Below you will find ways of getting around the city and offers from some of our partners. To make the most of your visit to the city explore visitliverpool.com.
Liverpool is an extremely walkable city, with most Liverpool Biennial venues and sites located within the city centre. Head to the Biennial website for in-depth information on walking routes through the festival and our permanent commissions.
It is quick and easy to cycle between our venues and sites. If you don’t have your own bike, the CityBike hire scheme is simple, affordable and available from train stations across the city. For more information on cycle parking and routes around the city, download a copy of Liverpool’s cycle map from Liverpool.gov.uk/cycling.
Located on Paradise Street, Liverpool ONE Bus Station is in the heart of the city centre. From here there are regular buses connecting the whole Merseyside area, allowing you to easily navigate all Biennial Sites and the City Region.
From Liverpool City Centre, Tobacco Warehouse can be reached by a short bus journey. Take the 54 or 56 bus from outside the shopping centre on Sir Thomas Street and disembark at Eldon Street. From here, it is approximately a 15-minute walk to the venue.
Bus connections to the Wirral and Chester can also be found outside the MetQuarter.
Liverpool City Centre is serviced by the Merseyrail network which provides reliable and convenient transport into and around the city. Most of our exhibition venues are located within walking distance of a train station.
From Liverpool City Centre, Tobacco Warehouse can be easily reached by train. Take the take the Merseyrail train from Liverpool Central or Moorfields to Sandhills. From here, it is approximately a 20-minute walk to the venue.
Liverpool Central and Moorfields stations provide connections to Southport, Chester and the Wirral. The main station for regional and national connections is Liverpool Lime Street, with regular direct services to Manchester and London.
To experience the Biennial on two wheels, E-scooters are available to hire around Liverpool city centre and surrounding areas through provider VOI. E-scooters cost £1 to unlock and £0.20 per minute to ride. Users must have at least a provisional driver’s license to hire them and ride at their own risk.
Liverpool is renowned for its friendly taxi drivers. To book a taxi, call Alpha taxis on 0151 722 8888 or ComCab on 0151 298 2222. Costs apply. Uber is also widely available across the city.
Take a ferry across the Mersey. The world-famous Mersey Ferry offers a 10-minute direct cross-river service between Seacombe, Wirral and Liverpool Pier Head, providing incredible views of Liverpool’s skyline and a relaxing way to explore the City Region.
For more information, including timetables and prices, visit merseyferries.co.uk. Keep an eye out for the ‘Dazzle Ferry’, a moving artwork commissioned by Liverpool Biennial, 14-18 NOW: WW1 Centenary Art Commissions and Tate Liverpool in 2015. The work entitled ‘Everybody Razzle Dazzle’ was designed by British Pop artist, Sir Peter Blake. The passenger vessel continues to operate as a commuter service.