Visiting for Eurovision 2023? Don't forget to plan your travel in advance
Local travel provisions have been put in place for Eurovision in Liverpool and the Grand Final on Saturday 13 May. Remember to plan your journey in advance. Merseyrail are not affected by the National Rail Strikes on 13 May.
The RMT Union announced strike action on 13 May. There are very limited national services coming in and out of Liverpool Lime Street.
Merseyrail are NOT affected by the National Rail Strikes on 13 May.
Trains will run to a 20-minute frequency on all parts of the Merseyrail network until the evening service, which will operate the normal 30-minute timetable.
Ellesmere Port line will run a 30-minute frequency throughout.
Liverpool Lime Street low level station and James Street station will be closed all day. This is to help manage the large number of people expected at The Grand Final.
Wirral line trains will only call at Liverpool Central and trains on the Southport, Hunts Cross, Kirkby, and Ormskirk lines will only call at Moorfields.
Late night trains will also run on Northern and Wirral lines on Saturday 13 May into the early hours of Sunday 14 May calling at all stations. The times of the last trains on each line are as follows;
Trains will depart from Liverpool Central at 00:15, 00:45, 01:15, 01:45 and 02:15
West Kirby line
Trains will depart from Liverpool Central at 00:10, 00:40, 01:10, 01:40, 02:10 and 02:40
New Brighton line
Trains will depart from Liverpool Central at 00:25, 00:55, 01:25, 01:55 and 02:25
Trains will depart from Moorfields at 23:59, 00:19, 00:33, 01:05, 01:35, 02:05 and 02:35
Hunts Cross line
Trains will depart from Moorfields at 00:08, 00:40, 01:10, 01:40, 02:10 and 02:40
Trains will depart from Moorfields at 00:25, 00:55, 01:25, 01:55 and 02:25
Trains will depart from Moorfields at 00:15, 00:45, 01:15, 01:45, 02:15 and 02:45
Park and Ride
Liverpool City Council and Liverpool City Region Combined Authority have joined forces to give free access to a minimum of 1,000 vehicles at the Stanley Park car park, next to Liverpool FC’s Anfield stadium.
The surface-level car park, which can be accessed from Priory Road, opposite Anfield cemetery, will open at 11am with buses taking concert goers on a 15-minute journey from Arkles Lane, to Queen Square bus station
On 13 May, the car park will be open from 11am and 2am.
Liverpool City Council has also moved to make all of its city centre car parks operational 24-hours a day, seven days a week.
Liverpool city centre has provision for more than 15,000 car parking spaces across council and private car parks and on-street car parking. Cars can currently park for free after 6pm in Liverpool city centre.
Key Liverpool city centre car parking websites include:
There will be some late-night services on a number of routes out of the city centre between about 12:30 to 02:00 to support the increased number of people in the city centre.
Please check directly with your operator for the latest information.
@arrivanorthwest - www.arrivabus.co.uk
@stagecoachMCSL - www.stagecoachbus.com
@nationalexpress – www.nationalexpress.com