.   

 Bike Hire

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

 

Taxis

Licensed by Wirral Council with over 20 vehicles:

Argyle    

Handy Cars/Wallasey Cars   0151 630 2020

Wirral Callback Cars     

Wirral Satellite Cars    

Abbey    

Sevens Callback 0151 677 7777 

Mobility scooter and wheelchair hire

Shopmobility

Bell Mobility

Easy-Way Mobility

Useful Numbers

Tourist Information
0151 666 3188

Traveline Merseytravel
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
0800 828282

Liverpool John Lennon Airport
0871 521 8484

Manchester Airport
0871 2710 711

AA Breakdown Service
0800 048 2681

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